Monday, September 21, 2020
Sunday, September 20, 2020
WATCH: Marine Finance And The Power Of Dumb Questions
By Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) In our article “THIS IS NOT A DRILL” we sounded the alarm on the failure of the US Merchant Marine. We followed that article with...
Friday, September 18, 2020
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Friday, September 4, 2020
Wednesday, September 2, 2020
THIS IS NOT A DRILL – A Long Story About A Short Meeting To Save US Shipping
EDITORIAL NOTE: Elements of this story have been fictionalized for brevity. OP-ED By John Konrad (gCaptain) Those five words have special meaning. They motivate like no other. They ring for...
Monday, July 20, 2020
Watch The Resurgence Of Amateur Radio – A Silver Lining Of COVID-19
Today’s Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) regulations requires that every ship carry old-school HF radiotelephone and radiotelex equipment but, traditional radio is rarely used aboard ship. The problem...
Thursday, June 18, 2020
Port Of New York Takes Lead In Official USCG Response To BLM
Two days ago gCaptain reported on the industry’s lack of response to the Black Lives Matter movement and the fact that, while the United States Navy and Military Sealift Command have...
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Organization Of Black Maritime Graduates Endorses BLM Movement
While a handful of American maritime stakeholders, including Longshoreman unions and Military Sealift Command, took early and definitive action in support of black sailors, the majority of the industry has...
Saturday, June 6, 2020
OPED: A Captain’s Experience Concerning Race And Colorism
The Dichotomy Of Choosing To Be Black Or Brown In America, A Dialog On One Captain’s Personal Experience Concerning Race And Colorism. by Captain Roy Love, USN (OP-ED) “What is...
Friday, May 15, 2020
Thursday, May 14, 2020
Friday, April 24, 2020
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
OPED – Do Maritime Incidents Need More Press Hype?
OpEd (gCaptain) Today the shipping industry has access to many channels of low-cost information as websites like gCaptain, Splash 24/7, and Maritime Executive continue to evolve as the global exchange...
Thursday, March 19, 2020
VIDEO: THANK YOU To The Unseen Maritime Professionals On The Front Lines Of COVID-19
While gCaptain joins the majority of people working from home, Coast Guard, Navy, Tugboaters, Seafarers, facilities engineers, ferry captains, and millions of maritime professionals are at work on the front lines of this pandemic.
Friday, March 6, 2020
Watch the Trailer for Tom Hanks’ Latest Maritime Thriller GREYHOUND
Tom Hanks is returning to the maritime genre with his new movie GREYHOUND about a WWII convoy of ships crossing the treacherous North Atlantic to help fight the war in...
Monday, January 13, 2020
Time-Lapse: Two Week U.S. East Coast Run in 10 Minutes
Check out this new video from Youtuber JeffHK showing an East Coast transit with calls in New York, Charleston and Savannah. According to Jeff, the time-lapse was filmed over a...
Sunday, January 12, 2020
Sailor Slang: What does it mean to “Meet In Snug Harbor”?
Often times mariners are heard joking to each other that “They will meet up again in Snug Harbor“. What does this mean? Well, Snug Harbor is a 83-acre park along the...
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
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