Saturday, January 16, 2021
Leadership Is Language Book

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) dives deep into one of the most thoroughly investigated marine disasters, the sinking of the El Faro, and surfaces with new ideas on leadership and language.

January 16, 2021
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Monday, September 28, 2020
Book: The Captain, The Missionary, and the Bell

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 Institute (SCI) for the first...

September 28, 2020
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Saturday, November 3, 2018

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 how it evolved over time.  Even...

November 3, 2018
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Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Golden Stripes: Leadership on the High Seas

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) but the commercial maritime domain is...

February 27, 2018
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Thursday, December 7, 2017

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 notable nautical fiction and nonfiction books of late 2016 and 2017,...

December 7, 2017
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Thursday, September 14, 2017
RAM Nav Lights - Navy Ship Restricted In Ability To Maneuver

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, intuition, pattern recognition and the ability to make...

September 14, 2017
Total Views: 130

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Ammunition Load On Aircraft Carrier

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 mention the role civilian...

August 29, 2017
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Monday, June 5, 2017

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 Seas. North Korea launches ballistic...

June 5, 2017
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