Showing posts with label navigation. Show all posts
Showing posts with label navigation. Show all posts

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Caribbean ships warned away from underwater volcano

Grenada Caribbean VOLCANO
Ships sailing in the Caribbean have been told to steer clear of an underwater volcano that is showing increased seismic activity.

Sunday, January 07, 2018

32 missing as two vessels collide off east China coast

Two vessels collided off China's east coast on Saturday night, leaving 32 crew members missing, Chinese Ministry of Transport said in a statement.

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

First China-made 'smart' ship debuts in Shanghai

China's first "smart" ship
China's first "smart" ship embedded with a domestically-developed intelligent navigation system made its debut in Shanghai Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Whale strandings linked to solar flares in new study

Whale strandings
Solar storms of the kind responsible for the Northern Lights could have caused almost 30 whales to become stranded in the North Sea last year by affecting their ability to navigate, a study has found.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Nautical maps redrawn after 7.8 quake in New Zealand

A 7.8-magnitude quake that shook the northeast of New Zealand's South Island last year has made navigation for ships unsafe, Civil Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee said Tuesday.

Friday, October 23, 2015

Mexican plea for climate consensus as hurricane nears

Mexico's climate negotiator issued a tearful plea Friday to U.N. colleagues to put aside their differences for a global pact, as a superhurricane headed for his country.

Category 5 Hurricane Patricia: Potentially catastrophic hurricane takes aim at Mexico

Hurricane Patricia has strengthened into an "extremely dangerous" Category 5 storm as it churns towards Mexico's Pacific coast, the United States National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.

Sunday, October 18, 2015

23,000 flee Typhoon Koppu’s advance

A teenager was crushed to death as powerful Typhoon Koppu tore down trees and houses and unleashed landslides and floods across a wide swath of the Philippines on Sunday, forcing thousands to flee.

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Philippines Starts Evacuation as Typhoon Lando (Koppu) Approaches

Waves may reach up to 14 meters in open sea and heavy rains and flooding should be expected.

 The Philippines is starting to evacuate residents of the Aurora Province in the Central Luzon region as typhoon Lando (Koppu) approaches.

Friday, October 16, 2015

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Typhoon Mujigae leaves 15 dead or missing in S. China

At least 15 people have died or remain missing and more than 200 others have been injured since the powerful typhoon Mujigae made a surprise landing in southern China since Sunday.

Friday, October 02, 2015

China on blue alert for typhoon Mujigae

The National Meteorological Center (NMC) on Friday issued a blue alert for the approaching typhoon Mujigae, which is expected to batter China's southern regions.

Saturday, August 22, 2015

China expects huge Typhoon Goni waves

China's State Oceanic Administration (SOA) has predicated severe waves induced by Typhoon Goni in the East China Sea and South China Sea in the coming days.

Friday, August 07, 2015

Maersk Line expects gains from new Suez Canal expansion

Maersk Line, one of the world's biggest container shipping companies, sees possible efficiency gains from the new Suez Canal expansion project.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Egypt Says ’New Suez Canal’ Ready for Business

Egypt said on Wednesday that the "new Suez Canal" was ready for navigation for all kinds of ships, as authorities geared up to launch the shipping route officially next month.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

New Suez Canal to bring fresh development projects to Egypt (El-Sisi)

Egypt will witness the establishment of several development projects following the inauguration of the new Suez Canal 6 August, according to a presidency statement quoting President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi Saturday, following his meeting with French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian in Cairo earlier in the day.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

New Suez Canal test operation to start Saturday

The new Suez Canal project will start its trial operation process on Saturday, 11 days before the official inauguration on 6 August, Al-Ahram newspaper reported on Tuesday.

Monday, July 20, 2015

Scientists Take on Earth’s Magnetic Field

Most of us hardly ever think about the Earth's magnetic field. We might be aware that it helps guide birds as they migrate and ensures that our compasses point north, but not realize that it is one of the crucial components that make life on Earth possible. Yet, the processes in the Earth’s core that create the magnetic field are poorly understood.

EL News