Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Maritime News

Cajun Navy to the Rescue: Here’s How the Volunteer Relief Group Got Its Roots

(Southern Boating) – The Cajun Navy has entered popular vernacular, but what do we know about the group? The famed Cajun Navy came to be when a Former Louisiana state...

October 10, 2018
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Monday, October 23, 2017
TS Empire State VI
Interesting

TS Empire State VI Returning from Hurricane Relief Mission in Florida and Puerto Rico

The SUNY Maritime College training ship, TS Empire State VI, will return to Ft. Schuyler, New York on Tuesday, October 24, after nearly two months at sea in support of...

October 23, 2017
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Tuesday, September 26, 2017
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Maritime News

Why Consumers Pay the Price for Hurricane Fuel Shortages

By Devika Krishna Kumar and Libby George NEW YORK, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Just days after Hurricane Harvey smacked Texas and hobbled a quarter of U.S. refining industry, the supply networks...

September 26, 2017
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Friday, September 22, 2017
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News

Europe Diesel Exports Hit Record as Harvey Redraws Trade

By Ron Bousso LONDON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Europe is set to export a record volume of diesel in September as Latin American buyers struggle to recover from a drop in...

September 22, 2017
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Saturday, September 16, 2017
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Environment

Harvey Spilled 22,000 Barrels of Oil and Chemicals, Says Coast Guard

by Emily Flitter (Reuters) – More than 22,000 barrels of oil, refined fuels and chemicals spilled at sites across Texas in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, along with millions of...

September 16, 2017
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Friday, September 15, 2017
Interesting

Phillips 66 Uses Jones Act Waiver to Book Foreign Tanker as U.S.-Flagged ‘Armada’ Heads for Florida

Phillips 66 has taken advantage of the U.S. Department of Homeland Securities’ temporary Jones Act waiver applying to tankers in response to fuel shortages in the southeast United States in...

September 15, 2017
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News

Beaumont Port Still Restricted After Harvey

By Julia Simon NEW YORK, Sept 15 (Reuters) – While crude deliveries by larger ships to Beaumont in Texas remain restricted after Hurricane Harvey, a workaround using pipelines can supply...

September 15, 2017
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Wednesday, September 13, 2017
News

U.S. Extends Jones Act Waiver in Wake of Hurricanes Irma, Harvey

The Department of Homeland Security’s Acting Secretary, Elaine Duke, has extended the limited Jones Act waiver for tankers that it had issued last week ahead of Hurricane Irma’s landfall in...

September 13, 2017
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Tuesday, September 12, 2017
News

NOAA’s New Weather Satellite Captured Stunning Images of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

The most-advanced weather satellite ever developed by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has given scientists and the general public an unprecedented birds-eye-view of the major hurricanes hitting the...

September 12, 2017
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News

U.S. Gulf Refiners Rumble Back to Life Post-Harvey

By Erwin Seba and David Gaffen HOUSTON, Sept 12 (Reuters) – U.S. refineries are restarting after Hurricane Harvey forced them to shut down two weeks ago, raising the risk of fires...

September 12, 2017
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Monday, September 11, 2017
News

View: U.S. Should Prepare to Face More Hurricanes

By The Editors (Bloomberg View) — Beyond inflicting epic destruction and suffering, Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have brought the U.S. face to face with the catastrophic flood dangers posed by...

September 11, 2017
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Friday, September 8, 2017
Interesting

DHS Secretary Duke Signs Jones Act Waiver to Secure Fuel After Major Hurricanes Irma and Harvey

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Friday said it was temporarily waiving the Jones Act for tankers to ensure enough fuel reaches emergency responders and affected areas during Hurricane...

September 8, 2017
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Thursday, September 7, 2017
News

Fuel Traders Rethink Rushed Ship Hires as Harvey Dissipates

By Heesu Lee, Ann Koh and Laura Blewitt (Bloomberg) — Some traders who rushed to hire ships to send fuel from Asia to the U.S. after Hurricane Harvey are reconsidering...

September 7, 2017
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Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Offshore News

Oil Markets Dip As Irma Approaches United States

Henning Gloystein (Reuters) – Oil prices dipped on Wednesday as crude demand remained subdued on the back of refinery closures following Hurricane Harvey which hit the U.S. Gulf coast 10...

September 5, 2017
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Maritime News

Houston Quickens Pace of Harvey Recovery as ‘Irma’ Threatens U.S.

By Gary McWilliams and Daniel Trotta HOUSTON, Sept 5 (Reuters) – Houston area residents picked up the pace of their recovery from Hurricane Harvey on Tuesday, jamming roads as they...

September 5, 2017
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News

Grounded Drillship Removed from Aransas Pass Near Corpus Christi, Texas

The U.S. Coast Guard on Monday monitored the recovery and transit of a grounded drillship in Aransas Pass near Corpus Christi, Texas. The Paragon Offshore drillship Paragon DPDS1 (formerly Noble Phoenix)...

September 5, 2017
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Friday, September 1, 2017
Maritime News

Texas Ports Update – Houston-Galveston, Corpus Christi, Port Arthur – Damage Photos and Video

The U.S. Coast Guard conducted several overflights Thursday to assess the damage to ports along the Texas Gulf Coast in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey as many of the affected...

September 1, 2017
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Thursday, August 31, 2017
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Maritime News

Military Sealift Command’s USNS William McClean Joins Harvey Relief Efforts

The Military Sealift Command’s dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS William McLean (T-AKE 12) will join two U.S. Navy warships in the ongoing relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane...

August 31, 2017
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News

Corpus Christi’s Storm-Ravaged Energy Industry Begins Slow Recovery

By Erwin Seba HOUSTON, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Oil refiners and port facilities in Corpus Christi, Texas, are making strides resuming operations but Houston and other Gulf Coast energy hubs are...

August 31, 2017
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News

Future Hurricanes Will Be Worse Than Harvey, Science Says

By Eric Roston (Bloomberg) — How powerful would Hurricane Harvey have been in 1880? How much stronger might it be in 2100? A single Hurricane Harvey has been more than anyone can...

August 31, 2017
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