Monday, July 4, 2022

Chinese  Vessel Snapped In Two By Typhoon Chaba, A Dozen Bodies Retrieved

BEIJING, July 4 (Reuters) – Chinese search and rescue officials pulled 12 bodies on Monday from waters southwest of Hong Kong after an

July 4, 2022
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Monday, September 13, 2021

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

September 13, 2021
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Sunday, September 12, 2021
Tropical Storm Conson and Typhoon Chanthu NASA

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

September 12, 2021
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Typhoon Chanthu Fishing Boats

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,

September 12, 2021
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Saturday, September 11, 2021
Super Typhoon Chanthu

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

September 11, 2021
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Friday, September 10, 2021
Super Typhoon Chanthu

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

September 10, 2021
Total Views: 1766

Thursday, September 9, 2021
Super Typhoon Chanthu

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

September 9, 2021
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Wednesday, September 8, 2021
super typhoon chanthu

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

September 8, 2021
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Saturday, October 31, 2020

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

October 31, 2020
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Monday, October 23, 2017

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

October 23, 2017
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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

August 7, 2015
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Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Dragonfly superyacht

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

April 8, 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,

September 15, 2014
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Saturday, September 21, 2013
typhoon usagi

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

September 21, 2013
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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

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

August 14, 2013
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Sunday, August 11, 2013
super typhoon utor

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

August 11, 2013
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Thursday, September 27, 2012

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

September 27, 2012
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Tuesday, August 28, 2012
typhoon bolaven

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

August 28, 2012
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Friday, October 1, 2010

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

October 1, 2010
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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

July 2, 2009
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