Watch: Stricken ‘Tide Carrier’ Rockin’ and Rollin’ Off Norway

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kpQLLu7-Mp0 Some new video posted by Norway's Hovedredningssentralen (spelling?) shows just how hairy the situation was yesterday for the stricken Tide Carrier off Norway. As we reported, the 263-meter barge carrier was dragging anchor dangerously close to shore just south of Bergen while dealing with some heavy weather. During … [Read more...]

Watch: 2.5 Hours of a Ship in Heavy Seas

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6vnyXgIvDhc A little background here. Bigwavemaster1 works on a Emergency Response & Rescue Vessel providing support to offshore oil platforms in the North Sea - no matter how bad the weather gets. To his surprise his heavy seas videos have attracted quite a bit of interest on Youtube. But as he points, he doesn't have the option to … [Read more...]

WATCH: Boxing Day Storm in North Sea

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0QIM6FSnBc Another great heavy seas video posted by Bigwavemaster1, who works on an Emergency Response & Rescue Vessel providing support to offshore oil platforms in the North Sea. The video was filmed on Boxing Day (December 26) as Storm Conor hammered the UK with heavy wind and rain. … [Read more...]

WATCH: Navy Ship Takes Huge Wave Over Bow

This video was actually uploaded last December but is just now going viral thanks to Reddit. The video shows the Royal New Zealand Navy's Protector-class offshore patrol vessel HMNZS Otago battling 20-meter swells and 50 mph winds in the Southern Ocean. … [Read more...]