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. @JohnKonrad
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News Flash – Two Largest US Drilling Contractors Merge
In surprising news today Transocean and GlobalSantaFe have announced a merger. TheStreet.com tells us… Transocean and GlobalSantaFe agreed to merge,
gCaptain Tip – Check USCG License Application Online
Have you submitted your application to West Virgina and are awaiting a response? Try the USCG’s new website Homeport to check its status online. New to
Sunday, July 22, 2007
Quiz – What is the most dangerous place aboard ship?
For the answer you will need to visit Bob Couttie’s Maritime Accident site and listen to the podcast titled “The Case Of The Deadly Saviour“.
Friday, July 20, 2007
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Tuesday, July 17, 2007
Container Ship Sinking Video – “MSC Napoli” Salvage with Explosives
The beached vessel “MSC Napoli” was broken in two with the use of explosives as part of the $100m and rising salvage attempt. The Guardian UK tells
Monday, July 16, 2007
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