Friday, July 1, 2011
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Defense

USCG announces big changes for prospective hawespipers…

Figures the Coast Guard would drop this news right before the holiday weekend.  Thanks to our friends on watch in the Gulf of Mexico who gave us the heads-up… AS...

July 1, 2011
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Wednesday, June 9, 2010
Blog

Hawsepipers: Why They’re Needed Now More Than Ever

The following is an article written by the good folks at the Towmasters blog: There is a powerful belief these days that you absolutely must have an advanced higher (formal)...

June 9, 2010
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Sunday, February 21, 2010
Ship Design

Hawsepiper: The Longest Climb Discusses the Pucker Factor in Craptastic Ship Design

 Hi, I’m up from the hawsepipe and here’s my bunker barge moored alongside a pretty little ship. Notice the little hose snaked between us. This is a small hose used...

February 21, 2010
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Friday, January 15, 2010
The New Hawsepipe
Interesting

The New Hawsepipe – An Interview With Leonard Lambert

The following article is from the gCaptain archives but the information is very much still pertinent today! ____________________________________ Aboard almost every US flag ship is one seaman who forgoes the...

January 15, 2010
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Friday, October 2, 2009
USCG

Mario Vittone – On Training

gCaptain contributor and Weekly Leader Podcaster USCG Chief Warrant Officer Mario Vittone, recently delivered the closing keynote at the USCG’s Human Performance Technology Workshop. The speech is both entertaining and useful...

October 2, 2009
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Sunday, August 16, 2009
Uncategorized

How Do Mariners Pay For Training?

For your Sunday morning reading we bring you a top post from the gCaptain archives. Enjoy! How Do Mariners Pay For Training? By Leonard Lambert Since the inception of STCW...

August 16, 2009
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Friday, August 7, 2009
jobs

Merchant Marine Jobs – 101 (or so) Tips To Find A Dream Job At Sea

Over the past few months the gCaptain team has been working hard to put together the internet’s best Merchant Marine Jobs Board and, after finally launching it to the public...

August 7, 2009
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