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Troubling Path For First Hurricane Of Atlantic Season

Florence became the first major hurricane of the 2018 Atlantic season as it pushes toward Bermuda and the United States. After forming near the Cabo Verde islands, Florence became a hurricane yesterday and strengthened to a Category 3 hurricane this morning with maximum sustained winds of 125 mph. It’s northwesterly …

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Ready To Launch Ocean Cleanup Sweeper

A 600-meter plastic-sweeper set to head to the Pacific Ocean to clean up the notorious floating Great Garbage Patch is finally ready for launch. The gigantic ‘pac man’ system consists of a 600-meter-long floating tube that sits at the surface of the water, with a tapered 3-meter-deep skirt attached below …

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Buyer For Bavaria In Sight

Unnamed investor announces a quick restart in an interview with the regional newspaper A new owner for Bavaria Yachtbau looks to be in sight, with reports that a bidder’s binding offer is on the shipyard’s desk with specifics of the sale already having been negotiated. According to reports in the …

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Safety Concerns About LED Lighting

While LED lights are more efficient than traditional lighting, a Marine Safety Alert from the U.S. Coast Guard is putting their use on boats under scrutiny. The USCG has received reports from crews, ship owners, inspectors and other mariners regarding poor reception on VHF frequencies used for radiotelephone, digital selective calling (DSC) …

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