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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super typhoon chanthu
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
Fuel leaks from a capsized boat
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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Sunday, August 29, 2021
Hurricane Ida Water Vapor Photo
Weather

Hurricane Ida Slams Critical U.S. Oil Port As It Makes Landfall

By Liz Hampton and Marianna Parraga (Reuters) –Hurricane Ida made landfall on Sunday as a Category 4 storm near Port Fourchon, Louisiana, lashing critical U.S. oil infrastructure with winds up to 150...

August 29, 2021
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Ariel Photo of Port Fourchon
Weather

Hurricane Ida Made Landfall In Louisiana On Sunday As A Category 4 Storm

By Devika Krishna Kumar and Jonathan Allen NEW ORLEANS, Aug 29 (Reuters) – Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana on Sunday as an extremely dangerous Category 4 storm, forcing those...

August 29, 2021
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mississippi shipping
Weather

Mississippi River Is Flowing In Reverse As Ida Pushes Inland

By Sergio Chapa (Bloomberg) — The Mississippi River is flowing in reverse in southeastern Louisiana as Hurricane Ida forces vast volumes of sea water ashore, according to flood-control authorities. At least...

August 29, 2021
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Arrival Time of Tropical-Storm-Force Winds
Weather

Hurricane Ida Gains Power Rapidly

By Brian K. Sullivan— (Bloomberg) –Hurricane Ida gained power rapidly Sunday as it crossed the Gulf of Mexico on its way to smashing into Louisiana, with New Orleans and the coast...

August 29, 2021
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Saturday, August 28, 2021
Hurricane Ida Water Vapor Photo
Weather

Workers flee 90 Offshore Facilities As Extremely Dangerous Hurricane IDA Churns Toward Oilfields

(Reuters)-U.S. oil and gas companies on Friday cut more than 1.6 million barrels of oil production as a major storm churned toward oilfields that provide 17% of the nation’s oil...

August 28, 2021
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Friday, August 27, 2021
Hurricane Ida
Weather

Ida Is Now Forecasted To Be Major Hurricane

By Josh Saul (Bloomberg) Tropical Storm Ida is intensifying into a major hurricane headed toward New Orleans just as Louisiana and surrounding states buckle under rising Covid-19 infections and hospitalizations. Louisiana...

August 27, 2021
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Thursday, August 26, 2021
Weather

Offshore Workers Flee as Developing Hurricane Takes Aim at Gulf Coast

Update: Air Force hurricane hunters find Tropical Depression Nine has strengthened into Tropical Storm Ida. HOUSTON, Aug 26 (Reuters) – U.S. energy companies on Thursday began airlifting workers from Gulf...

August 26, 2021
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Weather

Potentially Major Hurricane Forecast for Gulf of Mexico

Update: Air Force hurricane hunters find Tropical Depression Nine has strengthened into Tropical Storm Ida. An area of low pressure currently sitting in the Caribbean Sea has gone from one...

August 26, 2021
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Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Offshore

National Hurricane Center Watching Strengthening Low Pressure System Expected to Enter Gulf of Mexico

The National Weather Services’s National Hurricane Center says it is closely watching a broad area of low pressure that is forecasted to track into the Gulf of Mexico where conditions...

August 25, 2021
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Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Weather

Coast Guard, Maritime Industry Watching Developing Tropical Storm Near Puerto Rico

The U.S. Coast Guard and maritime interests in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands are watching the development of Potential Tropical Cyclone Six as the disturbance approaches the area....

August 10, 2021
Total Views: 1050

Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Hurricane Elsa
Weather

NOAA: Conditions Remain for Above-Average Atlantic Hurricane Season

With five named storms on the books already this year, forecasters are continuing to call for an above-average Atlantic hurricane season as conditions remain ripe for storm development. “After a...

August 4, 2021
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Saturday, July 24, 2021
Weather

Heat, Floods, Fires, & New Shipping Lanes: Blame The Jet Stream

By Laura Millan Lombrana (Bloomberg) Devastating floods destroyed towns in Germany and Belgium. A ruthless heatwave broiled the Western U.S. and Canada. Heavy rains paralyzed a Chinese industrial hub home...

July 24, 2021
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Friday, June 18, 2021
Potential Tropical Cyclone Three 2021
Offshore

Season’s First Tropical Storm Warnings Issued for Gulf Coast

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) — The U.S. Gulf coast is getting its first tropical-storm warnings of the year, stretching from Louisiana to Florida, including New Orleans, the National Hurricane Center...

June 18, 2021
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