Monday, January 27, 2020
Interesting

Watch: Wild Docking in Norway

Check out this wild video out of northern Norway showing an expedition cruise ship docking during strong winds. The video was filmed on January 21 as the Hurtigruten expedition ship...

January 27, 2020
Total Views: 8632

Friday, September 25, 2015
Maritime News

WATCH: Greek Ferry Docking Like a Boss!

Blue Star Ferry coming in hot! Hopefully this one makes up for all the other ferry docking and ship handling videos we have posted lately. And for all the fair...

September 25, 2015
Total Views: 112

Thursday, September 17, 2015
News

Speaking of Amazing Ship Handling Videos, Watch This Ferry Berthing in Nice, France

If you liked our earlier video showing a ferry docking stern to at Port Chios in the Greek Islands, you’re sure to like this time-lapse video showing a C0rsica ferry berthing at...

September 17, 2015
Total Views: 26

Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Interesting

WATCH: Tanker Maneuvering Into Port in Perfect Aerial Time-Lapse

Check out this perfect aerial time-lapse of UK-flagged tanker Galway Fisher entering the Port of Galway, located on the central west coast of Ireland in Galway City. The port is...

August 18, 2015
Total Views: 274

Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Interesting

Watch: Greek Island Ferry Loading Cars Looks Super Sketchy

By now you should all know how sketchy Greek ferry landings can be and this video just serves as the latest example of that.

October 8, 2014
Total Views: 28

Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Blog

Crunch… Royal Navy Frigate Tags Canary Wharf

HMS Lancaster, a 4900 tonne Type 23 Royal Navy frigate makes a rather rough landing at London’s Canary Wharf dock. Video by Meredic Hallett

March 5, 2013
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Collision

Was Speed a Factor in the Overseas Reymar Allision?

As the Coast Guard and the National Transportation Safety Board launch their investigation into Monday’s tanker allision with the San Francisco Bay Bridge, information available to the public has hinted...

January 8, 2013
Total Views: 26

Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Navy's Top Ship Handler Lt. Zachary Brown
Navy

King’s Point Alumnus Named Navy’s Top Ship Handler In The Pacific

gCaptain forum members have been vocal in questioning the US Merchant Marine Academy’s (Kings Point) relevance in the modern world of increasingly large and complex commercial ships, however an officer...

April 17, 2012
Total Views: 25

Friday, March 2, 2012
Blog

Mooring Ops VIDEO FAQ – European Harbour Masters’ Committee

Video training has long been an effective tool for companies to help share information with mariners. I say companies because video training programs, while effective, are often too costly for...

March 2, 2012
Total Views: 96

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Top 5 Most Interesting Maritime Training Courses

One of the most fun and rewarding aspects to a career a sea are the classes mariners get to take. From small arms training to fast rescue boat, we get...

July 7, 2010
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Video

Shiphandling Simulator

The Seamanship Tutor has put together a series of simple computer animations that show various shiphandling techniques. The animations include search and rescue operations, use of an anchor and docking...

October 28, 2009
Total Views: 68

Friday, September 25, 2009
Uncategorized

Manned Models – An Unusual Training Device

From the gCaptain archives… Our friend Peter Mello at Sea-Fever, a must read maritime blog, brings us the model building obsession of William Terra. This one stopped me cold for...

September 25, 2009
Total Views: 152

Friday, May 1, 2009
Uncategorized

Dead Water Effect – Sinking Of The Fram

Scientists at the Universit´e de Lyon have found new answers to a phenomenon called “Dead Water”. No this not refer to the newly released WWII movie of the same name,...

May 1, 2009
Total Views: 31

Wednesday, November 19, 2008
Uncategorized

International Shiphandling Championship 2009

gCaptain is excited to announce, in partnership with TRANSAS, Professional Mariner Magazine and Northeast Maritime Institute, the First Annual International Shiphandling Championship to be held at Northeast Maritime’s Fairhaven, Massachusetts...

November 19, 2008
Total Views: 0

Thursday, April 3, 2008
Uncategorized

If Only Kudos Went Further Than Money – LL/NI Awards

Photo By OneEighteen Your car’s parked in the lot outside a roadside diner, well off the road, when a another vehicle pulling a trailer passes. As it passes the trailer...

April 3, 2008
Total Views: 14