Article

Scary 30m (98.4ft) Wave Off Irelands West Coast Yesterday


by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 29 October 2020 747

Screenshot by Christopher Triggs

Wave heights of 50 Ft were already announced, but expectations were exceeded by reality:

According to information from "The Skipper", a monster wave measuring 30 Mtr – 98.4 Ft was recorded at 03:00 on Oct 28 by the Marine Institute M6 buoy located 200nm West of Ireland.

The wave generated by the tail end of Hurricane Epsilon was one of the highest ever recorded in Irish waters.
Source:
Source: "The Skipper"
Source:
Source: "The Skipper"
M6 Buoy - located 200nm West of Ireland
M6 Buoy - located 200nm West of Ireland
M6 Buoy - located 200nm West of Ireland
M6 Buoy - located 200nm West of Ireland
The network is managed by the Marine Institute in collaboration with Met Éireann and the UK Met Office. The Irish Weather Buoy Network is designed to improve weather forecasts and safety at sea around Ireland. The buoy network provides vital data for weather forecasts, shipping bulletins, gale and swell warnings as well as data for general public information and research.
What's your opinion on this?
Login or register to write comments and join the discussion!
Read more...

Video Vessel Entering in Dock for 5 yearly Repair/ Merchant Navy /Ship / Pilotage/ COCHIN #SailorSunilRJ13

Vessel entering in Drydock for Repairs at Cochin (Kochi) Shipyard , India.
Note: Note : I am not owner of the song used in this video , all music credits goes to his perspective owners
Song: Bomg jigre
singer: Ranjig bajwa

0

Video Safehaven Marine: Rough weather sea trials of Svitzer Oued Martil.

Here’s a nice little video of the sea trials of ‘Svitzer Oued Martil’ including some cool on-board 360 camera footage of her going through some pretty big breaking seas during rough weather testing, and some nice foggy day drone footage and trials alongside the Brittany Ferry ‘Armorique’.

0

Video Look at Life - North Atlantic Ocean - Weather Ships - April 1965

This video is another Look at Life Documentary from Volume 1 - Transport - and features the Weather Adviser - a UK Weather ship from April 1965. In all conditions, special ships maintain a constant scientific watch on the weather.

0

Article An Analysis of Pilotage Marine Accidents in Korea (2019)

published on 18 August 2020

Since the late 2000s, a debate has been sparked on the most suitable age of retirement for Korean pilots. The debate has focused on the extension of retirement age of pilots from 65 to 68 and whether this will affect the probability of marine accidents.

0

Article HMM Algeciras - The world's largest Containervessel (24,000 TEU) today

by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 29 April 2020

A Korean shipbuilder built the world's largest container ship. The shipowner is HMM, Korea's only ocean shipping company. This giant vessel is expected to provide a much needed momentum for the Korean shipbuilding and shipping industries struggling from the COVID-19 pandemic.

0

Article Incident on 31 January 2020 : A rope of the pilot ladder breaks. Pilot could still reach the vessel

by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 3 February 2020

Itajai, Brazil. Photo and video

0

Article NTSB investigation: Contact of tow with bridge pier linked to pilot’s ineffective actions

published on 2 March 2021

Contact of Cooperative Spirit Tow with Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge Pier (Mississippi, Lousiana) on March 15, 2020 caused a property damage of $1.65 million est. (barges and lost cargo).

1

Video MV Wakashio breaks in two off Mauritius coast

A Japanese bulk carrier that has spilled more than 1,000 tons of oil since running aground off the coast of Mauritius has broken in two. Officials said the split was caused by a crack in a cargo hold, after the ship's condition deteriorated severely overnight. Emergency teams and thousands of volunteers have been racing to siphon off remaining fuel on board the ship.

1

Video Golden Brilliant to EMO terminal, Mississippihaven in Port of Rotterdam

Today, the MV GOLDEN BRILLIANT, a 225 m long bulk carrier came in at sunrise, underway to EMO terminal, Mississippihaven in Port of Rotterdam. We were assisted by two tugboats, the BUGSIER 12 and MULTRATUG 3. It was cold and very windy, but the Philippino crew dit an outstanding job! The only way to say goodbye these days is the much acclaimed “ Corona Handshake” to master and crew.

1