Thursday, May 31, 2018
shipbreaking alang

Photos: Shipbreaking on the Beaches of Alang

Reuters’ photographer Amit Dave has published a series of photos taken just this week at a shipbreaking yard in Alang, India, where many of the world’s ships continue to be...

May 31, 2018
Total Views: 1995

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

The Ohio River: A Photo Essay

Photography by Brian Snyder. Reporting by Chris Kenning (Reuters) In the 29 years that towboat captain Joe Gray has worked flotillas of barges up and down the Ohio River, he...

December 5, 2017
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Friday, October 6, 2017
cheshire fire
Fire Incidents

Incredible Incident Photo Shows British Bulk Carrier During Fertilizer Fire

A new photo released by Spanish Maritime Search and Rescue Society shows just what can happen when 50,000 tons of fertilizer overheats during transit.  The photo shows the 56,000 dwt British...

October 6, 2017
Total Views: 416

Monday, July 3, 2017
Tirrenia Nuraghes super-hero cruise ship ferries

SPOTD – Larger Than Life DC Superheroes At Sea

Tirrenia Nuraghes’s Superhero themed Ferries. Image via Palumbo Shipyard, Italy Super Heroes take-over the high seas after Palumbo shipyards in Messina Italy began decorating the sides of themed Tirrenia ships.  The M/V  is the...

July 3, 2017
Total Views: 68

Saturday, June 17, 2017

10 High Resolution Photos Of US Navy Destroyer Collision

Seven sailors are missing and three injured after the USS Fitzgerald, a US Navy Destroyer, collided early on Saturday morning with a Philippine-flagged containership south of Tokyo Bay in Japan....

June 17, 2017
Total Views: 509

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

@gCaptain In On Instagram (Finally!)

After hundreds of reader request followed by months of negotiation, pleading and many thank you’s gCaptain has officially acquired our proper name on Instagram and we have started scouring the internet for the...

March 15, 2017
Total Views: 19

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Ship Photos of the Day – Cargo Loading at Brazil’s New Tiplam Terminal

Today’s ship photos show employees working to load a soybean cargo aboard the ship Krypos Land at the Tiplam terminal in Santos, Brazil, Merch 13, 2017.  The 2.2 billion reais ($694 million)...

March 14, 2017
Total Views: 39

Friday, October 28, 2016
Rolls-Royce Unified Bridge

SPOTD – Rolls-Royce Unified Bridge Aboard The Stril Luna

Today’s Ship Photo Of The Day (SPOTD) shows the platform supply vessel Stril Luna at work in the oil fields off Norway.  When Stril Luna was delivered from the Astilleros...

October 28, 2016
Total Views: 98

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

SPOTD: Orange Ocean – Juiced On The High Seas

Today’s Ship Photo Of The Day (SPOTD) is Atlanship’s refrigerated juice carrier Orange Ocean. Atlanship SA, founded in 1982, is a Swiss shipping company headquartered in Lausanne that specializes in transporting...

September 13, 2016
Total Views: 140

Thursday, September 1, 2016

SPOTD: What Might Be The Most Formidable Ferry Ever

HSC Manannan is a 96-metre wave-piercing high-speed catamaran car ferry built in Tasmania in 1998. She served in Australia and New Zealand for five years and is now owned and...

September 1, 2016
Total Views: 23


Cocaine Cruise Ships: Provocative Photos Released Of Women Caught Smuggling $30M In Drugs

Two Canadian women are accused of helping smuggle $30 million in cocaine aboard a Princess cruise ship while documenting the luxury globe-trotting vacation in a series of provocative Instagram photos. Isabelle...

September 1, 2016
Total Views: 53

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Russian battlecruiser Pyotr Velikiy

SPOTD: The World’s Largest & Heaviest Active Duty Warship

Today’s Ship Photo Of The Day (SPOTD) is the Russian nuclear Battlecruiser Pyotr Velikiy. Technically the Russian Navy designation is Kirov class “heavy missile cruiser”, but Western defense commentators re-invented...

August 30, 2016
Total Views: 222

Thursday, August 25, 2016
china space spy ship, missle tracking antennas

SPOTD: China’s Hulking Spy Ship

Today’s Ship Photo Of The Day (SPOTD) is the Chinese Navy spy ship Yuanwang-5. The Yuanwang (which means “Long View” in Mandarin) class of ships are used for tracking and...

August 25, 2016
Total Views: 115

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
M/V Aranui five cargo passenger ship

SPOTD – M/V Aranui, The Mullet Of Cruise Ships

Today’s Ship Photograph Of The Day (SPOTD) is of the M/V Araniu 5 which, like the infamous Mullet hairstyle, is all business in front and party in the back. M/V...

August 24, 2016
Total Views: 45

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
The Damen ASD Tug 2810

SPOTD: A Small Elegant Goliath Pulling Beast

Today’s Ship Photo Of The Day (SPOTD) features Nakilat SvitzerWijsmuller’s ASD 3212 Mooring Tugboat. The Damen ASD Tug 2810 is proven in the industry. More than 170 of these compact,...

August 23, 2016
Total Views: 11

Monday, August 22, 2016
MV Karadeniz Powership Rauf Bey

SPOTD: Powership Rauf Bey

Today’s Ship Photo Of The Day (SPOTD) is the M/V Powership! The Powership (actually the full name is MV Karadeniz Powership Rauf Bey) is a floating power plant, owned and...

August 22, 2016
Total Views: 27

Friday, August 19, 2016
Versabar offshore Heavy Lift Barge VB 10,000

SPOTD VB 10,000 Hurricane Platform Detoppler

Today’s Ship Photo Of The Day (SPOTD) features Versabar’s heavy lift vessel the VB 10,000. In response to the many platforms toppled by hurricanes into the Gulf of Mexico, Versabar...

August 19, 2016
Total Views: 11

Thursday, August 18, 2016

SPOTD Seismic Ship Ramform Titan, Redefining The Term ‘Deep V Hull’

Todays Ship Photo Of The Day (SPOTD) shows the V shaped hull of the Ramform Titan during sea trials. Launched in 2013 this new class of seismic ship claims to be...

August 18, 2016
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Ship Photos of the Day – Emma Maersk Departs Damen Shiprepair Brest

Maersk’s E-Class Emma Maersk departs Damen Shiprepair Brest in northern France following drydock services, a Special Survey and maintenance works. Photos courtesy Damen Group

March 16, 2016
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Thursday, March 3, 2016

Big Ben – Photo Tour Of The MegaShip Benjamin Franklin

The CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, the largest container ship ever to dock in North America, returned to Southern California last month for its second U.S. visit and official inauguration. Before...

March 3, 2016
Total Views: 78