Monday, March 15, 2021
NWS marine weather buoy

Flood Knocks U.S. Buoy Data Offline

A flood at the U.S. National Weather Service’s headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland has knocked out power to servers processing NOAA’s marine buoy data, rendering the data inaccessible to the...

March 15, 2021
Total Views: 4390

Friday, February 26, 2021

NOAA Kicks Off Transition Exclusively to Electronic Navigation Charts

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is set to begin implementing its sunset plan for paper nautical charts as it transitions exclusively to electronic navigation charts. NOAA announced its...

February 26, 2021
Total Views: 10593

Monday, January 25, 2021

NOAA Needs Help Predicting The New Magnetic North

NOAA is offering $30,000 in prizes to citizens who can help them better forecast changes in Earth’s magnetic field. The efficient transfer of energy from solar wind into the Earth’s...

January 25, 2021
Total Views: 4782

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

U.S. Finalizes 2025 Blue Economy Strategy

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) yesterday released its Blue Economy Strategic Plan for 2021-2025, laying out a roadmap for new ways to advance America’s Blue Economy and...

January 20, 2021
Total Views: 1126

Shark at the wreck of the USS Tarpon

How Are Shipwrecks Found And Protected In United States Waters?

By NOAA – Shipwrecks are the stuff of epic tales and imagination. Some sank in battle, some in transit. They were war machines, whalers and luxury cruise liners. Their doomed...

January 20, 2021
Total Views: 7336

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Shipping companies receive awards for slowing to protect blue whales, blue skies

The Protecting Blue Whales and Blue Skies program gave awards to 15 global shipping companies for reducing speeds to 10 knots or less in the San Francisco Bay Area and...

October 1, 2020
Total Views: 132

Monday, August 17, 2020
NOAA Saildrone

Marine Autonomy Continues As A Huge Growth Market During COVID-19

While the maritime world struggles with COVID-19, one industry segment continues to grow at a rapid pace: Marine Autonomy. With companies like the MIT startup, Blksail completing autonomous trials remotely,...

August 17, 2020
Total Views: 144

Thursday, August 6, 2020
Maritime News

NOAA Upgrades Hurricane Outlook to Record 25 Named Storms

HOUSTON, Aug 6 (Reuters) – The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) on Thursday increased its prediction for the number of tropical storms expected this year to as many...

August 6, 2020
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Offshore News

U.S. Gulf Put on Notice as Tropical Storm Cristobal Gains Strength

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) –Tropical Storm Cristobal, now gaining strength in the southern Gulf of Mexico, could grow into a hurricane as it moves toward the Texas and Louisiana...

June 2, 2020
Total Views: 16

Port of los angeles
Maritime News

Study: America’s ‘Blue Economy’ Worth $373 Billion in 2018

The United States’ marine economy contributed about $373 billion to the nation’s gross domestic product in 2018 and grew faster than the nation’s economy as a whole, according to new...

June 2, 2020
Total Views: 28

Monday, June 1, 2020

Fifteen global shipping companies slowed cargo ships off California coast to protect blue whales and blue skies

Program continues to expand and achieve greater environmental benefits The partners in an initiative to cut air pollution and protect endangered whales announced results from the 2019 program and recognized...

June 1, 2020
Total Views: 232

Thursday, May 21, 2020
Maritime News

NOAA Predicts Above-Normal 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season

As the United States looks towards reopening, weather forecasters say conditions are ripe for an above-normal Atlantic hurricane season in 2020. Forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center have released their...

May 21, 2020
Total Views: 14

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
arctic sea ice
Maritime News

Climate Change Hitting Top U.S. Fishery in the Arctic, NOAA Report Says

Arctic ecosystems and communities are increasingly at risk due to continued warming and declining sea ice, according NOAA’s 2019 Arctic Report Card. By Timothy Gardner and Yereth Rosen WASHINGTON/ANCHORAGE, Dec...

December 10, 2019
Total Views: 9

Monday, August 5, 2019
Maritime News

Unmanned ‘Saildrone’ Completes Antarctic Circumnavigation in Search of Carbon Dioxide

An unmanned “saildrone” has completed a 13,670-nautical-mile journey around Antarctica after successfully collecting oceanic and atmospheric carbon dioxide measurements to benefit climate change science. The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

August 5, 2019
Total Views: 31

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
nuclear icebreaker convoy
Maritime News

Arctic Posts Second Warmest Year On Record in 2018 -NOAA

By Richard Valdmanis Dec 11 (Reuters) – The Arctic had its second-hottest year on record in 2018, part of a warming trend that may be dramatically changing earth’s weather patterns,...

December 11, 2018
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown
Maritime News

NOAA Research Vessel Completes Around-the-World Science Mission After 243 Days at Sea

(NOAA) – NOAA’s largest oceanographic research vessel, NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown, steamed into its Charleston, South Carolina, home port yesterday, after a 243-day voyage around the world to conduct...

October 23, 2018
Total Views: 13

Thursday, August 16, 2018
Maritime News

Scientists Discover Stern of World War II U.S. Destroyer Off Remote Alaskan Island

For almost 75 years, the stern of the destroyer USS Abner Read lay somewhere below the dark of the Bering Sea off the Aleutian island of Kiska, where it sank...

August 16, 2018
Total Views: 7

Thursday, May 24, 2018
Maritime News

NOAA Predicts Near- to Above-Normal Atlantic Hurricane Season in 2018

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting a 75-percent chance of a near- of above-normal 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, the agency said Thursday. Forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center predict...

May 24, 2018
Total Views: 0

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
port of miami
Maritime News

NOAA Helps Big Ships Navigate PortMiami More Safely

Port officials in Miami along with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have dedicated a new real-time current mapping system that will help super-sized ships coming through the Expanded...

April 3, 2018
Total Views: 19

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

March Madness: Time-Lapse Video Shows Four Back-to-Back Nor’Easters Hitting U.S. East Coast

Check out this a new time-lapse video released by NOAA showing the four back-to-back nor’easter winter storms that impacted the U.S. East Coast in March 2018. The video was captured...

March 28, 2018
Total Views: 12