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Sunday, April 24, 2022
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Island Hopping In Tawi-Tawi

Editor’s note: This Image of the Day includes the answer to the April 2022 puzzler. Story by Kathryn Hansen(NASA) –A running hare. A jumping

April 24, 2022
Total Views: 2393

Sunday, January 30, 2022
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Editorial: Admiral, I Am NOT Ready For War

Today gCaptain received reports that the Pentagon began loading Military Sealift Command ships with tanks and heavy equipment. While we are unable to confirm

January 30, 2022
Total Views: 7928

Saturday, January 29, 2022
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Endangered Beaked Whale Trapped In Athens Riviera

THENS,(Reuters) – Rescuers on Friday were trying to free a beaked whale which has surfaced in Greek waters, trapped near a beach on the Athens riviera,

January 29, 2022
Total Views: 1287

Saturday, January 22, 2022
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For Many, Getting The Covid Vaccine Means Taking An Arduous Boat Ride To The Mainland

By Andreo Calonzo(Bloomberg) –After losing her son to Covid-19 last year, 79-year-old Tomasa Valdez was desperate to get vaccinated. But on the

January 22, 2022
Total Views: 1622

Monday, January 17, 2022
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A Look Inside Taiwan’s Brutal ARP Navy Frogman Program

By Ann Wang (Reuters) A chill wind whips across the Taiwan Strait as a small group of Taiwanese marines stands shivering on a remote dock in the early hours

January 17, 2022
Total Views: 4589

Saturday, January 1, 2022
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ROV Discovers Italian World War Two Submarine Wreck

ATHENS,(Reuters) – Greek divers have discovered the wreckage of an Italian submarine 80 years after it was sunk by the Allied Forces in the Aegean Sea

January 1, 2022
Total Views: 6759

Saturday, December 4, 2021
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Is Lowering The Age Limit For Truckers In Order To Address The Supply-Chain Crunch Worth The Safety Risks?

By Keith Laing (Bloomberg) –Dezjion Henson has wanted to be a truck driver his whole life. When he turned 18 last year he jumped at the chance and

December 4, 2021
Total Views: 3686

Saturday, November 20, 2021
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Coffee Tastes Different Thanks To The Shipping Crisis

By Archie Hunter (Bloomberg) Coffee snobs have a lot to worry about right now. A global shortage of beans is already threatening to push up prices at cafes

November 20, 2021
Total Views: 2533

Saturday, October 30, 2021
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U.S Navy Sailor’s Extraordinary Voice On Display At World Series

From Chief Petty Officer Joshua Keim “Breathe, breathe. Don’t mess this up.” That is what Operations Specialist 1st Class Giavanni Walker told herself

October 30, 2021
Total Views: 2463

Saturday, October 16, 2021
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“THE RIG.”, Your Family’s Next Vacation Destination?

Riyadh, KSA-The Public Investment Fund (PIF) announced today the launch of “THE RIG.”, a new tourism project. Inspired by offshore oil platforms, “THE

October 16, 2021
Total Views: 5092

Tuesday, October 5, 2021
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MV Rena Shipwreck: New Zealand’s Worst Maritime Disaster in Photos

The MV Rena was traveling at a speed of 17 knots when it grounded on Astrolabe Reef off the coast of New Zealand on October 5, 2011, during a

October 5, 2021
Total Views: 16636

Sunday, September 26, 2021
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How Did Ancient Seafarers Settle The Far-Flung Islands Of Polynesia?

WASHINGTON,(Reuters) – Beginning more than a millennium ago, intrepid seafarers traversed vast Pacific Ocean expanses in double-hulled sailing canoes to

September 26, 2021
Total Views: 2765

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
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Windoc Incident – Story Behind YouTube’s Most Chilling Video

In August 2001 the Bulk Carrier Windoc was lined up on the Welland Canal’s Bridge 11 in Ontario Canada. After receiving the flashing amber approach light

September 14, 2021
Total Views: 13165

Monday, June 21, 2021
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Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning

Drowning is not the violent, splashing, call for help that most people expect. In this article, Mario explains what drowning really looks like and how to

June 21, 2021
Total Views: 4720

Saturday, November 21, 2020
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US Navy Thanks Merchant Mariners On YouTube

Just days after Veterans day the US Navy released this video via YouTube and all its social media channels thanking US Merchant Mariners for their service to

November 21, 2020
Total Views: 13719

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
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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

November 17, 2020
Total Views: 6344

Monday, November 9, 2020
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Danaos a Big Winner as Containership Charter Rates Soar

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – With freight rates soaring, ocean carriers are prepared to pay more than double previous daily hire rates for chartered

November 9, 2020
Total Views: 650

Friday, November 6, 2020
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IMO Charting Passage Plan for Reducing Shipping’s ‘Carbon Intensity’

By Barry Parker – Over the past year, “sustainability” has ratcheted upward to the top of the shipping industry’s radar. The activity will be

November 6, 2020
Total Views: 558

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Accidents

Preliminary Report Sheds Light on Container Loss from APL England

A preliminary report from Australian maritime investigators into the loss of containers from the APL England says that the ship experienced heavy rolling and

October 28, 2020
Total Views: 1027

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Maersk Launceston Captain Arrested in Greece

The captain of the Maersk Launceston has been arrested following the ship’s collision with a Greek Navy minesweeper on Tuesday near Piraeus, Greece. An

October 28, 2020
Total Views: 823