Monday, November 23, 2020
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gCaptain

Ship Shirts From Santa

Ships shirts are in stock at our gCaptain store, including our all-new for 2020, Xmas tree shirt topped with the one and only Nathaniel Bowditch. Save 20% on this and...

November 23, 2020
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Saturday, November 21, 2020
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gCaptain Shop Black Friday Week Discount

The gCaptain Shop is open for the holiday season with some new designs and returns of some old favorites. Please note that due to COVID deliveries will be delayed this...

November 21, 2020
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Tuesday, November 17, 2020
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Blog

Forbes Challenges The Biden Administration To Act Now On Maritime Appointments

by John Konrad (gCaptain) In August 2017 President Trump swore in Rear Adm. Mark H. Buzby as MARAD Administrator, the top civilian maritime position in the United States. In the...

November 17, 2020
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Monday, November 2, 2020
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Environment

Bill Gates Launches A Nuclear Ship Battery Partnership

It’s been over sixty years since the first (and last) US-flagged nuclear-powered cargo ship set sail but, if Bill Gates has his way, the ocean may soon be filled with...

November 2, 2020
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Wednesday, September 23, 2020
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Does The IMO ‘Intend’ To Do Nothing At All?

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) In the fifteen years of running gCaptain, we have reached out to the International Maritime Organization (IMO),  several times and even traveled to their beautiful...

September 23, 2020
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Tuesday, September 22, 2020
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This Is How Important Articles About The Maritime Industry Are Researched And Written

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Today at 05:15 after waking up, after adjusting the heat, after donning a warm wool sweater, after grinding my favorite beans, after french pressing a pot,...

September 22, 2020
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Friday, January 3, 2020
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How strong is your favorite knot? MIT Scientists Invent New Rope Fibers To Study Knots

  How secure is your favorite knot? “Although knots have been around for thousands of years,”  says applied mathematician Vishal Patil of MIT, “not much is known about why they...

January 3, 2020
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Thursday, November 28, 2019
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gCaptain Black Friday Weekend Starts Now

Black Friday Weekend Starts Now 20% OFF Every Item In The gCaptain Store  with coupon code “BlackFriday19” Including All gCaptain Bestsellers gCaptain’s New Polished Brass Tool Pen We Deliver Merchant Marine...

November 28, 2019
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Saturday, April 6, 2019
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Blog

gCaptain Extends Military Discount To Hospital Ship Crews, The Ready Reserve Fleet and Merchant Marine Veterans

Since launch gCaptain has proudly honored all students, teachers, and military, including Coast Guard and Military Sealift Command crew members, with a full 20% discount off all gCaptain Merchandise.  Last month...

April 6, 2019
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Wednesday, April 3, 2019
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gCaptain Invites You To The Launch Of gS…

Ready for something BIG? For over twelve years our crew have built gCaptain from a small blog into the world’s most visited maritime website and we are ready for the...

April 3, 2019
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Thursday, November 22, 2018
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Black Friday Starts Now

Black Friday Starts Now 25% OFF Every Item In The gCaptain Store  with coupon code “BlackFriday18” Including All gCaptain Bestsellers gCaptain’s New Polished Brass Tool Pen A Ship Dead Ahead At Night...

November 22, 2018
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Wednesday, July 11, 2018
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Hapag-Lloyd Investor Confirms Approach from CMA CGM, Says Takeover Should Go Other Way Around

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – One of Hapag-Lloyd’s largest shareholders has brushed off an approach by CMA CGM for merger talks. Any such deal could create the largest container shipping...

July 11, 2018
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Wednesday, June 13, 2018
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An Alarming Number Of Shipping Companies Are Banning Knives, Here’s How To Stop Them

by Capt. John Konrad (gCaptain) A disturbing and dangerous trend is growing offshore. Despite overwhelming evidence that knives are essential to the safety of life at sea, shipping companies are...

June 13, 2018
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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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Blog

Editorial: What I Want For National Maritime Day

As founder of gCaptain, I first want to thank all Veterans of the US Merchant Marine. Our definition of veteran includes all who have served in any capacity aboard US Flagged...

May 22, 2018
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Sunday, May 20, 2018
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Sailors Team Up With Fort Schuyler To Offer STCW Like Training To Boaters And Kids

By John Konrad (gCaptain) The International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), revolutionized training in the maritime industry by giving mariners hands on and practical safety training....

May 20, 2018
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Tuesday, May 1, 2018
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gCaptain Now Ships Free With $50 Purchase

gCaptain now ships free to all 50 states with a minimum purchase of $50 and internationally to 156 countries with a minimum purchase of $100.   Visit our online store...

May 1, 2018
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Monday, April 23, 2018
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Gear Up For Summer With All New gCaptain Gear

Click HERE to gear up for summer with all new exclusive gCaptain gear!

April 23, 2018
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Wednesday, April 18, 2018
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gCaptain

JUST IN! Women’s Clothing & gCaptain Mother’s Day Items

Mother’s Day is fast approaching. Click HERE to view our collection of Women’s clothing or Here for nautical jewelry and be sure to order now for delivery by Mother’s Day.

April 18, 2018
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Friday, April 6, 2018
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gCaptain Winter Clearance Sale, 25% Off All Winter Items

Click HERE to view all gCaptain winter items currently on sale!

April 6, 2018
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Thursday, December 21, 2017
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Now Available: gCaptain Gift Cards!

Still have a few people on your holiday shopping list? gCaptain gift cards can be purchased anytime and are immediately delivered to you via email. Print it out, drop it...

December 21, 2017
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