Monday, October 29, 2012

Hurricane Sandy – Monday Evening Update

(Bloomberg) As midnight approaches America’s east coast Hurricane Sandy continues to lash the shoreline with wind, rain and snow. The system came ashore near Atlantic City, New Jersey, at 8 p.m. New...

October 29, 2012
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wind map

What Does Sandy’s Wind “Look” Like?

We’ve all seen those somewhat complicated NOAA weather forecasts with the 500 millibar lines and the frontal boundaries and unless you’re a meteorologist, or just really good at reading those...

October 29, 2012
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Hurricane Survival – No Place for Absolutes

By Mario Vittone As I write this, the Coast Guard is still searching for two sailors missing from the the tall ship Bounty; the ship itself lies on the bottom...

October 29, 2012
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Press Releases

A Look At AdvanFort’s Hurricane Preparations

As Hurricane Sandy moves ashore on the Eastern Seaboard of the United States, the storm’s effects are being felt by more than just the ports that have curtailed operations. Among...

October 29, 2012
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Google Sets Up Hurricane Crisis Response Center

Already responsible for the loss of at least one ship, late-season Hurricane Sandy is expected to make landfall again tonight on the east coast of the United States.  The Google Crisis...

October 29, 2012
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USCG Sailboat storm rescue at sea

Hurricane Sandy Monday Morning Update

Update: Radar suggest that the center may be moving faster than forecast and will make landfall near Atlantic City sooner than forecast perhaps by late this afternoon or early this evening....

October 29, 2012
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Maersk Line – How Do Ships Ride Out Storms Like Hurricane Sandy? [INTERVIEW]

[vimeo][/vimeo] Steffen Conradsen, Head of Global Execution at Maersk Line, the world’s largest containership owner, gives us some insight into the decision-making process when ships encounter storms like Hurricane Sandy....

October 29, 2012
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Sunday, October 28, 2012

Storm Warning – Preparing Boats For A Hurricane

As Hurricane Sandy moves up America’s northeast coast, most ships are now operating under the direction of shipping company emergency response plans and United States Coast Guard directives. But owners...

October 28, 2012
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hurricane sandy track

New York Harbor Could See an 11 Foot Storm Surge

(Bloomberg) — Hurricane Sandy was barreling northward along the U.S. East Coast as forecasters warned it would converge with two other systems to create a superstorm threatening to bring high...

October 28, 2012
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Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Press Releases

Fleet Decision Support System Announced For Weather Routing

Applied Weather Technology, Inc. (AWT), announced today at SMM Hamburg its Fleet Decision Support System (FleetDSS). The new fleet management system is completely customizable, designed to improve efficiency and fleet...

September 5, 2012
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Friday, June 22, 2012
Tropical storm chris

Tropical Storm Chris Becomes Post-Tropical Cyclone

The National Hurricane Center reports today that Tropical Storm Chris has become a post-tropical cyclone, centered at midday Friday about 335 miles east-southeast of Cape Race, Newfoundland, which is about...

June 22, 2012
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Monday, June 4, 2012
Hurricane Katrina Eyewall

Hurricane Eyewall Intensity – NOAA Launches New Prediction Model

When the first hurricane emerges from the Atlantic Ocean or Gulf of Mexico this season, NOAA will use a new statistical model to help predict the start of the “eyewall...

June 4, 2012
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Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Best weather sites Lifehacker

The Best Weather Forecast on the Internet

Getting updates from your weather routing service can be helpful but many mariners prefer to do their own forecasting at sea. The problem is the maps provided by NOAA are black and...

April 4, 2012
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Wednesday, February 1, 2012
ioos Ocean Wave

NOAA’s Top 7 US Ocean Data Services By Region

The U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System, or IOOS®, is a vast, coordinated network of people and technology working together to deliver data on our coastal waters and oceans. Sponsored by NOAA, this...

February 1, 2012
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Thursday, September 1, 2011
Gulf of Mexico TD13 anadarko

Anadarko: Nonessential Workers Removed From 3 Gulf Platforms

(Dow Jones) Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (APC) said Wednesday that it has removed nonessential workers from the company’s Gunnison, Nansen and Boomvang oil platforms in the Gulf of Mexico as a...

September 1, 2011
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Saturday, August 27, 2011

NOAA & NASA – Landfall Videos of Hurricane Irene

The above is the latest time-lapse video of Hurricane Irene’s formation and landfall from NOAA’s Visualization lab via their YouTube channel. This video from NASA’s Youtube Channel shows footage from...

August 27, 2011
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Friday, August 26, 2011


HIGH PRIORITY ALERT FROM MORAN SHIPPING Please urgently be advised that the U.S. Coast Guard CAPTAIN OF THE PORT has set Hurricane Condition X RAY for the Port of New...

August 26, 2011
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Thursday, August 25, 2011

U.S. East Coast Braces as Irene Strengthens, US Navy and merchant vessels put to sea

  By Arian Campo-Flores, Valerie Bauerlein and Mike Esterl, Dow Jones & Co Hurricane Irene thrashed the Bahamas early Thursday, with widespread damage reported on at least two southern islands....

August 25, 2011
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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Hurricane Irene Update – Large Storm Approaches US Coast

The satellite presentation of hurricane Irene has continued to improve this afternoon. A large area of deep convection with very cold cloud tops has expanded near the eyewall and now...

August 24, 2011
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Friday, August 12, 2011

A Thousand Year Storm…

By John J. Miller Tropical Storm Emily petered out over Cuba last week, but the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration warns of “high hurricane activity” in the months ahead, with...

August 12, 2011
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