Thursday, May 20, 2021

These Might Be The Worst Maritime Videos Ever Produced

UPDATE: Adding insult to injury… shortly after this article was published MARAD removed the Maritime Day video from YouTube. by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) In the last fifteen years of...

May 20, 2021
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Thursday, October 17, 2019
Rep. Elijah Cummings

Elijah Cummings, A Powerful Maritime Advocate, Has Died

House Oversight and Reform Chairman Elijah Cummings, one of the most influential Democrats in Congress and a key figure in supporting the maritime industry and United States Coast Guard, died...

October 17, 2019
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Thursday, March 10, 2011

Coast Guard Commandant testifies before House Subcommittee on Homeland Security Appropriations

WASHINGTON — U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp testified before the House Subcommittee on Homeland Security Appropriations here, Thursday, about the Coast Guard’s budget for fiscal year 2012. Adm....

March 10, 2011
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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Jones Act – Write Your Congressmen Today

National attention has recently been given to the Jones Act. Media has focused attention on the protection of the US Flag, on which gCaptain is currently writing an article. But...

June 22, 2010
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Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Maritime Security

Factors Accounting For Piracy – The RAND Corporation Weighs In On Piracy In Somalia

Last week the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation held hearings on the state of International Piracy On The High Seas. Along with the usual speach with Q&A session...

February 11, 2009
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Tuesday, November 20, 2007
Oil Spill

San francisco Oil Spill Hearings – A Response to Admiral Bone, USCG

Yesterday my comments were published on the front page of The San Francisco Chronicle in an article titled; “Hearing today at Presidio – tough queries for spill captain.” Prior to...

November 20, 2007
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Oil Spill

Oil Spill Hearings – Video

Click on the above image to see video on today’s congressional hearings into the Cosco Busan Incident and resultant oil ship in San Francisco Bay. Final Result; A DHS official...

November 20, 2007
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