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

January 24, 2013
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Monday, January 14, 2013
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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

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

October 29, 2012
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“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

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

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/52383530[/vimeo] Steffen Conradsen, Head of Global Execution at Maersk Line, the world’s largest containership owner, gives us

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

October 28, 2012
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Thursday, September 27, 2012

Super Typhoon Jelawat Complicating Standoff Over Disputed Islands

(Bloomberg) — Taiwan warned of floods and landslides as the second super typhoon in two weeks ripped through the East China Sea and headed for islands

September 27, 2012
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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Power of the Ocean – Huge Waves and Heavy Seas | 3 Incredible Videos

In the words of the great John Bossie “Mother Nature and the Sea are extreme forces that must be respected at all times.” Here are some videos that

July 25, 2012
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Wednesday, May 30, 2012

What is the Mariner’s 1-2-3 Rule and Should it Be Updated?

By Fred Pickhardt, With two named tropical storms already on the books before the official start of the 2012 hurricane season I wanted to review what the

May 30, 2012
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Sunday, January 29, 2012

What’s the Worst Sea-State You’ve Ever Been In?

We asked the question this evening on our Facebook page and thought you all might be interested in seeing some of the responses… What’s the worst

January 29, 2012
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Sunday, September 4, 2011

Tropical Storm Lee Sunday Update

JEAN LAFITTE, Louisiana—The center of Tropical Storm Lee stretched across the central Gulf Coast early Sunday, dumping torrential rains that threatened

September 4, 2011
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Thursday, September 1, 2011
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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

September 1, 2011
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Tuesday, July 19, 2011
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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

July 19, 2011
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Friday, May 6, 2011
Heavy Weather Poll

Poll – What is the most dangerous weather condition at sea?

[polldaddy poll=”919366″]   Do you have a story about severe weather? Be sure to leave your comments below! Also, Check Out our previous

May 6, 2011
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Wednesday, December 8, 2010

The 2010 Atlantic Hurricane Season – THE VIDEO

With help from data collected by the GOES 13 weather satellite, NOAA has put together this video showing the entire 2010 Atlantic Hurricane season summed up in

December 8, 2010
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Friday, October 1, 2010

Anti-Typhoon Technology: Submarines

Similar to the Atlantic Hurricane season, the Western Pacific is under constant threat of devastating typhoon’s nearly year-round.  This threat has lead

October 1, 2010
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Tuesday, September 7, 2010

VIDEO: Cruise ship Pacific Sun hits rough seas

For those of you that have been following this blog long enough know that cruise ships + foul weather = bad news for the passengers and crew.  Although the

September 7, 2010
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Hurricane Tracks Seen From Space

Click image for high resolution A few weeks ago we showed you ship tracks seen from space.  Here is another interesting image of hurricane and tropical storm

September 7, 2010
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Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Best Hurricane Tracking Websites for 2010

Hurricane Alex on June 30, 2010.  Image via NOAA’s EVL website With Gulf Coast residents already feeling the effects of the first named storm of the

June 30, 2010
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Friday, March 5, 2010

50 ships, thousands of people, stuck in Baltic Sea ice

By Nina Larson (AFP) STOCKHOLM — Around 50 ships, including large ferries carrying thousands, were stuck in the ice in the Baltic Sea, with many unable

March 5, 2010
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