Sunday, October 1, 2017
El Yunque
Lifesaving Incidents

El Faro MBI Report – Heavy On Blame, Light On Penalty

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Today the United States Coast Guard issued the Marine Board of Investigation (MBI) report on the S.S. El Faro. The 189 page report reveals serious...

October 1, 2017
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Friday, February 3, 2017
Blog

El Faro – An Open Letter To Investigators

Editor’s Note – The following letter was written by Captain John Loftus, a Master Mariner and acclaimed whistleblower with 42 years experience aboard American flagged ships, to Captain Jason Neubauer,  Chief...

February 3, 2017
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Friday, December 16, 2016
Captain John Konrad, gCaptain Founder & CEO
Interesting

El Faro, Top 10 Failures Of The NTSB Investigation – gLive E21

In today’s episode of gCaptain LIVE, Captain John Konrad discusses the NTSB/USCG hearings into the El Faro and identifies the Top Ten investigative failures submitted by gCaptain readers.  LINKS: Yesterday’s Show: ...

December 16, 2016
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Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Vice Chairman T. Bella Dinh-Zarr NTSB
Defense

NTSB Refuses El Faro Widow’s Request To Redact Comments

Theresa Davidson, the wife of Captain Michael Davidson, has never spoken publicly about the sinking or her husband’s death aboard the El Faro but she did talk with a team of NTSB...

December 14, 2016
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Sunday, July 31, 2016
Fishing Vessel Alaska Juris
USCG

Search Finds Oil Sheen But No Sign Of Alaska Juris

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The United States Coast Guard (USCG), has called off the search for the missing fishing vessel Alaska Juris which is presumed sunk in approximately 5,400 feet of...

July 31, 2016
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Friday, March 11, 2016
Maritime News

ClassNK Strengthens U.S. Services with Coast Guard ACP Authorization

Japanese classification society ClassNK has received U.S. Coast Guard authorization to participate in the Coast Guard’s Alternate Compliance Program (ACP), providing U.S.-flagged shipowners and operators more flexibility when it comes...

March 11, 2016
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