Irma Wreaks Havoc in the Caribbean and S.E. U.S.

Cargo in Florida, Georgia and the Caribbean is expected to suffer delays following the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma last week and on the weekend.

Ports and airports remain closed, rail services are restricted, and ships are rearranging port calls after many containerships fled west of the Caribbean islands to sit out the storm.

Miami Airport remained closed on Monday after being hit with 100-mph winds. It tweeted it would consider reopening on Tuesday, but would need to assess the damage.

Operations at Freeport, Miami, Everglades, Jaxport and Savannah remain shut.

Ships that left Florida ports before the hurricane hit are sitting out the storm on the west side of the Caribbean islands.

Hurricane Jose, meanwhile, hot on the heels of Irma, spared the Caribbean population from further devastation by changing tack and heading north. It is weakening and there are signs that it might blow itself out in the Atlantic.

Read more in an article from The Loadstar.