Saturday, November 5, 2022

‘Backyard Buoys’ To Improve Access To Vital Ocean Data For Indigenous And Coastal Communities

NOAA– A new ocean science effort to improve equity and inclusion is underway, thanks to a $4.98 million cooperative agreement to three regional

November 5, 2022
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Thursday, January 27, 2022

U.S. Department of Energy Announces $25 Million for Wave Energy Research Off Oregon Coast

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $25 million in funding to support research and development of commercially-viable renewable wave power

January 27, 2022
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Sunday, January 9, 2022
Rogue Wave Photo

What Is The Value Of A Wave?

(The Conversation via Reuters Connect)-Before COVID-19, global surf tourism spending was estimated at up to a $91 billion per year. And since the start of the

January 9, 2022
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Monday, December 9, 2019
Rogue Wave Photo
Maritime News

Monster 74-Foot Wave Measured Off Northern California

The low pressure system that impacted the west coast of the United States over Thanksgiving was generating monster waves rarely observed on the high seas. The

December 9, 2019
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Thursday, August 30, 2018
Gibraltar Eco Wave Power Plant

Wave Energy – Scientists Still Looking For A Killer App

by Sophie Hares (Reuters) – Energy from the ocean breakers that pound Mexico’s Pacific Coast could soon be turned into electricity as an Israeli joint

August 30, 2018
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Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Video: Ship Takes On Monster Waves

Few details available about this video just recently uploaded to Youtube, but apparently it was filmed somewhere in the North Sea. Share what you know about it

December 30, 2014
Total Views: 488

Thursday, January 31, 2013

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

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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Thursday, January 12, 2012
teahupoo tahiti big wave surfing

The Thickest, Scariest Waves Ever Surfed, Caught on Phantom Camera

BIGGEST TEAHUPOO EVER, SHOT ON THE PHANTOM CAMERA. Teahupoo, Tahiti is widely known throughout the world of surfing as having the most powerful break on the

January 12, 2012
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Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Kongsberg: Good margins and a strong maritime orders in 3Q 2011

Norwegian conglomerate Kongsberg Gruppen ASA (KOG.OS) Wednesday reported a net profit of NOK381 million, up from NOK363 million, and said a strong influx of

October 26, 2011
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Thursday, October 6, 2011

Moon Shadow, Moon Shadow – Tides Linked To Moon’s Bow-Wave

In the early 1970s, while Cat Stevens was riding the success of his song Moon Shadow , researchers proposed that the Moon’s shadow during a solar

October 6, 2011
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Saturday, August 7, 2010

Photo of the Week – BOURBON MISTRAL

Photo by Lars Grepstad On the North Sea – Photo of the Bourbon Mistral The Bourbon Mistral platform supply vessel was the first ship with the

August 7, 2010
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Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Chilean Earthquake Tsunami – Mapped

This post is brought to us by Peter Mello of Sea-fever.org (via NOAA), in two seperate installments.  The first post a map of Ocean Energy Distribution Map

March 9, 2010
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Saturday, November 29, 2008

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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