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...

Monday, June 11, 2007
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Sunday, June 10, 2007
Fire Incidents

Philippine Ferry Incident – 255 People Caught in Ship Fire

Details are still emerging on a wood hulled ferry that caught fire shortly after departing Manila, Philippines. So far five people are confirmed dead and many have been injured. The...

June 10, 2007
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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
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Saturday, June 9, 2007
Uncategorized

Free Starbucks Cards For Joining gCaptain

Announcing the first of our contests for subscribers! The first 10 people to sign up for the three main sections of our site will receive a free $10 Starbucks card...

June 9, 2007
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Friday, June 8, 2007
USCG

MarEx Newsletter Responds to Email Flood from USCG Editorial

Our favorite maritime newsletter The Maritime Executive today responded to an article in their May 31st Newsletter that “drove more traffic than any other article ever published (by them)”. The...

June 8, 2007
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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
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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
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Celebrate World Ocean Day

Today is World Ocean Day. What is World Ocean Day? Created in 1992 at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro – although not yet officially designated by the United...

June 8, 2007
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Thursday, June 7, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Update: All crew members rescued from M/V Pasha Bulker

UPDATE: Hunter’s Best informs us that all 22 people have been evacuated from the ship: EMERGENCY crews have successfully airlifted 22 people from a coal ship that ran aground off...

June 7, 2007
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Lifesaving Incidents

Update: 2 more ships at risk of grounding

More information is starting to emerge from Australia on the coal ship Pasha Bulker From the Sydney Morning Herald: At least two more ships are at risk of running aground...

June 7, 2007
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Lifesaving Incidents

Breaking News: Thousands of people lining beaches to save ship’s crew.

NowPublic.com brings us this breaking news story: Ship aground – fight to rescue crew Thousands of people are lining Newcastle’s beaches in driving rain and gale-force winds as rescue helicopters...

June 7, 2007
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Thursday, June 7, 2007
Interesting

Thousands of Jumbo Squid spotted near Long Beach

Fisherman have discovered thousands of Jumbo Squid off the Southern California coast this week. The site mongabay.com tells us: Thousands of Jumbo squid (Dosidicus gigas) squid are appearing off the...

June 7, 2007
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Uncategorized

MARAD Outfitting Ships with Wireless Networks

Maritime Links has a story on Shipboard Wireless Networking upgrades on MARAD Vessels: In times of wars or emergencies, it falls to the Transportation Department’s Maritime Administration to ensure that...

June 7, 2007
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Discover Maritime News – Upcoming Stories

Here are some of the upcoming stories in our Maritime News Discoverer section: MMA Training Ship Skipper returns to Maine Alaska towns miss ship that ran aground Coast Guard asks...

June 7, 2007
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Tuesday, June 5, 2007
Video

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
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USCG

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
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Monday, June 4, 2007
Video

The Deadliest Catch – Rogue Wave Edition

Some Rogue Wave Footage from “The Deadliest Catch”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_8hOai9hGQ&mode=related&search= Here is another unfortunate but interesting video on fishing in heavy seas: More Links: Wikipedia: Rogue Waves

June 4, 2007
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Saturday, June 2, 2007
Uncategorized

Discover Maritime News

Here are some upcoming stories from our Discoverer News Section: Boat carrying suspected NKorean defectors enters northern Japanese port Maine Maritime ship diverts to Palermo French Ship Finds 18 Bodies...

June 2, 2007
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Thursday, May 31, 2007
Incidents

NTSB Report out on NYC Container Ship Grounding

Our favorite email newsletter Maritime Executive (better known as MarEx) brings us the NTSB report on the New Delhi Express Accident in New York Harbor. The main cause: a lack...

May 31, 2007
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Wednesday, May 30, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Empress of the North Must Relocate to Continue Repairs

The Alaska Cruise Ship Empress of the North must move south to continue repairs to the hull. The AP tells us: The cruise ship Empress of the North must head...

May 30, 2007
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Friday, May 25, 2007
gCaptain

Happy Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day, See you again on Tuesday.

May 25, 2007
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