Can’t believe he already did this…

It took President Biden only a few hours as President to already start eliminating thousands of good-paying jobs for Americans. Just last week after being sworn into office, he signed an executive order to cancel the Keystone Pipeline which employed more than ten thousand American workers. This is bone-deep, down-to-the-marrow stupid. Continue reading

Biden executive order reaffirms Jones Act support; Cashman awards design contract for new hopper dredge

Inland Marine News
Arcosa
Biden executive order reaffirms Jones Act support 

In signing his “Buy American” executive order recently, President Biden specifically endorsed the importance of the Jones Act , saying the executive action “reiterates my strong support for the Jones Act and American vessels, and our ports, especially those important for America’s clean energy future and the development of offshore renewable energy.” Full Article

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Biden actions on climate change may have big implications across maritime sector; Kirby reports on “extremely challenging year”

Marine Daily
Hyde Marine
Biden actions on climate change may have big implications across maritime sector 

Back in the Paris Agreement, the U.S. is likely to be all in on efforts to curb global shipping emissions. Meantime an Executive Order signed by President Biden yesterday got rave reviews from offshore wind advocates, but not from OMSA. Full Article

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Exmouth RNLI rescue stray dog in River Exe

1 : Rescue 28 01 21 – photograph of ‘Chezz’ safely in the hands of volunteer crew (L-R), Roy Stott, David Preece and James Edge. Credit : Steve Hockings-Thompson / Exmouth RNLI

2 : RNLI Dogs Advice Poster Credit : RNLI

Exmouth RNLI crew members were involved in the rescue of a stray dog in the River Exe earlier this afternoon.

At 15:20 hrs today, Thursday 28 January 2021, the Exmouth RNLI Inshore Lifeboat was tasked by H.M. Coastguard to attend a report that a 13 year old Cocker Spaniel named ‘Chezz’ was trapped in a mud bank on the River Exe off Lower Halsdon Farm. Continue reading

IMO2020 fuel oil sulphur limit – cleaner air, healthier planet http://bbn.firetrench.com @IMOHQ

Reduced limit on sulphur in marine fuel oil implemented smoothly through 2020. 

Fr – https://www.imo.org/fr/MediaCentre/PressBriefings/pages/02-IMO-2020.aspx

ES – https://www.imo.org/es/MediaCentre/PressBriefings/pages/02-IMO-2020.aspx

On 1 January 2020, new reduced limits on sulphur in fuel oil brought about a 70% cut in total sulphur oxide emissions from shipping, ushering in a new era of cleaner air in ports and coastal areas by using less polluting fuels.

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The IBJ e-newsletter is aimed specifically at the dry bulk cargo handling and shipping industry. It delivers regularly updated news on the bulk industry worldwide.

The newsletter includes the latest developments in bulk ports and logistics, shipping, equipment and commodities and is a must read source of news for busy executives in this important global sector.

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