Monday, October 25, 2010

James Bond is Envious – Kongsberg’s C’Inspector

Meet one of the newest maritime security toy; Kongsberg’s C’Inspector UUV. Not sure what a UUV is? Well neither did we but we quickly discovered

October 25, 2010
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Sunday, July 25, 2010
Maritime Security

The Importance Of Accounting For People At Sea

Here is a more information about how the Mumbai terrorist attack developed, provided by UK based Warship magazine. That the boat carrying the terrorists was

July 25, 2010
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Sunday, January 4, 2009
Maritime Security

A New Solution To A Pressing Problem – Maritime Piracy

Photo By Cayusa Note: This article was originally posted in The Maritime Executive Newsletter and can be found HERE. The dynamic in the Gulf Of Aden is

January 4, 2009
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Tuesday, December 9, 2008
Maritime Security

Cruise Ship Detours Guests Around Gulf of Aden

Without question, piracy off the soast of Somalia is a problem that is costing time, money, headaches and lives. As of right now there is really no end in

December 9, 2008
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Friday, December 5, 2008
Maritime Security

America’s Waterway Watch – A Coast Guard Public Service Announcement

The United States Coast Guard is trying to remind mariners and the American public in general to remain vigilant.  They have a short journal entry concerning

December 5, 2008
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Thursday, December 4, 2008
Maritime Security

BREAKING NEWS – M/V Athena – Somali Pirates Coordinating Attacks

Earlier today gCaptain received reports from Australia that the M/V Athena was attacked by 29 pirate boats while transiting the Gulf Of Aden. This was the

December 4, 2008
Total Views: 228

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Incident Photo of The Week – Pirate ‘Mother Ship’ Mistaken Identity

Just when we thought things couldn’t get any more chaotic in the Gulf of Aden, the ‘pirate mother’ ship that was sunk last week by an Indian

November 26, 2008
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Friday, November 21, 2008

Piracy In Somalia – FAQ Part 1

In light of the recent piracy news gCaptain has recieved a number of media requests to answer basic questions about piracy. Below you will find just a few of

November 21, 2008
Total Views: 104

Maritime Security

Maritime Security Expo – gCaptain Review

gCaptain made an unscheduled stop this week at the Maritime Security Expo in Long Beach. The event showcases new technology and ideas that improve the security

November 21, 2008
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Pirate Attacks and Hijackings – Weekly Report

Following this weekends hijacking of the Saudi VLCC loaded with crude, gCaptain has been flooded with numerous emails and phone calls from different news

November 19, 2008
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Monday, November 17, 2008
Maritime Security

Poll – IMO Initiatives

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November 17, 2008
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Thursday, October 30, 2008
Maritime Security

Merchant Vessels Fend Off Attackers in Gulf of Aden

Depending on how you look at it, CNN reports some good news from the Gulf of Aden: Five attempts to hijack ships off the coast of Somalia were thwarted

October 30, 2008
Total Views: 1

Thursday, October 2, 2008
Maritime Security

Avoiding Pirates and Storms – Notes From A Weather Router

Looking at the piracy chart for 2008 got me reminiscing about recommending routes through the eastern Arabian Sea , Somalia coast, and Gulf of Aden. Our

October 2, 2008
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Wednesday, June 4, 2008
Maritime Security

Max Hardberger – The Repo Man of Ships

(Note: This article was originally published in Dec 2007) We have taken a look at piracy in the Strait of Malacca and showed you how criminal organizations

June 4, 2008
Total Views: 717

Saturday, April 5, 2008
Maritime Security

La Ponant Captured By Somali Pirates

BBC News tells us: The French military are continuing to track a luxury yacht seized, with its crew, on Friday by Somali pirates. There has been no contact

April 5, 2008
Total Views: 238

Friday, March 28, 2008
Maritime Security

What If? Chemical, Biological, Radiation Attack San Francisco

Photo by steven and darusha Jeff Charlton of in London asked a interesting maritime question on the IAEM list-serve the other day that Robin Storm

March 28, 2008
Total Views: 53

Thursday, February 7, 2008
Maritime Security

Danica White Hijacking – ‘Minimum Safe Manning’ Partly to Blame?

Danica White Hijacking by Fred Fry The English translation to the DANICA WHITE hijacking is now available. As previously mentioned, the ship’s crew is

February 7, 2008
Total Views: 80

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Activists Held Hostage By Whalers

In breaking news from the Antarctic Japanese whalers have taken two activists hostage after they boarded the whaling ship Yushin Maru. The BBC tells us; The

January 15, 2008
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Saturday, January 5, 2008
Maritime Security

Missile Defense Systems to Be Tested on JFK Jets

American Airlines Passenger planes at JFK will be outfitted with a new missile defense system. Gothamist tells us: The Dept. of Homeland Security is funding

January 5, 2008
Total Views: 16

Thursday, December 13, 2007

Ship Security Officer Training Mandated For US Mariners

Effective January 1, 2008, mariners sailing in the capacity of Ship Security Officer (SSO) will have to show evidence of being “qualified” to hold that

December 13, 2007
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