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Monday, June 13, 2011
INTERVIEW: Japan NYK Line Expects Surge In LNG Business; FPSO Also In Focus
News

INTERVIEW: Japan NYK Line Expects Surge In LNG Business; FPSO Also In Focus

TOKYO (Dow Jones)–Japanese shipping company NYK Line expects a surge in liquefied natural gas demand from Japan and worldwide because of rising fears

June 13, 2011
Total Views: 51

Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Brazil To Finance Shipyard for Venezuela’s State Oil Company
News

Brazil To Finance Shipyard for Venezuela’s State Oil Company

CARACAS -(Dow Jones)- Brazil’s national development bank, or BNDES, agreed Monday to provide Venezuela’s state oil company with $637 million in

June 8, 2011
Total Views: 8

Sunday, May 29, 2011
Gerald R. Ford, CVN-78
Defense

Navy Names Next Aircraft Carrier USS John F. Kennedy

BOSTON (NNS) — Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced today the next Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier will be named the USS John F. Kennedy. The

May 29, 2011
Total Views: 1985

Brazil Petrobras Signs Contracts To Lease Six Panamax Tankers
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Brazil Petrobras Signs Contracts To Lease Six Panamax Tankers

RIO DE JANEIRO -(Dow Jones)- Brazilian state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro (PBR, PETR4.BR), or Petrobras, said late Friday that it had signed a contract

May 29, 2011
Total Views: 40

Saturday, May 28, 2011
Types Of Ships – A Master List Of Vessel Types
Blog

Types Of Ships – A Master List Of Vessel Types

We recently had to map out all ship types for a client of Unofficial Networks, the maritime consulting arm of gCaptain.  This is only the first draft so

May 28, 2011
Total Views: 1796

Sunday, May 1, 2011
Singapore-Registered Chemical Tanker Hijacked-Xinhua
Incidents

Singapore-Registered Chemical Tanker Hijacked-Xinhua

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore said Saturday that it received reports that suspected pirates had boarded the Singapore-flagged chemical tanker

May 1, 2011
Total Views: 16

Friday, April 29, 2011
lou vest oneeighteen
News

Goldman Sees Choppy Waters For Tanker Stocks

NEW YORK (Dow Jones)–Oil-tanker stocks look risky as the U.S. ramps up domestic crude production, analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) said

April 29, 2011
Total Views: 2

Thursday, April 28, 2011
Transocean drillship finds Cuban refugees while en route to the Gulf of Mexico (UPDATED)
Defense

Transocean drillship finds Cuban refugees while en route to the Gulf of Mexico (UPDATED)

GULF OF MEXICO: While transiting back from the Mediterranean, the Discoverer Americas, an 830-foot long drillship, crossed paths with a small raft carrying 5

April 28, 2011
Total Views: 5

Friday, April 15, 2011
I’m on a Boat! – Merchant Marine version
Blog

I’m on a Boat! – Merchant Marine version

Here’s what happens when the crew of an LNG ship gets a bit stir crazy after being out at sea for months at a time.  If you’re at work,

April 15, 2011
Total Views: 81

Thursday, April 14, 2011
Hopper dredge loses Z-drive in Calcasieu Channel
Incidents

Hopper dredge loses Z-drive in Calcasieu Channel

Just weeks after one of their dredgers struck a subsea production pipeline in Calcasieu Channel, Manson Construction Company sustained another setback

April 14, 2011
Total Views: 34

Monday, April 11, 2011
Seadrill orders another dual activity drillship from Samsung
News

Seadrill orders another dual activity drillship from Samsung

Hamilton, Bermuda, April 11, 2011 – Seadrill (NYSE:SDRL) has exercised an option to build a new ultra-deepwater dual derrick drillship at the Samsung

April 11, 2011
Total Views: 12

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
emma-maersk-container-ship-bridge-fire
Blog

Emma Maersk – The Secret Story of Building The World’s Largest Container Ship

Emma Maersk – Photo By Tidewater Muse Emma Maersk The Emma Maersk is a true modern marvel. She is the world’s largest container ship, the longest

April 5, 2011
Total Views: 2639

Saturday, April 2, 2011
Dockwise signs global agreement to conduct heavy lift transport for Seadrill rigs
News

Dockwise signs global agreement to conduct heavy lift transport for Seadrill rigs

Dockwise Ltd, one of the most capable heavy lift contractors in the world, has signed a major deal with Seadrill to provide transport services for their global

April 2, 2011
Total Views: 95

Thursday, February 24, 2011
kyeema spirit teekay
News

Teekay Tankers To Load Vessel In Libya In Next Couple Of Days

LONDON (Dow Jones)–A Suezmax vessel owned by New York-listed Teekay Tankers Ltd (TNK) is still scheduled to load at a Libyan port over the next couple of

February 24, 2011
Total Views: 5

Thursday, February 3, 2011
NYK Super Eco Ship 2030 – update
Blog

NYK Super Eco Ship 2030 – update

As an update to our April 2009 blog post, NYK Line has released a new video outlining more details of their Super Eco Ship concept design. Highlights of this

February 3, 2011
Total Views: 114

Monday, January 31, 2011
bulk carrier liberty maritime grain
Blog

Lloyd’s Register and Bestway Marine Engineering work on new, energy-efficient bulk carrier design

Over the past year or so, the IMO has come up with a calculation that gives a rough idea of the energy efficiency of a ship.  This number is

January 31, 2011
Total Views: 70

Friday, January 28, 2011
Austal Splashes a Big Cat – High Speed Ferry Leonora Christina
News

Austal Splashes a Big Cat – High Speed Ferry Leonora Christina

Austal’s shipyard in Henderson, Western Australia, launched the Leonora Christina today, their largest catamaran built to date.  This ship will ferry

January 28, 2011
Total Views: 51

Wednesday, January 12, 2011
500 Knots on the Houston Ship Channel – Time Lapse Photography
Blog

500 Knots on the Houston Ship Channel – Time Lapse Photography

The power and beauty of time lapse photography is rarely as dramatic as when it is shot from a ship. This clip of the Houston Ship Channel, 500 Knots

January 12, 2011
Total Views: 72

Friday, January 7, 2011
dream tanker lng
Blog

Dream Tanker – Painted by Kids

What happens when you let a comedian and elementary students paint a ship? No, the answer isn’t the Norwiegan Gem, it’s the Dream Tanker. Pink

January 7, 2011
Total Views: 76

Tuesday, November 30, 2010
big maritime museum design denmark
Blog

Ships In Concrete – Best Maritime Inspired Architecture

gCaptain searches the web each week to bring you the world’s most interesting and inspiring ships, but you don’t need to be a naval architect to

November 30, 2010
Total Views: 1267
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