Archive for the ‘Weather’ Category

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Germany, Kiel Canal – Canal re-opened * Indonesia, Batam – Bad weather during berthing * Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Marine works in ex-Wan Chai Public Cargo Working Area Basin * Hong Kong, Hong Kong...
October 31st, 2013 | Bunkering, Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

A GAC SMHI weather warning

A GAC SMHI weather warning
This message comes form GAC SMHI: A very intense low is moving NE-wards over British Isles on October 28 and causing severe weather conditions in the area between Cape Finisterre and Ireland. Expect STORM (perhaps VIOLENT STORM) and sign sea 7-10 meters, maximum wave height around 15 meters on October...
October 25th, 2013 | Breaking News, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Oceanology, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Nigeria, all ports – Holidays declared for Eid-el-Kabir * Yemen, all ports – Attack on vessel south-west of Socotra * Oman, Port Sultan Qaboos – Port to cease commercial vessel activities * India,...
October 11th, 2013 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Holidays, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Severe weather warning for South Africa – 27-28 September 2013

Severe weather warning for South Africa – 27-28 September 2013
2013-09-25 21:48:21 – A very intense low is moving slowly E wards in the waters south of Africa and causing severe weather conditions in the area. Expect strong gale or STORM and high sea (sign. 6-9 meters) from Cape of Good Hope along the coast to south of Durban from 27 to 28 September. From...
September 25th, 2013 | Breaking News, Weather | Read More

ISAF Match Race Rankings – 25 September 2013

ISAF Match Race Rankings – 25 September 2013
Wednesday 25 September 2013 – Taylor Canfield (ISV) remains at World #1 in the Open Rankings for the second successive release whilst Lucy Macgregor (GBR) continues to hold a strong advantage in the Women’s Rankings. Open Rankings Taylor Canfield (ISV) maintains his World #1 spot in the...
September 25th, 2013 | Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

GAC SMHI: Severe weather alert in South China Sea:Typhoon Usagi – 21 September 2013

GAC SMHI: Severe weather alert in South China Sea:Typhoon Usagi – 21 September 2013
IMPORTANT WEATHER NOTIFICATION! Typhoon Usagi was located at 21/0900Z near 2054N/12012E approximately 260NM S of Taipei and has tracked W at 10 knots over the past 6 hours. The observed intensity is about 120 knots with gusts at 145 knots. The typhoon will track WNW-W at 10-12 knots in the next 72 hours. Usagi...
September 21st, 2013 | Breaking News, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily* news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Indonesia, Bontang – Pilot & barge services tariff to rise * Bermuda, all ports – Tropical Storm Gabrielle heading toward Bermuda DATE: September 10, 2013 COUNTRY: Indonesia PORT: Bontang Pilot...
September 11th, 2013 | Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Germany, Kiel Canal – Kiel Canal strike update (16 August) * United States, all ports – Hurricane Condition Report from Gulf of Mexico * Singapore, Pasir Panjang – Underwater drilling and blasting...
August 16th, 2013 | Canals, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * South Africa, Cape Town – Possible delays due to adverse weather * Hong Kong, all ports – Severe Typhoon Utor DATE: August 13, 2013 COUNTRY: South Africa PORT: Cape Town Possible delays due to adverse...
August 13th, 2013 | Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Milos, Kimolos et al*

Milos, Kimolos et al*
No, its not New Mexico; simply the Sarakiniko at Milos!   Serifos Aphrodite is being claimed like Homer, for whom seven Hellenistic cities lay claim as their native son! The world says that Cyprus and in particular Paphos is Aphrodite’s birthplace, but the statue of Aphrodite of Milos was indeed...
August 11th, 2013 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Fashion, Food and Drink, Holidays, Marinas, Maritime History and Museums, Mining, News, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Brazil and Japan Spring Surprise On Day One At ISAF Nations Cup

Brazil and Japan Spring Surprise On Day One At ISAF Nations Cup
Wednesday 7 August 2013 – A dramatic first day of the ISAF Nations Cup in Middelfart, Denmark, saw the pre-event pundits eating their words as Brazil’s Henrique Haddad and Japan’s Wataru Sakamoto emerged at the top of Group B of the Open competition with four wins out of five each. The...
August 7th, 2013 | Sailing, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Lovely Rita*…err lovely weather…!

