Tuesday, December 27, 2022
Thursday, December 22, 2022
Bloomberg Video: How Drug Smugglers Infiltrated a Global Shipping Giant
Bloomberg is out with a new video today following up on a controversial article published last week on how cocaine-smuggling gangs infiltrated the
Sunday, November 27, 2022
Watch: The Insane Logistics Of Shutting Down The Entire Cruise Industry
At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, thousands of mariners were stuck at sea aboard thousands of ships worldwide. Most of those ships continued to operate
Monday, October 10, 2022
How Does The Pentagon’s Massive Global Transportation System Work?
by John Konrad (gCaptain) Despite popular opinion, Maersk is not the world’s largest shipping company and Delta is not the world’s largest airline.
Thursday, September 22, 2022
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
New View: New Anti-Ship Bomb Obliterates Full-Scale Ship Target in Gulf of Mexico
Back in May we coverd a lethal new anti-ship weapon being developed by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) that could provide a lower-cost and more
Monday, July 11, 2022
WATCH Russia’s Secret Logistics Network To Steal Ukrainian Grain
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday that Moscow is ready to negotiate with Ukraine and Turkey about grain exports but it is unclear when these
Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Friday, May 6, 2022
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,
Tuesday, May 3, 2022
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
Monday, May 2, 2022
Sunday, April 24, 2022
Sunday, March 13, 2022
Thursday, March 10, 2022
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
Sunday, February 27, 2022
Thursday, February 24, 2022
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
Wednesday, February 23, 2022
Sunday, February 6, 2022
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
Saturday, January 29, 2022
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
Sunday, January 23, 2022
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
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