Drunk Tanker Captain Sentenced to Prison

[Image (c) Peninsula Daily News] Seattle – SEONG UG SIN, a citizen of Korea, and captain of the STX Daisy was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Tacoma to 14 days in prison, and 6 months of supervised release, during which time he is not allowed to sail in United States waters. SIN was arrested April 14, 2010, after a Coast Guard inspection crew found him drunk … [Read more...]

Weekly Leader Podcast 60 | Captain John Konrad

Captain John Konrad is back with former podcasting partner, Peter A. Mello, to talk about the Sinking of the Deepwater Horizon and the following BP oil spill. Link to Podcast: Weekly Leader Podcast 60 | Captain John Konrad, gCaptain.com on the Deepwater Horizon sinking This week Peter invited his old maritime podcast partner, Captain John Konrad of gCaptain.com to talk … [Read more...]

Master Of The Alien Invasion – Captain First to be Charged Under US Anti-Invasive Species Law

Master Of The Alien Invasion Chief Officer Charles P. Posas, has scored a dubious first in legal history. He is the first person to be charged with a violation of the US Anti-Invasive Species Law in addition to two felony counts of lying to the Coast Guard and violating recordkeeping laws. His superior, Captain Panagiotis Lekkas, is charged with violating anti-pollution … [Read more...]

Best Captain’s Quotes – A List By Professional Mariners

Every so often a discussion is started on the forum that can truly stand the test of time.  This one in particular has lasted nearly as long as gCaptain itself and has been lost in the archives on multiple occasions only to be brought back to life on the homepage by the most dedicated site searcher.  Without further ado, here is a list of the Best Captain Quotes contributed by … [Read more...]