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Sunday, January 7, 2024

War, Weather Put Ocean Shippers On Notice For Rough Seas In 2024

By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Recent hostilities in the Red Sea have thrown global shippers of vital goods for a loop – but it is

January 7, 2024
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Sunday, October 22, 2023
Brazil drought reduces Amazon river port water levels to 121-year record low. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly/File Photo

Historic Amazon Drought To Get Worse

By Beatriz Amat (Bloomberg) –There is no relief in sight for a historic drought in Brazil’s Amazon that has been disrupting river transport,

October 22, 2023
Total Views: 3533

Monday, October 9, 2023
An aerial view shows the Tumbira River, which has been affected by the drought of Negro River, at a Rio Negro Sustainable Development Reserve, in Iranduba, Amazonas state, Brazil, October 7, 2023. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly/File Photo

Thinning Rivers Could Disrupt Amazonian Grain Exports

By Ana Mano SAO PAULO, Oct 9 (Reuters) – A severe drought choking major rivers in the Amazon rainforest has disrupted ship traffic near the

October 9, 2023
Total Views: 2253

Wednesday, September 6, 2023
Maersk's first methanol-enabled container vessel is pictured in this handout image obtained by Reuters on August 16, 2023. Maersk/Handout via REUTERS

Amazon and Maersk Reach Green Biofuel Shipping Pact

Retail giant Amazon and Maersk have agreed to transport 20,000 forty-foot equivalent containers (FFE) using green biofuel through Maersk’s “ECO

September 6, 2023
Total Views: 1671

Tuesday, May 24, 2022
A cargo ship is moored in the Port of Long Beach while cranes retrieve cargo containers from the ship

Port of Long Beach and Amazon to Collaborate on New Real-Time Cargo Tracking Platform

The Port of Long Beach and Amazon’s cloud computing subsidiary, Amazon Web Services, Inc., have agreed to work together on a “cutting-edge new

May 24, 2022
Total Views: 2164

Monday, November 29, 2021
Reluctant Merchants Are Embracing Amazon’s Chartered Ships This Holiday Season

Reluctant Merchants Are Embracing Amazon’s Chartered Ships This Holiday Season

By Matt Day and Spencer Soper (Bloomberg) –Most cargo ships putting into the port of Everett, Washington, brim with cement and

November 29, 2021
Total Views: 14942

Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Hundreds Of Dredging Rafts Illegally Mining For Gold On The Madeira River

Hundreds Of Dredging Rafts Illegally Mining For Gold On The Madeira River

By Bruno Kelly AUTAZES, Brazil, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Hundreds of dredging rafts operated by illegal miners have gathered in a gold rush on the Madeira

November 24, 2021
Total Views: 4519

Thursday, October 28, 2021
Amazon Shipping Containers

Amazon’s Holiday Forecast Disappoints as Labor, Supply Issues Mount

By Jeffrey Dastin and Nivedita Balu Oct 28 (Reuters) – Inc on Thursday reported a slump in profit that it expects will continue through the

October 28, 2021
Total Views: 1474

Monday, October 25, 2021
Amazon Bulks Up Shipping Capacity to Battle Holiday Season Snarls

Amazon Bulks Up Shipping Capacity to Battle Holiday Season Snarls

Oct 25 (Reuters) – Inc said on Monday it had doubled its container processing capacity and secured more shipping storage from ocean

October 25, 2021
Total Views: 1291

Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Amazon Shipping Containers

Amazon and Others Commit to Using Zero-Carbon Ships By 2040

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Oct 19 (Reuters) – Inc and IKEA are among commercial users of container shipping that will opt for

October 19, 2021
Total Views: 1100

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,

October 7, 2021
Total Views: 4098

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

September 4, 2021
Total Views: 2110

Monday, February 12, 2018
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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

February 12, 2018
Total Views: 48

Friday, January 15, 2016
Amazon Enters Ocean Shipping with New Freight Forwarder Status
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.

January 15, 2016
Total Views: 51

Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Amazon Founder Raises Apollo 11 F-1 Engines from Atlantic Ocean

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

March 20, 2013
Total Views: 67

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

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

November 28, 2008
Total Views: 10

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

January 30, 2008
Total Views: 12

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

November 22, 2007
Total Views: 11

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

November 16, 2007
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