Thursday, October 13, 2016
Maritime News

Hurricane Nicole Hammering Bermuda as Category 3 Storm with Winds Near 120 mph

The island of Bermuda is taking a near-direct hit from Major Hurricane Nicole on Thursday, which exploded in strength over past 24 hours as it approached the island. According to...

October 13, 2016
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Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Maritime News

Hurricane Matthew Hammers Western Haiti With Deadly Force

By Makini Brice LES CAYES, Haiti, Oct 4 (Reuters) – The fiercest Caribbean storm in almost a decade ripped into Haiti’s southwestern peninsula early on Tuesday with 145 mile-per-hour (230...

October 4, 2016
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Monday, October 3, 2016
Blog

NASA Time-Lapse: Watch Hurricane Matthew Develop Into Intense Cat 4 Storm

Hurricane Matthew has grown into an intense Category 4 hurricane with max sustained winds of 140 mph as it approaches western Haiti on Monday. Over the weekend, Mathew actually reached...

October 3, 2016
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Maritime News

Category 4 Hurricane Matthew Intensifies in Caribbean

By Makini Brice and Joseph Guyler Delva LES CAYES/PORT-AU-PRINCE, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Hurricane Matthew intensified en route to Haiti on Monday, bringing 140-mile-per-hour (220 kph) winds and torrential rain...

October 3, 2016
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Wednesday, September 21, 2016
News

Cargo Ship Suffers ‘Severe Hull Damage’ in Grounding Near Xiamen, China

Authorities in China are racing to prevent more oil from spilling from a grounded cargo ship near Xiamen, China. Officials are saying the vessel, Gan Tai Tai Zhou, has suffered...

September 21, 2016
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Friday, September 16, 2016
Maritime News

Cargo Ship Goes Aground as Typhoon Meranti Hits China

Another casualty from Super Typhoon Meranti to report today with the grounding of a 42,000 ton containership near Xiamen, China. The ship Gan Tai Tai Zhou was at an outer...

September 16, 2016
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Thursday, September 15, 2016
Interesting

WATCH: Giant 14,000 TEU Containership Breaks Free During Super Typhoon Meranti

Strong winds produced by Super Typhoon Meranti left a path of destruction across much of southern Taiwan on Wednesday. One of the hardest hit areas was Kaohsiung City, where the...

September 15, 2016
Total Views: 72

Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Interesting

WATCH: Super Typhoon Meranti Topples Shipping Containers Like a House of Cards

Super Typhoon Meranti was packing maximum sustained winds of 178 mph (155 knots) as it moved south of Taiwan early Wednesday morning. Although the island was spared a direct hit...

September 14, 2016
Total Views: 36

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Maritime News

Super Typhoon Meranti Barrels Towards Taiwan

1800UTZ By Florence Tan and Melanie Burton SINGAPORE/MELBOURNE, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Taiwan’s commodities industry was preparing on Tuesday for heavy wind and flooding as Typhoon Meranti hurtled towards the...

September 13, 2016
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Friday, July 29, 2016
Weather

National Hurricane Center On Watch In The Atlantic

by Brian K Sullivan (Bloomberg) It’s time to start watching the Atlantic Ocean for storms that could turn into hurricanes. Two potential tropical systems are being tracked by the U.S. National...

July 29, 2016
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Friday, February 19, 2016
Maritime News

Tropical Cyclone Winston Bears Down On Fiji – 140 Knot Winds Forecasted!

TC Winston continues to strengthen and at 06UTC 19th was located about 330 NM east of Suva, Fiji and was moving west at 12 knots.  Max winds are estimated to...

February 19, 2016
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Friday, October 30, 2015
Maritime News

Rare Cyclone Gaining Strength Over Arabian Sea

  By Tom Miles GENEVA, Oct 30 (Reuters) – Cyclone Chapala, a storm gathering in the Arabian Sea, is heading for Yemen and Oman and may cause floods, landslides and...

October 30, 2015
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Thursday, February 5, 2015
Interesting

Stena Line Ferry Gets Tossed Entering Fishguard Harbour [PHOTOS]

Here are some photos sent into us of Stena Line's ferry Stena Europe getting tossed by waves as it entered Fishguard Harbour, Wales on January 31.

February 5, 2015
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Monday, January 26, 2015
Maritime News

Northeast Braces for Possibly ‘Historic’ Winter Storm, Coast Guard Urging Mariners to Take Precautions

The U.S. Coast Guard is urging mariners and coastal communities from New York City up through New England to take precautions in preparation for a possibly record-breaking winter storm.

January 26, 2015
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Monday, September 15, 2014
Maritime News

Strong Typhoon Capsizes Ferry in Manila Bay -Photos

A passenger ferry seeking shelter from a strong typhoon capsized Sunday night in Manila Bay, Philippines.

September 15, 2014
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