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Saturday, December 2, 2023
A screengrab of a map showing an earthquake Mindanao, Philippines on Dec 2, 2023. (Image: US Geological Survey [USGS])
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Strong Quake In Philippines Triggers Tsunami Warnings And Evacuations

By Mikhail Flores MANILA, Dec 2 (Reuters) – Evacuations were under way in the Philippines after a quake of at least magnitude 7.5 struck the

December 2, 2023
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Tuesday, October 3, 2023
An engineer uses AR goggles on a ship
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Crowley, ABS Collaborate to Improve Augmented Reality in Maritime

Crowley has announced a joint mission with ABS to advance augmented and virtual reality usage within marine environments.  ABS, one of the leading

October 3, 2023
Total Views: 1070

Saturday, September 23, 2023
Dozens drown in deadliest migrant shipwreck off Greece this year. Hellenic Coast Guard/Handout via REUTERS
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Impeding Migrant Rescues At Sea Is ‘Gesture Of Hate’

By Philip Pullella MARSEILLE, France, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Pope Francis said on Friday that migrants who risk drowning at sea “must be

September 23, 2023
Total Views: 2362

Monday, June 26, 2023
Sal Mercogliano Youtube Thumbnail
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Navigating Digital Seas: Sal Mercogliano Hits YouTube Milestone

By John Konrad (gCaptain) Dr. Salvatore R. Mercogliano, a maritime historian and longtime contributor to gCaptain, recently celebrated a significant milestone

June 26, 2023
Total Views: 1539

Saturday, May 13, 2023
Warship raising the Canadian Flag
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Great Lakes Labor: Filipino Mariners Can Now Sail On Canadian Merchant Ships

by John Konrad (gCaptain) In a move to tackle an acute mariner shortage accentuated by the rapid retirement of boomers, Canada has signed an unprecedented

May 13, 2023
Total Views: 6246

Saturday, April 22, 2023
Discovery Of WW2 Shipwreck Ends Australia’s  ‘Tragic’ Maritime Chapter
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Discovery Of WW2 Shipwreck Ends Australia’s ‘Tragic’ Maritime Chapter

SYDNEY, April 22 (Reuters) – Australia’s Defence Minister Richard Marles said on Saturday that the wreck of a Japanese merchant ship,

April 22, 2023
Total Views: 4871

Monday, April 17, 2023
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Shipwrecks: Mystery Of Missing Great Lakes Lumber Company Fleet Solved

For more than 30 years, researchers have been exploring the depths of Lake Superior in search of vessels lost to time. The area off the coast of Grand Marais,

April 17, 2023
Total Views: 14065

Sunday, March 26, 2023
Banksy’s Migrant Rescue Ship Seized By Italy’s Coast Guard 
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Banksy’s Migrant Rescue Ship Seized By Italy’s Coast Guard 

MILAN, March 26 (Reuters) – A rescue ship funded by British street artist Banksy was seized in Lampedusa on Sunday after

March 26, 2023
Total Views: 4009

Saturday, January 21, 2023
Russian Oligarch Yacht Agents Indicted By US Grand Jury
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Russian Oligarch Yacht Agents Indicted By US Grand Jury

By Chris Dolmetsch (Bloomberg) Two businessmen were charged by US authorities with helping operate Russian billionaire Viktor Vekselberg’s yacht in

January 21, 2023
Total Views: 6693

Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Venezuela Halts Oil Exports
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Venezuela Halts Oil Exports

By Marianna Parraga (Reuters) – The new head of Venezuela’s state oil company PDVSA has suspended most oil export contracts while his team reviews

January 17, 2023
Total Views: 10417

Catholic Church Asks Italy To Scrap New Migrant Law
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Catholic Church Asks Italy To Scrap New Migrant Law

by Federico Maccioni (Reuters) Italy’s new anti-immigration decree that aims to curtail NGO rescue ships should be scrapped as it

January 17, 2023
Total Views: 1767

Sunday, August 21, 2022
Ukraine Food Crisis Video

Watch: Could The Ukraine Grain Deal With Russia Fail?

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) According to The Economist the absolute levels of global hunger in 2022 could be the highest ever, as an exceptional set of

August 21, 2022
Total Views: 3324

Monday, July 11, 2022
Oil Barges Short Sea Ship Fuel To Berlin
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Oil Barges Short Sea Ship Fuel To Berlin

By Rachel Graham (Bloomberg) Eastern Germany is resorting to getting barge loads of fuel all the way from the North Sea oil port of Rotterdam as the nation

July 11, 2022
Total Views: 2638

Friday, July 8, 2022
a ship passes below a bridge on the Rhine River
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Low River Levels May Deepen Europe’s Energy Crunch

By Todd Gillespie (Bloomberg) Water levels on Europe’s Rhine River are again dwindling — and this time it’s at the risk of the continent’s efforts

July 8, 2022
Total Views: 3252

Sunday, May 22, 2022
Looking Back to Move Forward: Celebrating Women Mariners on National Maritime Day
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Looking Back to Move Forward: Celebrating Women Mariners on National Maritime Day

In a year in which much attention is rightly being paid to improving the shipboard workplace environment for women, it’s easy to lose sight of the many

May 22, 2022
Total Views: 3374

Sunday, April 24, 2022
A boat of Iranian Revolutionary Guard sails next to Stena Impero, a British-flagged vessel owned by Stena Bulk, at Bandar Abbas port
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Iran Revolutionary Guards Seize Foreign Ship In Gulf For Smuggling Fuel 

DUBAI, April 24 (Reuters) – Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards have seized a foreign vessel in the Gulf for smuggling 200,000 litres of

April 24, 2022
Total Views: 4294

Friday, April 15, 2022
Captain Catie Hanft Alfultis
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SUNY Maritime College Admiral Hides Scandalous External Review Report

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Several sources inside SUNY Maritime College have notified gCaptain that the school President, Rear Admiral Mike Alfultis held a

April 15, 2022
Total Views: 21890

Sunday, April 10, 2022
LNG tanker
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LNG Tanker Takes $2M U-Turn In Pursuit Of Higher Gas Prices

By Sergio Chapa (Bloomberg) Hefty April premiums for natural gas in Europe prompted LNG tanker British Listener to make an abrupt U-turn in the Pacific Ocean

April 10, 2022
Total Views: 43023

Friday, March 11, 2022
Sovcomflot ship bridge
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Will Russia’s Tanker Fleet Come To A Halt?

Russia’s large fleet of European tankers is starting to stall. Will they shift to the Pacific, where Russian flagged ships don’t appear to be suffering

March 11, 2022
Total Views: 20342

Wednesday, March 9, 2022
icebreacker S.A. Aguhlas
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Ernest Shackleton’s Ship Endurance Discovered Deep Beneath Antarctic Ice

By Michael Holden (Reuters) – The wreckage of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton’s ship “Endurance,” which was

March 9, 2022
Total Views: 12331


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