Founded by Captain John Konrad in 2008 gCaptain has since become the world leading maritime and offshore website gCaptain is dedicated to building an interactive community of maritime professionals.

Through the use of social media tools gCaptain promotes user interaction, discussion and the sharing of both ideas and information. By bridging the communication gap between print and the end reader gCaptain fosters ideas that improve safety and increase efficiency aboard ships globally. Over the past few years, gCaptain.com has grown fast to become the leading online destination of maritime and offshore professionals. The site currently welcomes hundreds of thousands of unique visitors a month viewing over three million pages.

Despite this rapid pace of growth gCaptain remains focused in its commitment to providing news and community platforms to professionals working at sea.

Maritime And Offshore News

gCaptain’s blog is the source of news and articles written by the leading maritime and offshore experts. gCaptain’s Maritime Blog


gCaptain’s maritime forum is home to a diverse community of industry insiders and seasoned mariners, many of whom are submitting content via satellite from locations far from land; a truly unique trait that allows our members to stay consistently ahead of industry trends. With over 18,000 members, the forum is a great place to ask advice, share knowledge and communicate with members of the maritime community. gCaptain’s Maritime Forum

Job Board

gCaptain’s all new Maritime Job Board was built in response to the high demand we saw from readers, and upon its introduction, immediately became one of the most popular sections of the site. gCaptain’s Maritime Job Board


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gCaptain.com sponsorship is a great way to get your products or services in front of a targeted readership of professionals working in marine transportation, offshore oil and gas, and commercial shipping industries. For information on how you can become a gCaptain sponsor visit the advertising page or contact Mike McDonald, Director of Advertising: [email protected] 1.805.704.2536