Wednesday, December 11, 2013

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 reduced visibility and strong winds...

December 11, 2013
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Monday, September 30, 2013

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 today.

September 30, 2013
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Saturday, September 21, 2013
typhoon usagi

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 up to 160 miles...

September 21, 2013
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Thursday, August 15, 2013

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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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 squalls....

August 11, 2013
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Friday, August 2, 2013
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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, called the Saharan Air Layer...

August 2, 2013
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Monday, July 29, 2013

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 “dangerous” surf.

July 29, 2013
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Monday, June 17, 2013
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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 during a recent delivery from Newport,...

June 17, 2013
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Thursday, April 4, 2013

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 post-tropical cyclones. NWS says the the changes...

April 4, 2013
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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

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 from the...

March 12, 2013
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Monday, February 4, 2013
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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 knots)...

February 4, 2013
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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

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 computer models more than a week earlier...

January 29, 2013
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Thursday, January 24, 2013

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 Middle Atlantic Coast this afternoon will move and deepen very...

January 24, 2013
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Monday, January 14, 2013
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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 Sandy. During the...

January 14, 2013
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Saturday, January 5, 2013

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 said at the weekend....

January 5, 2013
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Monday, October 29, 2012

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 Coast Guard...

October 29, 2012
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“Sandy” Surpasses 1991 “Perfect Storm” – Wave Height Analysis

With the center of Hurricane Sandy approaching the East Coast, many are reminded of the October 1991 storm that would eventually become known as “The Perfect Storm” and immortalized in...

October 29, 2012
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Maersk Line – How Do Ships Ride Out Storms Like Hurricane Sandy? [INTERVIEW]

[vimeo][/vimeo] Steffen Conradsen, Head of Global Execution at Maersk Line, the world’s largest containership owner, gives us some insight into the decision-making process when ships encounter storms like Hurricane Sandy....

October 29, 2012
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Thursday, September 27, 2012

Super Typhoon Jelawat Complicating Standoff Over Disputed Islands

(Bloomberg) — Taiwan warned of floods and landslides as the second super typhoon in two weeks ripped through the East China Sea and headed for islands where Chinese and Japanese...

September 27, 2012
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Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Press Releases

ECA Tracking – Onboard Support For Vessel Emission Control Areas

Onboard weather routing software provides Emission Control Areas (ECAs) and calculation tools for ships to evaluate the most cost effective voyage track. Using the latest version of AWT’s BonVoyage System,...

September 5, 2012
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