Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Drunk Tanker Captain Sentenced to Prison

[Image (c) Peninsula Daily News] Seattle – SEONG UG SIN, a citizen of Korea, and captain of the STX Daisy was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Tacoma to...

October 27, 2010
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Thursday, August 5, 2010

Our Biggest Export to China; Recycling Material (aka Trash)

From the “Maritime Monday” archives a popular post from original MM author Fred Fry a story straight from the trash heap….. “Guangzhou Customs Intercepted and Captured “Imported Rubbish” While China is...

August 5, 2010
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Thursday, March 26, 2009

Google Toolbar Buttons – Maritime Edition

Introducing gCaptain’s Google Toolbar buttons. How do you get them? Click on one of the images then… if you already have Google’s Toolbar installed then a small anchor button will...

March 26, 2009
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Wednesday, December 31, 2008

A Year In Shipping – A 2008 gCaptain Roundup

2008 marked the first full year of operation here at and the growth we saw was both amazing and unexpected. In 2008, we grew by over 136%, receiving over...

December 31, 2008
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Saturday, December 15, 2007

Maritime News Discoverer Voting Campaign

Our Maritime News Discoverer is really taking off. Our google page views have almost doubled and feedback is excellent. Our one problem… we need you to vote on stories. It’s...

December 15, 2007
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Thursday, November 15, 2007

Chinese Sub and the Carrier Group

While we have been preoccupied with the Bay Bridge Allision readers of our Maritime News Discoverer know of this troubling news from the pacific; When the U.S. Navy deploys a...

November 15, 2007
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Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Fire Incidents

Shipping References – Cosco Busan Research Links

For those curious how the editors at gCaptain research maritime incidents like the Cosco Busan’s allision with San Francisco’s Bay Bridge, here are some of the websites that provide excellent...

November 14, 2007
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Sunday, November 11, 2007

Follow the path of the Cosco Busan

UPDATE: BoatingSF has a new animation that can be found here: COSCO BUSAN’S TRACK – UPDATED _________________ Our friend John of submitted this link to our Maritime News Discoverer....

November 11, 2007
Total Views: 75

Saturday, November 10, 2007

Maritime News of the Week – gCaptain’s Top Picks

  Here are gCaptain editor’s Top 10 upcoming picks of the week from gCaptain’s Maritime News Discoverer. Please Vote on the ones you like to have them published. More Than...

November 10, 2007
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Tuesday, November 6, 2007

New Tools Section

The good news; We have competently overhauled the tools landing page to provide direct links to our most popular features. We have launched a new feature that you may find...

November 6, 2007
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Saturday, November 3, 2007

Maritime News of the Week – gCaptain’s Top Picks

  Here are gCaptain editor’s Top 10 upcoming picks of the week from gCaptain’s Maritime News Discoverer. Please Vote on the ones you like to have them published. Hawaii Superferry...

November 3, 2007
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Saturday, October 6, 2007

Nautical Institute on MARPOL Prevention

We rarely reproduce press releases… but it’s Sunday and not your usual release. Seaways, the Nautical Institute’s monthly magazine, has a story this month on ideas to prevent oil discharges...

October 6, 2007
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Friday, September 7, 2007

Maritime Discoverer Contest – FREE iPhone

We are so excited by the capability of our Maritime News & Links Discoverer to bring you the best maritime related content that we have a HUGE announcement to make....

September 7, 2007
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Monday, August 27, 2007

gCaptain Blogroll – Big Ships

I wanted to take some time and thank some of our partner sites; Maritime Experts from around the web. I also wanted to take the time to explain each one...

August 27, 2007
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Monday, August 13, 2007

Maritime Magazine – gCaptain Ad Debut

An Exciting Announcement – Maritime Executive Magazine An exciting announcement from gCaptain… Our new internet ad will debut on an upcoming issue of the Maritime Executive Magazine Newsletter as well...

August 13, 2007
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Friday, July 20, 2007

Discover Maritime News

Here are some stories from our Maritime News Discoverer. Published Stories: UK Merchant navy fleet sinks to less than 300 Ship sinkings highlight industry problems Spain releases treasure-hunt ship Probe...

July 20, 2007
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