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Thursday, February 12, 2009
Maritime Security

US Navy Captures Suspected Pirates in Gulf of Aden

Photo via Navy.mil According to AFP, the US Navy has nabbed 7 suspected pirates in the Gulf of Aden.  The Marshall Islands flagged ship, Polaris, sent a

February 12, 2009
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Wednesday, January 28, 2009
Maritime Security

WSJ Article – “The Mega Containers Invade”

Generally speaking, Mondays are our biggest days here at gCaptain.com in terms of visitors to the site.  I know I spend enough time sitting in front of a

January 28, 2009
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Friday, January 23, 2009
MSC

The Ships Of Military Sealift Command

The above image is one section of a new poster titled “The Ships of Military Sealift Command”. You can download the full poster in pdf format

January 23, 2009
Total Views: 511

Wednesday, December 17, 2008
gCaptain

MSC Daniela – World’s Largest Container Ship (by TEU)

Image Source: Containership-Info The MSC Daniela was built by Samsung Shipbuilding & Heavy industries Co. Ltd in South Korea and delivered to Mediterranean

December 17, 2008
Total Views: 496

Tuesday, October 14, 2008
MSC

U.S. Navy Charters M/V Beluga Skysails

The U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command has recently chartered the M/V Beluga Skysails for over a month long voyage transporting Air Force and Army

October 14, 2008
Total Views: 26

Thursday, September 25, 2008
Maritime Security

Pirates Choose Wrong Ship to Mess With

In reaction to what appeared to be an attempted hijacking, a security team aboard United States Naval Vessel John Lenthall was forced to fire warning shots at

September 25, 2008
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Tuesday, June 10, 2008
Maritime Security

Hospital Ship Mercy – Under Fire In The Philippines

The NY Times reports on unfortunate news from the ship I’d most like to sail on, the Hospital Ship Mercy. They write: Though countries in Southeast Asia

June 10, 2008
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Saturday, February 2, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

M/V Explorer Found

BitterEnd reports that the Royal Navy Ice patrol ship HMS ENDURANCE, which amongst other tasks is carrying survey work in the Antarctic on behalf of the United

February 2, 2008
Total Views: 38

Monday, October 22, 2007
Uncategorized

World Largest Cruise Ships – Coming Soon

The Cincinnati Enquirer as us: “As new cruise ships continue to get larger, it begs the question: Is bigger better?” I admittedly don’t know

October 22, 2007
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Saturday, October 13, 2007
MSC

hospital ship comfort returns from humanitarian voyage

Back in June we brought you the departure of one of our favorite ships, the USNS Comfort hospital ship. You can read that article including ship details HERE.

October 13, 2007
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Friday, August 10, 2007
Fire Incidents

LMSR Ablaze in Boston

This just in from the Boston Globe: Firefighters battled through smoke and heat to quench a blaze early this morning in the bowels of a Navy ship in dry

August 10, 2007
Total Views: 84

Thursday, June 14, 2007
Interesting

Hospital Ship Comfort Departs to South America

In some of the most positive military news of recent memory we get word of preparations being made aboard the USNS Comfort for tomorrow’s departure on a

June 14, 2007
Total Views: 59
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