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Monday, July 12, 2021
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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

July 12, 2021
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Thursday, July 8, 2021
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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

July 8, 2021
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Thursday, July 1, 2021
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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’

July 1, 2021
Total Views: 8143

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

June 25, 2021
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Monday, June 14, 2021
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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

June 14, 2021
Total Views: 5428

Tuesday, June 1, 2021
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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

June 1, 2021
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Friday, May 28, 2021
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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,

May 28, 2021
Total Views: 2946

Wednesday, May 26, 2021
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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.

May 26, 2021
Total Views: 7718

Sunday, April 18, 2021
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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,

April 18, 2021
Total Views: 3425

Monday, April 12, 2021
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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

April 12, 2021
Total Views: 6109

Sunday, March 28, 2021
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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

March 28, 2021
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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

March 28, 2021
Total Views: 10702

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

March 26, 2021
Total Views: 8487

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

March 25, 2021
Total Views: 32889

Thursday, March 18, 2021
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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

March 18, 2021
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Monday, February 22, 2021
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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.

February 22, 2021
Total Views: 2671

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
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Captain Mulzac WW2 Hero and America’s First Black Master Mariner

When the United States entered World War II in December 1941, it faced a shortage of merchant mariners. With supplies in desperate needs overseas a massive

February 16, 2021
Total Views: 4472

Monday, February 8, 2021
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UPDATE: NY Based Sino-Shipping Announces Huge Investment In Bitcoin Mining

UPDATE: Shares in Sino-Global are trading over 50% higher today on the announcement that Elon Musk has directed tesla to put $15B worth of Bitcoin on the

February 8, 2021
Total Views: 3615

Friday, January 29, 2021
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Castor Maritime Stock Gets Delisted By Robinhood Alongside Gamestop

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Yesterday we wrote that shares of the offshore drillship company Transocean ($RIG) were surging on retail investor interest in highly

January 29, 2021
Total Views: 22777

Thursday, January 28, 2021
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Shipping Stonks Like RIG Get Lifted In Rising Tide Of Troubled Companies Like Gamestop

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) In May 2020 I wrote an article sharing the fact that Transocean ($RIG) was the biggest loser stock of the last decade. At the

January 28, 2021
Total Views: 5470
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