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Sunday, January 7, 2024

War, Weather Put Ocean Shippers On Notice For Rough Seas In 2024

By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Recent hostilities in the Red Sea have thrown global shippers of vital goods for a loop – but it is

January 7, 2024
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Monday, December 11, 2023
Containers are seen at Yantian port in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China July 4, 2019. Picture taken July 4, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

Storm in China Should Serve as Wakeup Call for Climate Risk

By Katy Daigle and Simon Jessop DUBAI, Dec 12 (Reuters) – As Typhoon Doksuri aimed toward mainland China, major southeast ports were

December 11, 2023
Total Views: 3198

Sunday, October 22, 2023
Brazil drought reduces Amazon river port water levels to 121-year record low. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly/File Photo

Historic Amazon Drought To Get Worse

By Beatriz Amat (Bloomberg) –There is no relief in sight for a historic drought in Brazil’s Amazon that has been disrupting river transport,

October 22, 2023
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Sunday, September 10, 2023
The Philadelphia Energy Solutions oil refinery owned by The Carlyle Group is seen at sunset in Philadelphia. Photo REUTERS/David M. Parrott

Extreme Heat Is Fast Becoming A Threat To Global Fuel Security

By Serene Cheong, Sharon Cho and Yongchang Chin (Bloomberg) –Searing temperatures from Texas to Tokyo over the summer are the latest reminder of a

September 10, 2023
Total Views: 2552

Saturday, September 9, 2023
Summer heatwave hits Southern California. REUTERS/Mike Blake

The Push To Identify Ocean Heat Waves Before They Happen

By Kendra Pierre-Louis (Bloomberg) –The world’s oceans are simmering. Some 48% of the ocean experienced marine heat waves in August, according to

September 9, 2023
Total Views: 1362

Saturday, September 2, 2023
LNG tanker at Cheniere Sabine Pass. Photo REUTERS/Marcy de Luna

US LNG Exports In August Slip As Heat, Maintenance Cut Processing

By Marianna Parraga HOUSTON (Reuters) – U.S. exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) fell in August as some processing plants reduced output and a heat

September 2, 2023
Total Views: 1258

Thursday, August 31, 2023
A girl reads a book at a bookstore, which windows are taped in anticipation of typhoon Saola in Hong Kong, China August 31, 2023. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Super Typhoon Soala Heads Towards Hong Hong

BEIJING/ HONG KONG Aug 31 (Reuters) – China issued its highest typhoon warning on Thursday as Super Typhoon Saola, packing winds of more

August 31, 2023
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Saturday, August 19, 2023
A black flag, placed to alert tourists of high waves and riptides which are unsafe for swimming, is pictured at a beach as a security measure by local authorities while the Category 4 Hurricane Hilary rushes toward Mexico's Baja California peninsula, in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico August 18, 2023. Photo via REUTERS/Monserrat Zavala

Hurricane Hilary Barrels Towards Baja California Peninsula, Southwest US

MEXICO CITY, Aug 19 (Reuters) – Hurricane Hilary hurtled towards Mexico’s Baja California peninsula on Saturday, a U.S. government agency

August 19, 2023
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Sunday, May 28, 2023
The category 4 storm was one of the strongest in decades to lash the U.S. territory of Guam.NASA Earth Observatory image by Allison Nussbaum, using VIIRS data from NASA EOSDIS LANCE, GIBS/Worldview, and the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS).

Guam Typhoon Highlights Threat To US Military’s Pacific Strategy

By Eric Roston (Bloomberg) –As Typhoon Mawar neared the coast of Guam early Wednesday, it also drew attention to an uncomfortable fact of US

May 28, 2023
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Sunday, January 15, 2023
Atmospheric Rivers: What Are They And How Does NOAA Study Them?

Atmospheric Rivers: What Are They And How Does NOAA Study Them?

NOAA–You may have heard of atmospheric rivers in the news lately due to the intense rainfall and flooding along the U.S. West Coast. These naturally

January 15, 2023
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Wednesday, January 4, 2023
Hurricane Force Storm with 40+ Foot Seas Off U.S. West Coast

Hurricane Force Storm with 40+ Foot Seas Off U.S. West Coast

An intense storm low over the eastern North Pacific is currently moving towards the northeast at about 20 kts and is producing winds of 50-70 knots with

January 4, 2023
Total Views: 19561

Monday, April 11, 2022
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Deadly Ocean Cyclones Near Africa Are Becoming More Severe

By Antony Sguazzin (Bloomberg) The deadly cyclones and tropical storms that battered southern Africa this year were made more severe by climate change,

April 11, 2022
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Monday, December 20, 2021
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Maersk Makes Winter Weather Plans for Stormy North Atlantic

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – A record-breaking Atlantic hurricane season has severely disrupted transatlantic liner services, adding to capacity

December 20, 2021
Total Views: 2981

Severe Weather Wrecks Southeast Asia as 200 Dead, Ports Shut

Severe Weather Wrecks Southeast Asia as 200 Dead, Ports Shut

By Siegfrid Alegado and Yantoultra Ngui (Bloomberg) — Severe weather disruptions hit Malaysia and the Philippines, leaving a trail of destruction among

December 20, 2021
Total Views: 1869

Friday, August 20, 2021
Tropical Storm Henri Nearing Hurricane Strength

Tropical Storm Henri Nearing Hurricane Strength

The U.S. Coast Guard is urging all mariners to prepare for Tropical Storm Henri before its predicted Sunday landfall. The NOAA NWS National Hurricane Center

August 20, 2021
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Friday, May 28, 2021
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Survivors Tell a Harrowing Tale of Lapses in India Barge Disaster

When India’s weather office sent out cyclone warnings on May 13 and most vessels moved to safety, one barge working on Oil and Natural Gas Corp.’s field

May 28, 2021
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Tuesday, July 9, 2019
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Maritime News

Tropical Storm Barry May Form in Gulf of Mexico Later This Week

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) –A tropical storm may loom in the Gulf of Mexico late Wednesday or early on July 11 as a low pressure system moves off

July 9, 2019
Total Views: 12

Monday, July 8, 2019
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Maritime News

Carr: Tropical Storm Barry – Where do we go from here?

By CW4 Michael Carr – Tropical Storm, and potentially Hurricane Barry was heading directly for us. Though still a thousand miles away, which might seem

July 8, 2019
Total Views: 22

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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Maritime News

U.S. Hurricane Season is Unnecessarily Dangerous

By Eric Roston (Bloomberg) — Forecasters are expecting this year’s North Atlantic hurricane season to be roughly average, with about 14 named storms

June 11, 2019
Total Views: 63

Sunday, October 14, 2018
Leslie to Hit Portugal as Strongest Iberian Storm Since 1842
Maritime News

Leslie to Hit Portugal as Strongest Iberian Storm Since 1842

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) — After a three-week journey around the Atlantic Ocean, Leslie was on track to hit Portugal with winds of near-hurricane

October 14, 2018
Total Views: 28


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