Operators should keep in mind that commercial vessels calling at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will have to ensure compliance with the rules of the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD).
Venezuela’s oil exports increased in April after falling in March to their lowest average in seven months. This growth was helped by new trading partners that were re-selling cargoes in Asia.
Commissioners Carl W. Bentzel and Louis E. Sola urged Congressional leaders to help alleviate and bridge the financial gaps that could jeopardize continued healthy operation of US’s marine terminal industry and maritime transportation system.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has published a report on Arctic infrastructure, noting that federal efforts to address infrastructure gaps do not have consistent leadership.
On April 22, the Delaware Riverkeeper Network filed in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey an appeal of the Army Corps of Engineers permit for the Gibbstown Dock 2 project, which would be the first major facility approved in the US for the export of LNG.
The US Federal Maritime Commission recently issued a new guidance concerning how it will assess the reasonableness of detention and demurrage regulations and practices of ocean carriers and marine terminal operators under 46 U.S.C. 41102(c).
The US Coast Guard informed about an increased presence of oil tanker vessels near the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. Namely, there were 27 tanker vessels off the coast of Southern California on April 22.
The US OFAC launched a fact sheet highlighting exemptions, exceptions and authorizations for humanitarian assistance and trade under the Iran, Venezuela, North Korea, Syria, Cuba, and Ukraine/Russia-related sanctions programs.
Following the collapse of US crude oil prices below $0, the US President Donald Trump raised the prospect of armed confrontation with Iranian forces in the Persian Gulf, which led to the American crude oil increasing.
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