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Thursday, March 3, 2011
Petrobas announces program to strengthen Brazilian shipping industry

Petrobas announces program to strengthen Brazilian shipping industry

Petrobras yesterday announced the balance of the Brazilian Shipping Companies Program (EBN), part of a set of initiatives designed to reduce dependence on the

March 3, 2011
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Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Shipping officials launch ‘SOS: Save Our Seafarers’ campaign to help fight piracy

Shipping officials launch ‘SOS: Save Our Seafarers’ campaign to help fight piracy

Ship owners and seafarers are calling on ‘people power’ to push their governments to act now and show the political will to resolve the growing

March 1, 2011
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Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Maersk teams with Hapag to enhance U.S, Mediterranean services

Mearsk has announceed that it will enter into a slot swap agreement with Hapag Lloyd between their Mediterranean Gulf Express (MGX) service and Maersk’s

February 9, 2011
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BIMCO provides update on situation in Egypt

The following update was issued today, February 9, by BIMCO: General advice Operations can in most cases continue, but be aware of potential disruptions due to

February 9, 2011
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Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Hanjin Shipping receives 8,600TEU class containerships

Hanjin Shipping receives 8,600TEU class containerships

Hanjin Shipping announced that it received two 8,600TEU class containerships on January 18th. Named Hanjin Hamburg and Hanjin New York, are the second and the

January 25, 2011
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Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Wärtsilä joins the Sustainable Shipping Initiative

Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, has joined the Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI), a programme initiated by Forum

December 15, 2010
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Tuesday, April 13, 2010

LaHood: America’s waterways, poised to deliver the goods

The U.S. Department of Transportation has officialy announced launch of the marine highway program, a new initiative that aims to take advantage of the

April 13, 2010
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Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Shipping IPOs Ready to Embark

By Scott Eden NEW YORK (TheStreet) — About half a decade after the first maritime shipping concerns sold shares to the public on U.S. stock exchanges,

March 10, 2010
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Thursday, March 26, 2009

Shipping 2009 – An Irrefutable Success!

Connecticut Maritime Association‘s Shipping 2009 has finally concluded and what an event it was! With more than two thousand delegates, speakers,

March 26, 2009
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Google Toolbar Buttons – Maritime Edition

Introducing gCaptain’s Google Toolbar buttons. How do you get them? Click on one of the images then… if you already have Google’s Toolbar

March 26, 2009
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Thursday, October 16, 2008

Lloyd’s List Asia Awards – Results

Yesterday, Lloyd’s List held their annual Lloyd’s List Asia Awards in Singapore, awarding the best of the best in various sectors of the maritime

October 16, 2008
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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

March 15, 2008
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Thursday, December 13, 2007

AIS Conversation Continued – SHIP VS BOAT

Earlier this week I received a request from our friend Ben Ellison at Panbo to poll our readers on the use of AIS. He was especially concerned with the

December 13, 2007
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Sunday, November 4, 2007

Inch by Inch The Great Lakes Are Shrinking

Photo By James Rajotte for The New York Times The New York Times has an interesting article on the desperate situation in the Great Lakes. Rainfall shortages

November 4, 2007
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Friday, November 2, 2007

NORAD – Tracking Missles, Planes, Santa and… Ships

We know that NORAD, the U.S. Air Force’s North American Aerospace Defense Command, tracks nuclear missile launches, enemy infringement of air space and

November 2, 2007
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Sunday, October 28, 2007

gCaptain invites you to Pownce

gCaptain friend and Head Designer over at, Daniel Burka, bumped up our number of friend request for the social networking / messaging site

October 28, 2007
Total Views: 14

Friday, October 26, 2007

Are Rising Salaries Enough To Retain Mariners?

In “Refrences to Joseph Keefe”>another excellent article, Maritime Executive‘s managing editor Joseph Keefe is dead on with his assessment

October 26, 2007
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Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Google World Port Map

Do you think you can name this port? If so visit HERE to vote. This google map is brought to you by World Port Source which provides interactive satellite

October 23, 2007
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Monday, August 27, 2007

gCaptain Blogroll – Big Ships

I wanted to take some time and thank some of our partner sites; Maritime Experts from around the web. I also wanted to take the time to explain each

August 27, 2007
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