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Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Dubai Maritime City

Adding to Dubai’s portfolio of lucrative development projects, Dubai Maritime City looks be yet another world first.  Mark Burns from Property-Dubai.tv

Tuesday, August 5, 2008
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Thursday, July 31, 2008

Golden Shellback Visits NBC’s Today Show

Our friend, Sid Martin of Golden Shellback fame was on the Today Show this morning dunking Matt Lauer’s blackberry in a fish tank full of water. I hear

July 31, 2008
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Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Ships Of The Future – LCS, Littoral Combat Ship

Popular Science brings us Future Navy Ships – Littoral Combat Ship. They write: This is a small, fast ship (capable of 45 knots) for sub-hunting,

July 30, 2008
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Lighthouses – An Endangered Species

Photo By Jay Q The first documented lighthouse was in Alexandria Egypt, circa 290 BC. And today, lighthouses are an endangered species. Pharos Lighthouse stood

July 30, 2008
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Tuesday, July 29, 2008

The Queen Mary 2 – Time Lapse Video

The most elegant ship built in decades has caught the inspiration of artists, photographers and ship spotters worldwide. She is elegant, record breaking and

July 29, 2008
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Friday, July 25, 2008
Ship Design

R/V Aurora Borealis, Drillship

  The most technologically advanced drillship in the world is not on lovaton in the gulf of mexico or in a Korean shipyard. Actually it’s not even

July 25, 2008
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Thursday, July 24, 2008
Oil Spill

Mississippi River Oil Spill

CNN tells us: The 420,000-gallon oil spill polluting 98 miles of the Mississippi River happened early Wednesday when a 61-foot barge carrying the fuel collided

July 24, 2008
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Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Ship Photo Of The Week – MSC Texas

MSC Texas, eastbound below the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco You can view Telstar Logistics’ other maritime photos HERE and their blog HERE. Also be

July 22, 2008
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Monday, July 21, 2008

gCaptain Exclusive – Shellbacked iPod Touch Video

Golden Shellback Waterproof Coating from gCaptain on Vimeo. This is video of the Golden Shellback coating in action. We will be keeping you updated with more

July 21, 2008
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Saturday, July 19, 2008

Golden Shellback Preview – Run Electronic Gear Underwater

| Stumble It! | Del.icio.us The above video is just a preview of what’s to come later this week…. stay tuned for all the details on Golden

July 19, 2008
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Friday, July 18, 2008

M/V Mozah – Worlds Largest LNG Carrier

The latest news from South Korea: Today Her Highness Sheikha Mozah Bint Nasser Al-Missned named the first Q-Max (266,000 CBM) LNG Carrier, “MOZAH”,

July 18, 2008
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Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Cruise Ship “Clipper Pacific” Detained in NY Harbor

Some 1,200 passengers aboard the Clipper Pacific are enjoying an unexpected extended stay in NYC, while the cruise ship is being detained by Coast Guard for

July 16, 2008
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Incident Photo Of The Week – Alva Star

Photo of the M/V Alva Star beached on the Island of Zakinthos. More details can be found at

July 16, 2008
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Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Ghost Ship Wrecks Bali Surfing Contest

It appears as though some less fortunate souls might have an alternative plan for the World Surfing Championship set to go off in Bali next month.  According

July 15, 2008
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gCaptain Visualized In Words

This is a word cloud depicting the most commonly used words this week on gCaptain. Thanks to Peter Mello for pointing us to this neat feature at

July 15, 2008
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Thursday, July 10, 2008

Stats In – gCaptain’s On Top!

Many thanks to all our readers for making this happen! And Stay-Tuned for more great features coming soon!!  

July 10, 2008
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Tuesday, July 8, 2008

NOAA To Make Surface Chart Cutback

The above shows a notice box on NOAA’s current 24hr Surface Prediction Chart which can be found HERE. It states: On 08/15/08 the limits of this chart

July 8, 2008
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Monday, July 7, 2008

My Trip Back East – How gCaptain Makes Money

Growing up in New York was a kid’s dream. Summers were filled with sailing adventures on the Long Island Sound, frequent trips to Jones beach and days

July 7, 2008
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Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Questions For A Trader

gCaptain has recently expanded into the web design and development business. We recently completed an overhauld of Northeast Maritime Institute‘s website

July 1, 2008
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Saturday, June 28, 2008

Twin Waterspouts – Video

June 28, 2008
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USCG Proceedings – Spring 2008

June 28, 2008
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