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Saturday, June 4, 2022
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Saturday, January 15, 2022
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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
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Monday, December 20, 2021
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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
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Thursday, December 16, 2021
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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
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Tuesday, December 7, 2021
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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
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Thursday, December 2, 2021
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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
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Sunday, November 28, 2021
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Europe’s Energy Crisis Is About To Get Worse As Winter Arrives

By Rachel Morison (Bloomberg) –Energy prices in Europe are repeatedly breaking records even before winter really kicks in, and one of the most

November 28, 2021
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Friday, November 5, 2021
Weather

The Other Hurricane Season

(Ocean Weather Service) – Each year there are, on average, about 6 hurricanes in the North Atlantic, 8 in the Eastern North Pacific and 17 Typhoons in

November 5, 2021
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Sunday, October 24, 2021
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La Nina Threatens To Worsen Energy Crisis

By Bloomberg News, Oct 24, 2021 (Bloomberg) – A weather phenomenon that typically delivers harsher winters is on the way and expected to add to

October 24, 2021
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Thursday, October 14, 2021
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Double-Dip La Niña Emerges in Pacific Ocean

A La Niña has developed and will extend through the second winter in a row, according to NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a division of NOAA’s

October 14, 2021
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Tuesday, October 12, 2021
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Ports Close In China As Tropical Storm Kompasu Nears

The number of vessels waiting to enter one of the world’s busiest ports jumped to the most since August, threatening to further snarl global supply chains

October 12, 2021
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Saturday, October 2, 2021
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Oman Urges Residents To Evacuate Ahead Of Tropical Storm Shaheen

Oct 2 (Reuters)- Authorities in Oman urged thousands of residents in coastal areas to leave their homes and head to emergency shelters on Saturday as the Gulf

October 2, 2021
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Thursday, September 30, 2021
Weather

Drone Sails Into Hurricane Sam and Lives to Tell The Tale… Here’s Video to Prove It

Saildrone Inc. and NOAA have released what they claim is the world’s first video footage captured by an uncrewed surface vehicle (USV) from inside a major

September 30, 2021
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Monday, September 27, 2021
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Cat 3 Hurricane Sam Churns Over Open Atlantic

Hurricane Sam continues to churn over the tropical Atlantic Ocean with maximum sustained winds are near 125 mph – a strong Category 3 storm on the

September 27, 2021
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Friday, September 24, 2021
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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

September 24, 2021
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Tuesday, September 14, 2021
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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

September 14, 2021
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