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Wednesday, April 7, 2021
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 throughout the crisis and...
Monday, March 29, 2021
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 Coverage: MV Ever Given...
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
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 the...
Saturday, March 27, 2021
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 captain is Indian, the...
Friday, March 26, 2021
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 Merchant Marine Academy, along with...
Thursday, March 25, 2021
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 bunker Wakashio did in...
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
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 Ever Given is stuck sideways...
Saturday, November 21, 2020
Monday, November 2, 2020
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 took place...
Thursday, October 22, 2020
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...
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...
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
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...
Monday, October 5, 2020
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...
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...
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
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...
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
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,...
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