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Thursday, September 22, 2022
Video

Incredible Footage from INSIDE Hurricane Fiona

An unmanned drone has returned incredible footage of its intercept of Hurricane Fiona, a Category 4 hurricane, as it barrels across the Atlantic Ocean towards

September 22, 2022
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Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Shipping

Major Hurricane Fiona Slams Turks and Caicos After Leaving Path of Destruction

By Ivelisse Rivera and Ezequiel Abiu Lopez SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico/SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Hurricane Fiona bore

September 20, 2022
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Saturday, September 17, 2022
Weather

Japan Issues Special Typhoon Warning As ‘Unprecedented’ Storm Approaches

TOKYO, Sept 17 (Reuters) – The Japan Meteorological Agency issued a special typhoon warning on Saturday for Kagoshima prefecture on Kyushu, the

September 17, 2022
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Monday, September 5, 2022
Typhoon Hinnamnor Wave
Weather

Typhoon Hinnamnor Rips Across South Korean Ports

By Soo-hyang Choi (Reuters) – A powerful typhoon tore through South Korea’s southern industrial hubs on Tuesday, leaving at least two

September 5, 2022
Total Views: 1040

Sunday, September 4, 2022
Weather

Shanghai’s Yangshan Port Halts Operations As Typhoon Strengthens

(Bloomberg) –Shanghai’s major container port of Yangshan has suspended terminal operations as Typhoon Hinnamnor approaches the east China coast, state

September 4, 2022
Total Views: 4571

Wednesday, August 31, 2022
Sailboat in Calm Tropical Waters
Weather

Storm Ends The Calmest North Atlantic Summer Since World War II

Was this summer the calm before the big storm? by John Konrad (gCaptain) As Super Typhoon Hinnamnor is bearing down on Japan, the North Atlantic Ocean has

August 31, 2022
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Thursday, August 4, 2022
Hurricane Ida Water Vapor Photo
Weather

NOAA Maintains Above-Average Hurricane Outlook Despite Slow Start

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is continuing to call for a an above-average Atlantic hurricane season this year despite

August 4, 2022
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Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Weather

Storm Chasing Drones Ready to Intercept Major Hurricanes At Sea

For a second year in a row, U.S.-based ocean data specialist Saildrone is sending a fleet of storm chasing drones into the heart of the Atlantic Ocean’s

August 3, 2022
Total Views: 2363

Saturday, July 30, 2022
Weather

High Temperatures Unleash Marine Heatwave In Mediterranean Sea

LISBON, July 29 (Reuters) – High temperatures across Europe this month have unleashed a prolonged marine heatwave in the Mediterranean Sea that

July 30, 2022
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Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Mediterranean Currents
Weather

Record Marine Heatwave Hits Mediterranean Sea

By Laura Millan Lombrana and Eric Roston (Bloomberg) On June 19, a day after thermometers rose to record highs across several parts of Spain and France, a

June 29, 2022
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Saturday, June 4, 2022
Weather

Hurricane Season 2022 Begins

By Brian K. Sullivan and Amelia Pollard Jun 4, 2022 (Bloomberg) –Heavy rains are threatening to topple a century-old record in Miami even if the

June 4, 2022
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Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Weather

Heavy Storm Knocks Down Containers And Floods The Port Of Durban

by Helen Reid (Reuters) – South Africa’s state-owned logistics firm Transnet suspended its Durban port operations from 1930 local time on Monday

April 12, 2022
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Monday, April 11, 2022
Indian Ocean cyclones Africa
Weather

Deadly Ocean Cyclones Near Africa Are Becoming More Severe

By Antony Sguazzin (Bloomberg) The deadly cyclones and tropical storms that battered southern Africa this year were made more severe by climate change,

April 11, 2022
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Saturday, February 19, 2022
Weather

Dutch Coastguard Searches North Sea For Lost Shipping Containers

THE HAGUE, Feb 19 (Reuters) – The Dutch coastguard said on Saturday it was trying to locate 26 empty shipping containers

February 19, 2022
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Sunday, February 6, 2022
Weather

Cyclone Batsirai Causes Devastation Along Madagascar’s Eastern Coastline

By Lovasoa Rabary ANTANANARIVO, Feb 6 (Reuters) – Three people were reported dead in southeastern Madagascar on Sunday after cyclone Batsirai made

February 6, 2022
Total Views: 1444

Saturday, January 15, 2022
USCG

Coast Guard Sets Modified Port Condition Zulu For The Port Of Virginia As Winter Storm Izzy Approaches

PORTSMOUTH, VA– The Captain of the Port set modified Port Condition Zulu for the coastal waters of Virginia from Cape Charles Light south to the

January 15, 2022
Total Views: 1791

Monday, December 20, 2021
Weather

Severe Weather Wrecks Southeast Asia as 200 Dead, Ports Shut

By Siegfrid Alegado and Yantoultra Ngui (Bloomberg) — Severe weather disruptions hit Malaysia and the Philippines, leaving a trail of destruction among

December 20, 2021
Total Views: 1866

Thursday, December 16, 2021
Weather

New Research Finds Salt May Be Key to Predicting Hurricane Intensity

It’s no secret that salt has played an outsized role throughout human history. Now, new research conducted by NOAA, with the help from Saildrone’s

December 16, 2021
Total Views: 2253

Tuesday, December 7, 2021
Weather

Carr: Great Circles, Modified Great Circles, Rhumb Lines, and Bucket Routes

By CW4 Michael W. Carr, US Army Watercraft Master (Retired) All too frequently we read on gCaptain about vessels losing containers when impacted by high seas.

December 7, 2021
Total Views: 3886

Thursday, December 2, 2021
Weather

Atlantic Records Above-Average Hurricane Season In Line With Forecasts

The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season officially ended this week having produced 21 named storms, including seven hurricanes of which four were major hurricanes

December 2, 2021
Total Views: 897