Monday, November 16, 2020

Cat 5 Hurricane Iota Threatens to Devastate Central America

By Gustavo Palencia and Ismael Lopez TEGUCIGALPA, Nov 16 (Reuters) – Iota exploded into a catastrophic Category 5 hurricane bearing down on remote Central American coastal provinces on Monday, with the...

November 16, 2020
Total Views: 1046

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Record Hurricane Season Deals Worst Blow to Gulf Oil Production in a Decade

By Sheela Tobben (Bloomberg) –It’s the year of the unprecedented and the hurricane season has been no exception. A record-breaking hurricane season shut in an OPEC-nation amount of oil during...

November 12, 2020
Total Views: 130

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Active Hurricane Season Weighs on U.S. Energy Production

Oct 29 (Reuters) – As crews began returning to U.S. Gulf of Mexico offshore facilities on Thursday, this year’s repeated oil and gas production halts were already hitting energy firms’...

October 29, 2020
Total Views: 31

Thursday, September 17, 2020
Maritime News

Named Storm Landfalls in the U.S. this Year Are One Shy of 1916 Record

By Will Wade (Bloomberg) –Hurricane Sally’s historic flooding of Florida and Alabama this week marked the eighth named storm to strike the continental U.S. this year, leaving the tally just...

September 17, 2020
Total Views: 8

Sunday, September 13, 2020
Maritime News

U.S. Gulf Coast Prepares for Second Hurricane in a Month

HOUSTON, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Tropical Storm Sally strengthened off the west coast of Florida on Sunday and was poised to become a hurricane, bringing the threat of dangerous storm...

September 13, 2020
Total Views: 13

Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Maritime News

Hurricane Laura Poses Biggest Threat to U.S. Energy Since Katrina

By Erwin Seba HOUSTON, Aug 25 (Reuters) – The U.S. energy industry on Tuesday was preparing for a major hurricane strike, cutting crude production at a rate approaching the level...

August 25, 2020
Total Views: 19

Monday, August 24, 2020
Maritime News

Dueling Storms Take Aim at U.S. Gulf Coast

By Jennifer Hiller and Ernest Scheyder HOUSTON, Aug 23 (Reuters) – Hurricane Marco and Tropical Storm Laura tore through the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico on Sunday, forcing thousands of...

August 24, 2020
Total Views: 6

Thursday, August 13, 2020
Maritime News

Tropical Storm Josephine Sets Record for Fastest Atlantic Season

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) –The Atlantic spun it 10th storm faster than any other hurricane season in records going back to 1851, and more are expected as August ends....

August 13, 2020
Total Views: 10

Thursday, August 6, 2020
Maritime News

NOAA Upgrades Hurricane Outlook to Record 25 Named Storms

HOUSTON, Aug 6 (Reuters) – The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) on Thursday increased its prediction for the number of tropical storms expected this year to as many...

August 6, 2020
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Maritime News

Forecasters Raise Atlantic Hurricane Outlook to 20 Named Storms

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) –After a frenzied start, the Atlantic hurricane season could turn out to be the most active since 2005, when a record 28 storms formed. Colorado...

July 7, 2020
Total Views: 18

Thursday, June 4, 2020
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Energy Industry Faces Hurricane Challenges Amid Pandemic

By Erwin Seba HOUSTON, June 4 (Reuters) – As oil and gas companies began shutting offshore production before the first tropical storm of the season in the U.S. Gulf of...

June 4, 2020
Total Views: 5

Thursday, May 21, 2020
Maritime News

NOAA Predicts Above-Normal 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season

As the United States looks towards reopening, weather forecasters say conditions are ripe for an above-normal Atlantic hurricane season in 2020. Forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center have released their...

May 21, 2020
Total Views: 12

Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Harvey Peak Intensity
Maritime News

Warmest Oceans on Record Adds to Hurricanes, Wildfires Risks

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) — The world’s seas are simmering, with record high temperatures spurring worry among forecasters that the global warming effect may generate a chaotic year of extreme...

April 21, 2020
Total Views: 4

Friday, July 12, 2019
Maritime News

Barry Set to Dump Two Feet of Rain on Louisiana

(Bloomberg) –The leading edge of Tropical Storm Barry’s wind and rain is reaching Louisiana, where communities including New Orleans are bracing for a downpour that threatens to inundate already-high waterways....

July 12, 2019
Total Views: 0

Thursday, July 11, 2019
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Maritime News

Tropical Storm Barry Forms in Gulf of Mexico, Taking Aim at Louisiana

Update: The NWS National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Barry has now formed over the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, becoming the second named storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season. ...

July 11, 2019
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Maritime News

Strengthening Storm Heads for Louisiana as Oil Rigs Evacuate

By Brian K. Sullivan and Mike Jeffers (Bloomberg) –A potential cyclone could become Hurricane Barry before slamming into Louisiana by Saturday, putting at risk oil and natural gas production in...

July 10, 2019
Total Views: 0

Tuesday, July 9, 2019
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Tropical Storm Barry May Form in Gulf of Mexico Later This Week

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) –A tropical storm may loom in the Gulf of Mexico late Wednesday or early on July 11 as a low pressure system moves off Georgia...

July 9, 2019
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Harvey Peak Intensity
Maritime News

U.S. Hurricane Season is Unnecessarily Dangerous

By Eric Roston (Bloomberg) — Forecasters are expecting this year’s North Atlantic hurricane season to be roughly average, with about 14 named storms including six full-fledged hurricanes. Last week, the...

June 11, 2019
Total Views: 11

Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Maritime News

Major Hurricane Lane Barrels Toward Hawaii

By Jolyn Rosa HONOLULU, Aug 22 (Reuters) – Hawaii residents already reeling from months of explosive eruptions from Kilauea volcano braced on Wednesday for Hurricane Lane, which was bearing down on...

August 22, 2018
Total Views: 0

Thursday, August 2, 2018
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Despite Early Activity, Atlantic Hurricane Season May End in a Fizzle

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) — The Atlantic hurricane season may have gotten off to an early start this year, but it’ll probably end with a whimper — at least...

August 2, 2018
Total Views: 9