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 wave heights were recorded...

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

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 venture finalizes permits and financing...

August 30, 2018
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Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Blog

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 or your own...

December 30, 2014
Total Views: 264

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 motorcyclist, his bike...

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 owner of Ocean Weather Services.  Ocean Weather...

June 24, 2012
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Thursday, January 12, 2012
teahupoo tahiti big wave surfing
Blog

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 planet.  There are certainly...

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 new orders is continuing for its...

October 26, 2011
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Thursday, October 6, 2011
moonshadow-over-earth
Uncategorized

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 eclipse could set off waves of upper atmosphere...

October 6, 2011
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Saturday, August 7, 2010
Photo

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 Ulstein’s X-Bow design which...

August 7, 2010
Total Views: 38

Tuesday, March 9, 2010
Uncategorized

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 from Chile Earthquake...

March 9, 2010
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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 we would love to see your...

November 29, 2008
Total Views: 57