Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Florida Gulf Coast Ports Brace for Elsa

Update: Tropical Storm Elsa near hurricane strength – NWS The U.S. Coast Guard has set port condition Zulu for the ports of Tampa, St. Petersburg, Manatee, and Ft. Myers in...

July 6, 2021
Total Views: 1151

Friday, July 2, 2021

First Atlantic Hurricane of 2021 Threatens Caribbean

By Jeff Kearns (Bloomberg) — Elsa, the first hurricane of the 2021 Atlantic storm season, is bearing down on the Caribbean as extreme weather continues to batter the Northern Hemisphere. Hurricane...

July 2, 2021
Total Views: 3374

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: 1060

Friday, November 13, 2020
Maritime News

Iota Becomes 30th Named Storm in 2020’s Historic Hurricane Season

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) –A system swirling across the central Caribbean has been named Tropical Storm Iota as it heads toward hurricane-ravaged Central America. Iota is forecast to reach...

November 13, 2020
Total Views: 299

Monday, October 26, 2020
Maritime News

Oil Producers Shut-In as Hurricane Zeta Barrels Toward Gulf Coast

By Erwin Seba HOUSTON, Oct 26 (Reuters) – Oil producers on Monday shut offshore production and pulled workers off platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico as the 27th named...

October 26, 2020
Total Views: 56

Maritime News

Offshore Workers Flee as Zeta Heads Toward Gulf of Mexico Rigs

By Erwin Seba HOUSTON, Oct 26 (Reuters) – Oil producers on Monday were evacuating offshore production platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico as the 27th named storm of the...

October 26, 2020
Total Views: 31

Monday, October 5, 2020
Maritime News

2020’s 25th Named Storm Threatens Gulf Coast

By Erwin Seba HOUSTON, Oct 5 (Reuters) – Energy companies on Monday began evacuating offshore oil platforms as the 25th named storm of the year formed in the Caribbean and...

October 5, 2020
Total Views: 26

Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Maritime News

Extremely Dangerous Hurricane Laura Races Toward Heart of U.S. Oil Industry

By Erwin Seba HOUSTON, Aug 26 (Reuters) – Laura intensified into a strong Category 4 hurricane on Wednesday as it raced over evacuated oil production platforms in the U.S. Gulf...

August 26, 2020
Total Views: 27

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: 36

Monday, August 24, 2020
Maritime News

Oil, Natural Gas and LNG Threatened by Strengthening Storm Laura

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) –Tropical Storm Laura is poised to become a hurricane before making landfall Thursday, posing a threat to oil and gas infrastructure on the Gulf Coast. A...

August 24, 2020
Total Views: 34

Maritime News

Twin Storms Hit U.S. Gulf Energy Production

By Erwin Seba HOUSTON, Aug 24 (Reuters) – Energy companies are moving to cut production at U.S. Gulf Coast oil refineries after shutting half the area’s offshore crude oil output...

August 24, 2020
Total Views: 19

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: 7

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: 25

Monday, June 8, 2020

U.S. Gulf of Mexico Energy Production to Resume After Storm Passes

HOUSTON, June 8 (Reuters) – Energy companies on Monday began preparations to resume oil and gas production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, a day after Tropical Storm Cristobal blew...

June 8, 2020
Total Views: 3

Sunday, June 7, 2020
Maritime News

Cristobal Slows as it Approaches Louisiana Coast

HOUSTON, June 7 (Reuters) – Tropical Storm Cristobal on Sunday slowed its advance through the Gulf of Mexico, bringing a coastal storm surge, high winds and rain to southeast Louisiana,...

June 7, 2020
Total Views: 23

Thursday, June 4, 2020
Harvey Peak Intensity
Maritime News

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: 7

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

U.S. Gulf Put on Notice as Tropical Storm Cristobal Gains Strength

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) –Tropical Storm Cristobal, now gaining strength in the southern Gulf of Mexico, could grow into a hurricane as it moves toward the Texas and Louisiana...

June 2, 2020
Total Views: 16

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: 13

Saturday, September 14, 2019
Tropical Storm Humberto Map

Humberto Expected to Turn Away From U.S. After Strike in Bahamas

by Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) –The Bahamas are enduring another day of heavy rain and gusting winds as Tropical Storm Humberto moves through the chain, parts of which were devastated...

September 14, 2019
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, September 3, 2019
hurricane dorian satellite
Maritime News

Hurricane Dorian Inches Towards Florida After Pummeling Bahamas

By Dante Carrer MARSH HARBOUR, Bahamas, Sept 3 (Reuters) – Slow-moving hurricane Dorian pounded Grand Bahama Island on Tuesday and was forecast to come “dangerously close” to Florida’s coast by...

September 3, 2019
Total Views: 2