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Trump: No Promises Regarding Steel, Aluminum Tariffs on Brazil

Mar 09, 2020

President Donald Trump praised the United States' relationship with Brazil under Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Saturday, but declined to say whether he would impose steel and aluminum tariffs on the South American country.Ahead of a…

China to Grant Tariff Exemptions on 696 US Goods

Feb 18, 2020

China will grant exemptions on retaliatory duties imposed against 696 U.S. goods, the most substantial tariff relief to be offered so far, as Beijing seeks to fulfill commitments made in its interim trade deal with the United States.Tuesday's…

US Trade Deficit Narrows for First Time in Six Years

Feb 06, 2020

The U.S. trade deficit fell for the first time in six years in 2019 as the White House’s trade war with China curbed the import bill, keeping the economy on a moderate growth path despite a slowdown in consumer spending and weak business investment…

US Raises Tariffs on Derivative Steel, Aluminum from Some Countries

Jan 27, 2020

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday signed a proclamation increasing tariffs on derivative steel products by an additional 25 percent and boosting duties on derivative aluminum products by an additional 10 percent.Trump said Argentina, Australia…

Trump to Discuss Traded Deal with EU's Von der Leyen

Jan 21, 2020

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he was going to discuss a trade deal with the European Union (EU) in a meeting with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.Speaking ahead of a meeting with von der Leyen on the sidelines…

IMO's 2050 Decarbonization Target Has $1 Trillion Pricetag

Jan 20, 2020

At least $1 trillion of investment in new fuel technology is needed to enable the shipping industry to meet U.N. targets for cuts in carbon emissions by 2050, a study published on Monday showed.The global shipping fleet, which accounts for 2…

Maersk Chief Warns EU Antitrust Policy Benefits China, US

Jan 15, 2020

Strict EU enforcement of competition rules prevents the development of the global champions necessary to compete with Chinese and U.S. companies, the head of shipping company Maersk warned in an interview.'Is it really a good idea that we don't allow the creation of a European global champion…

Hawaii Congressman Introduces Anti Jones Act Legislation

Dec 23, 2019

Hawaii Congressman Ed Case has introduced three bills in Congress to reform Merchant Marine Act of 1920 (commonly referred to as the Jones Act), which he states “artificially inflates the cost of shipping goods to Hawaii”.Case’s three measures…

New OTI Rules Now in Effect

Dec 20, 2019

Non-vessel-operating common carriers (NVOCC) will now need their required bond, insurance or other form of surety and their Form FMC-1 (published tariff location) on file before the US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) will issue their NVOCC license…

Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 Approved by USCG

Apr 10, 2019

Alfa Laval PureBallast 3, the third generation of manufacturer Alfa Laval’s ballast water treatment technology, has received an updated type approval from the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG).Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 was awarded an updated certificate from the USCG on April 4…

Port of Rotterdam Braces for Brexit Impact

Feb 14, 2019

A no-deal Brexit could lead to serious problems in Rotterdam, Europe's largest port, which handles around 40 million tonnes of goods to and from Britain every year, port authorities said on Thursday.Britain's departure from the European Union…

China Bans Open-Loop Scrubber Discharge at 'Some' Ports

Jan 08, 2019

China's maritime authority has banned the discharge of 'wash water' used in ships to strip hazardous sulphur emissions from engine exhaust gases from Jan. 1 for some ports, according to a government document reviewed by Reuters on Tuesday.The…

Norway Postpones Decision on Arctic Oil Terminal

Dec 14, 2018

The Norwegian government has postponed a decision on whether to mandate the construction of an oil processing terminal near the Arctic tip of northern Europe until the third quarter of next year, it said on Friday.If built, the onshore Veidnes…

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