Captain John Konrad is the founder and CEO of gCaptain and author of the book Fire On The Horizon. He is licensed to captain the world's largest ships and has sailed from ports around the world. John has built some of the world's most advanced ships and managed billion-dollar offshore construction projects in some of the world's harshest marine environments. John is a distinguished alumnus of New York Maritime College.
Thursday, September 2, 2021
Wednesday, September 1, 2021
US Strengthens Ties With Israeli Navy
US Navy and Israeli Navy have strengthened ties by conducting combined maritime security patrols in the Red Sea. Four Israeli and U.S. Navy ships sailed together in the Gulf of...
Monday, August 23, 2021
Wednesday, August 18, 2021
Biden Extends Mask Order At US Ports And Ferries
The Biden administration confirmed late on Tuesday it plans to extend requirements for travelers to wear masks aboard ferries, at ports, and all other public transportation modes. The Transportation Security...
Monday, August 16, 2021
Friday, August 13, 2021
US Navy ‘SWO Bill’ May Bring STCW To Warships
by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Today, Congressmen Rob Wittman and Mike Gallagher introduced the Surface Warfare Officer Leadership Enhancement (SWOLE) Act that will change how navy ship drivers are trained....
Thursday, August 12, 2021
Watch Admiral Fagan Discuss Diversity
In June of this year, the U.S. Coast Guard welcomed Adm. Linda L. Fagan as its new Vice Commandant. In doing so, she becomes the first female four-star Admiral in...
Wednesday, August 11, 2021
Ports Face The Biggest Crisis In 65 Years
by John Konrad (gCaptain) Ports have taken center stage during COVID-19. While countless airports, roads, and trains ground to a halt during the peak of the pandemic last year, authorities...
Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Thursday, July 29, 2021
Rotterdam Welcomes Ever Given
by John Konrad (gCaptain) The mega-sized containership M/V Ever Given arrived in the Dutch Port of Rotterdam early Thursday after being released by authorities in Egypt. The ship was scheduled to...
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Monday, July 26, 2021
Sunday, July 25, 2021
Saturday, July 24, 2021