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Saturday, September 1, 2007
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gCaptain – Maritime Mobile Edition

We continue to roll out new features as part of our latest site re-design. You may notice our forum is changing as we speak (it is still usable however)

Saturday, September 1, 2007
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Ship Design

Floating Nuclear Power Plants – Russia

The Wall Street Journal brings us video on Russia’s newest idea, floating nuclear power plants. Thanks to Sea-Fever for the

September 1, 2007
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Maritime Custom Searches – Google Powered

Introducing gCaptain’s new AJAX search technology! This is exciting news. We just put the finishing touches on our new Google powered search engines, a

September 1, 2007
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Tug Boat Race – Photos

Head over to Tugster for some amazing pictures of yesterday’s NYC tug boat race: NYC Tugboat Race, Part 1 NYC Tugboat Race, Part 2 (via Fred

September 1, 2007
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Thursday, August 30, 2007
Interesting

Living Under The Sea – Trilobis

Popular mechanics brings us the Trilobis 65 a low cost (relatively) subsea semi-submersible home. They tell us: At first glance, the Trilobis looks as if it

August 30, 2007
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Wednesday, August 29, 2007
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gCaptain Contest Preview

We have been dropping subtle hints all month but we have been shopping and are about to announce our big contest. Get a head start by visiting our Maritime

August 29, 2007
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Tuesday, August 28, 2007
Video

Stability Error – Video

August 28, 2007
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Friday, August 24, 2007
Weather

Tsunami Warning System

It was December 2004 and crew change was the day after Christmas so my relief was kind enough to give me the holiday and relieved me a few days

August 24, 2007
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Thursday, August 23, 2007
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Hurricane Dean Ship Photo

This photo was emailed to our tips address. It’s showing the aptly named tanker M/V Wave Ruler battling Hurricane Dean during a voyage to deliver aid to

August 23, 2007
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Interesting

Google Earth – New Sky Feature

Google earth is quickly becoming an amazing product. You can track Tropical Storms, inspect subsea objects and view AIS (vessel tracking) data. Now google has

August 23, 2007
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Wednesday, August 22, 2007
Video

Video – Ship Demolition Gone Wrong

August 22, 2007
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Tuesday, August 21, 2007
Video

Container City – Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=65C9OLvmjpI You can find out more about container city at their homepage: LINK Links: Container City Photo Gallery Shipping

August 21, 2007
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Some Buttons to help you navigate gCaptain. Click on the ones that interest you! 1) Like our favorite random story site Stumble Upon. Read a random gCaptain

August 21, 2007
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Monday, August 20, 2007

Ebba Maersk – World Largest Sistership

“Ship of the Week” brings us the fifth in the Maersk E-Class Container Ships and Sister Ship to the Emma Maersk: The Ebba Maersk (IMO: 9321524,

August 20, 2007
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Interesting

Speed From Efficiency – The Sea Phantom

Looking like a James Bond craft but powered by a simple outboard the Sea Phantom’s design focuses on efficiency to bring speeds over 70knots. Wired Blog

August 20, 2007
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Video

Using Google Earth to Track Hurricanes

Additional Links For Google Earth Storm Tracking: Google Earth Blog: Best Storm Tracking Tools Storm Tracking with Google Earth – Video Google Earth

August 20, 2007
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Monday, August 20, 2007
Incidents

The Nightmare of the Ship M/V Alpha Action

We brought you the story of a collision between the bulk carrier M/V Alpha Action and and container ship M/V Wan Hai 307 late last month in a post

August 20, 2007
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Sunday, August 19, 2007
Weather

5 Interesting Hurricane Tracking Charts

Here is a list of gCaptain’s picks for the most interesting ways to track Hurricane Dean. 1) IBISeye.com’s Hurricane Tracker. Click on past and

August 19, 2007
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August 19, 2007
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Saturday, August 18, 2007
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Saturday Afternoon Fun – Riding The Shaft Video

Reason #72 why I’m not an engineer; Dangerous Initiation Rituals or as the cadets would say; “Bringing new meaning to Getting the Shaft“. My

August 18, 2007
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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

August 18, 2007
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