Rob Almeida

Rob Almeida is Partner and Chief Marketing Officer at gCaptain. Rob can be reached at [email protected] Connect with him via his LinkedIn Page or via Google Plus

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Rickmers to Iran – Your Beef is Not With Us

Rickmers Group, the company that has been operating the Maersk Tigris since 2005, released a statement this afternoon urging for the immediate release of

April 30, 2015
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CMA CGM Explains How to Build an Ultra-Large Containership [VIDEO]

With a length of 1,305 ft. (398m), a width of 177 ft. (54m) and the capacity to carry 17,722 twenty-foot containers, the CMA CGM KERGUELEN is CMA CGM Group’s

April 30, 2015
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Wednesday, April 29, 2015
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Qatargas Hails World’s Biggest Environmental Project at Ras Laffan

Qatar, via its Ras Laffan Industrial Complex, is the world’s largest exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG) having delivered about 70 billion cubic

April 29, 2015
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DEME Orders LNG-Powered Dredgers from Royal IHC

Dutch shipbuilder Royal IHC announced today the receipt of a contract for the design, construction and delivery of two unique LNG-powered dredging vessels to

April 29, 2015
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Grounding Incidents

M/V Juno Damage Photos

On 20 April, the handysize bulk carrier M/V Juno carrying a cargo of sugar grounded in the St. Lawrence River after suffering a steering casualty.  The

April 29, 2015
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Maritime News

Lending Club Sailing Breaks Newport-Bermuda Course Record [VIDEO]

With an average speed of 27 knots, the 105-foot maxi trimaran Lending Club (ex Banque Populaire 7) has broken the course record between Newport, Rhode Island

April 29, 2015
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Engineering News

UASC Names First LNG-Ready Super Containership

The first of United Arab Shipping Company’s (UASC) 18,800 TEU containerships under construction at Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI) was named M/V

April 29, 2015
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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Blazing Sideways Through the Ice – Baltika Gets Optested [VIDEO]

Aker Arctic just released video of the Baltika running through recent operational tests in the arctic, proving her ability to operate as an icebreaking escort

April 28, 2015
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De Beers Confirms Order for Deepwater Mining Ship

De Beers Marine Namibia, part of diamond mining and exploration firm De Beers Group, has confirm its contract today with Norwegian ship builder Kleven on the

April 28, 2015
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Monday, April 27, 2015
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SPOTD: Damen Twin Axe’s Under Construction in Singapore

Sorry folks, but all the photos that I took earlier had to be taken down… except for this one. The 26 meter, all aluminum, catamaran version of the Fast

April 27, 2015
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Offshore Market Update |”It’s Natural to be Nervous”

The mood in Singapore last week while attending Sea Asia was, for the most part, quite subdued as everyone was looking at each other wondering what the future

April 27, 2015
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Sunday, April 26, 2015
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UK Arrests Drug Smuggling Tug in the North Sea

The UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA), with support from the Royal Navy frigate HMS Somerset and Border Force cutter Valiant, intercepted an ocean-going

April 26, 2015
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Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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Malaysian Firm Sells Jack-Up Rig for $223 Million

Malaysian vessel owner Coastal Contracts Bhd has announced the sale of a jack-up drilling rig today via its subsidiary Thaumas Marine Pte Ltd, for

April 22, 2015
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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Maritime Professionals Face 24 Hours of Pain During Charity Row Around Singapore

In less than 12 hours from now, a group of 32 professionals from Singapore’s maritime and insurance community will begin a 24-hour endurance challenge

April 21, 2015
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Monday, April 20, 2015
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Grounding Incidents

Bulk Carrier Narrowly Misses Bridge and Runs Hard Aground on the St. Lawrence

Update: Grounded Bulk Carrier Stopping Traffic on St. Lawrence River Polsteam’s 621-foot handysize bulk carrier Juno grounded today as she was making her

April 20, 2015
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Senator Murkowski to Introduce Legislation to End U.S. Crude Export Ban

U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski, today announced plans to introduce legislation this year to end the 40-year-old ban on exporting U.S. crude oil.  Her remarks

April 20, 2015
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Knud E. Hansen Design Chosen for New Danish RoPax Ferry

A RoPax ferry design by Danish naval architecture firm Knud E. Hansen has just been chosen by Denmark’s Strandfaraskip Landsins to replace the current

April 20, 2015
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Sunday, April 19, 2015
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Some Seemingly Rejoice as Hundreds Die on the High Seas

Some 700 refugees died today fleeing the northern shores of Africa in an attempt to find a better life, one free from persecution, tyranny, or the utterly

April 19, 2015
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Saturday, April 18, 2015
Maritime News

Singapore’s Galaxy of Ships

One thing you’ll notice as you fly in to Singapore’s Changi airport is the seemingly never-ending fleet of ships anchored just off the southern

April 18, 2015
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Solstad’s Norce Endeavor Wins Gulf of Thailand Work from Chevron

Solstad Offshore’s Derrick/Lay Barge (DLB) Norce Endeavor has just earned a contract with Chevron’s subsidiaries in Thailand for a

April 18, 2015
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