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Thursday, September 30, 2010
Captain Landry Wins Shipmaster of the Year Award 2010
Here at gCaptain.com, we are VERY happy to learn that Captain Alwin Landry has won the Lloyd’s List’s coveted Shipmaster of the Year Award 2010. As some of you may...
Saturday, August 21, 2010
Seized With Max Hardberger – A Nautical Book Review
It’s every mariner’s dream not just to command but commandeer, to sail without SOP’s and to have an owner that’s not only happy when you mark arrival on time, but...
Monday, August 2, 2010
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
USCG Leadership Displays Ignorance at Hearings, Criminalization Of The US Mariner Continues
When gCaptain interviewed Admiral Thad Allen, then CG Commandant, last year and asked about the increase in the criminalization of mariners, he was quick to lay down the facts that...
Saturday, April 3, 2010
RivTow Hercules – Self loading, Self Dumping Log Barge
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nCxQ3j1dwko The above video is of the RivTow vessel Hercules, a self loading, self dumping log barge. Captain Don Rose tells us how the barge operates under normal operations:
Sunday, September 6, 2009
Friday, July 17, 2009
Master Of The Alien Invasion – Captain First to be Charged Under US Anti-Invasive Species Law
Master Of The Alien Invasion Chief Officer Charles P. Posas, has scored a dubious first in legal history. He is the first person to be charged with a violation of...
Wednesday, April 8, 2009
Thursday, February 19, 2009
Monday, January 5, 2009
Thursday, December 4, 2008
BREAKING NEWS – M/V Athena – Somali Pirates Coordinating Attacks
Earlier today gCaptain received reports from Australia that the M/V Athena was attacked by 29 pirate boats while transiting the Gulf Of Aden. This was the second cruise ship to...
Thursday, September 25, 2008
Ulstein X-BOW, A Viking Ship Redesigned for Modern Use
A vessel found in 700 AD, several centuries before Vikings ruled Norway, an Oseberg ship from approximately 800 AD and the vessel knarr from around year 1000 AD all have...
Thursday, April 3, 2008
If Only Kudos Went Further Than Money – LL/NI Awards
Photo By OneEighteen Your car’s parked in the lot outside a roadside diner, well off the road, when a another vehicle pulling a trailer passes. As it passes the trailer...
Saturday, February 23, 2008
Notable Captains: Paul Wright, Master Of Cunard’s Queen Victoria
Captain Paul Wright, a Cornishman, is a kind of latter day Henry VIII – a master and commander who moves from one queen to the next in quick succession. He...
Friday, December 28, 2007
Friday, December 21, 2007
Messing About In Ships Podcast – Interviews and Visits
This week’s highlights include: the introduction of a new feature, “A Mariner’s Perspective” with Master Mariner Captain Kelly Sweeney, monthly contributor to Professional Mariner magazine and author of From the...
Tuesday, December 11, 2007
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