Monday, July 20, 2020
SAILOR 2000 GMDSS console
Blog

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: 246

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: 127

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: 421

Friday, June 12, 2020
Interesting

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: 5010

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: 158

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: 308

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: 21

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: 155

Monday, January 27, 2020
Interesting

Watch: Wild Docking in Norway

Check out this wild video out of northern Norway showing an expedition cruise ship docking during strong winds. The video was filmed on January 21 as the Hurtigruten expedition ship...

January 27, 2020
Total Views: 2504

Monday, January 13, 2020
Blog

Time-Lapse: Two Week U.S. East Coast Run in 10 Minutes

Check out this new video from Youtuber JeffHK showing an East Coast transit with calls in New York, Charleston and Savannah. According to Jeff, the time-lapse was filmed over a...

January 13, 2020
Total Views: 34

Friday, January 10, 2020
Defense

Video: Russian Destroyer ‘Aggressively Approached’ U.S. Navy Ship in Arabian Sea – Fifth Fleet

A Russian Navy ship made an aggressive approach on a U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke-class destroyer in the Arabian Sea on Thursday, the Navy’s Fifth Fleet said in a statement. Russia...

January 10, 2020
Total Views: 41

Sunday, December 29, 2019
Liberian-flagged cargo ship Songa Iridium is seen after it ran aground in the Bosphorus in Istanbul
Video

Containership Runs Aground in Bosphorus Strait – Incident Video

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – A foreign cargo ship ran aground in Istanbul’s Bosphorus strait on Friday, requiring a rescue operation and prompting authorities to temporarily close the picturesque and crowded waterway...

December 29, 2019
Total Views: 74

Thursday, December 26, 2019
Maritime News

Ecuador Concerned Sunken Barge Recovery in Galapagos – Incident Video

QUITO (Reuters) – Ecuador’s environment minister, Raul Ledesma, said on Monday that a situation involving a sunken barge in the Galapagos Islands which was carrying 600 gallons of diesel is...

December 26, 2019
Total Views: 29

Friday, December 20, 2019
Maritime News

Watch: Carnival Cruise Ships Collide in Mexico

Two Carnival cruise ships collided in Cozumel, Mexico on Friday, causing damage to both ships. Video posted online show the stern of the Carnival Glory crash into the bow of...

December 20, 2019
Total Views: 62

Monday, December 9, 2019
Maritime News

Incident Video: APL Containership Collapses Crane at Port of Antwerp

A giant ship-to-shore container crane at the Port of Antwerp collapsed Monday after it was struck by a containership in heavy weather. The accident took place Monday afternoon shortly after...

December 9, 2019
Total Views: 153

Monday, November 11, 2019
Helge Ingstad Collision Animation
Interesting

Investigation Video Details Helge Ingstad Collision – Must Watch

The below video was released as part of the Accident Investigation Board of Norway’s part one report on its one report on 8 November 2018 collision between the Norwegian frigate...

November 11, 2019
Total Views: 1062

Friday, November 1, 2019
ford high speed turn test
Interesting

Watch: U.S. Navy’s $13 Billion Supercarrier Conducts High-Speed Turn Test

The U.S. Navy next-generation aircraft carrier, USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), returned to sea for this week for a series of sea trials prior to returning to Naval Station...

November 1, 2019
Total Views: 148

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Maritime News

Watch: Tug Has Trouble with Cruise Ship in San Francisco

Check out this incident video showing a tugboat being trapped between the cruise ship Star Princess and a pier in San Francisco. The incident took place on October 2 at...

October 8, 2019
Total Views: 82

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Maritime News

New Video Shows Stolt Tanker Explode in South Korea

A new video obtained by Tradewinds shows the moment a Stolt tanker exploded while preparing for a ship-to-ship cargo transfer in Busan, South Korea over the weekend. As we reported,...

October 2, 2019
Total Views: 394

Sunday, September 29, 2019
stolt groenland
Interesting

Stolt Tanker Rocked by Major Explosion in Ulsan, South Korea

Update: Stolt Tankers reports that the fire in the cargo section of Stolt Groenland has been extinguished. The Bow Dalian, which was moored alongside at the time of the explosion,...

September 29, 2019
Total Views: 237