Sunday, April 18, 2021
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gCaptain Weekly – Episode 2

John Konrad and Sal Mercogliano discuss the maritime news of the week in this latest episode of the gCaptain Weekly. Topics include the SEACOR Power capsizing, an update on the...

April 18, 2021
Total Views: 3295

Friday, May 15, 2020
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ShipTalk Podcast: Interview With gCaptain Founder

In this week’s episode of ShipTalk, Captain VS Parani, author of the book Golden Stripes,  speaks with Captain John Konrad, founder of gCaptain. and author of the Deepwater Horizon: The Untold...

May 15, 2020
Total Views: 17

Saturday, November 3, 2018
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Why NOBODY Wants To Recognize US Merchant Marine Veterans

In this controversial episode of The REAL gCaptain Podcast Captain John Konrad explores why WWII US Merchant Marine Veterans and many Merchant Navy Allies are still fighting TODAY for full...

November 3, 2018
Total Views: 20

Monday, October 29, 2018
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Why Are American Shipyards So Expensive And Prone To Delay?

In today’s episode of The REAL gCaptain podcast Captain John Konrad reflects on a topic that frustrates, saddens and sometimes angers him… the state of American Shipyards today. The fact...

October 29, 2018
Total Views: 44

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
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The Most Dangerous Hour In Shipping Is NOT 23:00 To Midnight

Most professional mariners agree that the most dangerous hour of shipping is the hour between 23:00 and 24:00 – this is because it’s the one hour when the most junior...

October 24, 2018
Total Views: 15

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
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Seasickness. What Is It? What Causes It? Is There Any Hope?

In today’s episode of The REAL gCaptain Podcast we tell you everything you need to know about the horrible, nasty and disgusting condition known as seasickness. We also offers advice...

October 2, 2018
Total Views: 25

Friday, September 28, 2018
METOO
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Is Sexual Harassment A Legitimate Maritime Issue In 2018?

In the recent decades the shipping and offshore industries have spent millions of dollars on Human Resource departments and initiatives to prevent sexual harassment aboard ship. Our question is… have...

September 28, 2018
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
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The Captain’s Secret Revealed

In today’s episode of The REAL gCaptain Podcast we reveal the secret every good ship captain knows but few ever reveal. A secret that boosts confidence, authority, health, courage and...

September 26, 2018
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
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Too Many gCaptain Readers Are Being Idiots At Sea

Please drop everything now and go buy a PLB, EPIRB or AIS SART! Yes, they really are that important… in today’s episode of The REAL gCaptain Podcast we explain why....

September 25, 2018
Total Views: 3

Saturday, September 22, 2018
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A Simple Way To Prevent Fatalities At Sea

The saying goes that today’s marine safety regulations where written in the blood of mariners who sailed before us… but is that statement true? Or is the USCG and IMO...

September 22, 2018
Total Views: 28

Thursday, September 20, 2018
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Top 10 Reasons Why Ship Officers Fall Asleep On Watch

Have you ever fallen asleep while on watch at sea? In today’s episode of The REAL gCaptain Podcast we offer advice on getting more sleep and better quality sleep aboard ship...

September 20, 2018
Total Views: 26

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
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Should MARAD Close The US Merchant Marine Academy At Kings Point?

In today’s episode of The REAL gCaptain Podcast we take a harsh look at the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), a federal college that provides free tuition to American merchant...

September 19, 2018
Total Views: 62

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

gCaptain Radio Episode 51: Who is Profiting Most From the Costa Concordia?

This week marks the 51st episode of gCaptain Radio, a weekly talk show discussion with gCaptain founder John Konrad and radio host Jeff Eckles.   gCaptain Radio is recorded each week and available to download...

July 29, 2014
Total Views: 23

Friday, June 27, 2014

gCaptain Radio Episode 50: Is It Your Right To Have Internet On a Ship?

This week marks the 50th episode of gCaptain Radio, a weekly talk show discussion with gCaptain founder John Konrad and radio host Jeff Eckles. gCaptain Radio is recorded each week and available to download via...

June 27, 2014
Total Views: 3

Monday, June 16, 2014

gCaptain Radio Episode 49: Where We Discuss the Most Dangerous Cargo

This week marks the 49th episode of gCaptain Radio, a weekly talk show discussion with gCaptain founder John Konrad and radio host Jeff Eckles.   gCaptain Radio is recorded each week and available to download...

June 16, 2014
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, June 10, 2014
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gCaptain Radio Episode 48: Are Rigs Safer Since the Deepwater Horizon Disaster?

This week marks the 48th episode of gCaptain Radio, a weekly talk show discussion with gCaptain founder John Konrad and radio host Jeff Eckles.     gCaptain Radio is recorded each week and available to...

June 10, 2014
Total Views: 0

Monday, June 2, 2014

gCaptain Radio Episode 47: Discussing the Role of a Maritime Pilot

This week marks the 47th episode of gCaptain Radio, a weekly talk show discussion with gCaptain founder John Konrad and radio host Jeff Eckles.   gCaptain Radio is recorded each week and available to download...

June 2, 2014
Total Views: 4

Friday, May 30, 2014

gCaptain Radio Episode 46: Best Maritime Prank: Chugga Chugga Choo Choo….

This week marks the 46th episode of gCaptain Radio, a weekly talk show discussion with gCaptain founder John Konrad and radio host Jeff Eckles. gCaptain Radio is recorded each week and available to download via...

May 30, 2014
Total Views: 0

Monday, May 12, 2014
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gCaptain Radio Episode 44: Be a drop of oil…

This week marks the 44th episode of gCaptain Radio, a weekly talk show discussion with gCaptain founder John Konrad and radio host Jeff Eckles. gCaptain Radio is recorded each week and available to download via...

May 12, 2014
Total Views: 0

Monday, May 5, 2014
South Korean Prime Minister Chung Hong-won resignation

gCaptain Radio Episode 43: Should we expect the full truth from the media?

This week marks the 43rd episode of gCaptain Radio, a weekly talk show discussion with gCaptain founder John Konrad and radio host Jeff Eckles. gCaptain Radio is recorded each week and available to download via...

May 5, 2014
Total Views: 0