Friday, May 20, 2016
Captain Ernest Shackleton

Bridging the Gap Between Leadership and Management

  By Jaquelyn Burton (Coeval, Inc.) Master. Captain. Skipper. Whatever your preferred term; they are loved and feared for their leadership and management skills, or sometimes a lack thereof. Vessels have for...

May 20, 2016
Total Views: 53

Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Chang Yung-fa

Evergreen Shipping Founder Bequeaths Fortune to Charity

According to Forbes, the net worth of Evergreen’s Founder and Group Chairman, Chang Yung-fa, is in the range of $1.6 Billion, and he is listed number 782 among the world’s...

February 7, 2012
Total Views: 818

VLCC samho dream

Shipowner Defaults, Your Ship Gets Arrested in Port, Now What?

The shipping industry has certainly seen better days, which for some shipowners, has put them in a financial bind.  A recent example is the VLCC Samho Dream which was recently sold...

February 7, 2012
Total Views: 14

Sunday, January 1, 2012
shipbuilding steel ship shipyard structural

To Build or Not to Build: A Financial Analysis of Building a Ship

Executives of publicly traded shipping and offshore drilling companies have a legal duty to act in the interest of the shareholders of their respective organizations. To fulfill this duty, executives...

January 1, 2012
Total Views: 296

Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Bob Dudley Alastair Grant/AP

BP Chief Plays Down Idea of a Breakup

Image by Alastair Grant/AP LONDON — BP PLC shares fell Tuesday amid investor frustration at the company’s growth strategy in the wake of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and...

July 27, 2011
Total Views: 2

Monday, July 25, 2011

Failure At Sea – Today’s Captain is expected not to make any mistakes

This post was first featured in the fall edition of the Council Of American Master Mariner’s official publication Sidlights. You can find the article on page 18 of the PDF...

July 25, 2011
Total Views: 108

Sunday, May 29, 2011

At Center of U.S. Oil Suit Is Norway Shipping Tycoon

(Dow Jones & Company) U.S. regulators’ lawsuit over alleged manipulation of crude-oil prices in 2008 has shone a spotlight on a shipping tycoon whose risky bets, shrewd investments and buccaneering...

May 29, 2011
Total Views: 38

Thursday, May 19, 2011
us navy, damage control, DCTT

Shipboard Emergency Training – Technology Solutions

030604-N-7902K-084 Philippine Sea (Jun. 04, 2003) — Damage Control Training Team Supervisor (right), Hull Technician Chief Anthony Wilson and team leader for hose team two (left), Gas Turbine System Technician...

May 19, 2011
Total Views: 24

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Wärtsilä appoints new President and CEO

Wärtsiläs Board of Directors has appointed Mr Bjorn Rosengren M.Sc. (Tech.) as the new President and CEO of Wärtsilä Corporation. He will assume the position on 1 September 2011, succeeding...

February 10, 2011
Total Views: 9

Friday, January 28, 2011
Engineering News

Wartsila’s Chief Executive Officer, Ole Johansson, to retire in June

Since 13 September 2000, Ole Johansson has served as President and CEO of Wärtsilä Corporation, one of the most highly respected marine engine manufacturers in the world.  Mr Johansson, will...

January 28, 2011
Total Views: 4

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Transocean Executives Discuss 3rd Quarter Results

Transocean’s CEO Steven Newman; Ricardo Rosa, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; Ihab Toma, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Planning; and Terry Bonno, Vice President of Marketing discussed...

November 6, 2010
Total Views: 4

Monday, October 4, 2010

Effecting Change in the Workplace

How many of you are completely happy with your job?  Or, happy with the way your company operates?  Or even the relationships you have with your coworkers? Have you ever...

October 4, 2010
Total Views: 38

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Teekay Corporation CEO Bjorn Moller to Retire in 2011

Just announced today by Teekay, the world’s leading operator of medium sized tankers. Hamilton, Bermuda, September 29, 2010 – Teekay Corporation (Teekay or the Company) today announced that its President and...

September 29, 2010
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Fire Incidents

Deepwater Horizon Hearings – The Importance Of Handovers.

Todays hearings commenced with the confirmation that the companymen, BP representatives aboard the Deepwater Horizon, on watch during the incident will not be appearing for testimony. But the companyman regularly...

July 20, 2010
Total Views: 10

Monday, July 19, 2010

To be or not to be, a captain?

To be or not to be, a captain? By John G. Denham It is safe to assume that most sea farers at one time or another have wanted to be...

July 19, 2010
Total Views: 4

Monday, May 17, 2010

The Key Element (Often Missing) Element Of Vessel Management

What is the key to success in managing large ships? And by large I don’t mean size alone but also the number of people employed and the complexity of jobs...

May 17, 2010
Total Views: 3

Friday, January 8, 2010

10 Lessons Learned From Sea Shepherd

gCaptain mariners have been critical of Captain Paul Watson and his crew of non-professional mariners, stars of the reality TV show Whale Wars. Most of the comments posted to gCaptain’s...

January 8, 2010
Total Views: 57

Friday, October 9, 2009
Lifesaving Incidents

Time To Rethink SOLAS? Why a behavioral economist may have the answer.

What does behavioral economics have to do with lifeboat safety? Lifeboat safety has been a major topic recently with davit related incidents and injuries hitting a fever pitch in recent...

October 9, 2009
Total Views: 14

Saturday, June 20, 2009

YOUblog Article – Seafarer Access to Shoreleave

The National Maritime Security Advisory Committee (The primary industry advisory committee that provides security policy guidance to the US Coast Guard) has recently engaged in the issue of seafarer’s access...

June 20, 2009
Total Views: 3

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
Total Views: 7