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Majority of Bahamas not hit by Hurricane Dorian

By Dorie Cox Hurricane Dorian, a Category 5 storm, made international headlines for nearly two weeks after tearing across two major island areas in the north of the Bahamas. Even…

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Lionfish Challenge eliminates 23,000 fish

During the fourth annual Lionfish Challenge, held May 18 to Sept. 2, 23,451 lionfish were taken out of the ocean. There were 349 people registered for the challenge, and 148…

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Ørsted, GE announce plans for wind farms off U.S. coast

Danish renewable energy company Ørsted has announced plans to build two wind farms in U.S. waters off the coasts of Maryland and New Jersey using the Haliade-X 12MW, billed as…

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Second weather system ‘steered’, stalled Dorian

By Amanda Delaney Forecasting for Hurricane Dorian’s track was a challenge, especially once the system moved into the Eastern Caribbean Sea.  Dry air and, at the time, Tropical Storm Dorian’s…

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FarSounder expands field of view

Rhode Island-based FarSounder has increased its navigation sonars’ capabilities by broadening the field of view up to 120 degrees.  The company’s sonars currently provide users a 90-degree field of view…

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Monaco19: Day 3 with crew on the docks

Clouds hung high on the mountain but never descended on the 29th edition of the Monaco Yacht Show on Friday. Albert II, Prince of Monaco, was in attendance on the…

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Monaco19: Captains want to be part of noise pollution solution

By Lucy Chabot Reed Several captains stepped forward during a discussion yesterday about how noise pollution in the oceans impacts marine life to offer their support collecting data. After hearing…

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Monaco19: Scene on the docks

The 29th edition of the Monaco Yacht Show opened under sunny but breezy skies as yacht crew welcomed visitors, brokers, journalists and guests. This year, the average length of the…

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Monaco19: Making slow progress in U.S. visa, entry challenge

By Lucy Chabot Reed The people who navigate the field between non-U.S. yacht crew and U.S. immigration officials offered several hopeful messages at a seminar yesterday during the Monaco Yacht…

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Motoryacht Loon’s crew works unique ‘charter’ after Hurricane Dorian

Story and photos by Dorie Cox “It was just like charter,” said Capt. Paul Clarke of M/Y Loon. “But instead of champagne, we were running water to the beach.” But…

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