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Tuesday, October 20, 2020
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U.S. Charges Russian Military Officers Behind ‘NotPetya’ Cyber Attack

The U.S. Department of Justice has handed out criminal charges against six Russian military intelligence officers allegedly responsible for the 2017

October 20, 2020
Total Views: 200

Monday, October 19, 2020
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Confusion Surrounds Status of Listing Offshore Oil Vessel Off Venezuela

The non-profit group that has been publishing photos and video of the FSO Nabarima with a heavy list off the coast of Venezuela said they have been misled by

October 19, 2020
Total Views: 196

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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

October 19, 2020
Total Views: 87

Friday, October 16, 2020
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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

October 16, 2020
Total Views: 492

Tuesday, October 13, 2020
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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

October 13, 2020
Total Views: 264

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

October 1, 2020
Total Views: 879

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

September 30, 2020
Total Views: 143

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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

September 30, 2020
Total Views: 105

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
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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

September 29, 2020
Total Views: 555

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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

September 29, 2020
Total Views: 205

Monday, September 28, 2020
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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

September 28, 2020
Total Views: 412

Monday, September 21, 2020
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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

September 21, 2020
Total Views: 1824

Tuesday, September 15, 2020
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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)

September 15, 2020
Total Views: 259

Thursday, August 27, 2020
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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

August 27, 2020
Total Views: 524

Wednesday, August 26, 2020
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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

August 26, 2020
Total Views: 157

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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

August 26, 2020
Total Views: 116

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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

August 26, 2020
Total Views: 490

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,

August 21, 2020
Total Views: 286

Tuesday, August 18, 2020
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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

August 18, 2020
Total Views: 81

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,

August 17, 2020
Total Views: 217