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Saturday, August 4, 2007
Interesting

Artist Attacks – ISPS Scare Aboard The Queen Mary 2

This must be the week of the unusual submarine. We have discovered Chinese subs on Google maps, luxury submarines for the uber-rich, and news of Russia using

Saturday, August 4, 2007
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Friday, August 3, 2007
Weather

BLUElink: Ocean forecasting Australia

The Australian Government launched a $15m project today that will deliver ocean forecasts for the waters off the cost of Australia. The project known as

August 3, 2007
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USCG

Coast Guard Licensing Changes At The NMC

By now you should know that all licensing requests by U.S. Mariners are routed through the Coast Guard National Maritime Center‘s new headquarters in

August 3, 2007
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Wednesday, August 1, 2007
Photo

Life Under The Antartic Ocean

Time has an amazing photo slideshow titled Life Under The Antartic Ice

August 1, 2007
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Interesting

One Million Lives Rescued by the United States Coast Guard

While we were celebrating our numbers and sending you to Robin Storm’s post on recent Coast Guard rescues yesterday the saviors of the sea were reaching

August 1, 2007
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Tuesday, July 31, 2007
gCaptain

Updates and Rescue Links

In response to your overwhelming support of our site we have reached our goal of 100,000 views ahead of schedule and thus are investing in some new features.

July 31, 2007
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Monday, July 30, 2007

If it’s Monday…

No longer are Mondays a day to dread. If you have a case of the Mondays then head over to Fred Fry’s Maritime Monday for links to the best

July 30, 2007
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gCaptain.com – 100,000 Pageviews and Counting!

July 30, 2007
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Saturday, July 28, 2007
Ship Crashes Into Dutch House
Incidents

Get Some Sleep! Ship Accident Photo Of The Week

July 28, 2007
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Video

Panama Canal Expansion

(Timelapse video of a Panama Canal crossing) The expansion of the Panama Canal took a large stride forward this week when the Panama Canal Authority (ACP)

July 28, 2007
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Friday, July 27, 2007
Navy

Ship Engine Falls Off Truck – San Diego

In some offbeat news a 200 ton diesel-electric engine slid off a truck in downtown San Diego this morning while being transported to NASSCO’s shipyard.

July 27, 2007
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Friday, July 27, 2007
Incidents

10 Lessons Learned For Sailing in Severe Weather

In a gCaptain exclusive we were able to discuss the May 2007 abandonment of the s/v Sean Seamour II with her captain Jean Pierre de Lutz. This story was

July 27, 2007
Total Views: 45

Thursday, July 26, 2007
gCaptain

Shirts Are In!

I ordered a set of t-shirts for friends and family. They arrived today and rest assured they look great! So good in fact, I am offering a coupon to

July 26, 2007
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Incidents

Say Goodbye to the Pasha Bulker

Say goodbye to the Pasha Bulker. The ill fated ship that ran up on an Australian beach last month is finally under tow on her way to an unkown

July 26, 2007
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Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Incidents

Ships Collide In Fog – Panama Canal

Panama Guide brings us news of a collision between the bulk carrier White Mist (IMO 7821506) collided with the bulker Miltiades (IMO 8208323) south of canal

July 25, 2007
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Tuesday, July 24, 2007
Weather

Rogue Waves – A Call To Action

On my first long voyage as Second Mate and I was rounding the tip of Africa on our way to the Bay of Bengal when I noticed a slight

July 24, 2007
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Sunday, July 22, 2007
gCaptain

Quiz – What is the most dangerous place aboard ship?

For the answer you will need to visit Bob Couttie’s Maritime Accident site and listen to the podcast titled “The Case Of The Deadly Saviour“.

July 22, 2007
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gCaptain Newsletter – 20th July 2007

Our July 20th Newsletter is now live: Link If you would like to receive the newsletter on the date its published sign up for our mailing list:

July 22, 2007
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Friday, July 20, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

EPIRB Failure aboard the “Sean Seamour”

A harrowing story of the Emergency beacon failure aboard the sailing yacht "Sean Seamour". EPIRB links, information and winter North Atlantic

July 20, 2007
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Wednesday, July 18, 2007
Incidents

Unhappy Boat Owners – Cargo Offloading Gone Wrong

Cargolaw.com brings us two very unhappy boat owners (click on the photos for info on what happened): After the

July 18, 2007
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Tuesday, July 17, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Container Ship MSC Napoli Photo Slideshow

If your browser does not support the slideshow you can still view the photos HERE. The above photos slideshow is of the Container Ship “MSC Napoli”

July 17, 2007
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