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Sunday, November 27, 2022
The whaleship Manhattan watercolor
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Catastrophe In The Heart Of The Sea

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published by gCaptain in 2016 and is being republished now because it’s lessons are timeless and

November 27, 2022
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Friday, November 11, 2022
American Flag Ship
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Veteran’s Day – Merchant Marine In Peace And War

by Salvatore R. Mercogliano, Ph.D. (gCaptain) This Veteran’s Day we remember the thousands of Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Airmen, and Coast Guardsmen

November 11, 2022
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Thursday, October 27, 2022
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SOS – Are Boomers To Blame For The Shipping And Supply Chain Crisis?

Rouge waves and rough waters are ahead for shipping, globalization, and logistics but are boomers to blame for our woes? Captain John Konrad says yes.

October 27, 2022
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Sunday, October 9, 2022
SS “Leecliffe Hall” sailing on the Welland Canal
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The Deadly History Of The St. Lawrence Seaway

by Sébastien Pelletier, Université Laval (The Conversation) Of all the rivers in the world, the St. Lawrence River is undeniably one of the most challenging

October 9, 2022
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Tuesday, September 13, 2022
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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
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Saturday, September 10, 2022
Qeqertaq Avannarleq, the northern most island
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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
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Monday, April 25, 2022
ANZAC Merchant NAvy Troop-ship
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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
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Thursday, April 14, 2022
Blue Water Scholarship Fund Ad
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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
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Saturday, April 9, 2022
EVER FORWARD Salvage
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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
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Friday, March 4, 2022
Indian seafarers ship bridge
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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
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Wednesday, February 23, 2022
Dive Weld Training
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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
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Sunday, January 30, 2022
Captain John Konrad, gCaptain Founder & CEO
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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
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Sunday, January 23, 2022
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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: 6722

Tuesday, September 28, 2021
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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: 2670

Saturday, September 18, 2021
Eric Blackwell sailing in Indonesia
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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: 4602

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

September 1, 2021
Total Views: 2533

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

August 15, 2021
Total Views: 3947

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

August 12, 2021
Total Views: 3152

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

August 9, 2021
Total Views: 715

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

July 19, 2021
Total Views: 5167