Wednesday, January 30, 2008
Fire Incidents

Bravo on My Watch – By The Artful Blogger

Bravo on My Watch By The Artful Blogger I review shipboard incidents every day. It’s what I write about. Unfortunately, there’s plenty of material out there. The other day, something...

January 30, 2008
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Tuesday, January 29, 2008
Uncategorized

Voyage Of The T/S Enterprise

Photo by rkr806 Sea Fever brings us the annual cruise of Massachusetts Maritime Academy’s training ship Enterprise. This cruise has departed each winter for well over one hundred years and...

January 29, 2008
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Offbeat

Lego Ships – M/V Lego Aircraft Carrier, Lego Lighthouse, Lego Bulk Ship

In celebration of Lego’s 50th anniversary we bring you Lego Ships, Lego Lighthouses, Lego Aircraft carriers and other nautical lego sets. Lego Aircraft Carrier This absolutely enormous Lego aircraft carrier...

January 29, 2008
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Sunday, January 27, 2008
gCaptain

MAIS Podcast Posters – Free Stickers

Support your favorite podcast!Download, print and hang our poster. Poster 1 – Black (jpg) Poster 2 – Red (jpg) All readers who take a digital photo of the poster hanging...

January 27, 2008
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Saturday, January 26, 2008
Uncategorized

Upcoming Maritime News – Editor’s Picks

  Here are gCaptain editor’s Top 10 upcoming picks of the week from gCaptain’s Maritime News Discoverer. Please Vote on the ones you like to have them published. Warming May...

January 26, 2008
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Sunday, January 20, 2008

Name The World’s Largest Cruise Ship

Here’s your opportunity to name a ship! This, however, isn’t just a random ship, Royal Caribbean is asking YOU to name the world’s largest cruise ship. USA Today tells us;...

January 20, 2008
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Thursday, January 17, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

In Pictures: Ice Prince Rescue and Sinking

The BBC has a great photo slideshow of the M/V Ice Prince sinking. You can find it HERE.

January 17, 2008
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Wednesday, January 16, 2008
Photo

Library Of Congress Releases Maritime Photos

The Library of Congress has announced a partnership with our favorite Web 2.0 photography site Flickr. They tell us: The first incarnation of The Commons is a pilot project we’ve...

January 16, 2008
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Saturday, January 12, 2008
Uncategorized

Cunard’s Three Queens Visit The Big Apple

Photo by AurelioZen NewYorkology tells us of the first / last ever meeting of its three grand ships; Cunard’s one-time-only royal rendezvous of its three queens — the QE2, QM2...

January 12, 2008
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Thursday, January 10, 2008
Uncategorized

Australia Sends Armed Merchant Ship To Track Whalers

Reuters has an update on Australia’s recent attempts to track Japan’s whaling fleet: CANBERRA, Australia (Reuters) — An Australian fisheries ship has begun pursuing Japan’s whaling fleet near Antarctica to...

January 10, 2008
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Tuesday, January 8, 2008
Photo

Russian HDR Storm Photos

EnglishRussia.com has some amazing photos of November’s deadly storm in the black sea. Click HERE to view the photo set.

January 8, 2008
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Monday, January 7, 2008
Incidents

A Video of Unwanted Fame

If you think Lindsay Lohan and Britney Spears are the only ones suffering from Fame just be glad your not the captain of this brand new ship! This summer while...

January 7, 2008
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Saturday, January 5, 2008
gCaptain

Top Stories Of The Year 2007

We woke up this morning to an emails asking what our best post of 2007 was? While we’ll leave that for you to decide, here are our the most posts...

January 5, 2008
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Uncategorized

MAIS Podcast – Episode 5

Episode 5 of Messing About In Ships is launched! Download the MP3 file here: Messing About In Ships podcast #5 This week’s highlights: “A Mariner’s Perspective” with Master Mariner Captain...

January 5, 2008
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Uncategorized

AIS as a DSC Transceiver

Kurt Schwehr, UNH Professor and author of Kurt’s weblog point us to this quick tip; Fred Pot pointed me to the ability of an AIS device to assist in making...

January 5, 2008
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Blog

Incident Photo Of The Week

The above photo was taken by Mark Zanzig during a flight over the Nambia desert. Mark Writes; Another photo of the Edward Bohlen, this time providing a view on the...

January 5, 2008
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Thursday, January 3, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

The Spirit of Shacketon – Aboard the M/S Explorer

The Spirit of Shacketon – Aboard the M/S Explorer by Michael Morrissey On 11 November 2007 Sola and I departed from Ushuaia, Argentina aboard the M/S Explorer on a cruise...

January 3, 2008
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Wednesday, January 2, 2008
Interesting

Funicular Railway – Interesting Ship Of The Week

We are starting a new feature here on gCaptain titled “Interesting Ship Of The Week” and the first vessel we’d like to share this unusual barge transporter near Krasnoyarskaya Russia....

January 2, 2008
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Interesting

World’s Best Designed Lighthouses

Deputy Dog brings us “12 stunning lighthouses“. While today’s technology limits their usefulness we at gCaptain agree they are a good backup to have in case… say, the mate on...

January 2, 2008
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Uncategorized

Arctic Exploration – Scouting For Leads

Crew members aboard the icebreaker Oden use a helicopter to scout for naturally occurring channels called leads, which allow the ship to make its way deep into the Arctic ice...

January 2, 2008
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