Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Bulk Carrier Crew Member Killed by Large Wave Off Nova Scotia

A crew member of a bulk carrier has died and three others injured after their ship was hit by a large wave several hundred miles off the coast of Nova...

February 3, 2021
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Wednesday, March 20, 2019
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Maritime News

Study Shows Rogue Waves Are Becoming More Extreme

They are every mariner’s worst nightmare. A wave twice the height of the average sea state that seemingly comes out of nowhere. Rogue waves have been blamed for countless lost...

March 20, 2019
Total Views: 48

Thursday, January 24, 2019
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Maritime News

Researchers Recreate Rogue Wave in Lab, Shedding Light on How They Form in Open Ocean

Researchers at the Universities of Oxford and Edinburgh have worked out the unique set of conditions that allow for the creation of ‘freak’ or ‘rogue’ waves that can seemingly appear...

January 24, 2019
Total Views: 340

Thursday, August 30, 2018
Maritime News

This Video of a Lab Simulated Rogue Wave Will Make Your Palms Sweat

It’s a sailor’s worst nightmare. A monster wave that comes out of nowhere, two to three times bigger than the others. In certain cases, waves like this are capable of...

August 30, 2018
Total Views: 517

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Study Finds Massive Rogue Waves Aren’t as Rare as Previously Thought

UM Rosenstiel scientist and colleague’s findings are critical for safe operations at sea University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science scientist Mark Donelan and his Norwegian Meteorological...

March 9, 2017
Total Views: 61

Thursday, March 3, 2016
Rogue Wave Photo

Warning: Rogue Wave Ahead — Predicting the Ship Killing Waves

Rogue waves are real sea monsters. Rising many times higher than surrounding waves, they have the power to sink ships and to cripple offshore platforms. Recently, engineers from MIT have...

March 3, 2016
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Thursday, August 14, 2014
Maritime News

Passenger Ferry Slammed By Rogue Wave

A passenger ferry became disabled Wednesday off Massachusetts reportedly after being hit by a rogue wave.

August 14, 2014
Total Views: 37

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Maritime News

Large Wave Injures Three Aboard Cargo Ship

Three crewmembers from a 587-foot cargo ship were injured Sunday afternoon after the vessel was reportedly struck by a large wave about 500 miles south of Kodiak, Alaska, prompting a medevac.

April 22, 2014
Total Views: 36