Monday, November 28, 2022

Floating Rickhouses: Bourbon Meets Barging

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – With the big Workboat show coming up in New Orleans this week, gCaptain is taking a look a unique maritime business, of

November 28, 2022
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Monday, June 14, 2021
humpback whale eating

Cape Cod Lobsterman Eaten (and Spit Out) By Humpback Whale

A Cape Cod lobster diver is thanking his lucky stars to be alive after he was apparently eaten, and then spit out, by a large humpback whale. The story

June 14, 2021
Total Views: 5419

Thursday, July 23, 2020
Maritime News

Seattle Announces New NHL Team Name… The Seattle Kraken

I’m telling you right now I’m already a fan of the Seattle Kraken. I don’t care what anyone says. In case you somehow missed it, the name of

July 23, 2020
Total Views: 58

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Maritime News

Video: Can this Tiny Car Pull a 13,000 Metric Ton Ship? Going into the video I honestly wasn’t sure what the outcome would be. The car in the video is a Citroen

March 13, 2019
Total Views: 250

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Need to Relax? Try Listening to the Sounds of an Idling Icebreaker Beset by Ice I’ll take idling arctic icebreaker beset in ice and snow over North Atlantic cargo ship in winter

August 30, 2018
Total Views: 144

Thursday, May 3, 2018
Longest Sailable Straight Line on Earth

This is the Longest Sailable Straight Line Path on Earth

In 2012, reddit user kepleronlyknows posted a map claiming to show the longest straight line a vessel could theoretically sail on earth without hitting land.

May 3, 2018
Total Views: 221

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

WATCH: Little Girl Adorably Frightened by Ship’s Horn Blast


October 19, 2016
Total Views: 112

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Truck vs Tugboat Ultimate Tug of War – Who ya got? Well this is obviously a promotion for one of them but it was a pretty good effort from both sides. PS –

September 21, 2016
Total Views: 168


WATCH: Truck FAILS at Backing Onto Barge Three questions come to mind after watching this: 1. Why didn’t they tie the barge off? 2. Why is nobody

September 21, 2016
Total Views: 72

Friday, September 2, 2016
Maritime News

Watch: This Guys’ Boat Flies, Literally

Soaring into the weekend

September 2, 2016
Total Views: 38

Thursday, August 25, 2016
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Love Dogs But Hate Seagulls? Then You Have To Meet Bailey The Seagull Security Dog

Two things most mariners have in common; they think of their pups as fellow mariners but consider seagulls to be little more than rats with wings. That may be

August 25, 2016
Total Views: 43

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
naked Russian diver swimming with beluga whales

NSFW – Meet Natalia, The Crazy Russian Arctic ‘Oceanographer’ Who Polar Bear Plunges With Whales In The Nude

While not the first person to strip naked for whales, Natalia Avseenko may be the first to do it in near freezing Arctic waters. Natalia Avseenko, 36, a

August 24, 2016
Total Views: 2177

Monday, August 22, 2016
A Canadian Coast Guard ship tows floatation devices used by U.S. partiers to the Canadian side of the St. Clair River between Michigan and Ontario

Hundreds of Americans Wash Up (illegally) On Canada’s shore

by Ethan Lou (Reuters) About 1,500 Americans floating down a river that separates the United States from Canada had to be rescued from the water when strong

August 22, 2016
Total Views: 42

U.S Navy Sideboys Vocal Group at USS Barry, Navy Ship DD-933

The Sideboys – Rock’n The Oldies, Navy Style

Everyone knows the U.S. Navy has a killer marching band but did you know they also have a vocal ensemble nicknamed the Navy Sideboys?

August 22, 2016
Total Views: 959

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Charity Rowing Team Nearly Collides with Cargo Ship in Atlantic Ocean

A four-man rowing team attempting to row their boat from Europe to Brazil had a close encounter with a cargo ship, narrowly escaping a collision at night.

March 10, 2016
Total Views: 50

Saturday, May 30, 2015
Worlds Largest Rubber Duckie

SPOTD: World’s Largest Rubber Duck

The World’s Largest Rubber Duck didn’t exactly fly south for the winter, but after a much needed off-season rest the cuddly floating fowl will abandon its

May 30, 2015
Total Views: 33

Monday, December 29, 2014

Scottish Fishermen Can Talk to Seagulls

“You’ve overdone it, haven’t you Hamish?” A Scottish fisherman says to a seagull that he’s literally holding in his hand in a

December 29, 2014
Total Views: 20

Friday, February 21, 2014
ice canoeing montreal canoe

Ice Canoe Racing…Only in Canada

Hundreds of years ago when the trading of dead animal furs was kind of a big deal in the area surrounding the St. Lawrence Seaway, the second oldest Canadian

February 21, 2014
Total Views: 47

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Ship Photos of The Day – Tennis, anyone?

Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Rafael Nadal of Spain play an exhibition tennis match at a court set up on the deck of the "Argentino Supply" cargo

November 23, 2013
Total Views: 8

Thursday, October 3, 2013

WATCH: OSV Crew in Africa Performs Toto’s “Africa” in Viral Video

You know what they say... When in Africa, create a mimed rendition music video of the 1983 smash hit "Africa" by Toto and post it on

October 3, 2013
Total Views: 488