Thursday, September 16, 2021
Ports

Southern Louisiana Ports Request Federal Aid for Hurricane Ida Recovery

Southern Louisiana ports have joined together in requesting federal aid to assist recovery from Hurricane Ida, one of the worst storms to hit the Gulf Coast since 2005. While the...

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Tuesday, September 14, 2021
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....

September 14, 2021
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Monday, September 13, 2021
Coast Guard Barge Inspection
Offshore

Gulf Of Mexico Oil Still Hurting From Hurricane Ida

By Sharon Cho (Bloomberg) Oil rose to hits highest level in just under six weeks as investors tracked the slow restoration of supplies in the Gulf of Mexico and the...

September 13, 2021
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Friday, September 10, 2021
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Shipping

Louisiana Offshore Oil Port Resumes Full Operations Nearly Two Weeks After Ida

HOUSTON, Sept 10 (Reuters) – The Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP), the largest U.S. privately owned deepwater crude terminal, has fully reopened its marine operations for imports and exports, a spokesperson said...

September 10, 2021
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Offshore

U.S. Loans Exxon 1.5 Million More Barrels from Strategic Petroleum Reserve

By Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON, Sept 9 (Reuters) – The U.S. Energy Department said on Thursday it has approved a second loan of 1.5 million barrels of oil to Exxon Mobil...

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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Ports

50 Bulk Ships Wait To Load Grain Along Lower Mississippi

By Karl Plume (Reuters) Louisiana Gulf Coast grain exports are slowly ramping up after a nearly two-week halt due to damage from Hurricane Ida, with at least two large exporters...

September 10, 2021
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Thursday, September 9, 2021
Offshore

Offshore Operators Face Big Ida Losses as Insurers Trim Cover

By Noor Zainab Hussain and Carolyn Cohn Sept 9 (Reuters) – Offshore energy firms are likely to face greater financial losses from Hurricane Ida than from previous storms in the Gulf of...

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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USCG Air Station New Orleans aircrew aboard the Noble Globetrotter II. Photo via USCG
Accidents

Noble Globetrotter II Worker Files Lawsuit After Drillship Caught in Hurricane Ida

A lawsuit has been filed by a worker from the ultra-deepwater drillship Noble Globetrotter II which was caught on a course that put it within 10 miles of the eye...

September 9, 2021
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Wednesday, September 8, 2021
hurricane ida damage
Offshore

No Hurricane Has Hit U.S. Energy Markets Quite Like Ida Has

By Kevin Crowley and Sheela Tobben (Bloomberg) — Just over 20% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil and natural gas production is back online after Hurricane Ida battered southeast Louisiana, marking...

September 8, 2021
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Ports

Port of New Orleans Resumes Container Cargo Operations Nine Days After Ida

The Port of New Orleans resumed container operations on Tuesday nine days after Hurricane Ida made landfall in southeast Louisiana as a category 4 storm. The first two ships worked...

September 8, 2021
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Oil Spill

Talos Says Its Assets Are Not the Source of Large Oil Slick Off Port Fourchon

Houston-based Talos Energy has again stated that its assets were not the source of an oil release in Bay Marchand Block 5, off the coast of Port Fourchon, Louisiana in...

September 8, 2021
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soybean loading on a bulk ship
Ports

Power Outages Slash U.S. Grain Exports Despite Mississippi River Reopening

By Karl Plume and P.J. Huffstutter (Reuters) Grain exports from U.S. Gulf Coast terminals in southern Louisiana remained severely limited on Tuesday, even after the U.S. Coast Guard reopened the...

September 8, 2021
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Tuesday, September 7, 2021
hurricane ida damage
Offshore

Ida Ranks Among Worst Storms to Hit U.S. Offshore Energy Production in 16 Years

By Sabrina Valle and Arpan Varghese HOUSTON, Sept 7 (Reuters) – Hurricane Ida’s damage to U.S. offshore energy production makes it one of the most costly since back-to-back storms in 2005 cut...

September 7, 2021
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Cruise Ships

Carnival Charters Cruise Ship to FEMA and New Orleans to Provide Housing for Storm Responders

Carnival Cruise Line has announced an agreement to chartered its ship Carnival Glory to the city of New Orleans and FEMA to provide housing for first responders in the aftermath...

September 7, 2021
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Accidents

Coast Guard Investigating 350 Incident Reports Related to ‘Ida’ in Southeast Louisiana

The U.S. Coast Guard is continuing to assess damage and environmental threats across Southeast Louisiana more than a week after Hurricane Ida’s landfall. The Coast Guard said it continues to...

September 7, 2021
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Offshore

Over 80% Of Oil Output In Gulf Of Mexico Still Offline A Week After Ida

By Stephanie Kelly (Reuters) –- More than 80% of oil production in the Gulf of Mexico remains shut in after Hurricane Ida, a U.S. regulator said on Monday, more than...

September 7, 2021
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Monday, September 6, 2021
A Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew conducts an overflight assessment Sept. 5, 2021 of the Bay Marchand approximately 2 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana. The crew witnessed an 11-mile rainbow sheen that the Coast Guard is actively monitoring.
Oil Spill

Coast Guard Responds To Multiple Oil Spills Along Southeast Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS — As part of the ongoing Hurricane Ida response, the Coast Guard conducted overflights Sunday that focused on two locations previously identified for further investigation. Members of the...

September 6, 2021
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Oil Spill

Oil Leaking Into In U.S. Gulf Of Mexico Has Slowed

HOUSTON, Sept 5 (Reuters) — U.S. offshore oil producer Talos Energy said on Sunday that the rate of oil flowing from a spill of unknown origin in U.S. Gulf of Mexico following...

September 6, 2021
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