Thursday, April 23, 2015
Offshore News

The Upside to a Down Market: Innovation and Standardization in Norway

As a daily consumer of energy, I’ve been selfishly happy about the lower fuel prices of late. Low gas prices are good – at least that’s what I thought.  And...

April 23, 2015
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Saturday, April 18, 2015
Maritime News

Singapore’s Galaxy of Ships

One thing you’ll notice as you fly in to Singapore’s Changi airport is the seemingly never-ending fleet of ships anchored just off the southern shoreline in the Straits of Malacca....

April 18, 2015
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Thursday, April 9, 2015
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Multimedia

SPOTD: Mark Zuckerburg Visits the Panama Canal

Mark Zuckerburg, the founder of Facebook, paid a visit to the Panama Canal today and observed the British-flagged chemical tanker CPO New Zealand as she made her way through the locks....

April 9, 2015
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Friday, February 27, 2015
Oil Spill

History’s 10 Most Famous Oil Spills

[contextly_sidebar id=”5GVXqgNlEi8QHDtIGThHHMGcbhQb0Tlg”]Have you ever been curious about history of oil spills? Or wonder what was the most famous or the largest oil spill in history? Do you know all the facts...

February 27, 2015
Total Views: 108

Thursday, February 19, 2015
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Blog

Poking Through the Fog on the Chesapeake

Maryland pilot Ron Steele was aboard the containership MSC Stella on 18 January when he hailed his colleague John Jamroga sailing on a reciprocal course just north of the Potomac River...

February 19, 2015
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Thursday, February 12, 2015
Photo

Long Beach is Beginning to Look Like Singapore [HD PHOTO SPECIAL]

“I was on a flight back from SFO to LAX on February 9th and we flew over the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach before turning in to land...

February 12, 2015
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Maritime News

Long Beach is Beginning to Look Like Singapore [HD PHOTO SPECIAL]

“I was on a flight back from SFO to LAX on February 9th and we flew over the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach before turning in to land...

February 12, 2015
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Photo

HD Photo Special – Aker Philadelphia Shipyard

Over the past year, Philadelphia photographer Charles Cerrone has gained access to wield his camera within the confines of one of the United States’ most historic shipyards, Aker Philadelphia Shipyard. Modern tankers are...

February 3, 2015
Total Views: 4

Monday, January 26, 2015
Team Vestas Wind
Multimedia

Maersk Stockholm Arrives in Genoa with Wrecked Hull of Team Vestas Wind

Not sure if all the king’s horses and all the king’s men can put Team Vestas Wind back together again… but we hope they do. The hull arrived this morning...

January 26, 2015
Total Views: 1

bonga fpso
Multimedia

SPOTD: Supporting the Bonga FPSO

Today’s ship photo of the day comes from offshore Nigeria by gCaptain contributor Andrey Vakarchuk. In the above photo taken on 25 January 2015, one of the cranes on board...

January 26, 2015
Total Views: 6

Thursday, January 8, 2015
Polar enterprise conocophillips tanker
Blog

SPOTD: Docking the Polar Enterprise

SUNY Maritime grad Jill Davenport sent us this photo of the Polar Enterprise, a 2006-built, 141,000 deadweight ton crude oil tanker owned by ConocoPhillips.  This vessel is one of ConocoPhillips’...

January 8, 2015
Total Views: 29

Monday, January 5, 2015
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Photo

SPOTD: New Year’s Eve in Yokosuka

Yokosuka, Japan is home to the U.S. Navy’s 7th Fleet and Japan’s Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and is located just south of Tokyo near the entrance to Tokyo Bay. The...

January 5, 2015
Total Views: 8

Friday, January 2, 2015
norman atlantic fire
Fire Incidents

Norman Atlantic Fire Damage [IMAGES]

The following images were shared with us today by gCaptain contributor Roberto Quarta in Brindisi, Italy. A passenger on board shot video of the evacuation, watch it here: The following image...

January 2, 2015
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
pieter schelte
Multimedia

Absurdly Large Catamaran Spotted off Singapore [PHOTOS]

The Pieter Schelte, a 382 meter long x 124 meter wide vessel designed and built to remove aging oil platforms, had some photos taken of her while transiting through the Strait of...

December 10, 2014
Total Views: 83

Monday, December 1, 2014
team vestas wind aground
Multimedia

Team Vestas Wind’s VOR 65 On the Bricks [PHOTO]

The first aerial photo of Team Vestas Wind, a 65-foot sailboat racing in the Volvo Ocean Race which ran aground this weekend on Cargados Carajos Shoals, Mauritius, in the Indian...

December 1, 2014
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
FPSO Cidade de Ilhabela sbm offshore
News

SPOTD: FPSO Cidade de Ilhabela Departs Brasa

The FPSO Cidade de Ilhabela sailed away from the Niteroi-Rio based Brasa shipyard yesterday, enroute to block BM-S-9 at the Sapinhoá Field offshore Brazil to fulfill a 20-year contract for Petrobras (45%),...

September 16, 2014
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Thursday, August 7, 2014
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Multimedia

SPOTD: Warp Speed Through Port Fourchon

Hornbeck Offshore’s 240-class offshore supply vessel HOS Bluewater and the 265-class HOS Brimstone were moored at Port Fourchon last night when an Edison Chouest boat hit warp speed through the...

August 7, 2014
Total Views: 2

Friday, July 11, 2014
csav traiguen
Incidents

CSAV Boxship Loses Containers in Typhoon [IMAGES]

The following images were sent to us from an anonymous source showing containers allegedly hanging off the side of the containership CSAV Traiguen as a result of the ship’s recent...

July 11, 2014
Total Views: 9

Thursday, July 3, 2014
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Multimedia

Island Offshore’s New X-Bow Gets Finished Up at Ulstein Verft [IMAGES]

Update 8 July 2014: The Island Performer has been delivered today to her new owner, Island Offshore. Earlier: Island Offshore’s latest well intervention vessel Island Performer was getting the last...

July 3, 2014
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Friday, June 27, 2014
eagle sydney tanker aet Karsto
Maritime News

SPOTD: Eagle Sydney Loads Condensate at Kårstø

The 105k deadweight ton Aframax tanker Eagle Sydney was at Statoil’s Kårstø oil terminal last week taking on a cargo of condensate (light crude oil). It has since departed and is...

June 27, 2014
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