Friday, May 6, 2011

In Case You Missed It… Top 10 News Items of The Week

Welcome to the inaugural edition of “In Case You Missed It…”, a new series posted every Friday that highlights the weeks top 10 news items on

May 6, 2011
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Sunday, May 1, 2011
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gCaptain Attending OTC 2011 – Looking Forward To Meeting You In Houston

Just a quick note to let gCaptain friends in Houston know gCaptain founder John Konrad and CMO Rob Almeida will be in Houston this week to attend the Offshore

May 1, 2011
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Sunday, April 24, 2011

Author Interview For “Fire On the Horizon” – The New Book By gCaptain

The above video is a short interview with author and gCaptain founder John Konrad on the rig Deepwater Horizon and his new book about the incident To learn

April 24, 2011
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Friday, March 11, 2011

gCaptain @ #SXSW (South By Southwest) – Austin

gCaptain and Unofficial Networks are in Austin, Texas for one of the biggest tech events of the year, South by Southwest. Most people know of SXSW as a film

March 11, 2011
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Friday, February 25, 2011

Fire On The Horizon – Hits Bookstores Nationwide This Tuesday!

Fire On The Horizon – the new book by gCaptain – hits bookstore shelves nationwide this TUESDAY! The reviews have been amazing, hundreds of

February 25, 2011
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Thursday, January 27, 2011

You have been upgraded!

Unofficial Networks, in partnership with Rackspace, introduces a new e-hosting platform to support the website gCaptain.com. Hopefully you did not notice any

January 27, 2011
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Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Fire On The Horizon – Dedicated To The 11, And Their Loved Ones.

As you might be aware, the frequency of my blog posts have slowed down in the past few months. The reason; I have been busy finishing the writing of

December 28, 2010
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Friday, October 22, 2010

The gCaptain FreeBoard – free and unlimited job postings for employers worldwide

We just launched yesterday!  Please have a look around and let us know what sort of tweaking is needed to make this as useful as

October 22, 2010
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Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Uniting a Global Industry

To start, we’d like to thank the thousands of loyal daily visitors who keep tabs on gCaptain.com.  Your comments and assistance in making gCaptain an

October 19, 2010
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Monday, September 13, 2010

Fire On The Horizon – A New Book By gCaptain

We are proud to announce that gCaptain’s founder and editor in chief, John Konrad, got a book deal! The upcoming book titled Fire on the Horizon: The

September 13, 2010
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Thursday, September 9, 2010

gCaptain.com Welcomes Rob Almeida to The Team

Originally from Orr’s Island, Maine, Rob graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1999 with a B.S. degree in Naval Architecture.  As a junior

September 9, 2010
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Saturday, September 4, 2010

Stand By For An Upgrade

Well I am sorry to say that with high traffic levels our dedicated server went up in smoke (literally) and our host, godaddy, refused to help. But luckily we

September 4, 2010
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Monday, August 30, 2010

Funny Sh*t My Captain Says

A friend who knew my father recently sent me a book titled Sh*t My Dad Says (HarperCollins 2010). Well not only was it really funny but, apparently, I am

August 30, 2010
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Tuesday, August 17, 2010

After Another Close Call, Transocean Changed Rules – New York Times

This morning the New York Times published an article entitled After Another Close Call, Transocean Changed Rules that points to Transocean’s critical

August 17, 2010
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Monday, August 2, 2010

Weekly Leader Podcast 60 | Captain John Konrad

Captain John Konrad is back with former podcasting partner, Peter A. Mello, to talk about the Sinking of the Deepwater Horizon and the following BP oil spill.

August 2, 2010
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Thursday, July 8, 2010

gCaptain Forums are Back up and Running!

Dear gCaptain Forum Members, The gCaptain Forums are back up and running.  It appears that a on or around June 29th, an unexpected surge of traffic to

July 8, 2010
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Friday, April 2, 2010

Forums Upgraded & Back Online

After a failed upgrade attempt (and temporary server database crash) the forum is back online and the new version is both more powerful and easier to use! More

April 2, 2010
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Thursday, February 11, 2010

How scary is it when…. – YouBlog Featured Article

Believe it or not, a lot of gCaptain.com visitors do not know the depth of this site beyond the section in which they frequent the most (i.e. the blog

February 11, 2010
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Wednesday, February 3, 2010

gCaptain Forum Reaches 5,000 Members

Today, we are proud to announce that the gCaptain.com forum has reached 5,000 members!  With what started out in 2007 as a little known blog and forum for

February 3, 2010
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Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Best Maritime Books To Read – A List By Merchant Mariners

Sure, the gCaptain forum contains a few surly comments but, just as a comment seems out of line, we are reminded of the intellect and curiosity of our fellow

January 26, 2010
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