Thursday, June 7, 2007
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...

Thursday, June 7, 2007
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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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Uncategorized

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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Friday, May 25, 2007
gCaptain

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For updates when we release new features on gCaptain please sign up for our Newsletter. It is SPAM FREE, private and you may enter only the information you wish to...

May 25, 2007
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Wednesday, May 23, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Empress of the North – Photo Essay

Flickr is becoming a strong player in the Web 2.0 world. From breathtaking pro-quality pictures (we use it for our homepage’s photo-of-the-day) to citizen journalism if you are looking for...

May 23, 2007
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Lifesaving Incidents

Wanted: 3rd Mate, Captain & future scapegoat

I’m going to keep this posting short before my contempt for HR departments shows (too late, I know). The Seattlest points us to brand new job vacancies at Majestic Line:...

May 23, 2007
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Photo

The M/V Condoleezza Rice Photo

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May 23, 2007
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Tuesday, May 22, 2007
Uncategorized

Revive old CDs & DVDs

Recently in my move to Morro Bay I found an old box with navigation supplies and a stack of CD’s from my 3rd Mate days, unfortunately they were scratched and...

May 22, 2007
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Monday, May 21, 2007
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Discover Maritime News & Stories

Here are some of the top stories of the day from our Maritime News Discoverer: Photos: How to build an offshore wind farm First North Korean cargo ship arrives in...

May 21, 2007
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Incidents

Alaska Cruise Ship – New Mate, Wrong Turn

Sources close to gCaptain tell us the cruise ship that hit a rock near Juneau Alaska last week was being navigated by a young third mate on his first job...

May 21, 2007
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Saturday, May 19, 2007
Uncategorized

National Maritime Day

May 22nd is National Maritime Day but most of the activities will be held this weekend. What is Maritime Day? Here’s MARAD’s answer: May 22nd is National Maritime Day, first...

May 19, 2007
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gCaptain

Poll of the Week; USCG’s Move to West Virginia.

<a href=”http://www.polldaddy.com” >polls</a> – <a href=”http://www.polldaddy.com/poll.asp?p=41405″ >Take Our Poll</a> Comment on this poll. Related Posts: Check Your USCG License Application Online

May 19, 2007
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Friday, May 18, 2007
Incidents

Alaska Cruise Ship Incident Has Ties to Exxon Valdez Grounding

A common misconception of the public is that the Exxon Valdez grounding was the direct result of an intoxicated Captain. Those of us in the industry know this to be...

May 18, 2007
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