Thursday, September 9, 2010

Advancing in Your Seagoing Career – Accelerated Development

Accelerated development? On his first day offshore, a recent graduate from a top-notch university approached a rig hand, and introduced himself as a future Rig Manager. Not impressed by this...

September 9, 2010
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Monday, August 2, 2010

Weekly Leader Podcast 60 | Captain John Konrad

Captain John Konrad is back with former podcasting partner, Peter A. Mello, to talk about the Sinking of the Deepwater Horizon and the following BP oil spill. Link to Podcast:...

August 2, 2010
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Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Marine License Insurance – Questions & Answers

Note: With the recent incident in the Gulf and gCaptain members are performing non-routine jobs in and around the oil slick, a few have asked me if I carry license...

May 12, 2010
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Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Q & A: Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood on Marine Highways Program

By Wayne McCormick via Update 03/16/2010 Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood was in San Diego on February 5th to speak at a Town Hall meeting with port leaders from...

March 17, 2010
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Friday, January 15, 2010
The New Hawsepipe

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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Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Thad Allen, A Conversation With The Commandant – Part 2

Admiral Thad Allen, USCG Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with Admiral Thad Allen, Commandant of the United States Coast Guard. This is part two of this interview...

October 20, 2009
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Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Maritime Security Incidents

Interview With Captain Richard Phillips – SeaPower Magazine

The Navy League’s SeaPower magazine last month featured an interview with Captain Richard Phillips of Maersk Alabama fame. The following is a preview of the interview: Captain Richard Phillips, master...

September 30, 2009
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Sunday, August 16, 2009

Interview with Vice Admiral Papp

On the heels of gCaptain’s interview with Commandant Thad Allen, the Unofficial Coast Guard blog sits down with the Coast Guard’s Atlantic Area Commander, Vice Admiral Papp. They tell us:...

August 16, 2009
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Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Thad Allen, Commandant USCG – A Conversation On The Digital Age Of Shipping

The Digital Age – A conversation with Admiral Thad Allen, Last week I had the opportunity to sit down with Admiral Thad Allen, Commandant of the United States Coast Guard,...

August 11, 2009
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Wednesday, June 17, 2009

RDML Ronald J. Rabago Named Assistant Commandant for Acquisition, Chief Acquisition Officer – gCaptain Interview

On June 12, 2009 Rear Admiral Ronald J. Rábago assumed duties as the new Assistant Commandant for Acquisitions and Chief Acquisition Officer of the United States Coast Guard.  Previously, Rear...

June 17, 2009
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Friday, March 20, 2009

Big Oceans – MAIS Podcast Episode 35

Download MP3: Messing About In Ships Episode 35 March 19, 2009 (61 minutes) Subscribe Via iTunes HERE

March 20, 2009
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Saturday, March 14, 2009

Short Sea Shipping Interview – MAIS 34

This week John interviews Stas Magaronis, President of Santa Maria Shipowning and Trading about green and short sea shipping and the marine highway. Music: Radioghost by Norwegian Recycling from

March 14, 2009
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Sunday, February 8, 2009

EarthNC – Interview With Google Earth Expert Virgil Zetterlind

Last week we were pleased to bring you google’s announcement of ocean data inclusion in Google Earth. Today we bring you an interview with the leading google earth developer of...

February 8, 2009
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Sunday, January 18, 2009

Interview With AMVER – MAIS Podcast Episode 32

(64 minutes) Download MP3: Messing About In Ships podcast episode 32 Subscribe Via iTunes HERE This episode features initial thoughts on US Airways Flight 1549 incident (Sea Fever Coverage HERE)...

January 18, 2009
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Monday, January 5, 2009

Garmin Oregon GPS – Garmin’s Oregon Marine GPS

We are excited about Garmin’s new line of Portable Marine GPS’s the Garmin Oregon GPS. Why is this the must buy Portable GPS of 2009? First it has an iPhone...

January 5, 2009
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Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Interview with Hydraulic Marine Systems had a chance to speak with Todd Preston of Hydraulic Marine Systems. Hydraulic Marine Systems was one of the biggest hits of the 2008 International WorkBoat Show. They rolled...

December 16, 2008
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Tuesday, September 30, 2008
Maritime Security

Hostage Dies And Q&A With The Pirate Spokesman

Read the full story at | LINK Also, see just how close the US Navy is monitoring the situation | LINK In related news the NY Times finally got...

September 30, 2008
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