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Tuesday, January 26, 2010
Best Maritime Books To Read – A List By Merchant Mariners

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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Saturday, December 26, 2009

Forum Hacked

Note – The gCaptain forum was hacked by a Russian script Christmas morning. We are working to fix the problem but support is slow considering the

December 26, 2009
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Thursday, December 24, 2009

Announcing gTrax – AIS Vessel Tracking For The iPhone

In August of 2008 gCaptain forum member New3M made a brilliant suggestion for gCaptain to develop software for the iPhone. We loved the idea but wanted to make

December 24, 2009
Total Views: 81

Saturday, July 11, 2009

Comments Turned Off – Feature Added

Ok, the number of posts this week has been less than expected but with good reason…. we have a spam problem. The bad news is that spam has finally

July 11, 2009
Total Views: 2

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Changing Course and The Secret Of gCaptain.

After the successful launch of gCaptain’s new Maritime Jobs Board we are ready for the next big idea. The jobs section was built to help solve a problem,

June 28, 2009
Total Views: 22

Saturday, June 27, 2009

gCaptain Announces New Site Search Technology

A feature we recently implemented is gCaptain site search built on the google search engine. We had this before but only on the homepage, lat week we added new

June 27, 2009
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Thursday, June 25, 2009

Hawaii Superferry – A look back

No matter what side of the debate you are on over the Hawaii Superferry, you have to admit that it has been interesting to watch as its legal and

June 25, 2009
Total Views: 13


Best Captain’s Quotes – A List By Professional Mariners

Every so often a discussion is started on the forum that can truly stand the test of time.  This one in particular has lasted nearly as long as gCaptain

June 25, 2009
Total Views: 326

Saturday, June 6, 2009

Maritime Job Board Preview – This Weekend Only

Photo by Erica Marshall In April gCaptain was excited to announce opening the new MARITIME JOBS SECTION to our forum member BETA testers. Currently We are

June 6, 2009
Total Views: 10

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

April Fools Day – A Year In The Life Of A gCaptain

This day last year we had much fun with our fellow bloggers at The Unofficial Coast Guard Blog hatching an April Fools Day scheme with the intent of getting

April 1, 2009
Total Views: 7

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Google Toolbar Buttons – Maritime Edition

Introducing gCaptain’s Google Toolbar buttons. How do you get them? Click on one of the images then… if you already have Google’s Toolbar

March 26, 2009
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Google’s Maritime News Statistics Published – THANK YOU

Google recently released a new product called Google Ad Planner which accurately gives website visitor comparison stats. Today they updated the figures and,

March 18, 2009
Total Views: 10

Monday, March 9, 2009

Maritime Monday 152

The following is posted by the gCaptain team. Unfortnately, Fred Frey contacted us earlier saying he would not be able to put together this weeks edition of

March 9, 2009
Total Views: 27

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Best Maritime Blogs of 2009 That You (Maybe) Aren’t Reading

Photo by David Hobby We estimate that the Maritime Industry is 3-5 years behind better knowing communities in the adoption of social media and the sharing of

February 26, 2009
Total Views: 123

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Seeking Engineer Blogger

The deckies run of this blog is just about over since today we are joining maritime recruiters everywhere and posting the sign “Engineer Wanted”.

February 25, 2009
Total Views: 16

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

YOUblog – Step Up To The Maritime Mic

Have a great idea you’d like to share with the industry? Ever think to yourself , “I could do a better job than these gCaptain guys“? Now is

February 24, 2009
Total Views: 19

Friday, February 20, 2009

Social Networking Sites – What Are You Using? – Poll

Here at gCaptain, we have relied primarily on search engine optimization (SEO), regularly updating the blog, word-of-mouth and some great partnerships to grow

February 20, 2009
Total Views: 3

Friday, January 30, 2009

gCaptain’s Meeting With SUNY Maritime College

Over the holidays, some of gCaptain’s crew went back to our hometown of NYC, er the suburbs of NYC.  While back east, we started working closely with

January 30, 2009
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Wednesday, December 31, 2008

A Year In Shipping – A 2008 gCaptain Roundup

2008 marked the first full year of operation here at and the growth we saw was both amazing and unexpected. In 2008, we grew by over 136%,

December 31, 2008
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Friday, December 19, 2008

Forum Discussion: Animal Planet Whale Wars

The Forum now has nearly 900 active users who discuss wide variety issues that apply to the professional mariner. Some are deadly serious. Others

December 19, 2008
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