gCaptain Radio Episode 19 – Kidnapped

gCaptain-Radio-300x30011112

This week marks the 19th episode of gCaptain Radio sponsored by Six Maritime. gCaptain Radio is a weekly talk show discussion with gCaptain founder John Konrad and radio host Jeff Eckles. gCaptain Radio is recorded each week and available to download via mp3 or as an iTunes podcast. Click HERE to subscribe via iTunes! Or click HERE to access the RSS Feed for your android … [Read more...]

d’Amico To Build Four Chemical Tankers

damico-shipping

Luxembourg – October 24th, 2013 – d’Amico International Shipping S.A. (Borsa Italiana: DIS), an international marine transportation company, operating in the product tanker market, announced that its operating subsidiary d’Amico Tankers Limited (Ireland) has entered today in a shipbuilding contract for the purchase of four (4) additional product chemical … [Read more...]

TIME LAPSE – Watch MSC Underway Replenishment At Sea

US NAVY UNREP At Sea

In the good old days of Navy Operations, coaling stations had been located in friendly ports around the world and sailors would get shore leave while their ships were replenished with fuel and supplies. Despite the boost of morale that shore leave provided, coaling stations had two operational disadvantages: the competition between the colonial powers for suitable sites astride … [Read more...]

NOAA UPDATE On Record Breaking High Ocean Temperatures

NOAA OCean Temps

According to a new report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, this summer most of the world's oceans witnessed record warm temperatures. NOAA says that the average temperature across global land and ocean surfaces during August 2013 was 0.62°C (1.12°F) above the 20th century average, tying with 2005 as the fourth highest for August since records began … [Read more...]

Document Contradicts Indian Government’s Claim Over Ship Arrest

MV Seaman Guard Ohio

As the media responds to the recent arrest of the vessel MV SEAMAN GUARD OHIO, the predominant headlines report that the armed vessel violated Indian sovereignty by sailing within the country's 12 nautical mile "territorial waters" limit. A newly released document from the Tamil Nadu Police tells a different story. The document, written in Tamil, states that the MV Seaman … [Read more...]

gCaptain Radio Episode 18 – Hollywood

gCaptain-Radio-300x30011112

This week marks the 18th episode of gCaptain Radio sponsored by Six Maritime. gCaptain Radio is a weekly talk show discussion with gCaptain founder John Konrad and radio host Jeff Eckles. gCaptain Radio is recorded each week and available to download via mp3 or as an iTunes podcast. Click HERE to subscribe via iTunes! Or click HERE to access the RSS Feed for your android … [Read more...]

gCaptain Radio Episode 17 – Piracy In Nigeria

gCaptain-Radio-300x30011112

This week marks the 17th episode of gCaptain Radio, a weekly talk show discussion with gCaptain founder John Konrad and radio host Jeff Eckles. gCaptain Radio is recorded each week and available to download via mp3 or as an iTunes podcast. Click HERE to subscribe via iTunes! Or click HERE to access the RSS Feed for your android device. Or click HERE to find to our … [Read more...]