Monday, October 25, 2010
Sunday, July 25, 2010
Sunday, January 4, 2009
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 changing by the...
Tuesday, December 9, 2008
Friday, December 5, 2008
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 the America’s Waterways Watch...
Thursday, December 4, 2008
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 second cruise ship to...
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 Navy warship is...
Friday, November 21, 2008
Wednesday, November 19, 2008
Monday, November 17, 2008
Thursday, October 30, 2008
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 Tuesday...
Thursday, October 2, 2008
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 directive was to work...
Wednesday, June 4, 2008
Saturday, April 5, 2008
Friday, March 28, 2008
What If? Chemical, Biological, Radiation Attack San Francisco
Photo by steven and darusha Jeff Charlton of 911team.org in London asked a interesting maritime question on the IAEM list-serve the other day that Robin Storm thought we could answer....
Thursday, February 7, 2008
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 partly to blame for the incident,...
Tuesday, January 15, 2008
Saturday, January 5, 2008
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 position. The SSO training requirement...
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