Antique Chart Overlays – Google Mashup

Ever wonder how your voyage plan would look to Gerardus Mercator, John Speed or even Captain Cook? Laying out voyage plans has gotten easier in the past decade. From excel spreadsheets to nautical calculators and ECDIS programs, every Second Mate has a tool that assists him in laying out the best route to get his vessel from point A to point B. For a recent project here at … [Read more...]

USCG Master Twitter Feed

Image by roeland.p This badge shows the latest Twitter's from all know United States Coast Guard personnel and bloggers, enjoy! The list was taken from our last blog post: The USCG Joins Twitter … [Read more...]

Real Time Casualty Information – Mapped

Interested in the latest marine casualty reports? Lloyds MIU, the world's only casualty reporting service, has a new map that plots ship incidents as they happen. The site also lists casualties in chronological order for a quick heads up display of events. Click HERE to view the map. … [Read more...]

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 very useful... gCaptain's news and jobs mashup. Ok, we know the average mariner has no idea what a mashup or its underlaying technology (RSS feed scrapers) is but we hope you can figure it all out. … [Read more...]