Friday, September 24, 2021
hurricane sam
Weather

Latest Major Hurricane Brewing in the Atlantic

Another major hurricane is brewing in the Atlantic, but as of Friday the storm posed no threat to land. As of At 11 a.m. AST, the center of Hurricane Sam...

September 24, 2021
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Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Shipping

Power Outages from Nicholas Hit Energy Production, Vessel Activity

By Marianna Parraga and Liz Hampton Sept 14 (Reuters) – Hurricane Nicholas on Tuesday took another swipe at U.S. Gulf Coast energy facilities, cutting offshore oil and gas output gradually recovering...

September 14, 2021
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Ports

Terminals at Port Houston Closed Today Due to Nicholas

Container terminals at Port Houston, the busiest port on the Gulf Coast, will be closed today as Nicholas makes it way up the Texas coast. An 8:15 a.m. update from...

September 14, 2021
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Monday, September 13, 2021
Tropical Storm Nicholas
Weather

Oil Tankers Flee Texas As Tropical Storm Nicholas Approaches

By Sheela Tobben (Bloomberg) At least 10 ships set to load crude from Texas ports appeared to be fleeing deeper into the Gulf of Mexico with their tanks empty as Tropical...

September 13, 2021
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Friday, September 10, 2021
hurricane larry sep 10
Weather

Hurricane Larry Producing High Seas of 47+ Feet

Hurricane Larry is continuing to produce significant wave heights of 47 feet as it moves quickly towards eastern Newfoundland. At 11 a.m. AST, the center of Hurricane Larry was located...

September 10, 2021
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Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Weather

Hurricane Larry Producing Seas of Up to 45 Feet in Western Atlantic

Hurricane Larry continues to be a large and powerful Category 2 hurricane that is producing dangerous swells along western Atlantic coasts and seas of up to 45 feet. At 11...

September 8, 2021
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Sunday, August 29, 2021
Hurricane Ida Water Vapor Photo
Weather

Hurricane Ida Slams Critical U.S. Oil Port As It Makes Landfall

By Liz Hampton and Marianna Parraga (Reuters) –Hurricane Ida made landfall on Sunday as a Category 4 storm near Port Fourchon, Louisiana, lashing critical U.S. oil infrastructure with winds up to 150...

August 29, 2021
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Ariel Photo of Port Fourchon
Weather

Hurricane Ida Made Landfall In Louisiana On Sunday As A Category 4 Storm

By Devika Krishna Kumar and Jonathan Allen NEW ORLEANS, Aug 29 (Reuters) – Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana on Sunday as an extremely dangerous Category 4 storm, forcing those...

August 29, 2021
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mississippi shipping
Weather

Mississippi River Is Flowing In Reverse As Ida Pushes Inland

By Sergio Chapa (Bloomberg) — The Mississippi River is flowing in reverse in southeastern Louisiana as Hurricane Ida forces vast volumes of sea water ashore, according to flood-control authorities. At least...

August 29, 2021
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Arrival Time of Tropical-Storm-Force Winds
Weather

Hurricane Ida Gains Power Rapidly

By Brian K. Sullivan— (Bloomberg) –Hurricane Ida gained power rapidly Sunday as it crossed the Gulf of Mexico on its way to smashing into Louisiana, with New Orleans and the coast...

August 29, 2021
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Saturday, August 28, 2021
U.S. Coast Guard Station New Orleans crews prepare to relocate response boats to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Aug. 28, 2021, ahead of Hurricane Ida. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Liz Uitdenhowen)
USCG

The Coast Guard Is Warning The Public With These Important Safety Measures Ahead Of Hurricane Ida

NEW ORLEANS —(USCG) “As we prepare for Hurricane Ida, we are urging people in the area to remain vigilant,” said Cmdr. Scott Williams, area commander for the Ida response. “Our ability...

August 28, 2021
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Friday, August 20, 2021
Shipping

Tropical Storm Henri Nearing Hurricane Strength

The U.S. Coast Guard is urging all mariners to prepare for Tropical Storm Henri before its predicted Sunday landfall. The NOAA NWS National Hurricane Center says Henri is now nearing...

August 20, 2021
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Tuesday, July 6, 2021
Ports

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
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Friday, July 2, 2021
Shipping

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
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Monday, November 16, 2020
Environment

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
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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: 304

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
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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: 32

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: 28

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: 28