Tag: Ukraine

Impact & Regulations

Senate Passes $1.7 Trillion Bill, Avoids Government Shutdown if House OKs

December 23, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

The Senate passed a massive $1.7 trillion spending bill on Dec. 22 that finances federal agencies through September and provides another large round of aid to Ukraine one day after Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s dramatic address to a joint meeting […]


Shipping must navigate its way through 2,400 sanctions in wake of Russia’s war in Ukraine

July 8, 2022

Via: Splash 247

Shipping has to navigate more than 2,000 sanctions in the new complex trading world following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. UK-based marine assurance tech firm MIS Marine has tallied the number of individual sanctions that shipping faces and has come up […]

Impact & Regulations

Transportation Sector Rallies to Provide Help to Ukrainians

April 22, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

The transportation industry has stepped up to assist the people of Ukraine in the wake of Russia’s invasion of the country that triggered a refugee crisis. “The war unfolding in Ukraine is a terrible tragedy,” Trucking Cares Foundation Chairman Phil […]

Impact & Regulations

49 MPG Fuel-Economy Standard Ordered for Cars by 2026

April 1, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

The Biden administration ordered carmakers to increase their average fuel economy to about 49 mpg by 2026, in an ambitious effort to make up for progress stalled when President Donald Trump rolled back the efficiency program. The new fuel economy […]


House GOP Presses Oversight on Infrastructure Affairs

March 31, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

With a new $1 trillion infrastructure law potentially facilitating the distribution of billions of dollars in extra funding for infrastructure projects over the coming years, Republican leaders on the transportation panel in the U.S. House intend to push the Biden […]


Tesla Dodges Nickel Crisis With Secret Deal to Get Supplies

March 30, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

The invasion of Ukraine has added to agita among electric vehicle makers over the supply of nickel, a critical ingredient in EV batteries, since Russia is one of the world’s biggest producers. But Tesla Inc. had already been scouring the […]


How a Ukraine-Russia Conflict Impacts Shipping

January 31, 2022

Via: gCaptain

The escalation in tension between Ukraine and Russia has many wondering what impact such a potential conflict could have on international and American shipping. The tension between the two nations stems from the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991. […]