Sunday, August 12, 2007

Video – How fast is you’re ship?

August 12, 2007
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Victory Ship Engine Room Tour

Also read our post Ship Engines – Wartsila-Sulzer Super Engine – The Emma Maersk’ s Enormous Power Plant.

August 12, 2007
Total Views: 37

Sunday, August 5, 2007

Ship Simulator 2008 Ship Simulator is a revolutionary simulation game that puts players at the helm of some of the most varied and detailed ships to be found at sea. Players will...

August 5, 2007
Total Views: 128

Saturday, August 4, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Video of the ‘Mangaorean Titanic’

The ship ‘DenDen’, or as local residents have nicknamed her ‘The Mangaorean Titanic’, was an early story covered by gCaptain in articles titled: “Ship Aground off Indian Coast” and “Captain...

August 4, 2007
Total Views: 2

Saturday, July 28, 2007

Panama Canal Expansion

(Timelapse video of a Panama Canal crossing) The expansion of the Panama Canal took a large stride forward this week when the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) officially awarded the first...

July 28, 2007
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, July 17, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Container Ship Sinking Video – “MSC Napoli” Salvage with Explosives

The beached vessel “MSC Napoli” was broken in two with the use of explosives as part of the $100m and rising salvage attempt. The Guardian UK tells us: When the...

July 17, 2007
Total Views: 1915

Sunday, July 15, 2007

The New Tacoma Narrows Bridge

After five years and over $700 million dollars the new Tacoma Narrows bridge opens to traffic today. It is the longest bridge constructed in the US since the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge...

July 15, 2007
Total Views: 56

Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Greenpeace’s Arctic Sunrise – Ship of the Day

I’ve recently been enjoying the Ship of the Day site over at blogspot. The site description tells the basics “This site shows a particular Ship of the Day. The site...

July 11, 2007
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, July 10, 2007

MEGASHIP OOCL Atlanta – Video

July 10, 2007
Total Views: 2

Monday, July 9, 2007

Offshore Inspection of Shipping Containers

Fred Fry focused our attention on Popular Science Magazine which has a story on a new concept to scan containers before they reach our ports. The idea is that of...

July 9, 2007
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Monday, July 2, 2007

How long have you been at sea? – Video

How long have you been at sea?

July 2, 2007
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Saturday, June 30, 2007

What Are You Sinking About?

Here’s a great video (just play it on mute) of maritime disaster footage from around the world. If you’re curious where I got the title of this post then...

June 30, 2007
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Download YouTube Videos

The top 10 best maritime videos of ships, coast guard rescues at sea, funny commercials and maritime incidents.

June 27, 2007
Total Views: 30

Friday, June 15, 2007

Maritime Experts Delay Salvage of Grounded Vessel

The latest word from Newcastle, Australia is to wait before re-floating the grounded coal ship “Pasha Bulker”. The West gives us information directly from the salvage team: “The reality is...

June 15, 2007
Total Views: 16

Sunday, June 10, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Video – Coast Guard Helicopter Rescue of Pasha Bulker

Here is some good quality video of the brave Coast Guard helicopter rescue of the Pasha Bulker’s crew. For a photo slideshow of the incident go HERE and for more...

June 10, 2007
Total Views: 35

Friday, June 8, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Video – Helicopter Rescue of the Pasha Bulker’s Crew

Here is some youtube video of the ship’s crew rescue off the coast of Newcastle Australia. Hopefully the helicopter crew won’t have to pay for beer at the bar for...

June 8, 2007
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, June 5, 2007

Video of the Emma Maersk – World’s Largest Container Ship

Here is some video of the Emma Maersk, the World’s Largest Container Ship, at sea. Comments from the video: The first build of Maersk Line’s E-Series, the 11,000 TEU Emma...

June 5, 2007
Total Views: 94


Top 10 Rescue at Sea Videos from the U.S. Coast Guard

From the boats to ships to natural disaster this video from YouTube user USCG Imagery is a compilation of the top 10 USCG rescues at sea. Have a better rescue...

June 5, 2007
Total Views: 270

Monday, June 4, 2007

The Deadliest Catch – Rogue Wave Edition

Some Rogue Wave Footage from “The Deadliest Catch” Here is another unfortunate but interesting video on fishing in heavy seas: More Links: Wikipedia: Rogue Waves

June 4, 2007
Total Views: 10

Tuesday, May 8, 2007

New To The Site? Watch our Video Tutorials

Here at gCaptain our mission is to bring you the latest tools from Web 2.0 as they relate to the Maritime Industry. The drawback? ….information overload. To help solve this...

May 8, 2007
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