Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Friday, August 27, 2010
Marshall Islands Admits Error In Deepwater Horizon Manning
During yesterday’s deepwater investigation hearings a document was released by the Marshal Islands, flag state of the Deepwater Horizon, regarding the rig’s designation for purposes of meeting minimum safe manning...
Thursday, July 15, 2010
USCG eliminates manning exemption for US Flagged Purse Seiners
Effective as of July 12, an important and controversial statutory exemption expired, opening doors for U.S. mariners to take back multiple positions formerly held by foreign officers on U.S. Flagged...
Thursday, June 17, 2010
Live Blogging Transportation Subcommittee – Hearings On Foreign Flagged MODUs
We will be live blogging the hearing officially titled “Foreign Vessel Operations in the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone” which can be watched live via THIS LINK.
Monday, February 15, 2010
Panel Allows Toxic Ship Into Alang Despite SC Ruling
American cruise ship, formerly the SS Oceanic Independence, now Platinum-II. Inquiries are under way into the circumstances under which the asbestos-laden vessel was granted entry into Indian waters. Photo: Jonathan...
Tuesday, July 14, 2009
Growth Of The Marshall Islands Flag and American Bureau of Shipping
Photo by Boat Nerd Writing this just off the deck of a newbuild in South Korea I am amazed at the market advance of two organizations, the Marshall Islands Registry...
Tuesday, March 17, 2009
Hawaii Super Ferry Ceases Operations – Court Ruling
Hawaii Superferry said Monday that it will cease operations in light of a state Supreme Court ruling that it was unfairly allowed to bypass an environmental review. The Superferry has...
Tuesday, January 20, 2009
“A Most Dangerous Precedent” Has Been Set With MS Steve Irwin
Fellow blogger D. Peter Boucher of Nautical Log brings us a post regarding the controversial anti-whaling vessel MS Steve Irwin. The Nautical Log gives these opinions on the MS Steve...
Thursday, September 25, 2008
Wakeup Call: The Road to STCW Compliance Starts to Get Bumpy…
Editorial Note: Being actively sailing mariners, the editorial team at gCaptain is concerned by recent changes to US Coast Guard policy on the licensing of mariners. We feel this is...
Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Wednesday, April 23, 2008
Monday, March 31, 2008
Saturday, March 15, 2008
English For Maritime Students – STCW Competency Evaluation
Photo by Oneeighteen In October of last year the Shipping & Transport College of Rotterdam held the International Maritime English Conference. A key topic of debate was the IMO’s current...
Tuesday, March 11, 2008
Saturday, March 8, 2008
Tuesday, March 4, 2008
Thursday, February 28, 2008
Wednesday, February 27, 2008
Tuesday, February 26, 2008
Tuesday, February 19, 2008
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