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Wednesday, October 28, 2020
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 Wednesday, possibly racking up $1 billion in damage....
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
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 challenge” to the industry as it aims...
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
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 interest to Mike Eilts. Eilts,...
Monday, October 23, 2017
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
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 usual overall, private forecaster AccuWeather predicted...
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Are Ship Weather Observations Still Valuable In The Era Of Satellites?
by: Horst von Bargen (Deutscher Wetterdienst) Meteorological satellites (geostationary at an altitude of about 36.000 km and sun-synchronous at a height of about 850 km) provide images and data in...
Monday, January 23, 2017
Photos: NOAA’s New Weather Satellite Sends First Images Back to Earth
NOAA’s next-generation weather satellite has sent its first images of Earth, well, back to Earth. NOAA released the photos on Monday. The agency said the GOES-16 satellite, the first spacecraft...
Friday, July 29, 2016
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...
Sunday, July 3, 2016
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Royal Caribbean’s Nightmare Cruise: What Did the Weather Forecasts Say?
The Anthem of the Seas departed Bayonne, New Jersey last Saturday with about 4,500 guests and 1,600 crewmembers for what was scheduled to be a 7-day roundtrip cruise to the Bahamas....
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Unusual North Pacific Storm Tracking Through Main Shipping Lanes – UPDATE
Update (Jan 14) – The intense and dangerous North Pacific storm continues to pack winds to 90 knots and wave heights to 50 feet (15.2 meters) this morning. From NOAA...
Friday, November 13, 2015
What is the Role of the Oceans in Global Warming/Climate Change?
There has been much press and controversy in recent years about global warming or climate change. Opinions range from doomsday scenarios to absolute disbelief. As a meteorologist (not climatologist), I...
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
WATCH: Crazy Hail Storm Pounds Small Fishing Boat Near Naples
Video filmed in the Gulf of Naples, Italy over the weekend of a small fishing boat stuck offshore in a dangerous hail storm, but these guys seem to just laugh...
Friday, August 7, 2015
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...
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Super Typhoon Soudelor Now Most Powerful Storm On Earth This Year
Super Typhoon Soudelor, now the strongest storm on earth in 2015, is seen in a NOAA satellite image taken in the Western Pacific Ocean at 23:43 ET (03:43 GMT)...
Monday, June 1, 2015
WATCH Massive Containership Take 40 Degree Rolls in North Atlantic WATCH
[contextly_sidebar id=”ZSOfcddaqQ4CioAklmhvvzUX1aKPD8Um”]Last year the Massive 2,992 TEU, 245 meter, containership OOCL Belgium was caught in the middle of the North Atlantic this week experiencing first-hand winter storm “Hercules“, a huge low...
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Friday, March 6, 2015
Video: Emergency Response Vessel Battles Heavy Seas
This compilation was apparently filmed aboard an Emergency Rescue and Response Vessel (ERRV) belonging to North Star Shipping. It was most likely filmed in the North Sea, possibly as the remnants...
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