History’s 10 Most Famous Oil Spills

Have you ever been curious about history of oil spills? Or wonder what was the most famous or the largest oil spill in history? Do you know all the facts like Exxon Valdez's Captain, Joesph Hazelwood, never had his captains license revoked and it remains valid to this date? To put the recent Deepwater Horizon mega-spill and the smaller Cosco … [Read more...]

Top 20 Most Viewed Maritime Stories of 2013 [LIST]

2013 was a wild year, with a lot of anticipated highs and some unexpected lows in the maritime world. Here at gCaptain we once again saw our biggest year ever, logging over 9.8 million visits and 25 million pageviews as of December 17. So now as the year comes to a close, here is a look back at the top 20 maritime stories that got you clicking. Top 20 Most Viewed Stories of … [Read more...]

gCaptain’s TOP TEN Articles of 2011

2011 has been a crazy year in the maritime and offshore industry and I think this years top ten list is proof to that.  Since the list is by number of views it's not surprising that each of the top ten stories is about, at least in some way, a shipwreck.  Happy New Year everyone!! gCaptain's TOP 10 Articles of 2011 (by pageviews)   10. Merchant Marine Academy … [Read more...]

Top 5 Worst Japan Tsunami Videos

It's said that video can capture the words of a nation, which is why we bring you the top maritime photos from the tsunami that has stricken Japan. Tsunami At Sea http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5-zfCBCq-8I This amazing video shows the tsunami as it develops out of a flat calm sea and passes under a Japanese Coast Guard ship. First Person POV Footage [vimeo width="625" … [Read more...]