Wednesday, October 30, 2013
USCG

A Look Back: 20 Incredible Aerial Photographs of Damage Caused by Hurricane Sandy

When the brunt of Hurricane Sandy finally past the eastern seaboard early on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 , US Coast Guard crews were able to begin conducting overflights of the hardest hit areas which included coastal areas of New Jersey, New York City, and Long Island. What they observed was nothing short of tragic.

October 30, 2013
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Tuesday, October 29, 2013
HMS Bounty Sinking USCG Photo
Incidents

Bounty Sinking and Rescue in Photos and Video

On October 29, 2012, the 3-masted wooden tall ship Bounty, a 1960's-built replica of the 18th century Royal Navy ship HMS Bounty, foundered and sank in Atlantic Ocean off Hatteras, North Carolina during Hurricane Sandy.

October 29, 2013
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Monday, October 28, 2013
Blog

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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Thursday, April 4, 2013
News

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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Thursday, January 10, 2013
HMS Bounty Sinking USCG Photo
Maritime News

Coast Guard, NTSB to Host Formal Hearing Into HMS Bounty Sinking

The Coast Guard said Thursday that it will convene a formal hearing in February together with the National Transportation Safety Board to investigate the October 29th sinking of the tall...

January 10, 2013
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Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Interesting

Hurricane Sandy Cleanup: Tanker Removed from Staten Island Street

Remember this? The U.S. Coast Guard has confirmed that salvage crews on Tuesday successfully lifted the 184-foot John B Caddell tanker off a Staten Island street and back into the water where...

December 12, 2012
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Friday, November 16, 2012

Gasoline Advances in New York as Jones Act Waiver Expires

(Bloomberg) — Gasoline advanced for the first time in three days in New York Harbor as the waiver of shipping regulations following Hurricane Sandy approaches an end even as supplies...

November 16, 2012
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Thursday, November 15, 2012

U.S. East Coast Gasoline Slumps as Jones Act Waiver Draws More Tankers

(Bloomberg) — New York Harbor gasoline slumped for a third day after the waiver of the Jones Act allowed cargoes to be delivered from the Gulf Coast and as tanker...

November 15, 2012
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Monday, November 5, 2012
USCG

Coast Guard Crews Recount Heroic HMS Bounty Rescue – USCG

By LT Stephanie Young, Coast Guard Compass Blog As Hurricane Sandy approached land, the HMS Bounty and 16 sailors aboard were in dire need of help. More than 90 miles off the...

November 5, 2012
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Sunday, November 4, 2012
Blog

Maritime Monday for November 5th, 2012: HMS Bounty, Loss and Lore

HMS Bounty (image via the Bounty Facebook page) @ Press-time Update New York Times: Evoking 18th-Century Drama, a Tragedy on the Bounty Christian Science Monitor: Coast Guard concludes HMS Bounty...

November 4, 2012
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USS Carter Hall (LSD 50)
Defense

US Navy Officially Tasked to Provide Disaster Relief to New York and New Jersey

Over the past few days it was unclear whether or not the US Navy would be officially tasked to provide disaster relief to New York and New Jersey.  It seems...

November 4, 2012
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Friday, November 2, 2012
Press Releases

Feds Move to Boost Fuel Supply to Storm-Battered Northeast

(Bloomberg) — President Barack Obama and the governors of New York and New Jersey took steps to ease the misery of motorists waiting in miles-long lines for gasoline after Hurricane Sandy....

November 2, 2012
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glory express tanker
Maritime News

Dozens of Tankers to Converge on New York as Demand for Fuel Skyrockets

(Bloomberg) — Tankers able to deliver almost 215,000 metric tons of gasoline are waiting outside New York Harbor to unload their cargoes after the worst Atlantic Coast storm in history...

November 2, 2012
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Ports

NOAA: Surveys Continue in Port of New York / New Jersey, Completed in Virginia [SURVEY MAP]

VIA NOAA COAST SURVEY NOAA Office of Coast Survey navigation response teams and other survey assets continue to survey in the Port of New York / New Jersey, checking for underwater debris...

November 2, 2012
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Maritime News

American Maritime Partnership Will Not Oppose Jones Act Waivers In Wake of Sandy

The American Maritime Partnership, representing more than 40,000 Jones Act vessels, issued a statement late Thursday regarding the delivery of petroleum and other cargoes to areas hit by Hurricane Sandy...

November 2, 2012
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Maritime News

Interview with Captain Walbridge of the Bounty

Captain Robin Walbridge and the crew of the Bounty made a port call in Belfast, Maine this past August and gave a very telling interview with one of the local...

November 2, 2012
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Thursday, November 1, 2012
Uncategorized

Remnants of the Sandy Hook Pilot Station [UPDATED]

Like pretty much everything else on the New Jersey shore, the Sandy Hook Pilot Station was hit quite hard by hurricane Sandy.  In fact, the first floor of their building...

November 1, 2012
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Maritime News

Crews Contain New Jersey Oil Spill Caused by Sandy’s Surge

(Bloomberg) — Workers contained a spill of diesel fuel caused by superstorm Sandy, blocking it from flowing into a waterway that separates New Jersey and New York, the U.S. Coast...

November 1, 2012
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US Coast Guard Vice Admiral Robert C. Parker sandy new jersey
Maritime News

USCG: Getting the Port of New York and New Jersey Online “Is an All-Hands on Deck Evolution”

The United States Coast Guard’s Atlantic Area Commander, Vice Admiral Robert C. Parker and Rear Admiral Richard T. Gromlich, director of Operational Logistics, conducted an over-flight yesterday of the New...

November 1, 2012
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Wednesday, October 31, 2012
NOAA Ship Ferdinand R. Hassler
Maritime News

No Break For NOAA In The Wake Of Hurricane Sandy

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) meteorologist may finally be able to catch up on sleep as Sandy begins to disappear but the work of other departments within the agency...

October 31, 2012
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