Tuesday, April 5, 2011
emma-maersk-container-ship-bridge-fire
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Emma Maersk – The Secret Story of Building The World’s Largest Container Ship

Emma Maersk – Photo By Tidewater Muse Emma Maersk The Emma Maersk is a true modern marvel. She is the world’s largest container ship, the longest container ship currently in...

April 5, 2011
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Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Drug smuggling submarine
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Drug Smuggling Sub’s [Photos]

gCaptain has looked at the phenomena of drug trafficking submarine’s before (Link) but a new photo documentary from Time magazine shows these tiny cutter-evading devils in a new light. Take...

March 29, 2011
Total Views: 7

Monday, March 21, 2011
Japan Tsunami - Ship On Seawall
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Japan Tsunami Photos – Top 10 Photos Of Maritime Disaster & Recovery

It’s said that a photo speaks a thousand words, which is why we bring you the top maritime tsunami photos from the earthquake that struck Japan. A man cycles by...

March 21, 2011
Total Views: 292

Friday, March 11, 2011
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San Francisco Tsunami – March 11, 2011 [Photos]

Like everyone else, I was blown away to hear about the 8.9 magnitude earthquake that struck Japan, spawning a massive and deadly tsunami.  I was even more blown away to...

March 11, 2011
Total Views: 23

Monday, February 14, 2011
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Shipyard Photos: Royal Navy’s ‘HMS Queen Elizabeth’ under construction

Pictured here is construction of the first of the two new aircraft carriers for the Royal Navy, HMS Queen Elizabeth, as workers at BAE Systems’ Govan yard moved two giant...

February 14, 2011
Total Views: 22

Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Defense

Northrop Grumman-Built Aegis Guided Missile Destroyer William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) Completes Successful “Super Trial”

The Northrop Grumman-built Aegis guided missile destroyer William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) sails the Gulf of Mexico during sea trials last week. Source: Northrop Grumman Corp. PASCAGOULA, Miss., Jan. 25, 2011...

January 26, 2011
Total Views: 6

Friday, January 7, 2011
Container Ship MSC Kalina HDR
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MSC Kalina – Ship Photo Of The Week

The mighty MSC Kalina, sister ship to the largest container ship ever built (by TEU) the MSC Daniela.  This image was shot using a method called High Dynamic Range (HDR)....

January 7, 2011
Total Views: 17

Friday, December 31, 2010
Winter Marine Bouy Operations
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Winter Buoy Ops – Photo Of The Week

A crewmember aboard the Coast Guard Cutter William Tate, homeported in Philadelphia, services the light on top of a buoy during seasonal buoy replacement operations along the Elk River in...

December 31, 2010
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, October 5, 2010
Engines

Super Engine Transport – By Truck

The Wartsila-Sulzer RTA96-C turbocharged two-stroke diesel engine is the most powerful and most efficient prime-mover in the world today. The Aioi Works of Japan ‘s Diesel United, Ltd built the...

October 5, 2010
Total Views: 114

Wednesday, September 22, 2010
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Photo Of The Week – Reflections From A Cruise Ship

This is a photo of the Carnival Liberty underway sea taken by Ryan Coleman. You can find more of his photos HERE.

September 22, 2010
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, September 14, 2010
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Blowout Preventer Photos – Exclusive HiRes Images Of The Deepwater Horizon’s BOP

In a gCaptain exclusive, high resolution photographs where taken of the Deepwater Horizon’s Blow Out Preventer ( BOP ) stack as it sits now at NASA’s Michoud facility in New...

September 14, 2010
Total Views: 82

Monday, August 30, 2010
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Ship Photo of the Week – San Francisco, CA

This weeks photo was taken by gCaptain Staff from a roof top in downtown San Francisco, California. It is of a Container Ship operated by Yang Ming passing through San...

August 30, 2010
Total Views: 3

Sunday, August 22, 2010
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Ship Photo of the Week – Cordova, Alaska

This weeks photo come to us from off the cost of Cordova, Alaska. courtlevephoto.com

August 22, 2010
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Interesting

FPSO Delivery Photos – Heavy Lift Transport

FPSO delivery photos from the gCaptain archives… enjoy! Ever wonder how a huge FPSO is delivered to it’s destination? Shipspotting forum points us to Seven Marine’s photos of a recent...

August 10, 2010
Total Views: 20

Saturday, August 7, 2010
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Photo of the Week – BOURBON MISTRAL

Photo by Lars Grepstad On the North Sea – Photo of the Bourbon Mistral The Bourbon Mistral platform supply vessel was the first ship with the Ulstein’s X-Bow design which...

August 7, 2010
Total Views: 36

Saturday, July 31, 2010
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Ship Photo of the Week – Storm in Valparaiso, Chile

This weeks photo comes to us via boston.com/bigpicture. Waves batter a merchant vessel stranded along the coast during a heavy storm in Valparaiso City, Chile, 121 km (75 miles) northwest...

July 31, 2010
Total Views: 1

Thursday, July 29, 2010
Interesting

Moon Setting on Calm Water

The above photo was taken using a technique we published in a story titled “Shipboard Digital Camera Tricks“. Many more great moon pictures by the photographer, Licya, can be found...

July 29, 2010
Total Views: 172

Saturday, July 10, 2010
Engines

Photo Of An Engine

The name is Wärtsilä-Sulzer RTA96-C turbocharged diesel engine: 14 cylinder 80,080 kW or 108,920 bhp Output Power is (your Jeep may have 300 bhp) width 26,7 meters, height 13,2 meters...

July 10, 2010
Total Views: 29

Thursday, May 13, 2010
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Gulf Oil Spill – The Big Picture

The above photos are thumbnails of photos collected by the Boston Globe for a regular feature they publish called “The Big Picture“. Today’s featured post is titled; “Disaster unfolds slowly...

May 13, 2010
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, May 11, 2010
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Shipboard Digital Camera Tricks

So your on the ship and you forgot your telescopic lens… what to do? How about simple putting your digital camera up to the binoculars. Simple, easy and it works....

May 11, 2010
Total Views: 4