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Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Announcing gCaptain’s Maritime Job Board

<a href=”http://www.simplyhired.com/” target=”_blank”>Job search</a> by

Wednesday, July 11, 2007
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Tuesday, July 10, 2007

MEGASHIP OOCL Atlanta – Video

July 10, 2007
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Ital Florida – Container Casualties

Ship Spotting Forum brings us photos of the Ital Florida entering port. We have read conflicting reports on how this happened so check the site cargolaw.com

July 10, 2007
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Monday, July 9, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Captain of the beached ship “DenDen” Speaks

Hopefully you remember the DENDEN from our previous post, if not CLICK HERE to get up to speed. Today we found an interview with the vessel’s master;

July 9, 2007
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Offshore Inspection of Shipping Containers

Fred Fry focused our attention on Popular Science Magazine which has a story on a new concept to scan containers before they reach our ports. The idea is that

July 9, 2007
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Sunday, July 8, 2007

Offshore Rig Disaster Links

We covered this link in our post “Piper Alpha Disaster – 19 Year Anniversary of Tragedy” but I think the site is good enough to warrant its

July 8, 2007
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Friday, July 6, 2007

gCaptain’s Maritime Newsletter

Our first Newsletter is out! Click the envelope above to view it or sign up to receive future newsletters via email. We always send it out to registered

July 6, 2007
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Thursday, July 5, 2007

Site Redesign

To all our readers, We have been amazed at the success of gCaptain and have decided to increase the amount of resources devoted to this site. The first major

July 5, 2007
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Monday, July 2, 2007

How long have you been at sea? – Video

How long have you been at

July 2, 2007
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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

July 2, 2007
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Sunday, July 1, 2007

The Week’s Top Posts

Here are the top posts for the end of June: Pasha Bulker – Photo Slideshow A random selection of the best (and worst) photos of the coal ship

July 1, 2007
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Sunday, July 1, 2007

gCaptain Starbucks Contest Winner Announced

On June 9th we announced the first ever gCaptain reader contest! To recap: The first 10 people to sign up for the three main sections of our site will

July 1, 2007
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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

July 1, 2007
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Saturday, June 30, 2007

What Are You Sinking About?

Here’s a great video (just play it on mute) of maritime disaster footage from around the world.

June 30, 2007
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Friday, June 29, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Pasha Bulker – Questions and Answers

We have been receiving a lot of comments and interaction regarding our coverage of the Pasha Bulker story. There are many stories to cover on the seven seas

June 29, 2007
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Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Download YouTube Videos

The top 10 best maritime videos of ships, coast guard rescues at sea, funny commercials and maritime

June 27, 2007
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Monday, June 25, 2007

Announcing Maritime Forum – Guest Posts

Today I’ve launched a new feature on our Maritime Forum – Guest Posting. While we still encourage you to Sign-up to use our site we realize this

June 25, 2007
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Saturday, June 23, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Ship Aground off Indian Coast

A ship reportedly heading to Dubai has run aground on a beach in Mangalore India. Three people are confirmed dead the others have been rescued after jumping

June 23, 2007
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Lifesaving Incidents

Pasha Bulker – Photo Slideshow

Here is a random selection of the best (and worst) photos of the coal ship “Pasha Bulker” grounded on Nobby’s Beach courtesy of Flickr. For

June 23, 2007
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Friday, June 22, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Maritime Experts Consider Dismantling Pasha Bulker For Scrap

In an interesting turn of events the salvage team working to remove the Coal Ship that ran aground on a popular Australian beach believe Pasha Bulker is

June 22, 2007
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Friday, June 15, 2007

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

June 15, 2007
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