Monday, September 13, 2021
Weather

Ports Close As China Upgrades Typhoon Chanthu To ‘Highest Level’

Zhejiang province upgraded its emergency response to Chanthu to the highest level on Sunday, closing ports as well as suspending air and rail services.

September 13, 2021
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Sunday, September 12, 2021
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Weather

NASA Photo Of The Day – Luzon Hit With Double Barrel Cyclones

Twin storms Typhoon Chanthu and Tropical Storm Conson flanked the northern Philippines each threatening the islands with strong winds, torrential rains, and dangerous storm surge.

September 12, 2021
Total Views: 781

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Weather

Typhoon Chanthu Hits Taiwan As A Category 3 Storm

by Peter Blaza (Reuters) Several communities remain flooded and without power, after a strong typhoon battered the Philippines’ northernmost islands, the authorities said on Sunday, displacing thousands of people. Typhoon Chanthu, which at...

September 12, 2021
Total Views: 1606

Saturday, September 11, 2021
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Weather

Super Typhoon Chanthu Weakens As It Approaches Taiwan

By Ann Wang (Reuters) Taiwan downgraded typhoon Chanthu to a medium typhoon on Saturday, saying that while it would bring heavy rain and gusting winds to most of the island...

September 11, 2021
Total Views: 796

Friday, September 10, 2021
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Weather

China Ports Brace For Super Typhoon Chanthu

By Ditas Lopez (Bloomberg) Two of China’s main ports are preparing for the arrival of Super Typhoon Chanthu, which was dumping heavy rain on the north of the Philippines Friday...

September 10, 2021
Total Views: 1683

Thursday, September 9, 2021
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Weather

Super Typhoon Chanthu Rapidly Intensifies

by Michael Carlowicz (NASA) In recent years, meteorologists and climate scientists have been awed by the rapid intensification of several tropical cyclones around the world—a phenomenon that is believed to...

September 9, 2021
Total Views: 635

Wednesday, September 8, 2021
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Weather

Super Typhoon ‘Chanthu’ Rapidly Intensifies Over Western Pacific

Typhoon Chanthu rapidly intensified has from a tropical depression to a Category 4 super typhoon over the north-western Pacific Ocean with maximum sustained winds of 135 knots (155 mph). On...

September 8, 2021
Total Views: 4401

Saturday, October 31, 2020
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Weather

Philippines Evacuates 1 Million As Super Typhoon Goni Approaches

By Neil Jerome Morales  (Reuters) – Officials have evacuated almost a million residents in the southern part of the Philippines’ main island of Luzon as a category 5 storm –...

October 31, 2020
Total Views: 163

Monday, October 23, 2017
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Weather

Typhoon Lan Heads Out To Sea, Three Dead In Japan

by Elaine Lies (Reuters) A rapidly weakening typhoon Lan made landfall in Japan on Monday, setting off landslides and flooding that prompted evacuation orders for tens of thousands of people,...

October 23, 2017
Total Views: 29

Friday, August 7, 2015
Maritime News

Taiwan Braces for Direct Hit by Powerful Typhoon Soudelor – Satellite Images

Taiwan is bracing for a direct hit by powerful Typhoon Soudelor, which earlier this week earned the title of earth’s strongest storm of 2015. Our friends over at Ocean Weather...

August 7, 2015
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
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News

Superyacht Dragonfly Comes to Vanuatu’s Rescue After Devastating Cyclone

Under the direction of the yacht owners, the crew of M/Y Dragonfly put the hammer down and sailed 1600 nautical miles over 3.5 days to reach the south Pacific island nation...

April 8, 2015
Total Views: 25

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
Total Views: 7

Saturday, September 21, 2013
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News

Typhoon Usagi Blows Dogs Off Chains in the Philippines, Hong Kong is Next

At least two people are dead and thousands are without power in the Philippines after Typhoon Usagi tore through the Luzon Strait on Thursday with wind gusts up to 160 miles...

September 21, 2013
Total Views: 3

Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Uncategorized

Typhoon Utor Claims Cargo Ship Near Hong Kong

A 190-meter bulk carrier sank Wednesday approximately 45 nautical mile southwest of Hong Kong after battling 15-meter waves and strong winds generated by Typhoon Utor.

August 14, 2013
Total Views: 92

Sunday, August 11, 2013
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News

Super Typhoon Utor Nears Luzon Coast

Utor is now a Super Typhoon with max winds of about 130 knots as it approaches the coast of Luzon and could be as strong as 135-140 knots in squalls....

August 11, 2013
Total Views: 5

Thursday, September 27, 2012
Uncategorized

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 where Chinese and Japanese...

September 27, 2012
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, August 28, 2012
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Incidents

Chinese Ships Battered in Typhoon, 5 Dead, 10 Missing

(Bloomberg) — Typhoon Bolaven killed at least eight people as it lashed the Korean peninsula with strong winds and heavy rain, capsizing fishing boats and grounding aircraft. Five fishermen from...

August 28, 2012
Total Views: 0

Friday, October 1, 2010
Weather

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 a Japanese company to develop a new technology...

October 1, 2010
Total Views: 11

Thursday, July 2, 2009
Fire Incidents

Casualty Outlook

It’s been a bad week for lifeboats, once termed ‘the Pinto of the seas’. Over at Maritime Accident Casebook three incidents during drills and training have come to light, two...

July 2, 2009
Total Views: 1

Monday, June 23, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

MV Princess Of Stars – Ferry Capsizes In Philippines Typhoon

CNN sends news of a tragic ferry capsize in the Phillipines. They write: Rescuers have found at least 33 survivors and at least six dead among the nearly 750 aboard...

June 23, 2008
Total Views: 377