book review


Friday, November 25, 2022
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: 8600

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: 26812

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: 1273

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: 1726

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

September 28, 2020
Total Views: 130

Saturday, November 3, 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: 133

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Golden Stripes: Leadership on the High Seas
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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: 79

Thursday, December 7, 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: 73

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: 197

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: 118

Monday, June 5, 2017
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: 47