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Monday, July 30, 2007

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

Get Some Sleep! Ship Accident Photo Of The Week

July 28, 2007
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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

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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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
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Thursday, July 26, 2007

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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Thursday, July 26, 2007

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

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

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

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

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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Lifesaving Incidents

Container Ship Sinking Video – “MSC Napoli” Salvage with Explosives

The beached vessel “MSC Napoli” was broken in two with the use of explosives as part of the $100m and rising salvage attempt. The Guardian UK tells

July 17, 2007
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Sunday, July 15, 2007

Damaged Cruise Ship Docks in Vanatu

We mostly think of Vanuatu as a flag of convenience state, not a port of refuge but that is what it has become for the P&O cruise ship Pacific

July 15, 2007
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Sunday, July 15, 2007

The New Tacoma Narrows Bridge

After five years and over $700 million dollars the new Tacoma Narrows bridge opens to traffic today. It is the longest bridge constructed in the US since the

July 15, 2007
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Saturday, July 14, 2007

A day of rest.

Just a quick note to inform you we will be taking Sunday off for some site maintenance. Till then please visit our forum, read an old or random post

July 14, 2007
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Friday, July 13, 2007

Past and Future “Photo of the Day” picks.

Browser doesn’t support the show? TRY THIS Here is the place to view past Photo Of The Day pictures from our homepage. Stop back frequently, the

July 13, 2007
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Thursday, July 12, 2007
Oil Spill

Tanker Grounded off Coney Island, NY

After experiencing a steering problem the tanker “White Sea” ran aground off of Coney Island New York. The Gotahamist tells us: The White Sea, has

July 12, 2007
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Wednesday, July 11, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Trouble in Paradise, Ro-Ro Sinks Off Ibiza Spain

Reports are starting to arrive of the Ro-Ro ship “Don Pedro” sinking off the coast of Ibiza, Spain. In a translated version of the story local

July 11, 2007
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