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Floods, Outages Stall Energy Firms’ Restart Efforts After Ida

HOUSTON — Widespread flooding from Hurricane Ida and power outages on Tuesday slowed efforts by energy companies to assess damages at oil production facilities, ports and refineries. Nearly all of Louisiana lost electrical power on Monday after one of the …

Global Supply Chains Buckle as Virus Variant and Disasters Strike

LONDON/BEIJING — A new worldwide wave of COVID-19. Natural disasters in China and Germany. A cyber attack targeting key South African ports. Events have conspired to drive global supply chains towards breaking point, threatening the fragile flow of raw materials, …

Cruise Industry Gives Asia a Wide Berth as it Seeks to Limit Coronavirus Risks

BANGKOK –The plight of the cruise ship off Japan with more than 200 coronavirus infections and the shunning of another luxury liner by five ports despite no known cases has led to a sharp change in tack for an industry …