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Thursday, August 10, 2023
Suspension Bridge in Newport Rhode Island
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Greek Shipowner to Pay $2.25 Million for Safety and Environmental Crimes on U.S.-Bound Tanker

A U.S. District Court judge in Rhode Island has sentenced Zeus Lines Management S.A., the Greek company that owned and operated the Galissas, to pay $2.25

August 10, 2023
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Thursday, May 25, 2023
U.S. Coast Guard
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National Safe Boating Week Reminds Us of the Dangers Offshore

Amid National Safe Boating Week and Memorial Day Weekend, we are left reminded of the risks that come with holiday fun.  Memorial Day weekend is often

May 25, 2023
Total Views: 982

Wednesday, March 22, 2023
Shipping Industry Groups to Tackle Crucial Safety Issues in Cargo Transport
Accidents

Shipping Industry Groups to Tackle Crucial Safety Issues in Cargo Transport

Five major organizations involved in global cargo transport have joined forces to create a framework for cooperation that will enhance safety during the

March 22, 2023
Total Views: 5113

Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Ship Paper Chart Navigation
Incidents

Ship Captain Believes ChatGPT Told Him To Change Course

by John Konrad (gCaptain) gCaptain has obtained a troubling report from an American captain, who claims that a shipowner utilized an AI bot, potentially

March 15, 2023
Total Views: 27510

Saturday, July 2, 2022
Coast Guard Urges Safety During 4th of July Weekend
USCG

Coast Guard Urges Safety During 4th of July Weekend

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is urging all mariners to be safe on the water during the Fourth of July weekend. During the holiday, increased traffic on

July 2, 2022
Total Views: 743

Saturday, December 4, 2021
Truck Traffic on a bridge
Interesting

Is Lowering The Age Limit For Truckers In Order To Address The Supply-Chain Crunch Worth The Safety Risks?

By Keith Laing (Bloomberg) –Dezjion Henson has wanted to be a truck driver his whole life. When he turned 18 last year he jumped at the chance and

December 4, 2021
Total Views: 3775

Sunday, September 5, 2021
Kids Safety At Sea Sailboat Training - Storm Trysail
Lifesaving Incidents

Safe Boating Practices This Labor Day Weekend

The Coast Guard reminds mariners and beach goers to exercise caution and practice safe boating during the Labor Day holiday weekend.  Labor Day weekend

September 5, 2021
Total Views: 682

Wednesday, June 30, 2021
motorboat
Accidents

Boating Fatalities Have Surged During the Pandemic

Boating fatalities surged during the pandemic as more kooks and qualified captains hit the water. The U.S. Coast Guard released its 2020 Recreational Boating

June 30, 2021
Total Views: 3450

Monday, October 28, 2019
Securité, Securité, Securité : Transat Jacques Vabre 2019
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Securité, Securité, Securité : Transat Jacques Vabre 2019

A warning to vessels transiting the Atlantic Coast of France through the Cape Verde Islands to Brazil: A double-handed sailing race started from Le Havre,

October 28, 2019
Total Views: 105

Friday, August 30, 2019
Spotlight on Safety Paper Looks at Maritime Calamities that Should Have Never Happened
Maritime News

Spotlight on Safety Paper Looks at Maritime Calamities that Should Have Never Happened

By Captain John Loftus – As one of the co-authors of “Spotlight on Safety”, I was onboard as part of the presentation team sponsored by the

August 30, 2019
Total Views: 40

Friday, July 27, 2018
OSHA Finds Dozens of Safety Violations in Fatal Kentucky Shipyard Towboat Explosion
Maritime News

OSHA Finds Dozens of Safety Violations in Fatal Kentucky Shipyard Towboat Explosion

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited five contractors for safety and health violations after

July 27, 2018
Total Views: 341

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Knife Tip Injury
Blog

An Alarming Number Of Shipping Companies Are Banning Knives, Here’s How To Stop Them

by Capt. John Konrad (gCaptain) A disturbing and dangerous trend is growing offshore. Despite overwhelming evidence that knives are essential to the safety of

June 13, 2018
Total Views: 390

Monday, May 21, 2018
This Might Be The Best Maritime Commercial Ever [VIDEO]
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This Might Be The Best Maritime Commercial Ever [VIDEO]

This VLinc video, produced by gCaptain’s own Mario Vittone, might be the best maritime commercial ever but it’s certainly the most true. We also

May 21, 2018
Total Views: 121

Sunday, May 6, 2018
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Blog

VIDEO: Maritime History, Technology & Seamanship

Sailing, marine technology and nautical history. What lessons can shipping learn from these apparently disparate segments of the maritime world? In this video

May 6, 2018
Total Views: 172

Monday, April 23, 2018
Risk And Reward At Sea
Blog

Risk And Reward At Sea

By Captain George Livingstone – Choosing to be a professional mariner is more than a professional choice, it’s a life choice.  There are few

April 23, 2018
Total Views: 69

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Editorial: Public Demand for Commerce – Going “All In” To Eliminate Accidents
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Editorial: Public Demand for Commerce – Going “All In” To Eliminate Accidents

By Capt. George H Livingstone I recently saw the movie “Sully”, I recommend it to anyone with an interest in aviation or marine transportation.  It is

October 26, 2016
Total Views: 9

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Mariner Fatigue
Blog

Dead Tired

By Jaquelyn Burton (Coeval, Inc.) A person who has been awake for 17 hours faces the same risk of a crash as a person who has a BAC reading

May 25, 2016
Total Views: 151

Thursday, January 7, 2016
World’s Tallest Evacuation Chute Approved to 81 Meters – PHOTOS
Interesting

World’s Tallest Evacuation Chute Approved to 81 Meters – PHOTOS

VIKING Life-Saving Equipment says it has received type approval for its record setting 81-meter evacuation chute developed in response to the increasingly

January 7, 2016
Total Views: 300

Sunday, April 26, 2015
Bulk Carrier KIND SEAS Detained in Washington Over Multiple Safety Violations – Update
News

Bulk Carrier KIND SEAS Detained in Washington Over Multiple Safety Violations – Update

Monday Update: The detention of the MV Kind Seas has been lifted by the Coast Guard, according to the ship’s managers. “Managers of the Kind Seas

April 26, 2015
Total Views: 37

Friday, February 14, 2014
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Blog

Know Your Equipment – Digital Selective Calling

By Captain Richard Madden, Those on deep-sea vessels frequently overlook the lessons learned from brown-water and fishing vessels.  This is unfortunate as it

February 14, 2014
Total Views: 6
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