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Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Video

Vonheim Interviews gCaptain CEO John Konrad

A fresh interview just dropped on the Vonheim YouTube channel. When Christopher Vonheim and Captain John A Konrad V bring emotion and

June 15, 2022
Total Views: 804

Friday, May 6, 2022
Navy

Maritime Historian Slams US Navy Over Bonhomme Richard Fire Report

In this episode, maritime historian Sal Mercogliano explores the timeline and issues behind the July 12, 2020 fire onboard USS Bonhomme Richard in San Diego,

May 6, 2022
Total Views: 9308

Tuesday, May 3, 2022
Maersk Sealand Shipping Container
Video

Did An American Truck Driver Change Ocean Shipping Forever?

In this episode of What is Going on With Shipping, gCaptain contributor Sal Mercogliano, discusses the 66th anniversary of the sailing of the SS Ideal X with

May 3, 2022
Total Views: 11028

Monday, May 2, 2022
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USCG

Watch: U.S. Coast Guard’s Jet Driven Workhorse

Destin Sandlin’s popular YouTube channel SmarterEveryDay has already explained how the US Coast Guard (USCG) responds to distress signals and the science of

May 2, 2022
Total Views: 3963

Sunday, April 24, 2022
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Shipyard

WATCH An American Ship Get Locked Down In China

by John Konrad (gCaptain) In November American Merchant Marine officer Madeleine Wolczko left her island home and took a Washington State Ferry to Seattle then

April 24, 2022
Total Views: 10399

Sunday, March 13, 2022
Video

What Happened To Nuclear Cruise Ships?

With sleek, futuristic lines and shining red and white paint, the world’s first nuclear passenger ship N/S Savannah was designed to stand out but what

March 13, 2022
Total Views: 4413

Thursday, March 10, 2022
Hawaii Fuel Depot Tanks WWII
Navy

Watch: Hawaii Naval Bunker Tank Closure And The Jones Act Explained

As gCaptain reported early this week, US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin announced that Hawaii’s Red Hill bunker storage depot, the world’s

March 10, 2022
Total Views: 3106

Sunday, February 27, 2022
Operation Sea Breeze 2019 - Ukraine
Video

Could Ukraine Recruit Privateers?

In yestertday’s episode of What’s Going on With Shipping, Dr Sal Mercogliano – former merchant mariner and maritime historian –

February 27, 2022
Total Views: 2834

Thursday, February 24, 2022
Video

What Does Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Mean for Global Shipping?

Sal Mercogliano, host of What’s Going on With Shipping, is joined by the CEO of gCaptain, John Konrad, to discuss the impact of the Russian invasion of

February 24, 2022
Total Views: 2390

Wednesday, February 23, 2022
Dive Weld Training
Blog

How Are Structures Built Underwater?

Despite being beautiful and useful, rivers, lakes, harbors, and oceans are not always the best places to build. Tools and construction materials work better

February 23, 2022
Total Views: 2780

Sunday, February 6, 2022
MARAD US Mothball Ship Fleet
Video

Why Is The US Merchant Marine So Rusted And Broken?

After World War II the United States had the largest and newest fleet of deepwater commercial ships in the world. World trade has roughly doubled every tens

February 6, 2022
Total Views: 37905

Saturday, January 29, 2022
Photo

NASA’s Most Compelling Satellite Images of 2021

(NASA)–In 2021, NASA’s fleet of Earth-observing satellites, as well as the instruments and astronauts on the International

January 29, 2022
Total Views: 4638

Zig-Zag Coast Guard Search and Rescue Pattern
Video

Watch: Why The Zig-Zag Search And Rescue Pattern is Genius

This week Destin Sandlin’s highly popular Smarter Everyday channel on YouTube is kicking off a new US Coast Guard series with this video about the

January 29, 2022
Total Views: 3728

Sunday, January 23, 2022
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Evergreen

Watch Lego Masters Build The World’s Most Complicated Ship

Back in 2013 Samsung Heavy Industries launched the world’s most complicated ship, Shell Prelude, a 93 metres high behemoth designed to draw gas from

January 23, 2022
Total Views: 15792

Saturday, January 8, 2022
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Finance

Watch: What’s Going On With Ship Stocks?

On this week’s episode of What’s Going on With Shipping, gCaptain contributor and YouTube host Sal Mercogliano is joined by maritime stock expert

January 8, 2022
Total Views: 1887

Sunday, October 31, 2021
Photo

When Your Dog Is Happy To See You After A 102 Day Deployment

ALAMEDA, CA, UNITED STATES Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) crewmember Petty Officer 2nd Class Kurt Chlebek, a boatswains mate, is greeted by his dog after

October 31, 2021
Total Views: 2192

Saturday, October 16, 2021
THE RIG
Interesting

“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: 5100

Sunday, October 10, 2021
Video

New York Premiere of ‘Hell or High Seas’ At The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Hell or High Seas follows U.S. Navy veteran Taylor Grieger and writer Stephen O’Shea as they embark on the adventure of a lifetime — sailing around Cape

October 10, 2021
Total Views: 2924

Saturday, October 9, 2021
Photo

Saudi Royal Navy and Pakistan Navy Carry Out Live-Exercise In Arabian Sea

October 9, 2021
Total Views: 1229

Sunday, September 19, 2021
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Maritime News

SpaceX Crew Splashes Down In The Atlantic

By Steve Gorman (Reuters)- The quartet of newly minted citizen astronauts comprising the SpaceX Inspiration4 mission safely splashed down in the Atlantic off

September 19, 2021
Total Views: 2387