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Thursday, February 28, 2019
linblad national geographic expedition ship
Maritime News

Linblad Orders Second Polar Expedition Cruise Ship at Ulstein

Expedition cruise company Lindblad Expeditions (NASDAQ: LIND) announced the signing of an agreement with Norwegian shipbuilder and designer Ulstein to build a

February 28, 2019
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Friday, October 7, 2011
Video

Building A Ship Without Plans… or Steel

The last time I sailed past Zanzibar, I half jokingly urged the Chief Engineer to throw a wrench in the engine… It was not that I wished to delay

October 7, 2011
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Monday, February 9, 2009
Salvage

National Geographics “Salvage: Code Red”

Here at gCaptain, we love a good television program that offers viewers an inside look into the realities of life in the maritme world.  We are hoping that

February 9, 2009
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Friday, October 3, 2008
Interesting

Icebreaker Nathaniel B. Palmer – Interesting Ship of The Week

National Geographic also brings us this week’s Interesting Ship of The Week.  They tell us: >> NAME: The Palmer is named for a U.S. seal hunter

October 3, 2008
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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

October 3, 2008
Total Views: 61

Monday, April 21, 2008
Maritime Security

Are Pirates Human Rights Victims?

Artwork by Matt Rota Our maritime podcasting partner, Peter Mello of Sea-Fever.org points us to this must read article in the NYTimes. He writes: John S.

April 21, 2008
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Monday, November 19, 2007
Video

Elements Of Cruise Ship Design

Our friends at Sea-Fever had an excellent post yesterday regarding the above video. They tell us; No higher than Verazanno Narrows Bridge in New York, no

November 19, 2007
Total Views: 194

Tuesday, September 18, 2007
Maritime Security

The Straight of Malacca – A Dark Passage

“For centuries, this sliver of ocean has captivated seamen, offering the most direct route between India and China, along with a bounty of resources,

September 18, 2007
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