Wednesday, August 20, 2008
Maritime Security

Google Earth – Pirate Attacks World Wide

This was originally posted on July 2, 2008 but with more and more pirate attacks in the news I have updated it and think it deserves another look.  This comes...

August 20, 2008
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Thursday, May 1, 2008

Argh, Google Ocean

This screenshot shows an example of high-resolution imagery above and below sea level. The view is looking eastward at Monterey Bay on the California coast with the Sierra Nevada Mountains...

May 1, 2008
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Monday, April 21, 2008
Maritime Security

Are Pirates Human Rights Victims?

Artwork by Matt Rota Our maritime podcasting partner, Peter Mello of points us to this must read article in the NYTimes. He writes: John S. Burnett, author of Dangerous Waters:...

April 21, 2008
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Wednesday, April 9, 2008

High Definition AIS Tracking – San Francisco has this chart of ships transiting San Francisco harbor on April 2nd. They write: Animation of ship traffic on San Francisco bay, April 2nd 2008. You can clearly see...

April 9, 2008
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Thursday, April 3, 2008

TWIC Locations – Google Map

With the help of our friends at Vessel Trax and many hours at the computer we have taken the list of Transportation Worker’s Identification Card ( TWIC ) Enrollment Locations...

April 3, 2008
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Wednesday, April 2, 2008

30 Days of San Francisco Ship Traffic – Charted

Click Image For Hi-Resolution Version/ Being technologically oriented ship drivers we are easily excited by new web sites that combine these interests. Having worked closely with web based AIS (Digital...

April 2, 2008
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Sunday, March 9, 2008

Google Maps Find – A Collision At Sea (not really)

An amazing collision has occurred in the center of Sydney Harbor…. well not really. Sea-Fever explains: The above dramatic photograph was taken by Google Maps. But have no worries; there...

March 9, 2008
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Friday, January 4, 2008

Getting off the 16-20 watch in port? Find out what’s open.

You pull into port and are busy most of the day getting ready for the discharge, suddenly it’s 16:00 and you have to report to watch. Now you need to...

January 4, 2008
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Sunday, December 9, 2007

Cosco Busan – ECDIS Tracking w/ Google Maps

So the gCaptain team has been exceptionally busy in the last few weeks and we have the Cosco Busan partially to thank. In addition to the server traffic and time...

December 9, 2007
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Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Google World Port Map

Do you think you can name this port? If so visit HERE to vote. This google map is brought to you by World Port Source which provides interactive satellite images,...

October 23, 2007
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