Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Bitter Lessons of Japan’s 2011 Tsunami Put to Use With Latest Quake

By Elaine Lies TOKYO, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Massive tsunami waves slammed into Japan’s northeastern coast more than five years ago, killing about 18,000 people and prompting authorities to revise...

November 22, 2016
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Monday, November 21, 2016
Maritime News

Tsunami Warning Issued After Large Earthquake Hits Off Fukushima, Japan

Tsunami Warning issued for Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. Reports say a tsunami of 90cm has been observed at Onahama Port, Iwaki, Fukushima.  By Yuka Obayashi and William Mallard TOKYO, Nov 22...

November 21, 2016
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Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Incident Photo of The Week – M/V Laurel Up and Out of Chile Dry Dock

This week’s incident photo is of the M/V Laurel, a 26,800-deadweight-ton bulk carrier, which was in a dry dock undergoing routine maintenance in Talcahuano, Chile in February when an 8.8-magnitude...

June 8, 2010
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Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Chilean Earthquake Tsunami – Videos

Yesterday we showed you maps of the tsunami created by the February 27th 8.8 magnitude Chilean earthquake.  Today we follow up with a collection of videos of the actual tsunami...

March 10, 2010
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Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Port Au Prince Haiti, Earthquake Damage – Incident Photo Of The Week

MARAD kindly sent these photos to gCaptain via our tip line ([email protected]) with the following note:

January 19, 2010
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Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Tsunami Infographics – Best Of The Web

Photo by mchaconcr Is the tsunami a maritime news story? Should gCaptain be providing coverage and at what level? These are some of the questions gCaptain editors have been facing...

September 30, 2009
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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Building An Earthquake Resistant Bridge – Video

. Frequently passing under bridges for a living and over them in the family sedan we, like most mariners, have a fascination with bridge design and basically all things we...

June 23, 2009
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Friday, January 30, 2009

Live EarthQuake Monitors – Data, Maps and Realtime Info

The Exploratorium brings us live earthquake monitor and mapping links! Normally I wouldn’t cut an paste so much info but in light of messages I’ve received from mariners worried about...

January 30, 2009
Total Views: 250

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Earthquake Rocks England – Live Data

The AP tells of an earthquake at 18:05GMT today located at 125 miles north of London England: An earthquake struck Britain early Wednesday and was felt across large parts of...

February 26, 2008
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Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Earthquake ALERT – San Francisco

A Magnitude 5+ earthquake was just (last 1/2hr) recorded in San Francisco. Stay tuned for more details and please write any information or links you have in the comments section....

October 30, 2007
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Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Inside the New San Francisco Bay Bridge

Telstar Logistics brings us the scoop on the construction of the new Bay Bridge in San Francisco. They write: We live in a time of many wonders and miracles, and...

June 12, 2007
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