SUNY Maritime: There will be no Gangnam Style’ing on campus Over the past couple of weeks the U.S. Naval Academy and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy each released a video parody of the famous PSY video, "Gangnam Style". If you don't know what "Gangnam Style" is then, I'm sorry, but I'm not going to try to explain it. Just GO HERE and see for yourself. To say that the videos from USNA and … [Read more...]

Piracy Poll: Who Is Most At Risk?

It has now been six months since the International Maritime Organization published Best Management Practices for Protection against Somalia Based Piracy which told ship owners how to deter pirate attacks. Yet ships are still being taken. Why? To help answer this question gCaptain would like to ask the shipping community: Which vessels are in the most danger of being taken by … [Read more...]