Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Elly Maersk Line shipping containership
Maritime News

MAERSK: Deteriorating global economy putting pressure on shipping industry

Image courtesy Maersk By Flemming Emil Hansen, Dow Jones & Co COPENHAGEN—Shipping and oil company A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S warned Wednesday that new shipping capacity and deteriorating world economic prospects are...

August 17, 2011
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Monday, August 1, 2011
Maritime News

Ships Come In As Deals Heat Up – Private equity firms buying into shipping industry

By Gina Chon, The Wall Street Journal Deal action is heating up in the shipping industry, which suffered during the financial crisis but has since proven increasingly attractive to investors...

August 1, 2011
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Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Maritime News

Shipping Industry Survey: Confidence low on rising fuel costs and overtonnaging

Confidence dips to two-year low as concern mounts over rising fuel costs and overtonnaging The latest Shipping confidence survey from accountant and shipping adviser, Moore Stephens, reveals that overall confidence...

June 29, 2011
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Monday, May 23, 2011
Maritime News

“What’s Next?”: Nor-Shipping conference looks for answers

The news item is from the 2011 event visit gCaptain’s NorShipping 2013 page for information on the next event. Nor-shipping 2011, one of the premier events for the European maritime...

May 23, 2011
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Friday, December 10, 2010
Blog

Carbon War Room launches ShippingEfficiency.org

In an effort help reduce the environmental impacts of the world’s shipping fleet, Carbon War Room, the not-for-profit website dedicated to fighting the war on carbon and founded by billionaire...

December 10, 2010
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Sunday, September 26, 2010
Blog

Skysails – Plus – Top 10 Green Ship Designs

From the gCaptain Archives: In honor of the EPA’s Pollution Week, let’s take a look at an archived post on Skysails. But first, here is a brief update into the...

September 26, 2010
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Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Uncategorized

Maritime Industry descends on Capital Hill for first ever Maritime Congressional Sail-In

Last week I was in Washington, D.C. attending the first ever Maritime Congressional Sail-In. The purpose of the event was to increase awareness of the importance of America’s maritime industry...

May 18, 2010
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Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Uncategorized

Shipserv Celebrates 10 Years in Business

Arriving in the office this morning, I was pleasantly surprised to see a particular email sitting in my inbox.  It was a message from Shipserv, the leading online marine chandlery. ...

February 17, 2010
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Thursday, March 26, 2009
gCaptain

Google Toolbar Buttons – Maritime Edition

Introducing gCaptain’s Google Toolbar buttons. How do you get them? Click on one of the images then… if you already have Google’s Toolbar installed then a small anchor button will...

March 26, 2009
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Wednesday, February 4, 2009
Uncategorized

Container Shipping Crisis Visualized

To give everyone a good sense to the extent of the container shipping crisis, we have put together this Bubble Chart using IBM’s Many Eye’s software (with a little help...

February 4, 2009
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Thursday, December 18, 2008
Offbeat

New Website Educates The World on Container Shipping

The Container Shipping Information Service recently launched its new website shipsandboxes.com to provide information to the public, businesses and media on the importance of container shipping in our everyday lives....

December 18, 2008
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Friday, December 5, 2008
Uncategorized

Marine Finance 101: Buying A Cruise Ship

Photo by Crusair Eurodam News, a blog following the construction of the brand new Holland America Lines’ cruise ship M/V Eurodam, recently featured a very interesting post by the company’s...

December 5, 2008
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Interesting

BIMCO – ISF shipping industry statistics

We recently ran across some interesting statistics from a 2005 joint study on manpower from BIMCO and the ISF. Q: How many officers are currently employed aboard ships?

December 5, 2008
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Friday, March 14, 2008
Video

A Video Overview Of The Shipping Industry

Here is a short video overview on todays shipping industry.

March 14, 2008
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Tuesday, January 22, 2008
Interesting

Good Times for Merchant Mariners? Newbuild Statistics Might Tell.

(Originally published June 2007) The title of one story in this week’s MarEx Newsletter proclaims “Maritime Academy Graduation Heralds the Continuation of Good Times” and nothing affirms this better than...

January 22, 2008
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Thursday, December 13, 2007
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Maritime Podcast – Episode 02

Here’s episode 02 of Messing About In Ships, your new maritime podcast. This week’s topics include; Listener Comments Antarctic Cruise Ship Sinking Sinking of the Texas Clipper Pasha Bulker Incident...

December 13, 2007
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Saturday, December 8, 2007
Uncategorized

Big Announcement… gCaptain’s First Podcast

We are thrilled to announce a new endeavor from the editors of gCaptain and leadership gurus at Sea Fever Consulting… A Maritime podcast; Messing About In Ships. Starting today, gCaptain’s...

December 8, 2007
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Friday, December 7, 2007
Uncategorized

Last Minute Tax Tips For Mariners

Last Minute Tax Tips For Mariners by James Maguire We’re all guilty. We don’t enjoy pondering many of the negative aspects of our lives. Having taxes prepared has been compared...

December 7, 2007
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Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Fire Incidents

Shipping References – Cosco Busan Research Links

For those curious how the editors at gCaptain research maritime incidents like the Cosco Busan’s allision with San Francisco’s Bay Bridge, here are some of the websites that provide excellent...

November 14, 2007
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Friday, November 9, 2007
gCaptain

Maritime Jobs

Announcing gCaptain’s newest feature… Maritime Job Board

November 9, 2007
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