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Sunday, June 10, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Video – Coast Guard Helicopter Rescue of Pasha Bulker

Here is some good quality video of the brave Coast Guard helicopter rescue of the Pasha Bulker’s crew. For a photo slideshow of the incident go HERE and

Sunday, June 10, 2007
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Friday, June 8, 2007
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MarEx Newsletter Responds to Email Flood from USCG Editorial

Our favorite maritime newsletter The Maritime Executive today responded to an article in their May 31st Newsletter that “drove more traffic than any

June 8, 2007
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Lifesaving Incidents

Video – Helicopter Rescue of the Pasha Bulker’s Crew

Here is some youtube video of the ship’s crew rescue off the coast of Newcastle Australia. Hopefully the helicopter crew won’t have to pay for beer

June 8, 2007
Total Views: 49

Lifesaving Incidents

Environmental Impact and Salvage of M/V Pasha Bulker

I’m happy to report that all crew members have been rescued from the ship! The two other ships which had made distress calls after dragging anchor, have

June 8, 2007
Total Views: 73

Thursday, June 7, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Update: All crew members rescued from M/V Pasha Bulker

UPDATE: Hunter’s Best informs us that all 22 people have been evacuated from the ship: EMERGENCY crews have successfully airlifted 22 people from a coal

June 7, 2007
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Lifesaving Incidents

Update: 2 more ships at risk of grounding

More information is starting to emerge from Australia on the coal ship Pasha Bulker From the Sydney Morning Herald: At least two more ships are at risk of

June 7, 2007
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Thursday, June 7, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Breaking News: Thousands of people lining beaches to save ship’s crew.

NowPublic.com brings us this breaking news story: Ship aground – fight to rescue crew Thousands of people are lining Newcastle’s beaches in driving

June 7, 2007
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Thousands of Jumbo Squid spotted near Long Beach

Fisherman have discovered thousands of Jumbo Squid off the Southern California coast this week. The site mongabay.com tells us: Thousands of Jumbo squid

June 7, 2007
Total Views: 96

Tuesday, June 5, 2007
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Video of the Emma Maersk – World’s Largest Container Ship

Here is some video of the Emma Maersk, the World’s Largest Container Ship, at sea. Comments from the video: The first build of Maersk Line’s

June 5, 2007
Total Views: 349

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Top 10 Rescue at Sea Videos from the U.S. Coast Guard

From the boats to ships to natural disaster this video from YouTube user USCG Imagery is a compilation of the top 10 USCG rescues at sea. Have a better

June 5, 2007
Total Views: 697

Monday, June 4, 2007
Video

The Deadliest Catch – Rogue Wave Edition

Some Rogue Wave Footage from “The Deadliest Catch”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_8hOai9hGQ&mode=related&search= Here is another

June 4, 2007
Total Views: 74

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Thursday, May 31, 2007
Incidents

NTSB Report out on NYC Container Ship Grounding

Our favorite email newsletter Maritime Executive (better known as MarEx) brings us the NTSB report on the New Delhi Express Accident in New York Harbor. The

May 31, 2007
Total Views: 16

Wednesday, May 30, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Empress of the North Must Relocate to Continue Repairs

The Alaska Cruise Ship Empress of the North must move south to continue repairs to the hull. The AP tells us: The cruise ship Empress of the North must

May 30, 2007
Total Views: 15

Friday, May 25, 2007
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Happy Memorial Day

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May 25, 2007
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For updates when we release new features on gCaptain please sign up for our Newsletter. It is SPAM FREE, private and you may enter only the information you

May 25, 2007
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Wednesday, May 23, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Empress of the North – Photo Essay

Flickr is becoming a strong player in the Web 2.0 world. From breathtaking pro-quality pictures (we use it for our homepage’s photo-of-the-day) to

May 23, 2007
Total Views: 17

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Wednesday, May 23, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Wanted: 3rd Mate, Captain & future scapegoat

I’m going to keep this posting short before my contempt for HR departments shows (too late, I know). The Seattlest points us to brand new job vacancies

May 23, 2007
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The M/V Condoleezza Rice Photo

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May 23, 2007
Total Views: 49

Monday, May 21, 2007
Incidents

Alaska Cruise Ship – New Mate, Wrong Turn

Sources close to gCaptain tell us the cruise ship that hit a rock near Juneau Alaska last week was being navigated by a young third mate on his first

May 21, 2007
Total Views: 299

Saturday, May 19, 2007
gCaptain

Poll of the Week; USCG’s Move to West Virginia.

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May 19, 2007
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Friday, May 18, 2007
Incidents

Alaska Cruise Ship Incident Has Ties to Exxon Valdez Grounding

A common misconception of the public is that the Exxon Valdez grounding was the direct result of an intoxicated Captain. Those of us in the industry know this

May 18, 2007
Total Views: 254

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