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Tuesday, May 24, 2022
A cargo ship is moored in the Port of Long Beach while cranes retrieve cargo containers from the ship

Port of Long Beach and Amazon to Collaborate on New Real-Time Cargo Tracking Platform

The Port of Long Beach and Amazon’s cloud computing subsidiary, Amazon Web Services, Inc., have agreed to work together on a “cutting-edge new

May 24, 2022
Total Views: 2162

Wednesday, May 4, 2022
blockchain technology in shipping

Maritime Software Consolidation: Veson Nautical Acquires Q88

Maritime freight software firm Veson Nautical on Wednesday announced its acquisition of Q88, an information management and software platform for the maritime

May 4, 2022
Total Views: 859

Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Stacked containers and cranes are shown at the Port of Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California, U.S. November 22, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Blake

White House Unveils Freight Data Platform Hoping to Bring Visibility to Supply Chain

The Biden Administration and Department of Transportation announce Tuesday the launch of a new data sharing initiative aimed at helping speed up delivery times

March 15, 2022
Total Views: 2395

Friday, February 4, 2022
Frank Coles: Disruption of ESG and Data Sharing

Frank Coles: Disruption of ESG and Data Sharing

By Frank Coles – Over the last twenty years we have seen continuous discussions about the need for open sharing of data.  Recently this has become more

February 4, 2022
Total Views: 1174

Monday, January 31, 2022
FMC Update: Demurrage, Detention and Data

FMC Update: Demurrage, Detention and Data

The supply chain is no stranger to “data initiatives”, some featuring Application Programming Interfaces (APIs), machine learning, and even some artificial

January 31, 2022
Total Views: 683

Tuesday, November 16, 2021
S&P Global Offices In NYC

US Approves $39B Maritime Media And Data Deal

By David McLaughlin (Bloomberg) S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) won U.S. antitrust approval to buy IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO) – owners of The Journal Of

November 16, 2021
Total Views: 1129

Monday, November 15, 2021
shipping containers

Federal Maritime Commission to Examine Maritime Supply Chain Data Sharing

Federal maritime agency launches program looking into maritime supply chain data sharing and transparency. The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission announced a new

November 15, 2021
Total Views: 1208

Monday, November 30, 2020
brexit port

S&P Global to Buy IHS Markit for $44 Billion in 2020’s Biggest Merger

By Noor Zainab Hussain (Reuters) – Data giant S&P Global Inc has agreed to buy IHS Markit Ltd in a deal worth $44 billion that will be 2020’s

November 30, 2020
Total Views: 1152

Saturday, August 20, 2016
bubble chart merchant marine

Maritime Flags of Convenience Visualized

  We recently decided to get to work on some maritime visualizations. Above is a bubble graph I created representing the number of ships

August 20, 2016
Total Views: 431

Monday, June 25, 2012
ORBCOMM AIS Coverage Map

True Global AIS – New Satellites Will Track Ships, Tuna & Mariners Globally

While the United States continues to struggle integrating AIS into the national data stream, Europe pushes forward with plans to acquire ship tracking data

June 25, 2012
Total Views: 186

Saturday, January 7, 2012
Container Shipping Companies – The Ten Largest Visualized

Container Shipping Companies – The Ten Largest Visualized

UDPATED: January 2012 The data visualization above represents the worlds 10 largest container shipping companies by TEU capacity. WORLD TEU CAPACITY:

January 7, 2012
Total Views: 249

Saturday, May 28, 2011
Types Of Ships – A Master List Of Vessel Types

Types Of Ships – A Master List Of Vessel Types

We recently had to map out all ship types for a client of Unofficial Networks, the maritime consulting arm of gCaptain.  This is only the first draft so

May 28, 2011
Total Views: 1761

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

NASA Hurricane Forecasting – GRIP

The Genesis and Rapid Intensification Processes mission, or GRIP, will use 15 cutting edge instruments, a Global Hawk UAV, a McDonnell Douglas DC-8 and a

July 27, 2010
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Saturday, July 24, 2010
Oil Spill

BP’s (not really) Top Secret Oil Spill Command Post

So, just how transparent is BP with online media? Today the third set of Deepwater Horizon hearings came to a conclusion when, unexpectedly, an e-mail message

July 24, 2010
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Sunday, July 18, 2010

2010 Submarine Cable Map

Click on image for enlargement. 2010 Submarine Cable Map TeleGeography’s popular Submarine Cable Map has been fully updated for 2010. The latest edition

July 18, 2010
Total Views: 43

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Who Has The Oil? A Map of World Oil Reserves.

“The United States consumes more than 20,000,000 barrels of oil per day but has less than 2 percent of the world’s remaining oil” This map,

July 15, 2010
Total Views: 2683

Monday, June 14, 2010

Real Time Mapping of BP Oil Spill Response Vessels

Today, NOAA has launched an exciting new web tool that offers the general public a glimpse into the information responders to the Gulf Oil Spill are

June 14, 2010
Total Views: 29

Friday, April 16, 2010

Tokyo MOU identifies lifeboats as most frequent detainable deficiency for 2009

Yesterday, the Tokyo MOU released its Annual Report on Port State Control in the Asia-Pacific Region for 2009, summarizing the results of inspections carried

April 16, 2010
Total Views: 34

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Chilean Earthquake Tsunami – Mapped

This post is brought to us by Peter Mello of (via NOAA), in two seperate installments.  The first post a map of Ocean Energy Distribution Map

March 9, 2010
Total Views: 14

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Tsunami Infographics – Best Of The Web

Photo by mchaconcr Is the tsunami a maritime news story? Should gCaptain be providing coverage and at what level? These are some of the questions gCaptain

September 30, 2009
Total Views: 485


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