hurricane ida

Thursday, September 9, 2021
USCG Air Station New Orleans aircrew aboard the Noble Globetrotter II. Photo via USCG

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

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

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

September 8, 2021
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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

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,

September 8, 2021
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soybean loading on a bulk ship

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

September 8, 2021
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Tuesday, September 7, 2021
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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

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

September 7, 2021
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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.

September 7, 2021
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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,

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

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

September 6, 2021
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Sunday, September 5, 2021
Oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico after Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana, in Grand Isle, Louisiana, U.S. August 31, 2021.
Oil Spill

Miles-Long Gulf Oil Spill Investigated by Coast Guard

By Ari Natter (Bloomberg) –Federal authorities are responding to a 14-mile long oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico discovered in the aftermath of

September 5, 2021
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Lower Mississippi River Open To All Vessel Traffic

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard captain-of-the-port, New Orleans, Capt. Will Watson, has opened the Lower Mississippi River to all vessel traffic in New

September 5, 2021
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Saturday, September 4, 2021
Port of New Orleans
Maritime News

Days After Ida, Storm’s True Impact on Energy Sector Emerges

By David Wethe and Sheela Tobben (Bloomberg) — Five days after Hurricane Ida slammed into Louisiana, the true damage to the region’s energy

September 4, 2021
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Friday, September 3, 2021

Crew From 177 Production Platforms, 6 Rigs And 4 DP Rigs In the Gulf of Mexico Have Been Evacuated

NEW ORLEANS — Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) activated its Hurricane Response Team as Hurricane Ida made its way through the

September 3, 2021
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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

September 3, 2021
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Port Fourchon Hurricane Ida Damage

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.

September 3, 2021
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Coast Guard Working To Reopen Ports and Waterways Following Hurricane Ida

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is continuously working to reopen the ports and waterways throughout Southeast Louisiana following Hurricane Ida. 

September 3, 2021
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Thursday, September 2, 2021

Jones Act Waivers Following Natural Disasters

(Holland & Knight) – While the United States continues to assess the full scope of the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Ida on the U.S. Gulf Coast,

September 2, 2021
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Ariel Photo of Port Fourchon

Offshore Energy Companies Are Relocating Away From Louisiana’s Devastated Ports

By Liz Hampton (Reuters) – Offshore energy companies have started searching for new bases away from Louisiana’s devastated ports as oil

September 2, 2021
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