Saturday, November 21, 2020
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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 the nation. RELATED...

November 21, 2020
Total Views: 13403

Monday, November 2, 2020
Maritime News

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

@justanotherservicetech Lifeboat accident ???#lifeboat #safetyfirst #accident #hopenoonegothurt ? original sound – Justanotherservicetech A video posted to the social media website TikTok shows the scary moment a lifeboat fails during a...

November 2, 2020
Total Views: 1296

Thursday, October 22, 2020
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 more...

October 22, 2020
Total Views: 118

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Windoc Incident – Story Behind YouTube’s Most Chilling Video

In August 2001 the Bulk Carrier Windoc was lined up on the Welland Canal’s Bridge 11 in Ontario Canada. After receiving the flashing amber approach light indicating that the bridge...

October 22, 2020
Total Views: 2305

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
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 southeast Ireland...

October 21, 2020
Total Views: 114

Monday, October 5, 2020
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 Hilo, Hawaii on Friday. The...

October 5, 2020
Total Views: 127

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 the TG Beruas...

October 5, 2020
Total Views: 87

Tuesday, September 15, 2020
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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) And here’s...

September 15, 2020
Total Views: 129

Wednesday, August 26, 2020
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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 vessel...

August 26, 2020
Total Views: 49

Tuesday, August 4, 2020
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 people,...

August 4, 2020
Total Views: 177

Monday, July 27, 2020
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 Panama-flagged MV Wakashio was underway...

July 27, 2020
Total Views: 325

Wednesday, July 22, 2020
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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 cruises around the...

July 22, 2020
Total Views: 324

Monday, July 20, 2020
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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 equipment but, traditional radio is rarely used aboard ship. The problem...

July 20, 2020
Total Views: 188

Thursday, July 16, 2020
Maritime News

Watch: Naval Historian Breaks Down USS Bonhomme Richard Initial Fire and Response

On the morning of Sunday, July 12, 2020, at 8:50 AM PDT, USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD-6) moored at Naval Base San Diego, Pier 2 reported a fire in the lower...

July 16, 2020
Total Views: 114

Monday, July 13, 2020
Interesting

Head-On Collision in Great Lakes’ Welland Canal – Caught on Camera

Officials in Canada are investigating the head-on collision between two cargo ships in Ontario’s Welland Canal on Saturday. The vessels Alanis and Florence Spirit collided Saturday afternoon. The Transportation Safety...

July 13, 2020
Total Views: 314

Friday, June 12, 2020
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Video: VLOC Stellar Banner Scuttled Off Brazil

Salvors working the Stellar Banner wreck off the coast of the Brazil have scuttled the vessel more than three months after she ran aground loaded with iron ore. The 300,000...

June 12, 2020
Total Views: 4784

Thursday, May 14, 2020
Blog

VIDEO: How Offshore Oil Rigs Work

  Without a doubt, the highest quality, most interesting, maritime and offshore videos of today are produced by Wendover Productions. Seriously, Go subscribe to their channel now and hit that...

May 14, 2020
Total Views: 129

Monday, May 4, 2020
Interesting

DEME’s ‘Game-Changing’ Offshore Installation Vessel Suffers 11th-Hour Crane Collapse – Incident Video

A newbuild offshore installation vessel due for delivery later this month suffered a major accident over the weekend when its crane collapsed during testing.  Belgian marine services company DEME reports...

May 4, 2020
Total Views: 205

Thursday, March 19, 2020
Blog

VIDEO: THANK YOU To The Unseen Maritime Professionals On The Front Lines Of COVID-19

While gCaptain joins the majority of people working from home, Coast Guard, Navy, Tugboaters, Seafarers, facilities engineers, ferry captains, and millions of maritime professionals are at work on the front lines of this pandemic.

March 19, 2020
Total Views: 16

Thursday, January 30, 2020
Accidents

Watch: Heavy Seas Medevac in Bering Sea

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a man suffering from severe burns on board a fishing vessel in the Bering Sea on Monday. The rescue took place approximately 46 miles southwest...

January 30, 2020
Total Views: 119