Tag: U.S. Government

Impact & Regulations

Amazon’s Drone Delivery Fleet Hits Milestone With FAA Clearance

August 31, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Retail behemoth Inc. took a big leap toward delivering goods from the sky by becoming one of only a handful of companies certified by the U.S. government to operate as a drone airline. The Federal Aviation Administration designated Amazon […]

Infrastructure, Shipping

Port of Long Beach bags $500 million loan

May 6, 2020

Via: Offshore Energy

“This $500 million federal investment reflects the President’s continued emphasis on infrastructure that will reduce traffic congestion while enhancing the Port of Long Beach’s ability to handle large container ships to support economic growth in the region and the country,” […]

Impact & Regulations, Shipping

Trump Reimposing Sanctions on Iran’s Shipping and Shipbuilding

May 9, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

Trump said on Tuesday, May 8, that the United States will pull back from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and begin reimposing U.S. nuclear-related sanctions on the Iranian regime. “Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is taking […]