Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Ports

Terminals at Port Houston Closed Today Due to Nicholas

Container terminals at Port Houston, the busiest port on the Gulf Coast, will be closed today as Nicholas makes it way up the Texas coast. An 8:15 a.m. update from...

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Hurricane Ida is seen in this image taken aboard the International Space Station
Weather

Storms From Texas to China Set to Worsen Global Ship Logistics Problems

By Ann Koh (Bloomberg) Global supply chains already tangled by the pandemic, labor shortages and sustained consumer demand in the U.S. are getting walloped by another disruptive force: Mother Nature....

2 hours ago
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Typhoon Chanthu Shanghai
Weather

Shanghai And Ningbo Start Reopening After Typhoon Chanthu

(Bloomberg) –Shanghai is restarting flights and some container port operations as weakening Typhoon Chanthu heads slowly out to sea. Shanghai’s container port, the world’s biggest, will gradually resume some container-related...

4 hours ago
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Monday, September 13, 2021
Tropical Storm Nicholas
Weather

Oil Tankers Flee Texas As Tropical Storm Nicholas Approaches

By Sheela Tobben (Bloomberg) At least 10 ships set to load crude from Texas ports appeared to be fleeing deeper into the Gulf of Mexico with their tanks empty as Tropical...

10 hours ago
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Tropical Storm Nicholas
Offshore

U.S. Energy Hub Faces Another Storm Hit

By Liz Hampton Sept 13 (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell on Monday began evacuating staff from a U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil platform, and other energy companies began preparing for...

20 hours ago
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Weather

Tropical Storm Nicholas to Soak Texas Gulf Coast; Port Condition Yankee Set for Corpus Christi

The U.S. Coast Guard has set port condition Yankee for the Port of Corpus Christi from Rockport, Texas, to the Colorado River Locks in Matagorda, Texas, as Tropical Storm Nicholas...

September 13, 2021
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Weather

Ports Close As China Upgrades Typhoon Chanthu To ‘Highest Level’

Zhejiang province upgraded its emergency response to Chanthu to the highest level on Sunday, closing ports as well as suspending air and rail services.

September 13, 2021
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Sunday, September 12, 2021
Tropical Storm Conson and Typhoon Chanthu NASA
Weather

NASA Photo Of The Day – Luzon Hit With Double Barrel Cyclones

Twin storms Typhoon Chanthu and Tropical Storm Conson flanked the northern Philippines each threatening the islands with strong winds, torrential rains, and dangerous storm surge.

September 12, 2021
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Typhoon Chanthu Fishing Boats
Weather

Typhoon Chanthu Hits Taiwan As A Category 3 Storm

by Peter Blaza (Reuters) Several communities remain flooded and without power, after a strong typhoon battered the Philippines’ northernmost islands, the authorities said on Sunday, displacing thousands of people. Typhoon Chanthu, which at...

September 12, 2021
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Saturday, September 11, 2021
Super Typhoon Chanthu
Weather

Super Typhoon Chanthu Weakens As It Approaches Taiwan

By Ann Wang (Reuters) Taiwan downgraded typhoon Chanthu to a medium typhoon on Saturday, saying that while it would bring heavy rain and gusting winds to most of the island...

September 11, 2021
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Friday, September 10, 2021
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Weather

Hurricane Larry Producing High Seas of 47+ Feet

Hurricane Larry is continuing to produce significant wave heights of 47 feet as it moves quickly towards eastern Newfoundland. At 11 a.m. AST, the center of Hurricane Larry was located...

September 10, 2021
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Weather

Coast Guard Continues Effort to Re-Open Waterways Impacted by Hurricane Ida

The U.S. Coast Guard is continuing to respond to impacts to waterways and assess the environmental threats across Southeast Louisiana nearly two weeks post-Hurricane Ida. The Coast Guard is working in...

September 10, 2021
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Super Typhoon Chanthu
Weather

China Ports Brace For Super Typhoon Chanthu

By Ditas Lopez (Bloomberg) Two of China’s main ports are preparing for the arrival of Super Typhoon Chanthu, which was dumping heavy rain on the north of the Philippines Friday...

September 10, 2021
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Thursday, September 9, 2021
Super Typhoon Chanthu
Weather

Super Typhoon Chanthu Rapidly Intensifies

by Michael Carlowicz (NASA) In recent years, meteorologists and climate scientists have been awed by the rapid intensification of several tropical cyclones around the world—a phenomenon that is believed to...

September 9, 2021
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Offshore

Shell Declares Force Majeure on Gulf Deliveries After Ida

By Devika Krishna Kumar and Florence Tan Sept 9 (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell Plc, one of the largest operators in the Gulf of Mexico, on Thursday declared force majeure...

September 9, 2021
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Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Weather

Hurricane Larry Producing Seas of Up to 45 Feet in Western Atlantic

Hurricane Larry continues to be a large and powerful Category 2 hurricane that is producing dangerous swells along western Atlantic coasts and seas of up to 45 feet. At 11...

September 8, 2021
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Weather

Super Typhoon ‘Chanthu’ Rapidly Intensifies Over Western Pacific

Typhoon Chanthu rapidly intensified has from a tropical depression to a Category 4 super typhoon over the north-western Pacific Ocean with maximum sustained winds of 135 knots (155 mph). On...

September 8, 2021
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Sunday, September 5, 2021
Satellite image of Hurricane Larry
Weather

Hurricane Larry Bears Down On Bermuda

Hurricane Larry, the third major hurricane in an already above-average Atlantic hurricane season, continues as a large and intense hurricane this morning, with a 40 n mi diameter eye. The...

September 5, 2021
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Friday, September 3, 2021
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Oil Spill

Ida Leaves Toxic Chemicals, Oil Spills, And Sewage Swirling In Her Wake

By Ari Natter (Bloomberg) Exxon Mobil released sulfur dioxide and hydrogen sulfide at its Baton Rouge refinery as Hurricane Ida churned ashore. A broken pipeline poured crude oil near a bayou...

September 3, 2021
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Port Fourchon Hurricane Ida Damage
Weather

Port Fourchon Open, LOOP Remains Closed Following Hurricane Ida

By Liz Hampton (Reuters) Port Fourchon and the Port of Houma in southern Louisiana reopened on Thursday night with some restrictions, according to the U.S. Coast Guard, following lengthy closures...

September 3, 2021
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