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Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Akademik Ioffe
Accidents

Passenger Vessel Grounding Shows Risks of Arctic Travel

By Clifford Harvey, Director of Marine Investigations at the Transportation Safety Board of Canada On 24 August 2018, the passenger vessel Akademik Ioffe ran aground in the Canadian Arctic. The vessel was...

June 8, 2021
Total Views: 8374

Friday, May 28, 2021
uss boone
Blog

The Leader’s Cultural Umbrella. Making Your People Your Top Priority

By Captain Roy Love, USN (Retired) and Antonio Rodriguez Martinez, CEO Efficient Happiness. “A great leader is like an umbrella.” My good friend, Antonio Rodriguez Martinez, CEO, and founder of...

May 28, 2021
Total Views: 2452

Friday, May 7, 2021
Press Releases

Approaching 2030-2050 with Transparency and Consolidation in Our Eyes

Brian Coyne, Managing Director, Americas at KPI OceanConnect shares his insights with gCaptain on the global bunkering market, and the importance of building transparent, trusted partnerships in bunkering.  At the...

May 7, 2021
Total Views: 410

Friday, April 30, 2021
President Biden
Shipping

Keeping It Steady as She Goes: Coast Guard Living Up to Expectations Under the Biden Administration

By Sean T. Pribyl (Holland & Knight) – With President Joe Biden’s 100th-day milestone on April 30, 2021, the U.S. Coast Guard is holding a steady course on its expectations, including those...

April 30, 2021
Total Views: 3901

Friday, April 23, 2021
ship emissions
Environment

Decarbonizing Shipping: A Brief Overview of Alternative Carbon-Free Fuels

By SM Moshiur Rahman, In support of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal 13, IMO set up an initial strategy to reduce CO2 emissions from shipping by 70% by 2050. To...

April 23, 2021
Total Views: 1298

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
seacor power search
Press Releases

SEACOR Power and the Limitation of Liability Act: An Antiquated Law That’s Outlived Its Purpose -Opinion

By Arnold & Itkin – On April 13, 2021, the crew of the Seacor Power was preparing to leave Port Fourchon with delivery of goods for a Talos Energy oil...

April 20, 2021
Total Views: 6425

Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Defense

Mastering the Helm: The Women Master Helmsmen Entrusted to Steer the USS Theodore Roosevelt

Among a crew of 5,000 Sailors aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) only four are entrusted to steer the aircraft carrier in restricted maneuvering evolutions. From Petty Officer 3rd Class...

March 9, 2021
Total Views: 22562

Monday, March 8, 2021
Shipbuilding

Has the Time Come to Rethink Shipping and Ship Design?

By Captain Laura Kovary – Almost every global supply chain has been affected during the Covid-19 pandemic with high demand for some products, delays caused by both truck and longshore...

March 8, 2021
Total Views: 9116

Monday, February 22, 2021
William Tillman Recaptures the Schooner S.J. Waring
Blog

Black History Month – From Cook To Captain To Hero, The Incredible Story Of William Tillman

William Tillman was the first black hero of the American Civil War. He was not a soldier but rather a 27-year-old cook-steward on the schooner S.J. Waring. Here is his...

February 22, 2021
Total Views: 1975

Friday, February 12, 2021
Dr. Gladys West inducted into Air Force Space and Missile Pioneers Hall of Fame
Navy

Meet The Navy’s GPS Pioneer Dr. Gladys West

Looking back on the legacies of some of the amazing women who have contributed to the field of technology at sea. Trailblazers in their fields, these women broke down barriers,...

February 12, 2021
Total Views: 4803

NAvy 3d Printed Radar Array
Navy

US Navy Tests 3D Printed Radars

by Kevin McAndrews (U.S. Navy) U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) experts created and tested 3D-printed antennas, arrays, and parts to advance radar technology at sea. Radar systems perform critical functions...

February 12, 2021
Total Views: 2196

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Navy

Black History Month – Meet The US Navy’s First Female African-American Officers

by Adam Bisno (US Navy History Command) Quite suddenly, and contrary to expectations, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt agreed to reopen the Navy to African-American women in October 1944. Not since World...

February 12, 2021
Total Views: 1995

Thursday, February 11, 2021
Ports

A Light Bulb Moment for Port and Terminal Development

By Rory McBride –  Future gazing is integral to the evolution of the shipping industry, with discussions on the terminal of tomorrow and fleet of the future capturing people’s imagination....

February 11, 2021
Total Views: 1424

Wednesday, February 3, 2021
golden-13-black officers us-navy
Navy

Golden 13 – The First Black Officer Training Course

In January 1944, there were nearly 100,000 Black Sailors in the United States Navy, but none were officers. That would change when a group of sixteen Black enlisted men were...

February 3, 2021
Total Views: 2422

Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Navy

America’s First Black Sailors

“British gold and promises of personal freedom served as futile incentives among the Negroes of the American Navy; for them, the proud consciousness of duty well done served as a...

February 2, 2021
Total Views: 2440

Friday, January 22, 2021
maersk blockchain
Shipping

Is Blockchain’s Role in Supply Chain Logistics Overhyped?

By Johnny Walker (Holo Sail Holdings) – After years of discussions on the need of data sharing and autonomous digital processing of data into actions, we are still searching for...

January 22, 2021
Total Views: 3203

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Shark at the wreck of the USS Tarpon
Blog

How Are Shipwrecks Found And Protected In United States Waters?

By NOAA – Shipwrecks are the stuff of epic tales and imagination. Some sank in battle, some in transit. They were war machines, whalers and luxury cruise liners. Their doomed...

January 20, 2021
Total Views: 7408

Friday, January 15, 2021
Shipping

Biden Transition: Climate, Cabotage and Competition

This article is part of a series by Holland & Knight’s Transportation & Infrastructure Industry Sector Group leading up to President-elect Biden’s Jan. 20, 2021 inauguration, with insights into the likely impacts on industry...

January 15, 2021
Total Views: 2843

Friday, January 8, 2021
Shipping

Steady as She Goes: Three Expectations for the U.S Coast Guard Under the Biden Administration

This article is part of a series by Holland & Knight’s Transportation & Infrastructure Industry Sector Group leading up to President-elect Biden’s Jan. 20, 2021 inauguration, with insights into the...

January 8, 2021
Total Views: 11251

Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Defense

Why in this COVID-Ridden World Would Anyone Ever Want to Become a Naval Officer? Here’s a few reasons…

By CAPT Roy Love, USN I can’t for the life of me understand why the Navy is not getting sufficient applicants for Navy ROTC scholarships. Each year, hundreds of scholarships...

December 30, 2020
Total Views: 7573