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Monday, November 12, 2007
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Map of Effected Beaches – San Francisco / Cosco Busan Oil Spill

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Monday, November 12, 2007
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NOAA Celebrates 200 Years of Science

NOAA’s (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) Boulder campus will celebrate and commemorate the agency’s 200-year legacy in science with

November 12, 2007
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Oil Spill

Cosco Busan – Questions For Investigators

Chronicle photo by Michael Macor After visits from California powerbrokers Arnold Schwarzenegger and Diane Feinstein yesterday the head of the US Coast Guard,

November 12, 2007
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Incidents

5 Ships Sink in Russia – Death and Environmental Catastrophe

Breaking weather news from Russia. Bloomberg tells us; An oil spill from a tanker that sank in a storm in waters between Russia and Ukraine threatens an

November 12, 2007
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Sunday, November 11, 2007
Incidents

Bridge Resource Management – A New Focus On Watchkeeping

First a note… I am publishing this short clip ahead of my next article because of its importance! While preparing our upcoming “questions for

November 11, 2007
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Incidents

Follow the path of the Cosco Busan

UPDATE: BoatingSF has a new animation that can be found here: COSCO BUSAN’S TRACK – UPDATED _________________ Our friend John of VesselTrax.com

November 11, 2007
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Sunday, November 11, 2007
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Veterans Day Comment

I just wanted to share this comment from our reader Martin Tregoning MNI: As a former UK SAR Mission Controller who also attended Governors Island, I can

November 11, 2007
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Merchant Marine Blues – Music Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P3G_kLxZ8FM For our veterans some light fair for this fine Sunday… Ramblin’ Jack Elliott singing Woodie

November 11, 2007
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Saturday, November 10, 2007
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Maritime News of the Week – gCaptain’s Top Picks

  Here are gCaptain editor’s Top 10 upcoming picks of the week from gCaptain’s Maritime News Discoverer. Please Vote on the ones you like to

November 10, 2007
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Nelson’s Blood

In 1805, British Admiral Horatio Nelson was killed during the Battle of Trafalgar off the coast of Spain. Most sailors were simply put to rest at sea, but as

November 10, 2007
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Oil Spill

San Francisco Bay Bridge Damage Survey – Video

Official USCG damage survey video of the Bay Bridge after the Cosco Busan allision earlier this week. Thanks to Marine Buzz for the find. Click here for our

November 10, 2007
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Friday, November 9, 2007
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Incident Photo of the Week

The M/V Duncan Island. Details and photos can be found HERE and a translation

November 9, 2007
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Maritime Jobs

Announcing gCaptain’s newest feature… Maritime Job

November 9, 2007
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Thursday, November 8, 2007
Incidents

Allision – Nautical Word of the Day

In covering the recent Cosco Busan incident (now the Overseas Reymar allision HERE) I have noticed most of the news articles have made a small error in

November 8, 2007
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Incidents

San Francisco Bay Bridge Allision

“At 8:30 am this morning, the Cosco Busan, an 810-foot container ship, collided with the base of one of the towers of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay

November 8, 2007
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Wednesday, November 7, 2007
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Antartica’s Dwarf Killer Whale

Boing Boing and Cryptomundo bring us news of a new species of Killer Whale. Revealing once again how little we know about our oceans’ inhabitants,

November 7, 2007
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Wednesday, November 7, 2007
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UHF / VHF Bluetooth Headsets for the Mariner

Panbo, our favorite marine electronics blog, brings us Standard Horizon’s new Bluetooth Enabled Headset for marine VHF radios (amazon link). They tell

November 7, 2007
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Tuesday, November 6, 2007
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New Tools Section

The good news; We have competently overhauled the tools landing page to provide direct links to our most popular features. We have launched a new feature that

November 6, 2007
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biodiesel boating – circumnavigation attempt

The G Living Network brings us The Earthracer BioDiesel Experimental Racing Ship Boat and it’s attempt to circumnavigate the globe; This is our first

November 6, 2007
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Sunday, November 4, 2007
Video

how not to land a helicopter on deck – video

November 4, 2007
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Weather

Inch by Inch The Great Lakes Are Shrinking

Photo By James Rajotte for The New York Times The New York Times has an interesting article on the desperate situation in the Great Lakes. Rainfall shortages

November 4, 2007
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