Ship Photos of the Day – Japan’s Giant Pink Ships

Pictured here are two newbuild containerships being built for Japan’s new Ocean Network Express shipping joint venture. The Ocean Network Express, or ONE as it is known for short, was established 2017 through the integration of the container businesses of major Japanese shipping companies “K” Line, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and NYK.  ONE began operations on April 1, … [Read more...]

SPOTD – Larger Than Life DC Superheroes At Sea

Tirrenia Nuraghes's Superhero themed Ferries. Image via Palumbo Shipyard, Italy Super Heroes take-over the high seas after Palumbo shipyards in Messina Italy began decorating the sides of themed Tirrenia ships.  The M/V  is the first of Tirrenia’s ferries to put on a “new look:” that of the iconic DC Super Hero Batman! The new DC Themed … [Read more...]

@gCaptain In On Instagram (Finally!)

After hundreds of reader request followed by months of negotiation, pleading and many thank you's gCaptain has officially acquired our proper name on Instagram and we have started scouring the internet for the world's best ship photos! Of course gCaptain has been published the best ship photos for years right here on gCaptain.com and on our facebook page but … [Read more...]

Ship Photos Of The Day – Seaspan Shipyard, Vancouver

By Cindy Konrad (gCaptain) On October 19, 2011 ,under the National Shipbuilding Strategy, a $30 billion project, Seaspan won a major contract to rebuild the Canadian government's non combat  vessels. “If it does not have a gun and larger than 1000 gross tons we are building it here,” said Brian Cater, President of Seaspan. This includes the Canadian Coast Guard and the non … [Read more...]