Monday, April 5, 2010
Oil Spill

Ship runs aground near Great Barrier Reef

(CNN) — A Chinese-registered ship carrying coal that ran aground off the coast of northeast Australia was leaking oil Sunday near the Great Barrier Reef — the world’s largest coral...

April 5, 2010
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Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Seadrill’s West Atlas Rig On Fire – Incident Photo of The Week

This weeks incident photos are of the fire that was burning on Seadrill’s West Atlas jackup oil rig located in the Timor Sea between Australia and Indonesia.  BBC tells us:...

November 3, 2009
Total Views: 275

Friday, April 11, 2008

Cable Laying Ships – Back In Business

Hit hard by the internet crash in 2000 cable laying ships (video) were hard pressed to find contracts laying subsea communication cable and took on less traditional projects like oceanographic...

April 11, 2008
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Thursday, February 7, 2008

Australia’s Shocking Footage of Japanese Whaling – Video (If Video becomes “unavailable” try HERE or HERE) The BBC Writes: Australia has released graphic pictures of minke whales caught by a Japanese hunt in the Antarctic. Canberra claimed...

February 7, 2008
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Sunday, February 3, 2008

Whaling – Graphic Images

The following images were taken by the Australian Customs Service in their mission to end Japanese whaling of the Souther Ocean. Japanese Whaling Ship Yushin Maru Australian Customs Ship Ocean...

February 3, 2008
Total Views: 3

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Australia Sends Armed Merchant Ship To Track Whalers

Reuters has an update on Australia’s recent attempts to track Japan’s whaling fleet: CANBERRA, Australia (Reuters) — An Australian fisheries ship has begun pursuing Japan’s whaling fleet near Antarctica to...

January 10, 2008
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Saturday, October 13, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Pasha Bulker Incident Report – Nearly Unbelievable

Photo By suburbanbloke In a post unusually harsh for gCaptain standards I asked some tough questions about actions taken by the captain of the doomed ship, Pasha Bulker. Here’s a...

October 13, 2007
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Saturday, June 23, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Pasha Bulker – Photo Slideshow

Here is a random selection of the best (and worst) photos of the coal ship “Pasha Bulker” grounded on Nobby’s Beach courtesy of Flickr. For those unfamiliar with the infamous...

June 23, 2007
Total Views: 133