Monday, July 12, 2021
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Advice For A Young Ship’s Officer

by John Konrad (gCaptain) A new ship can be an intimidating place for a deck officer, so here are a few tips to get you started and to remind

July 12, 2021
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Wednesday, October 24, 2018
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The Most Dangerous Hour In Shipping Is NOT 23:00 To Midnight

Most professional mariners agree that the most dangerous hour of shipping is the hour between 23:00 and 24:00 – this is because it’s the one hour when

October 24, 2018
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Wednesday, June 17, 2015

IMO – This Is What a Career at Sea Looks Like

As part of an effort to draw more young people to a career at sea, the International Maritime Organization has selected the theme #CareerAtSea for the

June 17, 2015
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Wednesday, April 9, 2014
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It Pays to Have a Good Reputation

How are you perceived at work? Are you thought of as a strong worker, a good leader, great team player, a follower, a loner, or a complainer? Over time,

April 9, 2014
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Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Go Sail A Rust Bucket – 10 Reasons Why

Each year hundreds of cadets graduate America’s Maritime Academies looking for a Third Mate job with the country’s best shipping companies. Polar

December 29, 2010
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Friday, October 22, 2010

The gCaptain FreeBoard – free and unlimited job postings for employers worldwide

We just launched yesterday!  Please have a look around and let us know what sort of tweaking is needed to make this as useful as

October 22, 2010
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Friday, August 7, 2009

Merchant Marine Jobs – 101 (or so) Tips To Find A Dream Job At Sea

Over the past few months the gCaptain team has been working hard to put together the internet’s best Merchant Marine Jobs Board and, after finally

August 7, 2009
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Saturday, July 4, 2009

Google Books – Supercharge Your Maritime Career

For the past few years thousands of trucks have been showing up at Google’s campus, discharging piles of books and picking up yesterday’s delivery.

July 4, 2009
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