Saturday, May 23, 2015
Monday, May 4, 2015
Ship of The Week – Space Ships – NASA’s (former) Space Rocket Booster Recovery Ship M/V Liberty Star
Photo courtesy NASA Note: This week’s interesting ships are reposted and updated from gCaptain’s archives. When one thinks of a NASA ship, it’s generally not the seagoing type that pops...
Sunday, July 21, 2013
Emma Maersk’s Wärtsilä-Sulzer Super Ship Engine – Part 2
A look "under the hood" of the World's Largest container ship ever built. The engine that powers the Emma Maersk.
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
BNWAS – Can The Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System Prevent Fatigue?
On April 3rdh, 2011, bulkcarrier “Shen Neng 1” hit a coral reef off the Australian west coast. In its final report on the grounding the Australian Transport Safety Bureau put forward that...
Sunday, March 4, 2012
Friday, March 2, 2012
Man Overboard – Are AIS SARTS the Best MOB Devices?
Fire, sinking, and even collisions can turn an ordinary day at sea into a flutter of activity and worry, but nothing provokes the immediate and raw emotions as the two...
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Monday, August 22, 2011
Flash Bang – Inside The USCG’s Secret Weapon Development Center
The Office of Specialized Capabilities (CG-721) is located in Coast Guard headquarters and reports directly to the Assistant Commandant for Capability, Rear Admiral Vincent Atkins, but works with all CG departments to develop...
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Marine Air Bags? A Most Unusual Way To Launch A Ship
To learn more about marine airbags and their use for moving and launching large ships, we reached out to Song Tao of Qingdao Evergreen Shipping Supplies Co.,Ltd. Let’s here...
Sunday, June 26, 2011
gCaptain Interview with BILLY PUGH CEO Paul Liberato
In the world of gCaptain coverage we tend to favor cutting edge technology over quality products that mariners have relied on for decades. But why? The truth is, we rely on old,...
Sunday, June 12, 2011
Monday, May 16, 2011
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Emma Maersk – The Secret Story of Building The World’s Largest Container Ship
Emma Maersk – Photo By Tidewater Muse Emma Maersk The Emma Maersk is a true modern marvel. She is the world’s largest container ship, the longest container ship currently in...
Saturday, April 2, 2011
Green Lasers – Not SOLAS Approved But Can They Save Lives?
In past articles gCaptain contributor Mario Vittone has clearly illustrated the importance of flares in finding vessels in distress. And having nineteen years of combined military service in the U.S....
Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Monday, January 17, 2011
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Internet Via Cellular Antenna – Breaking Free Of Corporate Internet, Part 3
Between my house and gCaptain HQ is a dead zone that sucks the bars out of every cell phone I’ve owned. That is until a friend suggested a MobilePro Cell Phone...
Friday, January 7, 2011
Wireless Internet At Sea – Breaking Free Of Corporate Internet Part 2
Part two in our series on Breaking Free Of Corporate Internet looks at long range wireless internet. Everyone is familiar with this technology, plug a Wi-Fi router into your broadband...
Tuesday, December 28, 2010
Marine VSAT – Breaking Free Of Corporate Internet, 1
To start our series on Breaking Free Of Corporate Internet at sea we will first take a look at VSAT technology. The remaining posts of this series will look at...
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