best of 2015


Monday, May 21, 2018
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This Might Be The Best Maritime Commercial Ever [VIDEO]

This VLinc video, produced by gCaptain’s own Mario Vittone, might be the best maritime commercial ever but it’s certainly the most true. We also

May 21, 2018
Total Views: 95

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Evergreen

WATCH World’s Loudest Ship Horn Blast Star Wars Theme Song – VIDEO

One year ago today the 19,224 TEU MV MSC Zoe, one of the world’s biggest containerships, was docking at the Port of Hamburg for its christening and

August 17, 2016
Total Views: 946

Thursday, December 31, 2015
Interesting

Top Maritime Stories of 2015 – gCaptain’s Picks

We saw some big stories in the maritime and offshore industries in 2015. Here at gCaptain, we set a new annual record for visitor traffic as we racked up

December 31, 2015
Total Views: 137

Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Interesting

Intense Video: Tanker Misses Collision with Stalled Boat by Mere Feet

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qsh5pgJCup8 This is a fabulous example of the dangers inexperienced boaters inadvertently putting themselves in harms way

December 9, 2015
Total Views: 46

Monday, November 23, 2015
Interesting

WATCH: Runaway Anchor Chain Causes Chaos and Fire

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-XlbUDPt7A A very chaotic situation indeed as this anchor chain control malfunctioned and dropped unconstricted. Most

November 23, 2015
Total Views: 152

Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Interesting

A Current Look At and Inside the Dismantled Costa Concordia

The effort to dismantle the ill-fated Costa Concordia continues in Genoa, Italy with approximately 200 technicians now working to cut up and remove

November 11, 2015
Total Views: 4778

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Interesting

Incredible Footage: Heavy Weather Tow Of Russian Aircraft Carrier in Bay of Biscay

February 2012: New footage of the Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov towed by the tug Nikolay Chiker after the aircraft carrier lost propulsion in the

November 10, 2015
Total Views: 752

Saturday, October 24, 2015
Interesting

Scary Video Shows Self-Propelled Barge Flip Over in Just Seconds

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MkiPQy8ZR9M This video was just uploaded to LiveLeak and purportedly happened on a river in China. Unfortunately we have no

October 24, 2015
Total Views: 70

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Interesting

An Alcatraz Ferry Captured THE BEST Video of that Great White Shark Attack in San Francisco Bay

For those of you hiding under a rock this week, a video has been making the rounds on the internet showing a great white shark attacking a seal right

October 14, 2015
Total Views: 1218

Thursday, October 8, 2015
Blog

We Won’t Learn Anything: What Sank El Faro and What Didn’t

On Wednesday night, the final rescue crews on the El Faro mission called in, “We are returning to base – negative results,”

October 8, 2015
Total Views: 355

Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Interesting

Dutch Freighter ‘Flinterstar’ Sinks After Collision With LNG Carrier – PHOTOS

  Update: Salvage Underway for Wrecked MV Flinterstar Off Belgium A Dutch freighter has sank after colliding nearly head on with the Marshall

October 6, 2015
Total Views: 1701

Monday, October 5, 2015
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The 32 Others and Those Looking for Them: Harsh Realities on El Faro Search

When the U.S. Coast Guard found, and then left, a body believed to be from the the lost SS El Faro, many may have been confused. Leaving the body means

October 5, 2015
Total Views: 88

Saturday, October 3, 2015
Interesting

American Cargo Ship ‘El Faro’ Missing in Hurricane Joaquin Near the Bahamas

Update (Monday, Oct. 5, 2015) – The U.S. Coast Guard has concluded that the American cargo El Faro likely sank in Hurricane Joaquin. A search for

October 3, 2015
Total Views: 210

Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Interesting

On-board Footage Shows Speedboat Hit Marker Buoy at 150 MPH

These guys are seriously lucky to be alive after this. The footage was filmed last week as powerboat racer Stuart Hayim was attempting to set a speed record

September 8, 2015
Total Views: 1664

Thursday, August 27, 2015
Interesting

A Concrete Sample Was Pulled from the New Panama Canal Locks and It Does Not Look Good

  A core sample pulled from the concrete of the Cocoli Locks where cracks and leaks have appeared does not bode well for the Panama Canal expansion

August 27, 2015
Total Views: 342

Sunday, August 23, 2015
Interesting

A Big Crack Threatens the Panama Canal Expansion – VIDEO

Monday Update: Panama Canal Authority Says New Locks Timeline Not Impacted by Crack A crack has formed in the concrete of one of the new locks of the expanded

August 23, 2015
Total Views: 115

Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Interesting

WATCH: Tanker Maneuvering Into Port in Perfect Aerial Time-Lapse

Check out this perfect aerial time-lapse of UK-flagged tanker Galway Fisher entering the Port of Galway, located on the central west coast of Ireland in Galway

August 18, 2015
Total Views: 483

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Interesting

Hilarious Anti-Drinking While Boating PSA is a Home Run

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9qHdPhkSSNQ This video is so perfect. It was created for AV-OG-TIL, a Norwegian NGO working to reduce the harmful effects of

June 23, 2015
Total Views: 79

Monday, June 8, 2015
Interesting

Video: How Not to Disembark a Ferry

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K3ymteBNTmc Early exit nearly proves fatal for this guy. Scary

June 8, 2015
Total Views: 15

Sunday, May 24, 2015
Interesting

WATCH: Mega Yacht Lift Goes Horribly Wrong

The video below was just posted to facebook by the Panama-based website Mi Diario and shows a heavy lift project going horribly wrong. You can watch the

May 24, 2015
Total Views: 686