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
Total Views: 17

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
foss maritime puerto rico
Maritime News

FEMA Contracts Foss Maritime Vessels to Help Puerto Rico Relief and Rebuilding Efforts

Foss Maritime says it has been contracted by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency to support the relief and rebuilding efforts in Puerto Rico and the...

October 4, 2017
Total Views: 5

Thursday, September 28, 2017
Maritime News

Carnival Sees Storm-Hit Caribbean Cruise Industry Rebounding by Winter

By Alana Wise Sept 28 (Reuters) – Carnival Corp’s chief executive said on Thursday that the cruise company expected Puerto Rico and the Caribbean to rebound by winter after hurricanes that...

September 28, 2017
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
crowley jones act tanker
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
Total Views: 5

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
Total Views: 4

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
Total Views: 45

port everglades oil terminal
Maritime News

Florida Faces Fuel Shortage in Wake of Hurricane Irma

By Kevin Orland and David Wethe (Bloomberg) — Hurricane Irma may now be gone, but its fallout will continue to haunt Florida for at least the next few days as the largest...

September 12, 2017
Total Views: 6

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
Total Views: 3

Sunday, September 10, 2017
hurricane irma landfall satellite
Maritime News

Hurricane Irma Aims Full Fury at Florida’s Gulf Coast

By Robin Respaut and Zachary Fagenson FORT MYERS/MIAMI Sept 10 (Reuters) – Hurricane Irma lashed the Gulf Coast of Florida with the brunt of its fury on Sunday afternoon, knocking out...

September 10, 2017
Total Views: 5

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
Total Views: 14

News

U.S. Navy Positions Ships to Support Irma Relief, Harvey Relief Ships Redirected

The U.S. Navy is sending as many as six ships and an aircraft carrier towards the Caribbean to support relief operations in response to Hurricane Irma. Commander of U.S. Fleet Forces...

September 8, 2017
Total Views: 2

hurricane irma goes16
Maritime News

Hurricane Irma Powers Toward Florida After Leaving Path of Destruction in Caribbean

By Delana Isles PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos, Sept 8 (Reuters) – Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, drove toward Florida on Friday after lashing the...

September 8, 2017
Total Views: 1

Thursday, September 7, 2017
News

How Irma Became Irma: A Monster Storm Six Months in the Making

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) — Irma has ripped a path of misery through the Caribbean and is aiming at Florida, but the first seed for its monster size and...

September 7, 2017
Total Views: 8

hurricane irma damage
News

Hurricane Irma Tears Through Caribbean on Track for U.S. Landfall

By Scott Malone SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sept 7 (Reuters) – Hurricane Irma plowed past the Dominican Republic on Thursday after devastating a string of Caribbean islands and killing at...

September 7, 2017
Total Views: 0

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
News

NOAA Hurricane Hunters Fly Into Eye of Cat 5 Hurricane Irma

Some amazing footage from inside the eye of Hurricane Irma filmed aboard NOAA Hurricane Hunter aircraft. The videos were captured Tuesday morning during a flight through Irma’s eye after the...

September 6, 2017
Total Views: 6

Hurricane Irma
Maritime News

Hurricane Irma Hammers St. Martin as Cat 5 Packing 185 M.P.H. Winds

By Scott Malone SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Monster Hurricane Irma hammered the Caribbean island of St. Martin on Wednesday as it packed a potentially catastrophic mix...

September 6, 2017
Total Views: 1

port everglades fuel tanks
Maritime News

Florida Braces for Another Fuel Supply Hit as Hurricane Irma Approaches

By Devika Krishna Kumar Sept 5 (Reuters) – Fuel distributors and traders in Florida braced for a second supply shock as Hurricane Irma barreled toward the state on the heels of...

September 6, 2017
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Hurricane Irma Eye
Interesting

Irma Is Now The Atlantic’s Most Powerful Storm EVER

By Brian K Sullivan (Bloomberg) Hurricane Irma, the most powerful storm to form in the open Atlantic Ocean, was barreling toward Puerto Rico late Tuesday on a path that may bring it...

September 5, 2017
Total Views: 1

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
Total Views: 0

Cruise Ship Window In Rain
Finance

Cruise Stocks Sink Ahead Of Irma

By Christopher Palmeri (Bloomberg) Carnival, Royal Caribbean, and Norwegian Cruise Line all tumbled in Tuesday trading as Hurricane Irma threatened to do to the hub of the cruise industry what...

September 5, 2017
Total Views: 2