Wednesday, August 1, 2007
Interesting

One Million Lives Rescued by the United States Coast Guard

While we were celebrating our numbers and sending you to Robin Storm’s post on recent Coast Guard rescues yesterday the saviors of the sea were reaching their own, much larger,...

August 1, 2007
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Friday, July 27, 2007
Navy

Ship Engine Falls Off Truck – San Diego

In some offbeat news a 200 ton diesel-electric engine slid off a truck in downtown San Diego this morning while being transported to NASSCO’s shipyard. Thankfully no one was severely...

July 27, 2007
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Incidents

10 Lessons Learned For Sailing in Severe Weather

In a gCaptain exclusive we were able to discuss the May 2007 abandonment of the s/v Sean Seamour II with her captain Jean Pierre de Lutz. This story was first...

July 27, 2007
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Monday, July 23, 2007
Uncategorized

gCaptain Tip – Check USCG License Application Online

Have you submitted your application to West Virgina and are awaiting a response? Try the USCG’s new website Homeport to check its status online. New to Homeport? Here is what...

July 23, 2007
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Thursday, June 14, 2007
Interesting

Hospital Ship Comfort Departs to South America

In some of the most positive military news of recent memory we get word of preparations being made aboard the USNS Comfort for tomorrow’s departure on a humanitarian mission to...

June 14, 2007
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Friday, June 8, 2007
USCG

MarEx Newsletter Responds to Email Flood from USCG Editorial

Our favorite maritime newsletter The Maritime Executive today responded to an article in their May 31st Newsletter that “drove more traffic than any other article ever published (by them)”. The...

June 8, 2007
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Tuesday, June 5, 2007
USCG

Top 10 Rescue at Sea Videos from the U.S. Coast Guard

From the boats to ships to natural disaster this video from YouTube user USCG Imagery is a compilation of the top 10 USCG rescues at sea. Have a better rescue...

June 5, 2007
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Saturday, May 19, 2007
gCaptain

Poll of the Week; USCG’s Move to West Virginia.

<a href=”http://www.polldaddy.com” >polls</a> – <a href=”http://www.polldaddy.com/poll.asp?p=41405″ >Take Our Poll</a> Comment on this poll. Related Posts: Check Your USCG License Application Online

May 19, 2007
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Tuesday, May 15, 2007
Navy

NATO Considers Active Protection of Offshore Assets

Considering the recent security concerns in Nigeria NATO is in discussions with major oil companies to provide active protection of offshore assets.

May 15, 2007
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Monday, May 14, 2007
Incidents

UPDATE – This is Empress of the North’s 3rd Grounding

The cruise ship Empress of the North that hit a rock off Juneau Alaska this morning has had an eerilly similar incident in the Columbia River last year. As the...

May 14, 2007
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Saturday, May 12, 2007
Navy

Have you received your Merchant Marine Expeditionary Medal?

Have you received your Merchant Marine Expeditionary Medal for service on U.S.-flag vessels in direct support of American and allied military operations in Iraq? Here’s the scoop from MM&P’s weekly...

May 12, 2007
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Thursday, May 10, 2007
Photo

A license to be proud of…. even if it’s just a dummy.

In MERPAC’s Task Statement #66 from last week’s meeting are a few interesting items beyond the usual TWIC gripes. Including: MERPAC seeks clarification on why the Coast Guard replaced the...

May 10, 2007
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