Worlds Toughest Fixes – National Geographic Series Premier

We have seen a host of Maritime reality shows come on air in the past year. Some, like Deadliest Catch, have done really well while others, America's Port, have less certain fates. While we have enjoyed them all, it's the shows that put mariners up against tough challenges which catch the excitement of broader audiences. NatGeo's new show will do just that. It's called "World's … [Read more...]

The Whale Hunt – 2008 Web Awards

It's time to cast your votes for the 2008 webby awards. While we are sad to report gCaptain did not receive a nomination this year we are please to find some other great sites that did. The image above links to the most innovative and graphically pleasing website of the year "The Whale Hunt". What is it exactly? Boiled down the site documents the  whaling tradition … [Read more...]

National Geographic “America’s Port” – Starts Sunday

The following is posted by Fred Fry: I mentioned back in Maritime Monday 103 that National Geographic is set to start airing a short series called America's Port that was filmed in the Port of Los Angeles: America's Port Mondays 10P et / 7P pt America's Port provides an unblinking view of this vibrant and colorful nerve center for global trade—the Port of Los … [Read more...]