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Saturday, May 24, 2008
USCG

MAIS 23 – Interview With C-130 Rescue Pilot

Download MP3: Messing About In Ships podcast episode 23 – May 15, 2008 Subscribe Via iTunes HERE Shownotes: In this episode Capt. Kelly Sweeney gives us

May 24, 2008
Total Views: 36

Interesting

The 2008 Submarine Cable Map

.Telegeography.com is selling one of the most interesting world maps I’ve seen to date. The map depicts the over 120 subsea cables including detailed

May 24, 2008
Total Views: 95

Friday, May 23, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

EPIRBs Failure – The Investigation Continues

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND SPECIAL EDITION By Robin Storm Both Captain John Konrad of gCaptain and I have written much on the importance of GPIRBs and EPIRBs

May 23, 2008
Total Views: 200

Thursday, May 22, 2008
Blog

Incident Photo Of The Week – M/V New Flame

Photo of the M/V New Flame. Marine Link has the details of this incident HERE. Video can be found

May 22, 2008
Total Views: 3

Sunday, May 18, 2008
Video

Rescue At Sea – A Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FV8WeGdDHlE . If you liked this video click HERE for one

May 18, 2008
Total Views: 3

Saturday, May 17, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

Incident Video – M/V Ice Prince

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZD9aqztvdTw . For more information on this incident view our previous coverage: English Channel Abandoment – M/V Ice

May 17, 2008
Total Views: 11

Thursday, May 15, 2008
Engines

Wartsila METHAPU – A Fuel Cell For Ships

Our friend Jean Pierre de Lutz is building a new boat using green technology and writing about it on his blog. Knowing we are interested in new technology

May 15, 2008
Total Views: 195

Uncategorized

Queen Victoria Aground – Is the curse real?

Last month in an post titled “How To Break A Bottle.. for good luck” gCaptain highlighted the bad luck expected to circle cunard’s liner

May 15, 2008
Total Views: 11

Wednesday, May 14, 2008
Uncategorized

Nuclear Ship Savannah Underway

WVEC brings us news of the world’s first commercial nuclear ship, N/S Savannah. The Savannah, a historic landmark and the world’s first

May 14, 2008
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, May 13, 2008
Blog

Incident Photo Of The Week – Research Boat Russell W. Peterson

Photo of the research boat Russell W. Peterson takes on water about 14 miles off the coast of Rehoboth Beach, Del., Monday, May 12, 2008. Video of this

May 13, 2008
Total Views: 11

Thursday, May 8, 2008
Blog

Incident Photo Of The Week – Lifeboat Bottle Explosion

The Marine Safety Forum gives us information on this lifeboat air bottle explosion: A gas bottle exploded in a lifeboat of a vessel during the process of

May 8, 2008
Total Views: 103

USCG

Coast Guard Cliff Rescue Training

. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The aircrews of Air Station Los Angeles spent the day training for cliff operations May 17 at Point Vicente Lighthouse. The air

May 8, 2008
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, May 7, 2008
Uncategorized

The BEST View Of The Malacca Straight

Photo by Peter MacDonald Here at gCaptain we are interested in all things we can drive our ships over, under or through… this includes bridges. Our

May 7, 2008
Total Views: 18

Uncategorized

Dialing 911 Worldwide – International Emergency Phone Numbers

911 Dispatch brings us this map of International Emergency phone numbers. Click HERE for the latest version. For more time zone and international dialing

May 7, 2008
Total Views: 283

Tuesday, May 6, 2008
Maritime Security

The Bright Spot – Imprisonment of Pirates

Our friend Bob Couttie of Maritime Accident Casebook asks; Pirates, A Doom With A Q? He writes: Earlier this week the US and France introduce a draft UN

May 6, 2008
Total Views: 5

gCaptain

gCaptain Birthday Contest Winners

Congratulations to Mr. Platt and Viessman, grand winners in our birthday contest. Our winners will be receiving: Apple iPod Sony Noise Canceling Headphones

May 6, 2008
Total Views: 3

Lifesaving Incidents

Mass Evacuation Of European Cruise Ship

The BBC tells us: Latvian authorities have begun evacuating hundreds of people from a cruise ship stuck on a sandbank. So far tugs have failed to free the

May 6, 2008
Total Views: 4

Sunday, May 4, 2008
Video

Pilot Station Rotterdam – Boarding the Berge Stahl

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6UKhFpkE3Q Pilots boarding the M/V Berge Stahl, the world’s largest bulk

May 4, 2008
Total Views: 16

Saturday, May 3, 2008
Uncategorized

MAIS – Maritime Podcast Episode 21

Download MP3:Messing About In Ships podcast # 21 Subscribe Via iTunes HERE Shownotes: Coming

May 3, 2008
Total Views: 3

Shipyard

Birth Of A Giant – Supertanker Construction Video

This video show the 1975 construction of the tanker M/V Batillus in St. Nazaire, France. she has since been

May 3, 2008
Total Views: 60
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