Lovely Rita*…err lovely weather…!
Regent Street, London, Saturday 3rd of August 2013, 16:45 BST; Any comment? – photo: courtesy John Faraclas Lovely Rita*…err lovely weather…! by the Beachcomber  …err John Faraclas I am sure that over the last three months that you watch my live Friday interviews at SBC TV, in which...
August 6th, 2013 | People and Places, Weather | Read More

Observing London

Observing London
photo credit Anny Zade Observing London Efforts to compile data from hundreds of weather stations across the capital are underway. What story will they tell? (source: Lloyd’s of London) The London and Lloyd’s insurance market is famous for its ability to analyse and insure properties and other...
July 22nd, 2013 | Climate, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Environment, Weather | Read More

The Dry Sail

The Dry Sail
  @JM LIOT / TFV / ASO 17 JULY 2013 Overnight >>> TV ALERT: Please find below our FTP details for free rights footages <<< >>>WEB ALERT: Please find below our FTP details and our youtube link for free rights daily 90’Clip Key points: – First transition day...
July 18th, 2013 | Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * United States, all ports – Termination of 2 MHz distress watchkeeping service * Oman, Salalah Port – Section of distressed vessel sited * Singapore, Singapore – Dumping of excavated materials *...
June 20th, 2013 | Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Forecasters agree on active hurricane season ahead

Forecasters agree on active hurricane season ahead
Oceanic and atmospheric conditions in the Atlantic basin are expected to produce more and stronger hurricanes this year compared to last, according to expert forecasters. But how accurate is the data? (source: Lloyd’s of London) There is a growing consensus that this year’s hurricane season,...
June 4th, 2013 | Climate, Environment, News, Oceanology, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * United Kingdom, all ports – High winds affecting UK ports * Germany, Kiel Canal – Lock closure for maintenance works * Namibia, all ports – Oil found off Namibian coast * Brazil, Santos –...
May 24th, 2013 | Canals, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * United States, all ports – Ecuador National Holidays/May 2013 * United States, all ports – Hurricane Seasonal Alert Initiated in the Port of New York and New Jersey * Singapore, Singapore – REPAIR...
May 21st, 2013 | Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

The “Tara Oceans Polar Circle” expedition departs from Lorient

The “Tara Oceans Polar Circle” expedition departs from Lorient
On May 19th 2013, the schooner Tara embarked on a new scientific adventure: The Oceans Polar Circle expedition. Tara will travel 25 000 ams around the Arctic Ocean via the Northeast and Northwest passages, returning to Lorient in December 2013. The new challenge brings together biologists and oceanographers...
May 21st, 2013 | Charity, Climate, Environment, News, Oceanology, Story of the Day, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * India, Cochin – Monsoon restrictions * Singapore, Singapore – Dredging off Pasir Panjang Terminal DATE: May 17, 2013 COUNTRY: India PORT: Cochin Monsoon restrictions With the onset of the South West...
May 17th, 2013 | Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Discipline and good planning the ingredients for Greece’s momentum to win investments

Discipline and good planning the ingredients for Greece’s momentum to win investments
As the long summer period in Greece, with its climate blessed by the Olympian Gods, is on, the focus for all goes beyond traditional tourism and holidays; Marine Clubs all over Greece and in Attica, such as the Vouliagmeni Marine Club attract the business crowds faithful and the international sea sports...
May 11th, 2013 | Breaking News, Charity, Clubs, Marinas, Sports, Tourism, Weather, Yachting | Read More

HOT Port News from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * United Kingdom, Immingham – Adverse weather * Togo, Lome – Stevedores’ strike ends * Singapore, all ports – Haze in Singapore Strait & port waters DATE: March 26, 2013 COUNTRY: United...
March 26th, 2013 | Ports & Terminals, Strikes, Weather | Read More

HOT Port News from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * United Kingdom, Mersey – Essential lock maintenance works planned * Australia, Newcastle – Reduced channel depth * Australia, all ports – Bad weather affecting Queensland coal ports * Mexico, Coatzacoalcos...
March 19th, 2013 | Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

HOT Port News from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * United States, all ports – Asian Gypsy Moth * Singapore, Pasir Panjang – Revised details for dredging off Terminal * Turkey, Turkish Straits – Bad weather halts pilotage services * Brazil, all...
March 15th, 2013 | Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

HOT Port News from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Australia, Hay Point – Terminal operations affected by bad weather * Italy, Trieste – Tugs services tariff reducation DATE: March 05, 2013 COUNTRY: Australia PORT: Hay Point Terminal operations affected...
March 5th, 2013 | Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Weather | Read More