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Thursday, May 13, 2021
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Video

What if Tony Stark Was A Ship Pilot?

With a rich family history in Aviation, former Oil Trader & Royal Marines Reservist, Richard Browning, founded pioneering Aeronautical Innovation company,

May 13, 2021
Total Views: 3589

Monday, April 12, 2021
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Video

gCaptain Weekly – Episode 1

In this first episode of gCaptain Weekly, John Konrad and Sal Mercogliano discuss some of the top maritime stories of the

April 12, 2021
Total Views: 2986

Monday, March 29, 2021
Suez Canal Unblocked – Freedom for the Ever Given!
Shipping

Suez Canal Unblocked – Freedom for the Ever Given!

In this latest video, gCaptain founder and CEO Captain John Konrad discusses the successful refloating of the MV Ever Given to unblock the Suez Canal: Full

March 29, 2021
Total Views: 8644

Sunday, March 28, 2021
Captain Nick Sloane, The Salvage Master Who Raised The Costa Concordia, Discusses What It Will Take to Refloat The Ever Given – Interview
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Captain Nick Sloane, The Salvage Master Who Raised The Costa Concordia, Discusses What It Will Take to Refloat The Ever Given – Interview

Billions of dollars worth of global trade is hanging in the balance as salvage efforts continue to refloat the MV Ever Given in the Suez Canal. The impact of

March 28, 2021
Total Views: 31513

Saturday, March 27, 2021
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Watch: Who Is Responsible For The Ever Given Grounding?

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Who is responsible for the Ever Given Grounding? And who will pay for the damages? This is a complicated topic considering the

March 27, 2021
Total Views: 47941

Friday, March 26, 2021
Stranded container ship Ever Given, one of the world's largest container ships, is seen after it ran aground, in Suez Canal
Accidents

Watch Part 2: A Naval Historian and Master Mariner Discuss the Ever Given Grounding in Suez

In Part 2 of their popular video series, Dr. Sal Mercogliano, Associate Professor of History at Campbell University and Adjunct Professor at the United States

March 26, 2021
Total Views: 5528

Thursday, March 25, 2021
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Grounding Incidents

Watch: How To Salvage A Grounded Suez Canal Mega-Ship

How long could the Suez Canal salvage operation take? Could the mega containership Ever Given capsize? Could her hull crack and spill oil like the grounded

March 25, 2021
Total Views: 22890

Wednesday, March 24, 2021
VIDEO: How Does A Ship Run Aground In The Suez Canal
Accidents

VIDEO: How Does A Ship Run Aground In The Suez Canal

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Yesterday morning an ultra-large containership ran aground and blocking ship traffic in the Suez Canal. AIS data shows the MV

March 24, 2021
Total Views: 43260

Saturday, November 21, 2020
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Interesting

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: 13811

Monday, November 2, 2020
Maritime News

Watch: Viral Video Shows Scary Moment a Lifeboat Suddenly Falls During a Drill

[Video has been removed] A video posted to the social media website TikTok shows the scary moment a lifeboat fails during a drill. We are told the incident

November 2, 2020
Total Views: 1785

Thursday, October 22, 2020
U.S. Coast Guard Conducts Simulated Rescue on Offshore Wind Turbine
Environment

U.S. Coast Guard Conducts Simulated Rescue on Offshore Wind Turbine

It’s an inevitable fact that the United States is set for a major increase in the number of wind turbines off its coast in the coming decade. This means

October 22, 2020
Total Views: 305

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Dramatic Heavy Seas Rescue Off Southeastern Ireland
Maritime News

Dramatic Heavy Seas Rescue Off Southeastern Ireland

Three rescue boats with Royal National Lifeboat Institution came to the rescue of a cargo ship that had lost power and was in danger of hitting rocks in

October 21, 2020
Total Views: 228

Monday, October 5, 2020
Air Force Pararescue Jumpers Respond to Medical Emergency on Fishing Vessel Off Hawaii
Accidents

Air Force Pararescue Jumpers Respond to Medical Emergency on Fishing Vessel Off Hawaii

The U.S. Coast Guard, Air Force, and Navy successfully medevaced a 73-year-old mariner from the 84-foot commercial fishing vessel Lady Alice 150 miles east of

October 5, 2020
Total Views: 244

Incident Video: Dredge Impales Tanker at Malaysian Anchorage
Maritime News

Incident Video: Dredge Impales Tanker at Malaysian Anchorage

Check out this wild video from over the weekend of a dredger colliding with a tanker at a Malaysian anchorage. The incident reportedly happened October 2 at

October 5, 2020
Total Views: 289

Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Watch: gCaptain’s Impassioned Call For Change
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)

September 15, 2020
Total Views: 276

Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Watch: 17 Rescued as Yacht Engulfed in Flames Sinks Off Italy
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

August 26, 2020
Total Views: 170

Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Massive Explosion in Beirut Port Area Rocks Lebanon’s Capital
Interesting

Massive Explosion in Beirut Port Area Rocks Lebanon’s Capital

By Samia Nakhoul and Yara Abi Nader BEIRUT, Aug 4 (Reuters) – A huge explosion in a port warehouse district near the center of Beirut killed more than 25

August 4, 2020
Total Views: 479

Monday, July 27, 2020
Large Bulk Carrier Runs Aground in Mauritius
Interesting

Large Bulk Carrier Runs Aground in Mauritius

Update: Mauritius Environmental Minister: No Oil Spill from Grounded Wakashio A large bulk carrier has run aground on an Indian Ocean reef off Mauritius. The

July 27, 2020
Total Views: 939

Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Watch: Cruise Ship MS Monarch Arrives at Turkish Breakers
Interesting

Watch: Cruise Ship MS Monarch Arrives at Turkish Breakers

In what is a sure sign of the times amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the 1991-built MS Monarch has arrived at a Turkish shipbreaking yard for dismantling. With

July 22, 2020
Total Views: 744

Monday, July 20, 2020
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Blog

Watch The Resurgence Of Amateur Radio – A Silver Lining Of COVID-19

Today’s Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) regulations requires that every ship carry old-school HF radiotelephone and radiotelex

July 20, 2020
Total Views: 495
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