Tuesday, June 16, 2009
Engines

Lease A Thruster – Video From Marine Hydaulic Systems

We first met Hydraulic Marine Systems during our coverage of the International Workboat Show in December and, like the rest of the trade show participants, were amazed by the product....

June 16, 2009
Total Views: 30

Monday, February 9, 2009
Salvage

National Geographics “Salvage: Code Red”

Here at gCaptain, we love a good television program that offers viewers an inside look into the realities of life in the maritme world.  We are hoping that National Geographics...

February 9, 2009
Total Views: 20

Monday, September 22, 2008
Blog

Yacht Salvage – Incident Photo Of The Week

We don’t have the full details on how this yacht found its way to the beach but the photos do a great job in describing the yacht salvage operation!

September 22, 2008
Total Views: 31

Wednesday, February 27, 2008
Salvage

M/V Cougar Ace – Marine Salvage Through A Geek’s Glasses

Editor’s Note: Looking for information on the Baltic Ace tragedy? Catch gCaptain’s full coverage HERE or read, Are RoRo’s Safe?, for more information on RoRo safety. Wired Magazine is featuring...

February 27, 2008
Total Views: 85

Saturday, February 2, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

M/V Explorer Found

BitterEnd reports that the Royal Navy Ice patrol ship HMS ENDURANCE, which amongst other tasks is carrying survey work in the Antarctic on behalf of the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office...

February 2, 2008
Total Views: 9

Thursday, November 29, 2007
Salvage

Training Ship Texas Clipper – A Sinking Embarrassment

With over nine years of planning completed Texas A&M‘s training ship the Texas Clipper was prepared to start her new life as an artificial reef. Texas Parks and Wildlife writes;...

November 29, 2007
Total Views: 19

Monday, October 1, 2007
Interesting

ship graveyards – ghost ships at rest

Today Fred Fry linked to an interesting post containing photos, video and the stories behind some of the world’s largest iron graveyards. One of the more interesting entries is of...

October 1, 2007
Total Views: 14

Saturday, August 18, 2007
Incidents

Pasha Bulker – Postscript

Our top commenter from down under, Ian, has sent me a wrap-up of the Pasha Bulker story: “PB left our shores several weeks ago under tow to an Asian shipyard....

August 18, 2007
Total Views: 37

Thursday, July 26, 2007
Incidents

Say Goodbye to the Pasha Bulker

Say goodbye to the Pasha Bulker. The ill fated ship that ran up on an Australian beach last month is finally under tow on her way to an unkown shipyard....

July 26, 2007
Total Views: 2

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: 2452

Monday, July 2, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Pasha Bulker is Finally FREE!

It’s officially we’ve had reports from our resident reporters Ian & MarkL, fellow bloggers and the “real” media all confirming that the coal ship Pasha Bulker was freed from Nobby’s Beach....

July 2, 2007
Total Views: 25

Sunday, July 1, 2007
Incidents

Pasha Bulker Swung Out but Leaking Oil

The Sydney Morning Herald brings us this update: THE Pasha Bulker has budged but is still stuck fast on the reef at Nobbys Beach, Newcastle. Damage to the environment from...

July 1, 2007
Total Views: 7

Friday, June 15, 2007
Incidents

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: 17

Monday, June 11, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Environmental Catastrophe Possible Averted as M/V Pasha Bulker Salvage Operation Continues

After pouring over the media reports and available facts I’ve decided the story can best be said by our resident maritime experts, gCaptian’s r. Here is MarkL‘s insightful and humorous...

June 11, 2007
Total Views: 19

Friday, June 8, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Environmental Impact and Salvage of M/V Pasha Bulker

I’m happy to report that all crew members have been rescued from the ship! The two other ships which had made distress calls after dragging anchor, have been successfully towed...

June 8, 2007
Total Views: 12