Saturday, November 8, 2014

Bering Sea Storm Is One for Record Books

Post-tropical cyclone Nuri is officially one for the Bering Sea record books, and that’s saying something… At approximately 06:00 UTC November 8, (10 p.m. AKST, Friday, November 7), the National...

November 8, 2014
Total Views: 104

Monday, July 7, 2014
Maritime News

Super Typhoon Neoguri Bears Down on Japan

High winds, crashing waves and a dangerous storm surge may strike Okinawa, including its capital Naha, as Super Typhoon Neoguri nears Japan.

July 7, 2014
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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

VIDEO: This is What Happens When You Don’t Properly Secure Your Ship

Really not much to say here, other than this is what happens when you don’t properly secure the equipment on your ship.

May 21, 2014
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Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Maritime News

Large Wave Injures Three Aboard Cargo Ship

Three crewmembers from a 587-foot cargo ship were injured Sunday afternoon after the vessel was reportedly struck by a large wave about 500 miles south of Kodiak, Alaska, prompting a medevac.

April 22, 2014
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Monday, March 31, 2014

Video: OSV Deck Crew Gets Pummeled By Crashing Wave

Check out this video of an OSV crew working on deck in extremely harsh conditions. At about the 1 minutes mark, a huge wave actually crashes over the rail, sending...

March 31, 2014
Total Views: 220

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Ship Photos of The Day – Storm Xaver As Seen from North Sea

Last week's storm Xaver as seen from the ERRV Vos Dee in the North Sea. Winds at 185-190 km/h, swell averaging 12-14 meters, max 19.

December 10, 2013
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Thursday, December 5, 2013

Thames Barrier Closed As Hurricane-Force Winds Wreak Havoc In Britain – UPDATE

Hurricane-force Storm Xaver blasted towards mainland Europe on Thursday after cutting transport and power in northern Britain and killing three people in what meteorologists warned could be the worst storm to hit the continent in years.

December 5, 2013
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Thursday, November 7, 2013

Super Typhoon Haiyan Hits Philippines as One of Strongest Storm on Ever Recorded – UPDATE 2

Haiyan had top winds of almost 196 miles (315 kilometers) per hour when it was about 489 miles southeast of Manila, the U.S. Navy’s Joint Typhoon Warning Center said at 2 p.m. East Coast time, with winds gusting to as high as 235 mph.

November 7, 2013
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Monday, October 28, 2013

Hurricane Sandy: October 28, 2012 Dawn to Dusk Timelapse Video

This week mark's the 1 Year Anniversary of "Superstorm Sandy" and to commemorate we'll be taking a look back at some our best coverage from the historic weather event.

October 28, 2013
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Friday, October 11, 2013

India’s East Coast Braces for Cyclone Phailin

Tens of thousands fled their homes in coastal areas of eastern India and moved to shelters on Friday, bracing for the fiercest cyclone to threaten the country since a devastating storm killed 10,000 people 14 years ago.

October 11, 2013
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Thursday, October 3, 2013

Tropical Storm Karen Takes Aim at U.S. Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Karen formed in the southeastern Gulf of Mexico on Thursday and could become a hurricane before hitting the U.S. coast between Louisiana and the Florida Panhandle, forecasters at the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

October 3, 2013
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Monday, September 30, 2013

Scores Missing After Typhoon Sinks Chinese Fishing Boats

Seventy-four Chinese fishermen were missing after a typhoon in the South China Sea sank three ships, the official Xinhua News Agency reported today.

September 30, 2013
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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Typhoon Utor Claims Cargo Ship Near Hong Kong

A 190-meter bulk carrier sank Wednesday approximately 45 nautical mile southwest of Hong Kong after battling 15-meter waves and strong winds generated by Typhoon Utor.

August 14, 2013
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Thursday, May 16, 2013

Ship Photos of The Day – Ready to Ride it Out | Cyclone Mahasen Hits Bangladesh

Ships are seen anchored in Karnafuli river before cyclone Mahasen approaches in Chittagong May 16, 2013.

May 16, 2013
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Thursday, April 4, 2013

National Weather Service Redefines Hurricane Warning System

The U.S. National Weather Service (NWS) on Thursday announced some key changes to its Hurricane warning system, particularly in the way it handles post-tropical cyclones. NWS says the the changes...

April 4, 2013
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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

BOOM! Intense North Atlantic Storm Drops to 930 Millibars! [REVIEW]

Last weekend saw an unusually intense hurricane force extratropical storm low over the North Atlantic.  An active weather pattern started showing up on computer models more than a week earlier...

January 29, 2013
Total Views: 74

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Historic North Atlantic Storm On Track for Saturday – UPDATE

Update: The storm “bombed out” at 930mb on Saturday. For reference Hurricane Sandy was measured at 940 millibars. Update: A 1003mb low off the Middle Atlantic Coast this afternoon will move and deepen very...

January 24, 2013
Total Views: 10

Monday, January 14, 2013
earth weather satellite image infrared

Dangerous Storm Brewing in Northern Pacific Could Be Stronger than Sandy

A dangerous winter storm is developing rapidly over the western North Pacific east of Japan, one that has the potential to be even more powerful than Hurricane Sandy. During the...

January 14, 2013
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Monday, October 29, 2012

Riding Out a Hurricane in a Ship

By Max Hardberger: The decision to ride a hurricane out at sea should never be taken lightly. There may be times when there is no other option – the Coast Guard...

October 29, 2012
Total Views: 613


“Sandy” Surpasses 1991 “Perfect Storm” – Wave Height Analysis

With the center of Hurricane Sandy approaching the East Coast, many are reminded of the October 1991 storm that would eventually become known as “The Perfect Storm” and immortalized in...

October 29, 2012
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