Saturday, November 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...
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.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Time-Lapse Video: Resupplying Thule Air Base, America’s Northernmost Military Installation
Located 207 km north of the Arctic Circle, on the northwest coast of the island of Greenland, Thule Air Base is the US military’s northernmost installation. Thule’s arctic environment includes icebergs...
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Detyens Shipyards to Conduct Post Shakedown Availability of USNS Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams (T-ESB 4)
Detyens Shipyards is being awarded a contract, valued at around $30 million, for a 120-calendar day shipyard availability for the post shakedown of the U.S. Navy expeditionary mobile base, USNS...
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
USNS Comfort Ordered To Colombia But The Future Remains Uncertain For The Hospital Ship
While visiting Colombia late last week, U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis announced he was sending the hospital ship Comfort at the request of Colombia’s government. USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) will...
Sunday, June 3, 2018
A First Step In a True Cooperative Strategy on Sea Power
by Salvatore R. Mercogliano, Ph.D – There are many issues that impact the American maritime industry and the merchant marine, and trying to develop a comprehensive strategy is a daunting challenge....
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Military Sealift Honors The Contributions Of African Americans
By Military Sealift Command Public Affairs – Military Sealift Command’s Special Emphasis Observance Committee hosted a Black History Month celebration on board Naval Station Norfolk, Feb. 15. African American History...
Friday, July 29, 2016
Military Sealift Command To Honor Gay Rights Activist Harvey Milk
Military Sealift Command, the transportation provider for the US Navy, will name it’s newest ship after Harvey Milk, the San Francisco gay rights activist featured in Sean Penn’s award winning movie,...
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Life in the Fast Lane Aboard USNS Joshua Humphreys
Class of 2016 US Merchant Marine Academy Cadets Kinser Newkirk, David Smith, Luke Trenhaile and Chris Jennings put together the following video compilation of life aboard Military Sealift Command’s USNS...
Monday, October 27, 2014
Military Sealift Command Shows Off New Seabasing Capabilities
The U.S. Navy was off Camp Pendleton, California last week testing out its newfound seabasing and ship-to-shore capabilities with Military Sealift Command’s new Mobile Landing Platform, USNS Montford Point (MLP-1)....
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
General Dynamics Will Continue to Operate Military Sealift Command’s LMSRs
General Dynamics’ American Overseas Marine (AMSEA) business unit won a major contract extension today from the U.S. Navy to continue to operate and maintain seven large, medium-speed, roll-on / roll-off...
Monday, February 3, 2014
Will Black-Hulled Ships Become the U.S. Navy’s New Best Friend?
Fiscal austerity is here to stay, commented Rear Admiral Thomas Shannon, Commander of the United States Navy’s Military Sealift Command (MSC) while speaking at a meeting of the Washington, DC...
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
USNS Bowditch: A Little-Known, But Critical Element of the Philippine Relief Effort
Besides obliterating entire villages, killing thousands, and otherwise creating an incredible mess of the Philippines, Super Typhoon Haiyan and its resulting storm surge wreaked havoc to a large swath of...
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Military Sealift Command Extends Charter for Austal Catamaran
101-meter catamaran will continue to support the operations of the United States Marine Corps’ Third Marine Expeditionary Force The United States Navy’s Military Sealift Command (MSC) has extended the charter...
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
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