Mike McDonald

Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Press Releases

Wärtsilä and Tanger Med enable first real-life digital port call for Hapag-Lloyd vessel

Press Release – Within the framework of a partnership previously announced between Tanger Med Port Authority and Wärtsilä Voyage – which aims at digitalising maritime port calls -Tanger Med, Hapag-Lloyd, and Anglo-Eastern...

June 29, 2021
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Monday, January 18, 2021
Press Releases

Chevron Marine Lubricants keeps ships sailing amid VLSFO engine challenges

Press Release – Chevron Marine Lubricants has helped ship owner customers identify and manage a distinctive engine condition challenge associated with the widespread switch to low-sulphur fuels. Some ship owners using...

January 18, 2021
Total Views: 1069

Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Press Releases

Robert Allan Ltd. designed 3500 MT DWT Double Hulled Oil Barges built in China

Press Release – Robert Allan Ltd – On June 16, 2020, the barge MTS 3501 was launched at Nanjing Jinling Shipyard, in Nanjing, China. The MTS 3501 is the first...

August 12, 2020
Total Views: 35

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Is Your USCG License Protected Under Your Employer’s Policy?

The answer is yes…and no. In the unfortunate event of a marine casualty, it’s typical for the vessel owner’s liability insurance carrier to promptly appoint maritime counsel. This not only...

May 27, 2020
Total Views: 62

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

The maritime industry is under more pressure than ever. Are your mooring lines up to the task?

Mooring lines with Dyneema® SK78 can provide the solution for organizations looking to ensure their mooring and towing operations are as quick, safe and smooth as possible. Right now, every...

May 26, 2020
Total Views: 37

Thursday, January 30, 2020
Press Releases

FUELTRAX is independently certified by Verifavia

Press Release – Verifavia Shipping has certified FUELTRAX, against the European Union’s (EU) Monitoring Reporting and Verification (MRV) regulation requirements and IMO Data Collection System (DCS). The EU MRV regulation...

January 30, 2020
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Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Press Releases

19m Catamaran Fisheries Patrol Boat Launched

Press Release – Incat Crowther is pleased to announce the launch of Lady Megan, a 19m Catamaran Fisheries Patrol Vessel designed and built to a demanding specification. Built by Mainstay...

February 27, 2019
Total Views: 83

Friday, February 8, 2019
Press Releases

Next Generation of Z-Tech® Tugs Arrive

  Press Release – Robert Allan – At the end of 2018, Gulf Island Shipyards completed the first of ten Z-Tech® 30-80 tugs, five of which were ordered by Bay Houston Towing...

February 8, 2019
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Thursday, April 19, 2018
Press Releases

Damen Dredging Equipment launches new DOP Dredger Series

Damen Dredging Equipment has launched a new DOP Dredger Series following the success of the DOP submersible dredge pump, which has proved its versatility across the globe. Damen has built...

April 19, 2018
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Wednesday, April 4, 2018
stern of the El Faro as seen from underwater ROV

Recommended Read: ‘The Clock is Ticking’ – Inside The Worst U.S. Maritime Disaster In Decades – Vanity Fair

Here’s an article you may be interested in that was published today by magazine Vanity Fair. In it, author Wiliam Langwiesche uses the 500-page transcript from the El Faro’s recovered...

April 4, 2018
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Monday, October 16, 2017
Press Releases

Metal Shark Delivers First Two Potomac Riverboat Company Passenger Vessels

The first two passenger vessels built by Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark for Entertainment Cruises’ Potomac Riverboat Company division have been delivered to Washington, D.C. and are now in service. The...

October 16, 2017
Total Views: 14

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Put Your Brand In The Inbox of Over 48K Maritime Professionals

Having your brand displayed across the top of over 48,000 Maritime Professionals’ email inboxes is possibly the most powerful place to obtain brand awareness in our industry. Our clients who...

September 6, 2017
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Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Press Releases

ABB to power Ritz Carlton Yacht Collection’s first vessel dubbed the “anti-cruise ship”

ABB will provide the power and propulsion for the first in a series of groundbreaking vessels that mark Ritz Carlton’s first foray into the maritime sector. The 190-meter long vessel...

September 5, 2017
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Friday, June 23, 2017
Press Releases

Metal Shark Wins $54 Million US Navy Contract to Build Near Coastal Patrol Vessels

Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has been selected by the US Navy to build Near Coastal Patrol Vessels (NCPVs) for United States partner nations through the Department of Defense Foreign Military...

June 23, 2017
Total Views: 202

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Press Releases

First-of-its-Kind Completely Mobile ABS Nautical Systems App Simplifies Subchapter M Compliance

    Mobile software solution streamlines onboard tasks for Subchapter M compliance.  ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, has launched NS Workboat™,...

May 23, 2017
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Thursday, November 3, 2016
Press Releases

Wärtsilä and IDRO sign cooperation agreement to develop power generation in Iran

Wärtsilä and Industrial Development & Renovation Organization of Iran (IDRO), the largest industrial corporation in Iran have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on October 29th. The MoU was signed...

November 3, 2016
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Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Press Releases

Wärtsilä 31 engine’s high efficiency makes it the choice for new Danish ferry

A new 158 metre long car and passenger ferry being built for Danish operator Mols-Linien, will be powered by two 8-cylinder Wärtsilä 31 main engines. The ship is being built at the...

September 28, 2016
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Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Press Releases

STCW Leadership and Managerial Skills Training opens in Las Vegas- a great success

Last week, West Coast Maritime Training held their first ever Leadership and Managerial Skills Training in Las Vegas, NV.   Students and their families came from as far as New Hampshire. ...

August 31, 2016
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Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Press Releases

Grand Opening – West Coast Maritime Training, LTD

  New approved school opens for maritime officers Bremerton, WA, April 18, 2016– West Coast Maritime Training, Ltd  held its grand opening last week with its first class of nine maritime...

April 20, 2016
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Saturday, November 22, 2014

This week on the gCaptain Job Board

  Employers: Contact us about special November pricing at [email protected] Schedule a phone call to receive 5 FREE resume purchases Job Seekers: Register now! The career center at gCaptain is full of...

November 22, 2014
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