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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
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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
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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
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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: 78

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
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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
Total Views: 48

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: 19

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

October 23, 2017
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Wednesday, April 5, 2017
AccuWeather: Fewer Atlantic Hurricanes in 2017, But Three Could be ‘Major’
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
Total Views: 9

Watch: Gale Force Winds Rock Ship in Durban
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: 441

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Are Ship Weather Observations Still Valuable In The Era Of Satellites?
NOAA

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

April 4, 2017
Total Views: 147

Monday, January 23, 2017
Photos: NOAA’s New Weather Satellite Sends First Images Back to Earth
Blog

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

January 23, 2017
Total Views: 35

Friday, July 29, 2016
National Hurricane Center On Watch In The Atlantic
Weather

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

July 29, 2016
Total Views: 11

Sunday, July 3, 2016
Hurricane Andrew Progression
Environment

Atlantic Hurricane Season: What to Expect In 2016

by Brian K Sullivan (Bloomberg) Colorado State University edged up its seasonal Atlantic hurricane forecast to 15, three more than in an average year. The new

July 3, 2016
Total Views: 176

Thursday, February 11, 2016
Royal Caribbean’s Nightmare Cruise: What Did the Weather Forecasts Say?
Maritime News

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

February 11, 2016
Total Views: 89

Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Unusual North Pacific Storm Tracking Through Main Shipping Lanes – UPDATE
Interesting

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

January 13, 2016
Total Views: 22

Friday, November 13, 2015
What is the Role of the Oceans in Global Warming/Climate Change?
Maritime News

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.

November 13, 2015
Total Views: 367

Tuesday, September 8, 2015
WATCH: Crazy Hail Storm Pounds Small Fishing Boat Near Naples
Maritime News

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

September 8, 2015
Total Views: 16

Friday, August 7, 2015
Taiwan Braces for Direct Hit by Powerful Typhoon Soudelor – Satellite Images
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
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Super Typhoon Soudelor Now Most Powerful Storm On Earth This Year
News

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

August 4, 2015
Total Views: 23

Monday, June 1, 2015
Interesting

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

June 1, 2015
Total Views: 1111
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