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Thursday, September 20, 2018
Tired Watch Officer taking a nap

Top 10 Reasons Why Ship Officers Fall Asleep On Watch

Have you ever fallen asleep while on watch at sea? In today’s episode of The REAL gCaptain Podcast we offer advice on getting more sleep and better

September 20, 2018
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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Falling Asleep On Watch? 10 Habits To Help You Sleep

By Sarah Heynen, Sleep is important for healthy brain function, emotional well-being and overall good physical health. But many service members and veterans

August 16, 2016
Total Views: 51

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Mariner Fatigue

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: 155

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Ship Runs Aground After Chief Officer Blacks Out While Hitting the Head
Grounding Incidents

Ship Runs Aground After Chief Officer Blacks Out While Hitting the Head

The Chief Officer of cargo ship has been fined after his ship ran aground when he apparently fell asleep while going to the head. The U.K.’s Maritime and

January 22, 2013
Total Views: 68

Friday, June 1, 2012
Project Horizon Warsash Maritime Academy

Fighting Sleepiness – Warsash Maritime Academy’s Project Horizon

Shipping is a 24/7 industry, and seafarers work long hours to keep their ships running on schedule.  There is growing concern about the role of fatigue in

June 1, 2012
Total Views: 26

Wednesday, April 25, 2012
ISM Code

The Maritime Paperwork Monster Plus New Requirements to Get More Sleep

– by Captain Richard Madden When asked about the Manila Amendments, a captain recently quipped, “What?  There’s new regulations for

April 25, 2012
Total Views: 36

Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Crew Fatigue – Are We Really Addressing The Problem?

Crew Fatigue – Are We Really Addressing The Problem?

“Watch-on, stay-on”; 3 months- on, 3 months-off; 28 days-on, 28 days-off: which system causes the greatest fatigue factor? What really is

June 7, 2011
Total Views: 15

Friday, July 9, 2010

Cheating Sleep – Tips On How To Stay Awake

Let’s face it, we could all use a few tips on how to stay awake especially those mariners working the late watch. From split watch schedules to

July 9, 2010
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Friday, April 9, 2010
Oil Spill

Authorities Eye Sleeping Mate as Cause of Shen Neng 1 Grounding

After viewing the AIS data yesterday showing the course of the Shen Neng 1 before it ran aground on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, it’s no

April 9, 2010
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Saturday, May 2, 2009

Google’s Simple Test To Check Sobriety Or Alertness

Unofficial Networks, the parent company of gCaptain, runs all of its email servers with commercial version of google’s popular email client gMail. There

May 2, 2009
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Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Starved to Sleep

Photo by christinepilote Can you starve to death sleep? We have highlighted national sleep week, showed you how to cheat on sleep and even provided outrageous

May 28, 2008
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Friday, March 14, 2008

MAIS Podcast Episode 15

Download MP3 file: Messing About In Ships Episode # 15 Show Notes Subscribe Via iTunes

March 14, 2008
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Thursday, March 6, 2008

Sleep Week Crew Endurance Management

This is National Sleep Awareness Week and the NTSB wants to share information on Crew Endurance Management. They write: Endurance involves the body’s

March 6, 2008
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Saturday, January 19, 2008

Cosco Busan Pilot’s Medical Records Questioned

Cosco Busan Photo by Noah Berger/Associated PressOctober 15th 2003 the Staten Island ferry crashed into a concrete pier killing eleven people and leaving 71

January 19, 2008
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