Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Navy Online Recruiting
Defense

US Navy Drops Traditional Media Advertising

In December, the Navy said it would shift most of its advertising budget away from traditional media toward digital media and streaming platforms like Twitch and YouTube. This week the...

August 18, 2020
Total Views: 59

Monday, August 17, 2020
NOAA Saildrone
Defense

Marine Autonomy Continues As A Huge Growth Market During COVID-19

While the maritime world struggles with COVID-19, one industry segment continues to grow at a rapid pace: Marine Autonomy. With companies like the MIT startup, Blksail completing autonomous trials remotely,...

August 17, 2020
Total Views: 142

Defense

Tehran Says Ships Targeted by U.S. Were Holding Iranian Fuel

Four tankers whose fuel was seized by the U.S. over the past month were heading to Venezuela and carrying gasoline loaded in Iran, according to Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar...

August 17, 2020
Total Views: 20

Saturday, June 6, 2020
Captain Roy Love
Blog

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...

June 6, 2020
Total Views: 181

Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Defense

Acting Navy Secretary Modly Resigns Amid Uproar Over Leaked Speech to Carrier Crew

WASHINGTON, April 7 (Reuters) – Acting U.S. Navy Secretary Thomas Modly has offered his resignation following criticism of his handling of a crisis involving the captain of a coronavirus-stricken aircraft carrier, two...

April 7, 2020
Total Views: 29

Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Defense

‘Sailors Do Not Need to Die,’ Warns Captain of Coronavirus-Hit U.S. Aircraft Carrier

By Idrees Ali and Phil Stewart WASHINGTON, March 31 (Reuters) – The captain of the U.S. aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt, in a blunt letter confirmed to Reuters on Tuesday, has...

March 31, 2020
Total Views: 15

Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Defense

Clogging Toilets on Ford-Class Aircraft Carriers Illustrate Navy Cost Overruns

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) — New toilets on the Navy’s two newest aircraft carriers clog so frequently that the ships’ sewage systems must be cleaned periodically with specialized acids costing about...

March 24, 2020
Total Views: 106

Thursday, March 19, 2020
Blog

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.

March 19, 2020
Total Views: 24

Thursday, February 27, 2020
Navy

The U.S. Navy Can’t Afford to Lose the Philippines

By Admiral James Stavridis, USN, retired (Bloomberg) The first time I sailed into Manila Bay, I was a young ensign on a Navy destroyer. It was in the late 1970s....

February 27, 2020
Total Views: 191

Thursday, January 30, 2020
Navy

General Dynamics Tops Profit Estimates On Shipyard Backlog

By Mike Stone (Reuters) – General Dynamics on Wednesday reported a 28% jump in its backlog due to a shipyard order for US Navy submarines. Shares fell 1.7% during morning...

January 30, 2020
Total Views: 54

Sunday, December 22, 2019
US Navy Integrated Bridge Navigation System
Interesting

Flawed Bridge Technology Set The USS McCain Up For Disaster

By T. Christian Miller, Megan Rose, Robert Faturechi and Agnes Chang (ProPublica) Dakota Bordeaux had rarely traveled outside his home state of Oklahoma before he joined the Navy in February...

December 22, 2019
Total Views: 93

Sunday, November 24, 2019
French Base Navale, UAE
Navy

Abu Dhabi To Host HQ For European Safety Of Navigation Mission

by Sylvia Westall (Reuters) – A French naval base in Abu Dhabi will serve as the headquarters for a European-led mission to protect Gulf waters that will be operational soon,...

November 24, 2019
Total Views: 7

Friday, August 2, 2019
Navy

FAIL: $13 billion US Supercarrier Misses Another Deadline

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) –Only two of 11 elevators needed to lift munitions to the deck of the U.S. Navy’s new $13 billion aircraft carrier have been fully installed, according to...

August 2, 2019
Total Views: 26

Rosneft Vietnam employee
Navy

U.S. To Push Security Strategy Into SE Asian Waters

By Martin Petty (Reuters) – Recent incidents involving Chinese ships in Southeast Asian waters are testing regional faith in Beijing’s sincerity about maritime peace, and aiding a renewed U.S. push to...

August 2, 2019
Total Views: 6

japan-navy-warship
Navy

Japan Will Not Send Warships To Strait of Hormuz

by Tim Kelly (Reuters) – Japan will not send warships to join a U.S.-led maritime force to guard oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz fearing a military response from...

August 2, 2019
Total Views: 10

Friday, July 5, 2019
china new destroyer Nanchang
Defense

China Denies South China Sea Missile Tests

by Ben Blanchard (Reuters) China’s Defense Ministry on Friday denied U.S. accusations that the Chinese military had recently carried out missile tests in the disputed South China Sea, saying instead that...

July 5, 2019
Total Views: 32

Monday, April 29, 2019
guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110)
Navy

U.S. Navy Warships Patrol Taiwan Strait

by Idrees Ali (Reuters) – The U.S. military said it sent two Navy warships through the Taiwan Strait on Sunday as the Pentagon increases the frequency of movement through the...

April 29, 2019
Total Views: 42

China Coast Guard
Navy

U.S. Warns China Coast Guard

by Linly Lin (Bloomberg) The head of the U.S. Navy warned China that its coast guard and maritime militia will be treated in the same way as the nation’s navy...

April 29, 2019
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star supports Operation Deep Freeze 2018
Navy

VT Halter Marine Wins $745 Million Icebreaker Contract

Yesterday, the U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy awarded VT Halter Marine Inc., Pascagoula, Mississippi, a contract for the Detail Design and Construction of the Coast Guard’s lead Polar Security...

April 24, 2019
Total Views: 197

Monday, April 22, 2019
FILE PHOTO: China's Liaoning aircraft carrier with accompanying fleet conducts a drill in an area of South China Sea
Defense

China To Reveal New Warships During Naval Parade This Week

by Ben Blanchard (Reuters) – China’s navy wants maritime “tranquillity and good order”, its chief said on Monday, ahead of a parade to mark its 70th anniversary at which the military...

April 22, 2019
Total Views: 9