Bridges


Saturday, July 9, 2022
Ports

Port of Long Beach Begins Demolition Of Gerald Desmond Bridge

The process of lowering the Gerald Desmond Bridge’s center span began Saturday, marking the first step toward demolishing a one-time critical traffic link

July 9, 2022
Total Views: 6053

Thursday, February 3, 2022
Shipbuilding

Rotterdam to Dismantle Historic Bridge to Make Way for Superyacht Supposedly Built for Jeff Bezos

AMSTERDAM, Feb 3 (Reuters) – The city of Rotterdam has agreed to remove a section of historic bridge in the Netherlands to make way for a superyacht,

February 3, 2022
Total Views: 5163

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Windoc Ship Smoking
Evergreen

Windoc Incident – Story Behind YouTube’s Most Chilling Video

In August 2001 the Bulk Carrier Windoc was lined up on the Welland Canal’s Bridge 11 in Ontario Canada. After receiving the flashing amber approach light

September 14, 2021
Total Views: 13411

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Bayonne Bridge Reconstruction Project /NYC ports,
Blog

WATCH Progress On New York Harbor’s Bayonne Bridge

The Bayonne Bridge is the fifth-longest steel arch bridge in the world, and was the longest in the world at the time of its completion. The

August 23, 2016
Total Views: 70

Friday, July 17, 2015
Maritime News

WATCH: Steamboat American Queen Passes Under Bridge With Inches to Spare

Watch your heads! Check out this video showing the American Queen, the largest steamboat ever built, passing under the Illinois Central Railroad Bridge in

July 17, 2015
Total Views: 78

Friday, September 26, 2014
Blog

This Tilting Lock Could Solve Traffic Problems Caused By Movable Bridges

A Dutch engineering firm has come up with a unique solution that it believes could be the answer to road and waterway traffic congestion caused by the raising

September 26, 2014
Total Views: 97

Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Blog

Construction of New San Francisco Bay Bridge in 4 Minutes – Timelapse Video

This high-definition timelapse was compiled from the nearly 2 million images taken from live streaming video and construction cameras which have been on site

September 4, 2013
Total Views: 24

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
magdeburg water bridge
Blog

Magdeburg Water Bridge, the World’s Longest Navigable Aqueduct

The picture says it all, assuming you believe what you’re seeing. This is in fact the world’s longest navigable aqueduct, named the Magdeburg Water

October 3, 2012
Total Views: 745

Tuesday, May 29, 2012
uss new york huey b. long noaa
Blog

USS New York Clears Huey B. Long Bridge with Inches to Spare [VIDEO]

In the summer of 2009, Northrop Grumman’s Avondale Shipyard had just finished building USS New York — a San Antonio-class amphibious transport

May 29, 2012
Total Views: 28

Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Blog

Shipping and the Social Conversation – the Impact of the Evolving Media Landscape on Communications

– By Amie Pascoe, Director, BLUE Communications The way that we communicate is fundamentally changing. As a society, our appetite for information and

April 3, 2012
Total Views: 38

Friday, January 27, 2012
Uncategorized

Cargo Ship Strikes Kentucky Bridge, Bridge Collapses

A bridge in western Kentucky has partially collapsed after being struck by a cargo ship Thursday night.  According to officials, two spans of the U.S. 68/KY

January 27, 2012
Total Views: 57

Thursday, March 17, 2011
Blog

New MOB detection system promises ease of use and real time reliability

Radio Zeeland DMP Americas and Sisco Indentification Solutions bring us a promising new technology called “Man-overboard Early Detection System

March 17, 2011
Total Views: 59

Friday, January 28, 2011
News

First Kongsberg Maritime K-Chief 600 equipped vessel delivered to Owner

The first vessel to sail with Kongsberg Maritime’s sophisticated new K-Chief 600 marine automation system was delivered to its owner on 10th January

January 28, 2011
Total Views: 97

Tuesday, August 3, 2010
Interesting

5 Subsea Tunnels

The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Crosses: Chesapeake Bay Length: Two one mile long (1.6 km) tunnels. Length Toll Plaza to Toll Plaza: 20 miles Connects:

August 3, 2010
Total Views: 647

Thursday, July 15, 2010
Photo

Ship Photo of The Week – Willis Avenue Bridge

This weeks ship er, barge photo comes via flickr user joseph a, who has this to say about it: On July 13th, the new Willis Avenue Bridge was transported

July 15, 2010
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, July 14, 2010
Offbeat

German Water Bridge – Magdeburg Canal Bridge

The Magdeburg Canal Bridge This could be the worlds strangest bridge but here at gCaptain we think it is pretty cool. Germany’s water bridge known as the

July 14, 2010
Total Views: 218

Wednesday, June 23, 2010
The-Millau-Viaduct
Interesting

Bridge Designs – 5 Most Ambitious of Today

History is littered with bridges designed to do the impossible. One example, Euroroute (pictured above), would literally take drivers through the White Cliffs

June 23, 2010
Total Views: 487

Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Uncategorized

Large Ships Call for Taller Bridges, Tight Squeezes

With the construction of bigger and bigger ships these days, a number of ports throughout the world are being forced to re-evaluate infrastructure to

February 16, 2010
Total Views: 47

Tuesday, June 23, 2009
Video

Building An Earthquake Resistant Bridge – Video

. Frequently passing under bridges for a living and over them in the family sedan we, like most mariners, have a fascination with bridge design and basically

June 23, 2009
Total Views: 68

Sunday, April 5, 2009
Incidents

The Century’s Most Devastating Bridge Collapses

Hot on the heels of our featured stories “5 Most Ambitious Bridge Designs of Today” and “Windoc Incident – Story Behind YouTube’s

April 5, 2009
Total Views: 3