Masters often receive competing weather routing advice due to shipowners, charterers and ship operators using their own weather service provider. While savings in time, cost, fuel, and emissions are key to optimal routing safety always takes precedence. This case example highlights some of the dilemmas that can arise. Background In early December a 33,000 DWT …
News > Archives for Darrell Converse
Darrell Converse is from Saugerties, New York and attended Cornell University where he acquired his Bachelor’s Degree in Atmospheric Science. He has 24+ years of providing meteorological and oceanographic services, from marine forecasting and optimum ship routing to performance claims and ship router training. An accredited Meteorologist (RMet) and Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society (FRMetS), Darrell has been with Fleetweather since November 2006 and is currently Duty Director on the Atlantic Orcas watch.