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Thursday, September 30, 2010
Interesting

The Gulf of Maine Tragedy… did we learn anything from it?

Over most of the world, the oceans appear to many of us as a huge blue expanse of territory, the domain of King Neptune and the denizens of the

September 30, 2010
Total Views: 15

Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Blog

Incident Photo of The Week – Fire aboard Deadliest Catch’s ‘F/V Arctic Dawn’

Early Sunday morning, the 100-foot former crab boat F/V Arctic Dawn caught fire while the vessel was moored just south of the Ballard Bridge in the Lake

September 14, 2010
Total Views: 937

Thursday, July 15, 2010
USCG

USCG eliminates manning exemption for US Flagged Purse Seiners

Effective as of July 12, an important and controversial statutory exemption expired, opening doors for U.S. mariners to take back multiple positions formerly

July 15, 2010
Total Views: 41

Sunday, June 27, 2010
NOAA

Bluefin Tuna And The BP Oil Spill

The NY Times has an interesting article on the depletion of Bluefin Tuna around the world and suggests that the fate of Atlantic TunBluefin’s may be in

June 27, 2010
Total Views: 21

Thursday, March 18, 2010
Lifesaving Incidents

Solo Fisherman Caught in His Own Net! (Accident Investigation Report)

The following is posted by Fred Fry: Here is an investigation report covering an accident where a fisherman alone on his fishing vessel managed to get caught

March 18, 2010
Total Views: 21

Tuesday, December 22, 2009
Blog

Incident Photo of The Week – F/V Cape Elizabeth

This weeks incident photos were submitted to gCaptain by Doug Pine via the gCaptain Forum. The images show the F/V Cape Elizabeth ablaze after a fire broke out

December 22, 2009
Total Views: 8

Sunday, February 22, 2009
Blog

F/V Monte Galineiro – Incident Photo Of The Week

See gCaptain’s full list of incident photos HERE Radio Canada tells

February 22, 2009
Total Views: 100

Sunday, October 12, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

Video – Deadliest Catch Ocean Challenger Rescue

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GEu_oymX6iU Coast Guard comes to the aid of the Ocean Challenger as the crab fleet listens to the news. Video of USCG ( United

October 12, 2008
Total Views: 90

Sunday, June 22, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

The Coast Guard’s Most Extreme Rescue – Alaska Ranger

In a feature appropriately titled “Worst Case Scenario” Popular Mechanics brings us “The Coast Guard’s Most Extreme Rescue –

June 22, 2008
Total Views: 162

Saturday, April 19, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

Sinking of the Alaska Ranger – Fishing Master vs Captain

The fishing vessel Alaska Ranger, which sank last month west of Dutch Harbor had aboard both a captain and a fishing master. Tragically neither survived the

April 19, 2008
Total Views: 205

Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

Alaska Ranger – Heroic Rescue

This past weekend the Alaska Ranger, a fishing vessel in the Bering Sea, made a MAYDAY call (audio, transcript) when the vessel began taking on water near

March 26, 2008
Total Views: 112

Thursday, January 10, 2008
Uncategorized

Australia Sends Armed Merchant Ship To Track Whalers

Reuters has an update on Australia’s recent attempts to track Japan’s whaling fleet: CANBERRA, Australia (Reuters) — An Australian fisheries

January 10, 2008
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