gCaptain’s Top 10 Most Viewed Stories of 2016

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It’s hard to believe 2016 is nearly over (thank goodness). This year gCaptain.com registered over 27 million views by more than 12 million visitors coming from nearly every country on earth. Generally speaking 2016 has been a tough year for the maritime and offshore industries, but with the year now behind us we’re heading into 2017 with a feeling of optimism and gratitude for just being here.

So without ado here is a list of the 10 stories that had the most views from this past year:

1. Canals Feel Ripples of Container Shipping Crisis as Vessels Go the Long Way Round (250K views)

2. Noah’s Ark Crashes Into Coast Guard Vessel… You Read That Right (155K views)

3. Carnival Cruise Ship’s Prop Wash Destroys Italian Marina (140K views)

4. Photos Show Catastrophic Damage to ‘HSV Swift’ Following Missile Attack (104K views)

5. Watch Tug Makes Epic Save (96K views)

6. Iranian Supertanker Collides With Giant MSC Boxship in Singapore Strait (91K views)

7. Dumbass Jetskier Nearly Crushed by Giant Ship (88K views)

8. Drunken Captain Gets Vessel Stuck in Germany (85K views)

9. Cape Town Dry Dock Accident… Caught on Tape (73K views)

10. New View of Carnival Vista Prop Wash Destroying Italian Marina (77K views)