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Saturday, December 28, 2013
Tropical Cyclone Christine map
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

December 28, 2013
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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

December 27, 2013
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Wednesday, December 18, 2013
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Blog

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
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Friday, December 13, 2013
Interesting

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

December 13, 2013
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Wednesday, December 11, 2013
News

Bosphorus Strait Closed Due to Snow Storm

ISTANBUL, Dec 11 (Reuters) – Turkey shut its Bosphorus Strait, a key shipping channel for Russian cargo, to tanker traffic on Wednesday after a snowstorm

December 11, 2013
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Monday, September 30, 2013
Incidents

Scores Missing After Typhoon Sinks Chinese Fishing Boats

Seventy-four Chinese fishermen were missing after a typhoon in the South China Sea sank three ships, the official Xinhua News Agency reported

September 30, 2013
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Saturday, September 21, 2013
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News

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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Thursday, August 15, 2013
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North Atlantic Tropics Becoming Active

TS Erin formed late Wednesday over the eastern North Atlantic and was moving west-northwestward at about 13 knots with max winds of about 35 knots.

August 15, 2013
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Sunday, August 11, 2013
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News

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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Friday, August 2, 2013
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News

Monstrous Saharan Dust Cloud Puts the Kabosh on Atlantic Hurricanes

This week, NOAA’s Terra/MODIS satellites detected a massive plume of dust moving off the coast of Africa, born from a storm far inland. This plume,

August 2, 2013
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Monday, July 29, 2013
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TS Flossie May Become First to Hit Hawaii Since 1992

Tropical Storm Flossie, which may become the first such system to hit Hawaii in 21 years, closed ports as it pounded parts of the state with

July 29, 2013
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Monday, June 17, 2013
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Blog

SPOTD: Crocodile Encounters Ominous Front Offshore Long Island

This photo was taken from the sailing yacht “Crocodile”, a Beneteau First 40.7 while transiting offshore the coast of Long Island and New Jersey

June 17, 2013
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Thursday, April 4, 2013
News

National Weather Service Redefines Hurricane Warning System

The U.S. National Weather Service (NWS) on Thursday announced some key changes to its Hurricane warning system, particularly in the way it handles

April 4, 2013
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Tuesday, March 12, 2013
News

1993 Superstorm Remembered

This week, back in 1993, was one of the most intense East Coast Storms ever seen. Early on March 13, 1993 an unusually severe extratropical low moved ashore

March 12, 2013
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Monday, February 4, 2013
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News

Storm Rages North of Scotland With 17 Meter Significant Wave Heights

An intense hurricane force storm is forecast to move from south of Iceland towards the coast of Norway on Monday with a large area of winds forces 10-12 (50-70

February 4, 2013
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Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Uncategorized

BOOM! Intense North Atlantic Storm Drops to 930 Millibars! [REVIEW]

Last weekend saw an unusually intense hurricane force extratropical storm low over the North Atlantic.  An active weather pattern started showing up on

January 29, 2013
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Thursday, January 24, 2013
Interesting

Historic North Atlantic Storm On Track for Saturday – UPDATE

Update: The storm “bombed out” at 930mb on Saturday. For reference Hurricane Sandy was measured at 940 millibars. Update: A 1003mb low off the

January 24, 2013
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Monday, January 14, 2013
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News

Dangerous Storm Brewing in Northern Pacific Could Be Stronger than Sandy

A dangerous winter storm is developing rapidly over the western North Pacific east of Japan, one that has the potential to be even more powerful than Hurricane

January 14, 2013
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Saturday, January 5, 2013
News

1,000 Ships Locked in Ice off China

Temperatures in China have plunged to their lowest in almost three decades, cold enough to freeze coastal waters and trap 1,000 ships in ice, official media

January 5, 2013
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Monday, October 29, 2012
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Riding Out a Hurricane in a Ship

By Max Hardberger: The decision to ride a hurricane out at sea should never be taken lightly. There may be times when there is no other option – the

October 29, 2012
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