Thursday, August 18, 2016
noaa

Tropical Storm Fiona Builds Strength In Atlantic

by Brian K Sullivan (Bloomberg) Tropical Storm Fiona, which formed more than 900 miles west of the Cape Verde Islands, is forecast to track across the open Atlantic for at least the...

August 18, 2016
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Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Blog

Amazon Founder Raises Apollo 11 F-1 Engines from Atlantic Ocean

On July 16, 1969, the world watched as the historic Apollo 11 mission took off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, which of course ended with Neil...

March 20, 2013
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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

How Much Oil and Gas is Off the East Coast? U.S. paves way for Atlantic seismic surveys

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–The Obama administration is paving the way for seismic surveys of the Atlantic Ocean that will reveal the amount of oil and natural gas that exist off the...

November 16, 2011
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Tuesday, July 19, 2011
HMS Edinburgh south atlantic southern ocean sea Royal Navy
Defense

HMS Edinburgh encounters heavy seas in the South Atlantic

image (c) Liam Beswick This is the South Atlantic (almost) at its most unforgiving as the “Fortress of the Sea” ploughed west for the Falklands from South Africa. (ROYAL NAVY)...

July 19, 2011
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Tuesday, June 2, 2009
Lifesaving Incidents

Failed Trans-Atlantic Rowing Attempt Costs U.S. Tax Payers

From The Boston Globe: French oarsman Charlie Girard failed for a third time yesterday in his quixotic quest to row to France from Cape Cod. And US taxpayers are $80,000...

June 2, 2009
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Thursday, October 9, 2008
Uncategorized

Reducing Speed to Protect Right Whales

NOAA has announced today the issuance of a regulation that aims to protect the endangered North Atlantic right whales from collisions with large ships.  The regulation will require large vessels...

October 9, 2008
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Thursday, August 7, 2008
Weather

NOAA Increases Expectancy for Above-Normal 2008 Atlantic Hurricane Season

NOAA has increased its confidence for an above-normal Atlantic hurricane season in an updated outlook for the 2008 season released today.  NOAA is now projecting an 85% probability of an...

August 7, 2008
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Friday, July 27, 2007
Incidents

10 Lessons Learned For Sailing in Severe Weather

In a gCaptain exclusive we were able to discuss the May 2007 abandonment of the s/v Sean Seamour II with her captain Jean Pierre de Lutz. This story was first...

July 27, 2007
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