Thursday, December 18, 2008
maritime security

M/V Biscaglia Maritime Security and A Look At Armed vs Non-Lethal Ship Protection In Pirate Waters

In a well researched article titled Mercenary Guards Jump Ship as Somali Pirates Remain Undeterred Bloomberg exposes private security efforts to protect ships in the region. What is not well...

December 18, 2008
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Thursday, September 25, 2008
USCG

Wakeup Call: The Road to STCW Compliance Starts to Get Bumpy…

Editorial Note: Being actively sailing mariners, the editorial team at gCaptain is concerned by recent changes to US Coast Guard policy on the licensing of mariners. We feel this is...

September 25, 2008
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Thursday, November 8, 2007
Incidents

Allision – Nautical Word of the Day

In covering the recent Cosco Busan incident (now the Overseas Reymar allision HERE) I have noticed most of the news articles have made a small error in terminology, not to mention the emails...

November 8, 2007
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Friday, October 26, 2007
jobs

Are Rising Salaries Enough To Retain Mariners?

In another excellent article, Maritime Executive‘s managing editor Joseph Keefe is dead on with his assessment of salary (find the article HERE) and working condition improvements in this tight labor...

October 26, 2007
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