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Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Fire Incidents

FDNY’s Three Forty Three Fireboat – The latest in marine firefighting technology

Image courtesy of Robert Allan LTD. Here at gCaptain we’re big fans of fireboats and the latest in fireboat technology.  That being said, it’s not

June 23, 2010
Total Views: 219

Friday, March 26, 2010

Discharge of CO2 – Marine Firefighting Video

Prior to using a fixed fire system, especially CO2, always have a full muster! Why? This Navy video shows the inside view of what happens when this deadly gas

March 26, 2010
Total Views: 135

Saturday, February 20, 2010

The Safe Staging Area – Through Innovation, Encouragement and Testing, A New Idea Is Born.

What is your area of expertise? The five year old son of a mechanic aboard my ship is a true prodigy of the arts. The stick figures I have

February 20, 2010
Total Views: 386

Sunday, November 1, 2009

RescueSim – Virtual Fire Team Traning

We have shown you the video game Ship Simulator 2008, a “realistic” (we haven’t tested this claim) simulator game for your PC, but today we

November 1, 2009
Total Views: 38

Friday, October 9, 2009

Fighting Class B Fires, Assets and Deficits – 1 of 4

One of the worst things that can happen on board any vessel at sea is a main space Bravo fire. If you’re in charge of your Damage Control organization,

October 9, 2009
Total Views: 55

Friday, June 12, 2009

gCaptain Tip – Confined Space Entry with PASS Device

You have a PASS Device for your shipboard fire team..right?? Why not break it out of the gear locker during confined space entries? For those who have never

June 12, 2009
Total Views: 203

Wednesday, April 15, 2009
Fire Incidents

Bravo on My Watch – YOUblog Featured Article

I review shipboard incidents every day. It’s what I write about. Unfortunately, there’s plenty of material out there. The other day, something came

April 15, 2009
Total Views: 8

Saturday, October 18, 2008

Like It Or Not; It’s Here – Fighting LNG Ship Fires.

Like It Or Not; It’s Here Fighting LNG Ship Fires Originally Published Sept 2007 By Tom Guldner, Marine Firefighting Inc. First, let me state that this

October 18, 2008
Total Views: 179

Monday, September 15, 2008

Mayday, Mayday, Mayday – We Have A Fire!

I don’t have many pictures of my father but I recently ran across one posted on the website of his fire company “Rescue 3”. Following Vietnam

September 15, 2008
Total Views: 115

Thursday, May 1, 2008

Should Have Used the Grits

Should Have Used the Grits By The Artful Blogger Hi kids! This is part two of my ways to put some spice into your fire drills and maybe .

May 1, 2008
Total Views: 18

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Easing The Pain Of Fire Drills

Painful Rectal Itch By The Artful Blogger OK, I’m back from my little “vacation.” Seven months may have been a bit excessive, but what the

April 17, 2008
Total Views: 21

Tuesday, April 8, 2008
Fire Incidents

Queen of the West Fire this AM

An engine room fire at 12:31 this morning forced an evacuation of Queen of the West. From a Coast Guard Media Release: SEATTLE – The Coast Guard, state

April 8, 2008
Total Views: 35

Thursday, February 7, 2008

Incident Photo of the Week – Und Adriyatik

Rueters gives us the details on this catastrophic fire aboard the Ro-Ro Und Adriyatik: 06 Feb 2008 – ZAGREB, Croatia A burning Turkish cargo ship with

February 7, 2008
Total Views: 232

Wednesday, January 30, 2008
Fire Incidents

Bravo on My Watch – By The Artful Blogger

Bravo on My Watch By The Artful Blogger I review shipboard incidents every day. It’s what I write about. Unfortunately, there’s plenty of material

January 30, 2008
Total Views: 72

Monday, August 20, 2007

Ebba Maersk – World Largest Sistership

“Ship of the Week” brings us the fifth in the Maersk E-Class Container Ships and Sister Ship to the Emma Maersk: The Ebba Maersk (IMO: 9321524,

August 20, 2007
Total Views: 95


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