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Monday, June 27, 2011
Doug Pine – Scary moment for gCaptain and friends
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Doug Pine – Scary moment for gCaptain and friends

  We were alarmed to hear this morning that over the weekend, one of gCaptain’s oldest and dearest friends, Doug Pine’s tug sank in the Bering

June 27, 2011
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Thursday, June 23, 2011
The “aggresive corrosion” of the USS INDEPENDENCE – Who’s to blame?
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The “aggresive corrosion” of the USS INDEPENDENCE – Who’s to blame?

U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Zachary Harrell/Released You may have seen recently that Austal, a designer and manufacturer of high performance aluminium vessels

June 23, 2011
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Monday, June 20, 2011
Chief engineer sentenced to prison for ‘Magic Pipe’ pollution case
USCG

Chief engineer sentenced to prison for ‘Magic Pipe’ pollution case

BALTIMORE – Dimitrios Grifakis, 57, of Kallithea, Greece, was sentenced last week by U.S. District Judge Marvin J. Garbis to six months in prison,

June 20, 2011
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Sunday, June 19, 2011
Singapore-led Task Force Intercepts Pirate Skiff in Gulf of Aden
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Singapore-led Task Force Intercepts Pirate Skiff in Gulf of Aden

Combined Maritime Forces Gulf of Aden (June 15) – A U.S. missile cruiser, USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55), operating under the Singapore-led Combined Task Force

June 19, 2011
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Friday, June 17, 2011
Merchant Marine Reserve Program becomes Strategic Sealift Officer Program
Navy

Merchant Marine Reserve Program becomes Strategic Sealift Officer Program

By: Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Strategic Mobility and Combat Logistics Division WASHINGTON (NNS) — After extensive coordination with

June 17, 2011
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Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Sixteen Crowley-Managed Vessels Honored with U.S. Coast Guard AMVER Awards
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Sixteen Crowley-Managed Vessels Honored with U.S. Coast Guard AMVER Awards

Sixteen Crowley-managed vessels were recently honored with U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Automated Mutual-Assistance Vessel Rescue System (AMVER) awards in

June 15, 2011
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Tuesday, June 14, 2011
USCG: Louisiana Oil Spill Cleanup Done, Origins Still Unknown
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USCG: Louisiana Oil Spill Cleanup Done, Origins Still Unknown

BRETON SOUND, La. – A sheen is spotted from a Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft off the coast of Venice, La., June 9, 2011. U.S. Coast Guard photo

June 14, 2011
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North Korea Keeps Silent on Ship’s Turnaround
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North Korea Keeps Silent on Ship’s Turnaround

SEOUL— (Dow Jones & Co) The turning back of a North Korean ship suspected of transporting missiles and parts, the highest-profile interdiction

June 14, 2011
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Thursday, June 9, 2011
ocean, sea, rob almeida
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‘Healthy oceans are everyone’s business’

Photo By Rob Almeida, Copyright 2011 Remarks by NOAA Administrator Dr. Jane Lubchenco during Capitol Hill Oceans Week June 7, 2011 Good morning everyone! Let

June 9, 2011
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Tuesday, June 7, 2011
USCG EPIRB TEST
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EPIRB 101 – The Coast Guard EPIRB FAQ

The US Coast Guard recently asked facebook fans what item that helps them boat responsibly would they like to know more about. While there were votes for VHF

June 7, 2011
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USCG Cutter Gunnery-exercise
USCG

Africa Bound – US Coast Guard Continues Global Reach

Two weeks ago Coast Guard Cutter Forward set sail from its homeport in Portsmouth, Va., across the Atlantic. Under the direction of Commander, U.S. Naval

June 7, 2011
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Vietnam Kilo Class Submarine
Navy

Vietnam Announces Submarine Project In Response To Drillship Harassment By China

gCaptain has reported on the growing influence of China’s submarine fleet which includes Ballistic Missile and attack subs… a fact highlighted

June 7, 2011
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Sunday, June 5, 2011
GL Ships Top USCG Port Safety List
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GL Ships Top USCG Port Safety List

Germanischer Lloyd (GL) has once again topped the United States Coast Guard (USCG) Annual Port State Control (PSC) Report and Annual Class Performance List for

June 5, 2011
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MSC Ship Completes First Replenishment-at-Sea of USS George H.W. Bush
Navy

MSC Ship Completes First Replenishment-at-Sea of USS George H.W. Bush

By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Timothy Walter, USS George H.W. Bush Public Affairs ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) — USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77)

June 5, 2011
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Friday, June 3, 2011
First woman takes command of U.S. military academy
USCG

First woman takes command of U.S. military academy

WASHINGTON – A woman will take command of a U.S. military service academy for the first time in history when Rear Adm. Sandra Stosz takes over as the

June 3, 2011
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Tuesday, May 31, 2011
General Dynamics NASSCO to build Navy’s new Mobile Landing Platforms
Engineering News

General Dynamics NASSCO to build Navy’s new Mobile Landing Platforms

Pictured: U.S. Navy’s Mobile Landing Platform Concept SAN DIEGO — General Dynamics NASSCO announced today that it has received from the U.S. Navy a

May 31, 2011
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Sunday, May 29, 2011
Gerald R. Ford, CVN-78
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Navy Names Next Aircraft Carrier USS John F. Kennedy

BOSTON (NNS) — Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced today the next Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier will be named the USS John F. Kennedy. The

May 29, 2011
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Friday, May 27, 2011
Incident Photos of The Week – Davy Crockett Response
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Incident Photos of The Week – Davy Crockett Response

This weeks incident photos come from the Columbia River on the Washington-Oregon border where the 433-foot flat-deck barge Davy Crockett continues to be

May 27, 2011
Total Views: 44

Monday, May 23, 2011
Militants Attack Pakistani Navy Base
Navy

Militants Attack Pakistani Navy Base

ISLAMABAD — Explosions rocked a Pakistani military base in the southern city of Karachi in a late-night terror attack, setting off a fire visible from

May 23, 2011
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Thursday, May 19, 2011
Overflight of swollen lower Mississippi [VIDEO]
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Overflight of swollen lower Mississippi [VIDEO]

Check out this video of a Coast Guard overflight of the lower Mississippi shot on May 18. On a positive note, the disaster is driving some good PR for

May 19, 2011
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