Ship left shelter while the anchors were still being secured.
Uk investigation rightly censured Captain
for not taking the time to do this in sheltered waters.
There was no freak wave.
Loaded freeboard forward
on tankers has slowly decreased over the years,
making "freak" waves more common.
The FR8 Venture was a nearly new ship.
"freak" is usually Tromedy jargon
for any wave that results in casualties/damage,
implying that such a wave can or should not be designed for.