Monday, October 19, 2020
Interesting

U.S. Blacklists Chinese Entities Over Iran Shipping Links

WASHINGTON, Oct 19 (Reuters) – The United States on Monday said it blacklisted two Chinese men and six Chinese entities for having dealt with Iranian shipping company Islamic Republic of...

October 19, 2020
Total Views: 46

Friday, October 16, 2020
Interesting

Photo Shows FSO Nabarima With Severe List Off Venezuela

Update: Confusion Surrounds Listing Offshore Oil Vessel Off Venezuela An alarming photo is making the rounds on the internet today showing an idled Floating Storage and Offshore (FSO) vessel containing tens...

October 16, 2020
Total Views: 144

Tuesday, October 13, 2020
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Blog

China’s Maritime One Belt Road Goes Digital As US Navy Spends Billions On Weapon Technology

by Captain John Konrad V (gCaptain) The stock of China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMSE – SHA) climbed higher after the release of the company’s latest investor report where the company announced that...

October 13, 2020
Total Views: 49

Thursday, October 1, 2020
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Defense

IMO Cyber-attack Has Serious Implications

For the past day and a half, visitors to the official International Maritime Organization website, www.IMO.org, have been greeted with the message “This website is under maintenance.” But the maintenance...

October 1, 2020
Total Views: 99

Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Blog

Op-Ed: The Popular Mechanics Of Maritime Innovation

by John Konrad (gCaptain) During a popular maritime innovation event today the Chief Innovation Officer of a major shipping company painted an enthusiastic picture of the future complete with shipboard...

September 30, 2020
Total Views: 26

Interesting

Cracked Containership Leaking Oil at Bayonne, New Jersey Terminal

A containership docked at a container terminal in Bayonne, New Jersey is leaking fuel from a small crack in the ship’s hull, the U.S. Coast Guard reported Wednesday. The M/V...

September 30, 2020
Total Views: 19

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Interesting

Bouchard Transportation Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Melville, New York-based shipping company Bouchard Transportation has announced that it and certain of its subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions to restructure under chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy...

September 29, 2020
Total Views: 85

Interesting

U.S. Coast Guard to Test Autonomous Response Boat

The U.S. Coast Guard has selected Louisianna-based shipbuilder Metal Shark and Sea Machines, the automous shipping tech company out of Boston, to supply an autonomous test vessel to the USCG...

September 29, 2020
Total Views: 23

Monday, September 28, 2020
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Interesting

Shipping Giant CMA CGM Hit by Ransomware Cyber Attack

French shipping giant CMA CGM says it has been hit with a ransomware cyber attack. “The CMA CGM Group (excluding CEVA Logistics) is currently dealing with a cyber-attack impacting peripheral...

September 28, 2020
Total Views: 84

Monday, September 21, 2020
Photo Of USMMA Midshipman With Class Ring
Blog

It’s Time For Kings Point To Step Up To The Plate

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) The United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) at Kings Point (KP), New York is our nation’s only service academy dedicated to an industry but, because...

September 21, 2020
Total Views: 112

Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Blog

Watch: gCaptain’s Impassioned Call For Change

It’s time, to be honest. gCaptain is overwhelmed and the industry is breaking. (Note: This is part one of a two part video. Click here to watch PART2) And here’s...

September 15, 2020
Total Views: 32

Thursday, August 27, 2020
Defense

U.S. Navy Sailor Under Investigation for Arson in Bonhomme Richard Fire, Official Says

WASHINGTON, Aug 26 (Reuters) – A United States Navy sailor is under investigation for possible arson aboard a warship that caught fire last month and injured dozens of people, a...

August 27, 2020
Total Views: 358

Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Interesting

Watch: 17 Rescued as Yacht Engulfed in Flames Sinks Off Italy

The Italian Coast Guard said it rescued 17 people from a yacht before it sank off the coast of Sardinia, Italy. The incident took place Tuesday as the 155-foot vessel...

August 26, 2020
Total Views: 9

Interesting

U.S. Dishes Out First Sanctions in South China Sea Dispute

By Susan Heavey, Daphne Psaledakis and David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON, Aug 26 (Reuters) – The United States on Wednesday blacklisted 24 Chinese companies and targeted individuals it said were part of...

August 26, 2020
Total Views: 27

Defense

Heading Home: U.S. Coast Guard Icebreaker Healy Suffers Fire Off Alaska

The United States’ only medium icebreaker USCGC Healy has suffered a fire and propulsion failure while en route to the Arctic. The U.S. Coast Guard reports that the Healy was...

August 26, 2020
Total Views: 69

Friday, August 21, 2020
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Fire Incidents

4 Missing After Dredge Hits A Pipeline And Explodes in Corpus Christi

(Reuters) – Four members of the dredging vessel Waymon L Boyd are missing after a fire and explosion near the Port of Corpus Christi, Texas, on Friday, causing the U.S....

August 21, 2020
Total Views: 24

Tuesday, August 18, 2020
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Defense

COVID-19: Maritime Tech Startups Provide First Response In Global Pandemic Efforts

In recent months organizations like the Royal Navy, maritime heavyweights like IGP&I, the  US Department of Transportation’s Volpe Center, among others, have been partnering with startups and groundbreaking new companies like...

August 18, 2020
Total Views: 9

Monday, August 17, 2020
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Defense

Marine Autonomy Continues As A Huge Growth Market During COVID-19

While the maritime world struggles with COVID-19, one industry segment continues to grow at a rapid pace: Marine Autonomy. With companies like the MIT startup, Blksail completing autonomous trials remotely,...

August 17, 2020
Total Views: 31

Thursday, August 6, 2020
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Interesting

Fatal Fall: Sandy Hook Pilot Dies in Boarding Accident

A Sandy Hook ship pilot has died following a fall while boarding a tanker arriving at the Port of New York and New Jersey on Wednesday. The incident follows the...

August 6, 2020
Total Views: 131

Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Interesting

Disgruntled Armed Security Guard Held Vessel and Crew Hostage

We’re just now catching wind of a bizarre security incident aboard a Eagle Bulk vessel in which a seemingly disgruntled security guard took the vessel and its crew hostage at...

August 4, 2020
Total Views: 27