rogue-waves


Thursday, March 3, 2016
Rogue Wave Photo
Blog

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.

March 3, 2016
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Thursday, January 31, 2013
Multimedia

Wave Crashes Over Italian Seawall, Car and Motorcyclist Swept into Harbor [VIDEO]

The closed-circuit cameras on a yacht in Portosole, Sanremo, Italy captured the moment when on Jan. 23, 2013 a wave crashed over the sea wall, sending a

January 31, 2013
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Sunday, June 24, 2012
Blog

A Mariner’s Guide to Waves

The following article provided by the marine weather blog Ocean Weather Services blog and written by Fred Pickhardt, a professional marine meteorologist and

June 24, 2012
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Monday, January 3, 2011
ROGUE-WAVE
Incidents

Rogue Wave Kills Two Aboard Tanker In Mid-Atlantic

The captain and chief engineer of an oil tanker en route from Tallinn, Estonia, to Houston, Texas, were killed Thursday when a big wave raked the ship

January 3, 2011
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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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Tuesday, January 27, 2009
Blog

Cruise Ship In Storm – Cruise Ship Balmoral Hits Rough Seas – Incident Photos

For the full list of gCaptain’s incident photos, CLICK HERE For most, the notion of a bad time on a luxurious vacation aboard a cruise ship is eating

January 27, 2009
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Saturday, November 29, 2008
Photo

ships in heavy weather – at sea photo slideshow

We found this interesting YouTube video of ships battling heavy seas and rogue waves. These photos have been provided by SplashVision.com. Here at gCaptain.com

November 29, 2008
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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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Saturday, February 2, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

M/V Explorer Found

BitterEnd reports that the Royal Navy Ice patrol ship HMS ENDURANCE, which amongst other tasks is carrying survey work in the Antarctic on behalf of the United

February 2, 2008
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Sunday, December 16, 2007
Weather

Shedding light on rogue waves

Physics World points us to an article from the most respected journal in science; Nature. They tell us; Every so often mariners report the sighting of a huge

December 16, 2007
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Sunday, October 21, 2007
Blog

Incident Photo of the Week – Norwegian Dream

Photo of the Norwegian Dream after encoutering a sucession of 25+ foot waves in 2005 colliding with the ‘Ever Decent’ while transiting the the

October 21, 2007
Total Views: 625

Monday, June 4, 2007
Video

The Deadliest Catch – Rogue Wave Edition

Some Rogue Wave Footage from “The Deadliest Catch”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_8hOai9hGQ&mode=related&search= Here is another

June 4, 2007
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