heavy seas


Monday, December 19, 2011
Blog

Insane Helicopter Landing in Rough Seas [VIDEO]

We don’t know much about this video except: The helicopter pilot is bad ass and; It was released by Prism Defence, an Australian-owned company that

December 19, 2011
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Wednesday, December 8, 2010
Weather

Cruise ship encounters heavy seas in Drake Passage, loses power to one engine

Check out this video of the Antarctic cruise ship, Clelia II, as it “limps” back to Argentina in heavy seas.  The vessel, with 100 passengers and

December 8, 2010
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Thursday, November 25, 2010
Uncategorized

Kristina Gjerde: Conserving the High Seas natural resource

64 percent of the world’s oceans are not protected by national law, these areas are known as the high seas. The following speech was given by Kristina

November 25, 2010
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Tuesday, September 7, 2010
Weather

VIDEO: Cruise ship Pacific Sun hits rough seas

For those of you that have been following this blog long enough know that cruise ships + foul weather = bad news for the passengers and crew.  Although the

September 7, 2010
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Saturday, July 31, 2010
Photo

Ship Photo of the Week – Storm in Valparaiso, Chile

This weeks photo comes to us via boston.com/bigpicture. Waves batter a merchant vessel stranded along the coast during a heavy storm in Valparaiso City, Chile,

July 31, 2010
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Monday, October 26, 2009
Photo

Coast Guard Officer Relieved In Montauk

Newsday.com has the story on why this photograph is making headlines. The Montauk docks were abuzz with disbelief and disappointment Saturday over the removal

October 26, 2009
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Wednesday, April 30, 2008
USCG

Coast Guard Morro Bay – Surfboat Training

The following happen so close to gCaptain Headquarters here in Morro Bay California that our CEO called from his ship to make sure the building was secure and

April 30, 2008
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Tuesday, March 4, 2008
Blog

M/V Bergensfjord – Incident Photo Of The Week

by Øystein Ellingsen Shipspotter VOX tells us: The Norwegian car ferry Bergensfjord was enroute Bergen – Hanstholm early last week when she enouctered

March 4, 2008
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Friday, December 28, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Top 10 USCG Resuces of 2007 – Video

  The US Cost Guard gives us their Top 10 Rescues of 2007: 1. Coast Guard rescue crews assist with over 160 rescues in the flood-ravaged Pacific Northwest.

December 28, 2007
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Monday, December 10, 2007
Maritime Security

The Protector – Anti Piracy Robot

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UjtH70edsGQ Want to know more about The Protector? Popular Mechanics tells us; Robots versus pirates—it’s not as

December 10, 2007
Total Views: 41