Wednesday, December 11, 2013
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.
Saturday, September 21, 2013
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...
Thursday, August 15, 2013
Sunday, August 11, 2013
Friday, August 2, 2013
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...
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 â€œdangerousâ€ surf.
Monday, June 17, 2013
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,...
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...
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Monday, February 4, 2013
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)...
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...
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...
Monday, January 14, 2013
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...
Saturday, January 5, 2013
Monday, October 29, 2012
“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...
Maersk Line – How Do Ships Ride Out Storms Like Hurricane Sandy? [INTERVIEW]
[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/52383530[/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....
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...
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
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,...
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