Thursday, January 27, 2022

Maersk to Share Ocean Weather Observation Data to Help Aid Climate Science

Seeking to aid climate research and weather forecasts, the world’s now-second largest shipping line will make millions of weather observations covering

January 27, 2022
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Tuesday, December 7, 2021

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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Monday, September 6, 2021
This image shows a rip current using a harmless green dye.

NOAA Launches First National Rip Current Forecast Model

For the first time, NOAA is launching a national rip current forecast model, aimed at saving lives of beach-goers around the country. This new model can

September 6, 2021
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Thursday, September 2, 2021
IMO greenhouse gas emissions

EU Report Shows Scale Of Shipping’s Harm On Environment

(Bloomberg) –Europe’s first environmental impact assessment for the shipping industry shows the challenge it faces in reaching the goal of climate

September 2, 2021
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Thursday, March 8, 2018
Maritime News

NOAA’s New Marine Forecast Product Improves Weather Forecasts and Safety at Sea

By Tom Cuff, Director, NOAA’s Ocean Prediction Center NOAA’s Ocean Prediction Center (OPC) rolled out a new forecast product suite this week to provide

March 8, 2018
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Friday, February 22, 2013

Intense Storm Affecting North Atlantic Shipping Routes [UPDATE]

UDPATE The hurricane force storm that was over the western North Atlantic shipping lanes Feb. 23rd-24th has weakened and turned northward towards Greenland,

February 22, 2013
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Monday, October 29, 2012
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

October 29, 2012
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Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Weather Group Looks To Improve Hurricane Forecasts

Pictured: Hurricanes Karl, Igor, and Julia in 2010 courtesy NOAA Oil rigs and refiners along the Gulf Coast could soon receive two additional days to batten

May 3, 2011
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Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Drewry: Old habits die hard for carriers

Drewry’s latest Container Forecaster analysis questions carriers financial prudence as they go back to their old modus operandi of chasing market share

January 11, 2011
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Thursday, January 6, 2011

NOAA Improves Marine and Weather Forecast Models for the Great Lakes

Bridging Environmental Modeling with Technology Opens New Opportunities in Forecasting NOAA is now using enhanced weather and marine forecast models for the

January 6, 2011
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Tuesday, September 8, 2009

NOAA’s Powerful New Supercomputers Boost U.S. Weather Forecasts

NOAA has completed implementation of the final phase of a nine year, $180 million contract by installing the newest generation of IBM supercomputers for

September 8, 2009
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Thursday, August 7, 2008

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

August 7, 2008
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