Thursday, October 7, 2021
Amazon Shipping Containers
Maritime News

Containergeddon Drives More Retail Ship Charters

Big retail players Target, Home Depot , Costco and Dollar Tree, are chartering ships to deal with the pandemic-driven port congestion and escalating concern, what Steve Ferreira calls, "Containergeddon."

October 7, 2021
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Saturday, September 4, 2021
MV Gary Chouest
Maritime News

Tech Giants Ask For Foreign Flag Ship Waiver In Malaysia

By Liz Lee (Reuters) Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Amazon are seeking to meet Malaysia’s prime minister to ask that foreign vessels be allowed to repair undersea cables in its waters,...

September 4, 2021
Total Views: 2013

Monday, February 12, 2018
maersk blockchain
Maritime News

Amazon Threat Has Maersk Racing to Stop Clients from Encroaching on Shipping Business

By Christian Wienberg and Alaric Nightingale (Bloomberg) — The world’s biggest container shipping line is trying to stop customers like Inc. and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. from becoming competitors in just...

February 12, 2018
Total Views: 19

Friday, January 15, 2016
Maritime News

Amazon Enters Ocean Shipping with New Freight Forwarder Status

By Mari Saito SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 14 (Reuters) – Inc’s China arm has registered as an ocean freight forwarder, according to the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission, a move that...

January 15, 2016
Total Views: 14

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Amazon Founder Raises Apollo 11 F-1 Engines from Atlantic Ocean

On July 16, 1969, the world watched as the historic Apollo 11 mission took off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, which of course ended with Neil...

March 20, 2013
Total Views: 30

Thursday, May 12, 2011
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gCaptain Now Available On The Kindle

In writing my book, Fire On The Horizon, I was surprised to find that, despite being roughly the same price, many gCaptain readers preferred the kindle edition to the hardcover....

May 12, 2011
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Friday, November 28, 2008

Load Up Your Agent’s Van With Amazon Prime

You pull into anchorage, plug your EVDO Card into your laptop and immediately begin to map out the stores you need to visit once the ship is docked. We know...

November 28, 2008
Total Views: 6

Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Support gCaptain – Announcing The Gear Shop

We are happy to announce a partnership with to bring you gCaptain’s gear shop. What is it? We have basically searched through Amazon’s offerings and added the items that...

January 30, 2008
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Thursday, November 22, 2007

Holiday Gift Guide | Spot Globalstar Messenger – Emergency Locater

Panbo, the marine electronics blog, brings us today’s gCaptain Holiday Gift Suggestion. The unit is the SPOT Satellite Messenger & Emergency Locater and it’s fairly amazing. First a note. This...

November 22, 2007
Total Views: 7

Friday, November 16, 2007

Holiday Gift Guide – Tivo DVD Burner

Over the next few weeks we are going to be sharing gift ideas. So if you have a loved on who is a Captain, Mate, Engineer or just a boater...

November 16, 2007
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