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Thursday, April 19, 2012
Chinese Captain Handed 30-Year Sentence for Korean Coast Guard Death

Chinese Captain Handed 30-Year Sentence for Korean Coast Guard Death

By Alastair Gale A South Korean court handed down a 30-year prison term Thursday to a Chinese fisherman for the killing of a Korean coast guard officer late

April 19, 2012
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Thursday, February 10, 2011
Coast Guard Commandant delivers State of the Coast Guard Address

Coast Guard Commandant delivers State of the Coast Guard Address

WASHINGTON — U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp delivered his first State of the Coast Guard address at Joint Base Bolling-Anacostia in

February 10, 2011
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Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Thad Allen, A Conversation With The Commandant – Part 2

Admiral Thad Allen, USCG Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with Admiral Thad Allen, Commandant of the United States Coast Guard. This is part two of

October 20, 2009
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Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Photo Of The Week – LNG Tanker Lokoja

gCaptain’s photo of the week is a helicopter shot of LNG Tanker Lokoja (IMO# 9269960). Built by the Korean shipyard Daewoo in 2006 she is owned by BW Gas

October 13, 2009
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Tuesday, August 18, 2009

VTS Photo Gallery – A look inside maritime vessel traffic services worldwide.

Our friend Richard Rodriguez of the BitterEnd Blog had an excellent post titled VTS – Working with large vessels, that gives Puget Sound boaters tips on

August 18, 2009
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Sunday, August 16, 2009

Interview with Vice Admiral Papp

On the heels of gCaptain’s interview with Commandant Thad Allen, the Unofficial Coast Guard blog sits down with the Coast Guard’s Atlantic Area

August 16, 2009
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Thursday, April 16, 2009

Top 10 Most Popular Pages at USCG.MIL

The US Coast Guard brings us their 10 most popular pages. 1. Merchant Mariner Documentation (MMD) / Standards for Training Certification & Watchkeeping

April 16, 2009
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Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Google Changes Veterans Day “Doodle” to Acknowledge Coast Guard

Google, the search engine and advertising powerhouse that is just about set to take over the world, is catching some real grief over their original Veterans

November 12, 2008
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Thursday, February 28, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

Rescue On The High Seas- USCG Helicopter Crew Interviewed

INTERVIEW WITH USCG RESCUE HELICOPTER CREW This past July, in a gCaptain and Robin Storm exclusive, we brought you the Lessons Learned by North Atlantic freak

February 28, 2008
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Tuesday, February 26, 2008

The USCG Launches New Website

The Coast Guard has launched a new website with Video, Podcasts and Photos featured on the homepage. In the official Press Release they write: I am excited to

February 26, 2008
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Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Ship Of The Week – USCG Cutter Bertholf

Launched last week the Bertholf is the United States Coast Guard’s newest cutter. Click HERE to visit the ship’s homepage and HERE for shipyard

February 20, 2008
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Sunday, February 17, 2008

US Mariner Licensing Consultants

As a member of the first “class” of mariners to fall under the new USCG training requirements for Chief Mate / Master I have enough Coast Guard

February 17, 2008
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Admiral Thad Allen – 2008 State of the Coast Guard

This Week Admiral Thad Allen gave his annual State Of The Coast Guard speech at the National Press Club in Washington DC. The Unofficial Coast Guard blog has

February 17, 2008
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Friday, February 8, 2008

USCG TO Continue HF Weather Broadcasts

USCG Press Release 7 Feb 2008: Last April the Coast Guard asked for public comment on the need to continue broadcasting high frequency (HF) high seas weather

February 8, 2008
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Sunday, February 3, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

Grounded Ship – Video Of Helicopter Rescue

The BBC Tells us; A cargo ship captain who was seriously injured in a force 10 gale off the Isles of Scilly is in hospital after being rescued by

February 3, 2008
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Friday, January 25, 2008

What Are You Sinking About?

g Captain's favorite video - what happens if you call the German Coast Guard when your ship starts sinking? What are you thinking about?? We're thinking this

January 25, 2008
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Monday, January 21, 2008

Coast Guard C-130 Air Drop – Video

A short clip from our friends at the USCG; Kodiak, Alaska-Jan 17, 2008–An Air Station Kodiak C-130 crew perform drop training. USCG video by PA1 Kurt

January 21, 2008
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Thursday, January 17, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

In Pictures: Ice Prince Rescue and Sinking

The BBC has a great photo slideshow of the M/V Ice Prince sinking. You can find it

January 17, 2008
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Friday, December 28, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Top 10 USCG Resuces of 2007 – Video

  The US Cost Guard gives us their Top 10 Rescues of 2007: 1. Coast Guard rescue crews assist with over 160 rescues in the flood-ravaged Pacific Northwest.

December 28, 2007
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Thursday, December 13, 2007
Oil Spill

Pilot Liability – Changes In Law and Industry Culture

In this week’s edition of The Maritime Executive Newsletter managing editor Joseph Keefe, weighs in on the changing dynamics of the Master, Pilot and

December 13, 2007
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