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)...

August 4, 2015
Total Views: 7

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...

June 1, 2015
Total Views: 731

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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Maritime News

Storm Shuts Down World’s Biggest Coal Port

Australia's Newcastle port, the world's biggest coal export port, has stopped all ship movements due to a cyclonic storm lashing the country's east coast, a port spokeswoman said on Wednesday.

April 22, 2015
Total Views: 25

Friday, March 6, 2015
Maritime News

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...

March 6, 2015
Total Views: 98

Friday, February 20, 2015
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Maritime News

Chesapeake Bay Frozen

“The ice in the northern parts of the Chesapeake is up to a foot thick in some places,” commented Mike Reagoso, Vice President of McAllister Towing’s Mid-Atlantic Operations. Record-breaking cold...

February 20, 2015
Total Views: 44

Monday, January 12, 2015
Borgholm Dolphin

North Sea Storm Makes Life Uncomfortable Aboard the Borgholm Dolphin [VIDEO]

When a gale blew through the North Sea recently kicking up a huge sea state, the Aker H3-design accommodation platform Borgholm Dolphin was caught right in the middle of it. The...

January 12, 2015
Total Views: 397

Thursday, January 8, 2015
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Maritime News

Cold Morning on the Chesapeake

It was a very cold morning on the east coast of the United States today as the jet stream dipped deep into the southern states bringing with it single digit temperatures....

January 8, 2015
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Video: Ship Takes On Monster Waves

Few details available about this video just recently uploaded to Youtube, but apparently it was filmed somewhere in the North Sea. Share what you know about it or your own...

December 30, 2014
Total Views: 256

Monday, December 8, 2014

At Least 21 Dead After Typhoon Hagupit Blasts Central Philippines

At least 21 people were reported dead, many of them drowned as flood waters rose in Borongan, the main town in Eastern Samar, where typhoon Hagupit made first landfall, the Philippine National Red Cross said on Monday.

December 8, 2014
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Saturday, December 6, 2014
Maritime News

One Million Evacuated As Powerful Typhoon Hagupit Slams Philippines

A powerful typhoon roared into the eastern Philippines on Saturday, bringing lashing rain and strong winds that felled trees, ripped off tin roofs and toppled power lines in areas still bearing the scars of a super typhoon 13 months ago.

December 6, 2014
Total Views: 2

Friday, December 5, 2014
Maritime News

Philippines Braces for Powerful Typhoon Hagupit

Around half a million people fled coastal villages and landslide-prone areas in the central Philippines on Friday, a day before a powerful typhoon was expected to hit the island nation where thousands died in a storm 13 months ago.

December 5, 2014
Total Views: 7

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Bering Sea Storm Is One for Record Books

Post-tropical cyclone Nuri is officially one for the Bering Sea record books, and that’s saying something… At approximately 06:00 UTC November 8, (10 p.m. AKST, Friday, November 7), the National...

November 8, 2014
Total Views: 121

Friday, November 7, 2014
Maritime News

Bering Sea In Crosshairs of Monster Storm

Today into Saturday, the Bering Sea will feel the brunt of the strongest storm to hit the region in decades, and maybe even ever, the National Weather Service predicts.

November 7, 2014
Total Views: 27

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Super Typhoon Vongfong Packing 189 MPH Wind Gusts in Western Pacific

Super Typhoon Vongfong is now the most intense storm recorded on planet earth in 2014 packing wind gusts up to 189 mph as it makes its way across the Western...

October 8, 2014
Total Views: 11

Monday, July 7, 2014
Maritime News

Super Typhoon Neoguri Bears Down on Japan

High winds, crashing waves and a dangerous storm surge may strike Okinawa, including its capital Naha, as Super Typhoon Neoguri nears Japan.

July 7, 2014
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Wednesday, April 9, 2014
El Nino Ocean Temperature

El Nino Odds High As Pacific Ocean Warms

By Phoebe Sedgman (Bloomberg) – An El Nino weather pattern, which can parch parts of Australia and Asia while bringing rains to South America, will probably develop in the next...

April 9, 2014
Total Views: 3

Saturday, December 28, 2013
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Maritime News

Australia’s Iron Ore Ports Prepare As Cyclone Christine Nears

Ports in Australia's Pilbara region, through which almost half of the world's seaborne iron ore is shipped, were sending ships out to sea on Saturday ahead of a tropical cyclone that is forecast to reach the coast by Tuesday.

December 28, 2013
Total Views: 2

Friday, December 27, 2013
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Maritime News

Cyclone Brewing Off Australia Heads For Iron Ore Ports

"Operations are continuing and we are closely monitoring the situation," - Rio Tinto

December 27, 2013
Total Views: 0

Wednesday, December 18, 2013
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Earth’s Weather Visualized

The weather on planet Earth, 18 December 2013. Click this link for an interactive version or to see other areas of the world.  

December 18, 2013
Total Views: 32

Friday, December 13, 2013

Storm Xaver Tosses a North Sea Standby Safety Vessel [VIDEO]

The Grampian Protector, a 44-meter Emergency Response and Rescue Vessel was working in the North Sea last week during the nasty storm Xaver. One of the vessels’ crew took the...

December 13, 2013
Total Views: 77