Learn about precautions every seafarer must follow while encountering tropical storms or navigating in areas with frequent occurrence.
Diar Yudianto sent us some great photographs of rough weather in the Taiwan Strait while sailing on tanker vessel MT Sun Hope. They have been selected as our photo of the day. Check them out.
Our photo of the day has been sent by Chief Officer Kyle Marks from Australia. The photograph depicting an approaching tropical revolving storm (TRS) has been taken from a AHTS vessel Far Sky.
Rogue waves (also called freak waves) can be dangerous to ships at sea. Learn about the various effects of rogue waves on ship’s structure.
Checkout this terrifying footage showing Royal New Zealand Navy’s Vessel HMNZS Otago smashing into monstrous waves while passing through a storm.
Checkout this video of the Storm Gertrude filmed by Bigwavemaster (from an Emergency Response and Rescue Vessel) about 100 nautical miles north east of Shetland.
Hurricane Patricia was powerful enough to move an enormous bulk carrier like a toy but remarkably failed to claim a single life. Watch the video inside.
Watch the video of a cargo ship carrying more than 30,000 wooden logs caught in a fierce storm. The ship was on its way from United States to China when it faced the storm near Kuril Islands.