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Wednesday, January 11, 2023
Rhine Ship Traffic
Shipping

A Warm Winter Reduces LNG Demand And Threatens Inland Shipping In Europe

Europe’s warm and dry winter weather has decreased demand for LNG ships and a lack of snow could lower the spring water levels of major rivers like the

January 11, 2023
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Sunday, January 8, 2023
Coronal mass ejection or CME - NASA
Evergreen

Could An Electrical Pandemic Destroy Shipping?

by John Konrad (gCaptain) As China’s lockdown lifts and the world looks to the future with hope that this marks the final chapter of the worst pandemic

January 8, 2023
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Saturday, December 24, 2022
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Weather

Harsh Winter Storm Threatens US LNG Exports

By Stephen Stapczynski (Bloomberg) A winter storm battering huge swaths of the US threatens to temporarily disrupt exports of liquefied natural gas from the

December 24, 2022
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Saturday, December 3, 2022
NOAA

Even Weak Cyclones Have Grown More Intense

by Wei Mei, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Shang-Ping Xie, University of California, San Diego (via TheConversation) Tropical cyclones have

December 3, 2022
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Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Mediterranean Currents
Weather

Record Marine Heatwave Hits Mediterranean Sea

By Laura Millan Lombrana and Eric Roston (Bloomberg) On June 19, a day after thermometers rose to record highs across several parts of Spain and France, a

June 29, 2022
Total Views: 2830

Thursday, January 27, 2022
Shipping

Maersk to Share Ocean Weather Observation Data to Help Aid Climate Science

Seeking to aid climate research and weather forecasts, the world’s now-second largest shipping line will make millions of weather observations covering

January 27, 2022
Total Views: 1252

Friday, November 26, 2021
Shipping

U.S. Tankers Begin Delivering Fuel To Flood Ravaged British Columbia

By Robert Tuttle and Natalie Obiko Pearson (Bloomberg) –British Columbia has begun receiving U.S. fuel supplies by sea to help ease shortages

November 26, 2021
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Sunday, October 24, 2021
Weather

La Nina Threatens To Worsen Energy Crisis

By Bloomberg News, Oct 24, 2021 (Bloomberg) – A weather phenomenon that typically delivers harsher winters is on the way and expected to add to

October 24, 2021
Total Views: 4145

Thursday, October 14, 2021
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Weather

Double-Dip La Niña Emerges in Pacific Ocean

A La Niña has developed and will extend through the second winter in a row, according to NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a division of NOAA’s

October 14, 2021
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Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Hurricane Ida is seen in this image taken aboard the International Space Station
Weather

Storms From Texas to China Set to Worsen Global Ship Logistics Problems

By Ann Koh (Bloomberg) Global supply chains already tangled by the pandemic, labor shortages and sustained consumer demand in the U.S. are getting walloped by

September 14, 2021
Total Views: 1077

Saturday, July 24, 2021
Weather

Heat, Floods, Fires, & New Shipping Lanes: Blame The Jet Stream

By Laura Millan Lombrana (Bloomberg) Devastating floods destroyed towns in Germany and Belgium. A ruthless heatwave broiled the Western U.S. and Canada. Heavy

July 24, 2021
Total Views: 3510

Saturday, June 5, 2021
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Weather

Asia Braces For 20 Cyclones In 2021

By Kanupriya Kapoor (Reuters) – Half of the roughly 20 tropical cyclones expected to form in the western Pacific Ocean through September this year are

June 5, 2021
Total Views: 2794

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
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Accidents

Seacor Power: A Change In Temperature Equals a Change in Density which Equals an Event -Opinion

By CW4 Michael W. Carr, US Army Watercraft Master (Retired) I sailed out of Port Fourchon as Chief Mate on Crowley’s American Salvor. Reading of Seacor

May 19, 2021
Total Views: 6718

Monday, March 15, 2021
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Shipping

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

March 15, 2021
Total Views: 4596

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
NOAA Hurricane Zeta Wind Speed Probabilities
Weather

Zeta Set to Become Category 2 Hurricane Before Gulf Of Mexico Landfall

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) — Zeta is forecast to strengthen to a Category 2 hurricane before making landfall in southeastern Louisiana on

October 28, 2020
Total Views: 77

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
cargo ship
Maritime News

Global Warming Effects Presenting a ‘Major Challenge’ to Carrier Schedules in Asia

By Sam Whelan in Singapore (The Loadstar) – Typhoons and other adverse weather events are playing havoc with carrier schedules, presenting a “major

April 9, 2019
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Tuesday, April 2, 2019
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Maritime News

Wall Street Embraces Weather Risk in New Era of Storms, Drought

By Brian K. Sullivan, Alexandra Semenova and Eric Roston (Bloomberg) — Every uptick in wind speed along the Gulf of Mexico shoreline is of enormous

April 2, 2019
Total Views: 13

Monday, October 23, 2017
japan-typhoon-ocean-storm
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

October 23, 2017
Total Views: 48

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Maritime News

AccuWeather: Fewer Atlantic Hurricanes in 2017, But Three Could be ‘Major’

April 5 (Reuters) – The upcoming Atlantic Ocean hurricane season could include at least three severe tempests, but will likely involve fewer storms than

April 5, 2017
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News

Watch: Gale Force Winds Rock Ship in Durban

Some incredible video showing a ship battling high winds as it approaches Durban, South Africa. The video was published recently to Youtube with no information

April 5, 2017
Total Views: 398