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Thursday, December 7, 2023
Mao's Army Navy Goes to Sea book cover
Navy

2023 Naval Book Of The Year: Mao’s Army Goes To Sea

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) In an era where the South China Sea is a hotbed of geopolitical tensions and China is militarizing it’s Merchant

December 7, 2023
Total Views: 2258

Monday, August 7, 2023
shipping containers
Shipping

Book Review:  Rigorous Supply Chain Analysis  Explained  

By Ira Breskin Building a resilient and cost-competitive 21st-century supply chain is an arduous but essential requirement that firms must satisfy in order

August 7, 2023
Total Views: 955

Tuesday, February 14, 2023
CG 41322 – Book Review 
Press Releases

CG 41322 – Book Review 

by Capt. Richard Rodriguez – For the sake of transparency, I am a  small boat (commercial assistance towing) guy. Additionally, I was sent a copy of CG

February 14, 2023
Total Views: 3746

Saturday, December 31, 2022
Dead In The Water Book
Piracy

Dead In The Water – The Best Maritime Book Of The Year

The following is a review of the book Dead In The Water, a book about the Brillante Virtuoso, a tragedy that shook the shipping world and left us all

December 31, 2022
Total Views: 8253

Friday, November 25, 2022
Book Review: Heavy Metal, The Inside Story Of US Navy Shipbuilders
Navy

Book Review: Heavy Metal, The Inside Story Of US Navy Shipbuilders

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Today is the busiest shopping day in the United States and, with retail inventories at record levels and the backlog of ships

November 25, 2022
Total Views: 8858

The End Of The World Is Just Beginning For Shipping
Navy

The End Of The World Is Just Beginning For Shipping

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) There is a large shipping company that’s made record profits in recent years after changing its operational model to bet

November 25, 2022
Total Views: 28845

Monday, January 24, 2022
shipping container
Shipping

Book Review: ‘Arriving Today’ by Christopher Mims

By Ira Breskin Arriving Today is an insightful, first-to-market analysis of persistent, pandemic-induced international supply chain snafus that have become

January 24, 2022
Total Views: 1423

Saturday, January 16, 2021
Leadership Is Language Book
Blog

Book Review: Leadership Is Language

In his new book "Leadership Is Language, The Hidden Power of What You Say and What You Don't", former submarine commander Captain L David Marquet (USN Ret)

January 16, 2021
Total Views: 1829

Monday, September 28, 2020
Book: The Captain, The Missionary, and the Bell
Blog

Book Review: The Captain, The Missionary, and the Bell: The Wreck of the Steamship Atlantic

By Dr. Craig E. Philip (OpEd) In January of 1996, as President of Ingram Barge Company, I walked into the main lobby of the Seamen’s Church

September 28, 2020
Total Views: 167

Saturday, November 3, 2018
gCaptain Bookshelf – Review of Maritime Transport 2018?
Blog

gCaptain Bookshelf – Review of Maritime Transport 2018?

by Salvatore R. Mercogliano, Ph.D. (gCaptain) Many members of the maritime industry enter the profession without an adequate knowledge of what preceded it and

November 3, 2018
Total Views: 205

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Golden Stripes: Leadership on the High Seas
Blog

Leadership On The High Seas, A Book Review

A search for leadership books on Amazon yields over 100,000 results and there is no shortage of Naval Leadership books (including a few excellent ones)

February 27, 2018
Total Views: 113

Thursday, December 7, 2017
gCaptain’s Best Nautical Books Of 2017
Blog

gCaptain’s Best Nautical Books Of 2017

gCaptain is proud to announce the winners of our second annual award for gCaptain’s Best Nautical Books Of The Year. The year’s

December 7, 2017
Total Views: 108

Thursday, September 14, 2017
RAM Nav Lights - Navy Ship Restricted In Ability To Maneuver
Blog

Ball Diamond Ball – The U.S. Navy’s Failure To Reorient To Danger

By Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Collision avoidance requires all members of a bridge team to have certain traits. Observation skills, quick thinking,

September 14, 2017
Total Views: 255

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Ammunition Load On Aircraft Carrier
Blog

Held Hostage By A Cargo Of Bombs

Most military historians agree about the critical importance and sacrifice of the Merchant Marine of the Allied nations in winning World War Two but very few

August 29, 2017
Total Views: 168

Monday, June 5, 2017
America Rules the Waves. But for How Long? -Interview
News

America Rules the Waves. But for How Long? -Interview

By Tobin Harshaw (Bloomberg View) — China builds fake islands in the South China Sea. Russia fires missiles into Syria from the Mediterranean and Caspian

June 5, 2017
Total Views: 52
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