Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Spire Launches New Maritime Podcast

Spire Maritime has launched a new podcast – Maritime Means – hosted by logistics journalist Blythe Brumleve. They hope it will grow the community

September 13, 2022
Total Views: 784

Saturday, September 10, 2022
Qeqertaq Avannarleq, the northern most island

Was The World’s ‘Northern-Most Island’ Erased From Charts?

by Kevin Hamilton (University of Hawaii) In 2021, an expedition off the icy northern Greenland coast spotted what appeared to be a previously uncharted island.

September 10, 2022
Total Views: 4172

Thursday, July 7, 2022

Boomers Are To Blame For Shipping’s Woes

Rough waters are ahead for shipping, globalization, and logistics but are boomers to blame for our woes? John Konrad says yes. by John Konrad (gCaptain)

July 7, 2022
Total Views: 11405

Monday, April 25, 2022
ANZAC Merchant NAvy Troop-ship

Anzac Day, Lest We Forget World War’s Longest Lifeline

“The Merchant Navy has no real way of displaying its capabilities. There is no compulsory wearing of uniforms, no street parades led by fine military

April 25, 2022
Total Views: 3964

Thursday, April 14, 2022
Blue Water Scholarship Fund Ad

gCaptain Proudly Supports The Blue Water Scholarship Fund

Founded in 2017 the Blue Water Scholarship Fund is an American non-profit that provides financial need based scholarships between $1,000 and $10,000 to

April 14, 2022
Total Views: 824

Saturday, April 9, 2022

Container Feeder Barge: A solution for a grounding such as Ever Forward?

by Rish Madden – Ever Forward grounded on the Chesapeake Bay on March 13, 2022.  The current salvage plan includes removal of a large number of

April 9, 2022
Total Views: 26957

Friday, March 4, 2022
Indian seafarers ship bridge

The Ukraine Effect – How Will The West Man Their Ships?

With the Jones Act under fresh critisism and large seafarer nations like Indian refusing to condem Russia‘s invasion of Ukrain… Is the new

March 4, 2022
Total Views: 5542

Wednesday, February 23, 2022
Dive Weld Training

How Are Structures Built Underwater?

Despite being beautiful and useful, rivers, lakes, harbors, and oceans are not always the best places to build. Tools and construction materials work better

February 23, 2022
Total Views: 2866

Sunday, January 30, 2022
Captain John Konrad, gCaptain Founder & CEO

Editorial: Admiral, I Am NOT Ready For War

Today gCaptain received reports that the Pentagon began loading Military Sealift Command ships with tanks and heavy equipment. While we are unable to confirm

January 30, 2022
Total Views: 8084

Sunday, January 23, 2022

Top 10 Most Interesting People In Shipping

To commemorate the new year, the world’s most popular maritime podcast – Lena Göthberg’s Shipping Podcast – announced the shipping

January 23, 2022
Total Views: 6624

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

OPED – El Capitan Quixote And An Impossible Dream

What’s your most impossible dream for the maritime industry? by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) We have built billion-dollar ships, we have shared two

September 28, 2021
Total Views: 2667

Saturday, September 18, 2021
Eric Blackwell sailing in Indonesia

Stuck Overseas Due To COVID? You Could Sail Thousands Of Miles Home

Tens of thousands of frustrated citizens of nations such as Australia and New Zealand remain stranded overseas and some are starting to sail

September 18, 2021
Total Views: 4594

Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Captain Kevin Stith

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

September 1, 2021
Total Views: 2450

Sunday, August 15, 2021
King Khufu's solar boat

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

August 15, 2021
Total Views: 3912

Thursday, August 12, 2021
Car being loaded on shipping containers

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

August 12, 2021
Total Views: 3120

Monday, August 9, 2021

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

August 9, 2021
Total Views: 706

Monday, July 19, 2021
Captain John Konrad, gCaptain Founder & CEO

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

July 19, 2021
Total Views: 5144

Monday, July 12, 2021
bow wave of a ship in fog

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

July 12, 2021
Total Views: 12056

Thursday, July 8, 2021
Frank Coles CEO

‘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

July 8, 2021
Total Views: 18890

Thursday, July 1, 2021
Captain Thomas Lindegaard Madsen

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’

July 1, 2021
Total Views: 6961