Monday, July 19, 2021
Captain John Konrad, gCaptain Founder & CEO
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Shipping Podcast Hosts A Controversial Interview With Captain John Konrad, Founder & CEO Of gCaptain

For over half a decade Lena Gothberg’s Shipping Podcast has been the most downloaded and influential podcast in the maritime industry. Produced in Gothenburg, Sweden, the Shipping Podcast has interviewed...

July 19, 2021
Total Views: 5057

Sunday, April 18, 2021
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gCaptain Weekly – Episode 2

John Konrad and Sal Mercogliano discuss the maritime news of the week in this latest episode of the gCaptain Weekly. Topics include the SEACOR Power capsizing, an update on the...

April 18, 2021
Total Views: 3305

Friday, September 18, 2020
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Why Is ‘Big Data’ Important To Shipping?

In this podcast episode, Matt Morgan sits down with David Hirschman of the Blue Economy Podcast to discuss maritime market intelligence. How are data analytics shaping the future of global...

September 18, 2020
Total Views: 55

Friday, June 12, 2020
Maritime News

Podcast: Blue Economy Podcast with gCaptain’s John Konrad

In this podcast gCaptain’s very own John Konrad sits down with David Hirschman of the Blue Economy Podcast to discuss some of the projects he has going on. The Blue...

June 12, 2020
Total Views: 27

Saturday, November 3, 2018
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Why NOBODY Wants To Recognize US Merchant Marine Veterans

In this controversial episode of The REAL gCaptain Podcast Captain John Konrad explores why WWII US Merchant Marine Veterans and many Merchant Navy Allies are still fighting TODAY for full...

November 3, 2018
Total Views: 24

Monday, October 29, 2018
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Why Are American Shipyards So Expensive And Prone To Delay?

In today’s episode of The REAL gCaptain podcast Captain John Konrad reflects on a topic that frustrates, saddens and sometimes angers him… the state of American Shipyards today. The fact...

October 29, 2018
Total Views: 52

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
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The Most Dangerous Hour In Shipping Is NOT 23:00 To Midnight

Most professional mariners agree that the most dangerous hour of shipping is the hour between 23:00 and 24:00 – this is because it’s the one hour when the most junior...

October 24, 2018
Total Views: 23

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
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Seasickness. What Is It? What Causes It? Is There Any Hope?

In today’s episode of The REAL gCaptain Podcast we tell you everything you need to know about the horrible, nasty and disgusting condition known as seasickness. We also offers advice...

October 2, 2018
Total Views: 33

Friday, September 28, 2018
METOO
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Is Sexual Harassment A Legitimate Maritime Issue In 2018?

In the recent decades the shipping and offshore industries have spent millions of dollars on Human Resource departments and initiatives to prevent sexual harassment aboard ship. Our question is… have...

September 28, 2018
Total Views: 9

Short Sea Shipping In Germany
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After Decades Of Failure I Am Confident Short Sea Shipping Will Return To The USA. Here’s Why.

  Today’s episode of The REAL gCaptain Podcast was recorded in the wake of the Blue Highway Conference hosted by SUNY Maritime College.  We report on major work being done...

September 28, 2018
Total Views: 35

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
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The Captain’s Secret Revealed

In today’s episode of The REAL gCaptain Podcast we reveal the secret every good ship captain knows but few ever reveal. A secret that boosts confidence, authority, health, courage and...

September 26, 2018
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
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Too Many gCaptain Readers Are Being Idiots At Sea

Please drop everything now and go buy a PLB, EPIRB or AIS SART! Yes, they really are that important… in today’s episode of The REAL gCaptain Podcast we explain why....

September 25, 2018
Total Views: 5

Monday, September 24, 2018
Monkey Fist on ship
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How To Learn To Tie ANY Knot

  In today’s episode of The REAL gCAptain Podcast we teach you how to master any knot and remember it for life! Material Needed: A great knot book or Grogs...

September 24, 2018
Total Views: 6

Saturday, September 22, 2018
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A Simple Way To Prevent Fatalities At Sea

The saying goes that today’s marine safety regulations where written in the blood of mariners who sailed before us… but is that statement true? Or is the USCG and IMO...

September 22, 2018
Total Views: 32

Thursday, September 20, 2018
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Top 10 Reasons Why Ship Officers Fall Asleep On Watch

Have you ever fallen asleep while on watch at sea? In today’s episode of The REAL gCaptain Podcast we offer advice on getting more sleep and better quality sleep aboard ship...

September 20, 2018
Total Views: 34

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
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Should iPhones Be Allowed On The Bridge Of A Ship?

Most of today’s Captains are reluctant to allow mobile phones on the bridge of their ships because they tend to pull the eyes of watchstanders away from the windows and...

September 19, 2018
Total Views: 21

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
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Announcing The REAL gCaptain Podcast

In 2007, gCaptain launched the first world’s first maritime news podcast, and since that day, gCaptain founder John Konrad has recorded over 200 maritime podcasts both here on gCaptain and elsewhere....

September 18, 2018
Total Views: 43

Monday, March 19, 2018
News

Klaus Luhta Podcast: Interview the Interviewer – A Chat with Maritime TV’s Dave Gardy

Dave Gardy has carved a niche in the maritime industry with Maritime TV and his well-known segments like “Mondays With Maitland” and “Conversations With Cartner”. Usually, Dave is the one...

March 19, 2018
Total Views: 9

Thursday, February 1, 2018
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Klaus Luhta Podcast: Interview With U.S. Maritime Administrator Admiral Mark “Buzz” Buzby – Part 2

  In this segment of the podcast Admiral Buzby shares his vision for the U.S. maritime industry. In case you missed it, you can view Part 1 of Klaus Luhta’s...

February 1, 2018
Total Views: 12

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

gCaptain Radio Episode 51: Who is Profiting Most From the Costa Concordia?

This week marks the 51st episode of gCaptain Radio, a weekly talk show discussion with gCaptain founder John Konrad and radio host Jeff Eckles.   gCaptain Radio is recorded each week and available to download...

July 29, 2014
Total Views: 24