Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Captain Kevin Stith
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Interview With MARAD Administrator Candidate Captain Kevin Stith

By John Konrad (gCaptain) Early this year the influential American Maritime Officers union endorsed Captain Kevin P. Stith for the job of Administrator of the United States Maritime Administration in...

September 1, 2021
Total Views: 2213

Sunday, August 15, 2021
King Khufu's solar boat
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World’s Oldest Ship Moved To Grand Egyptian Museum

by Sameh El-Khatib  (Reuters) King Khufu’s Boat, an ancient vessel that is the oldest and largest wooden ship discovered, has been painstakingly moved from its longstanding home next to the Giza...

August 15, 2021
Total Views: 3789

Thursday, August 12, 2021
Car being loaded on shipping containers
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Should You Ship Your Super-Car Via Sea Or Air?

By Hannah Elliott (Bloomberg) The Rimac Nevera is a $2.5 million electric hypercar with 1,914 horsepower and a predicted 0-60mph sprint time, 1.8 seconds, that would earn it the title of the fastest...

August 12, 2021
Total Views: 3006

Monday, August 9, 2021
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Podcast Interview – Agneta Dahl, Emergency Management

On this week’s episode of Lena Gothberg’s Shipping Podcast, meet Agneta Dahl, a Certified Master Exercise Practitioner (MEP) and an expert in incident management and risk assessment who actually gets paid...

August 9, 2021
Total Views: 674

Monday, July 19, 2021
Captain John Konrad, gCaptain Founder & CEO
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Shipping Podcast Hosts A Controversial Interview With Captain John Konrad, Founder & CEO Of gCaptain

For over half a decade Lena Gothberg’s Shipping Podcast has been the most downloaded and influential podcast in the maritime industry. Produced in Gothenburg, Sweden, the Shipping Podcast has interviewed...

July 19, 2021
Total Views: 5029

Monday, July 12, 2021
bow wave of a ship in fog
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Advice For A Young Ship’s Officer

by John Konrad (gCaptain) A new ship can be an intimidating place for a deck officer, so here are a few tips to get you started and to remind you...

July 12, 2021
Total Views: 11697

Thursday, July 8, 2021
Frank Coles CEO
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‘I Am Ashamed,’ Says Former Maritime CEO Frank Coles

“I am ashamed to be an executive in the maritime industry!” said Frank Coles in a recent LinkedIn post. This statement was in regard to his recent petition asking Joe...

July 8, 2021
Total Views: 18503

Thursday, July 1, 2021
Captain Thomas Lindegaard Madsen
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Listen: Drag Queen Interviews Captain Thomas, The World’s Most Famous LGBTI+ Master Mariner

“I went to sea knowing I was gay… I thought that it (being gay) would go away at sea and I would get an education in becoming a ‘real’ man....

July 1, 2021
Total Views: 6214

Friday, June 25, 2021
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Day Of The Seafarer – Death, Cancer, Suicide, and Maersk

If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? What if a seafarer is raped? by Captain John Konrad...

June 25, 2021
Total Views: 17106

Monday, June 14, 2021
humpback whale eating
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Cape Cod Lobsterman Eaten (and Spit Out) By Humpback Whale

A Cape Cod lobster diver is thanking his lucky stars to be alive after he was apparently eaten, and then spit out, by a large humpback whale. The story has...

June 14, 2021
Total Views: 5288

Tuesday, June 1, 2021
ships in port
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Watch ‘Black Trail’ – New Documentary Film Nails the IMO on Carbon Emissions

The new documentary film Black Trail offers a look into the environmental impacts of the shipping industry, a sector which the film’s producers claim “is all but untouchable as it...

June 1, 2021
Total Views: 3957

Friday, May 28, 2021
uss boone
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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: 2585

Wednesday, May 26, 2021
New-Cutty-Sark-figurehead-Nannie
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Naked Breasts Aboard One Ship Survive Woke Culture

by John Konrad (gCaptain) In two weeks, at the docks of Greenwich London, a new figurehead will be installed on the famous 1860s tea clipper ship, Cutty Sark. The new...

May 26, 2021
Total Views: 6817

Sunday, April 18, 2021
golden ray wreck removal
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gCaptain Weekly – Episode 2

John Konrad and Sal Mercogliano discuss the maritime news of the week in this latest episode of the gCaptain Weekly. Topics include the SEACOR Power capsizing, an update on the...

April 18, 2021
Total Views: 3302

Monday, April 12, 2021
serrena-webber-bay-chief-engineer
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Meet Melanated Mariners

Last summer, in the wake of the death of George Floyd in the US during his arrest by police and the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, Buki Hough...

April 12, 2021
Total Views: 6016

Sunday, March 28, 2021
New York Mega Containership
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New York’s Ever Given Crisis Is Bigger Than Egypt’s But Buttigieg Sits Silent

The cost of the mega containership Ever Given blocking Suez Canal traffic exceeds $9B a day but the cost of bringing these ships into poor and highly populated cities like...

March 28, 2021
Total Views: 36827

A view shows the stranded container ship Ever Given, one of the world's largest container ships, after it ran aground, in Suez Canal
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Suez Villagers Meet The New Neighbor

By Mirette Magdy and Salma El Wardany (Bloomberg) — Villagers on the banks of the Suez Canal are getting used to their unusual new neighbor. It’s 400 meters long, carries...

March 28, 2021
Total Views: 10666

Friday, March 26, 2021
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Watch: Operation Backtwist – The Ever Given Salvage Operation

In this episode, gCaptain founder and CEO John Konrad sits down to discuss on-going effort to refloat the grounded MV Ever Given in the Suez Canal: Full Coverage: MV Ever...

March 26, 2021
Total Views: 8446

Thursday, March 25, 2021
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As Global Trade Stalls, Suez Canal Memes Take Over the Internet

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Most news organizations have a serious view of events when a major incident in one of the world’s most critical which costs many billions of dollars...

March 25, 2021
Total Views: 32662

Thursday, March 18, 2021
Beetle NFT
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Sino Global Shipping Joins NFT Craze

Shares of Sino-Global Shipping America (NASDAQ:SINO) soared over 30% in NASDAQ premarket trading today after the company announced it will launch a new exchange for NFTs (non-fungible tokens) in collaboration...

March 18, 2021
Total Views: 1891