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Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Hawsepipers: Why They’re Needed Now More Than Ever

The following is an article written by the good folks at the Towmasters blog: There is a powerful belief these days that you absolutely must have an advanced

June 9, 2010
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Tuesday, March 9, 2010

YOUblog Featured Article: Diary of a PMI/Workboat Academy Cadet

This YOUblog featured article was submitted by one of gCaptain’s top contributors, Ordinaryseaman, otherwise known as Anthony, who was recently accepted

March 9, 2010
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

New “Q-Max” LNG Carrier for Port Revel

In 2009, Sogreah, a firm of consulting engineers working in the fields of water, energy and the environment, launched the Otello, a 1:25 scale model of one of

March 3, 2010
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Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Should Mandatory berth space be required for training?

On his new blog Clay Maitland, a long time supporter of seafarer training, brings up an excellent questions about global maritime training; In the run-up to

January 26, 2010
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Monday, January 18, 2010

Thanks But No Thanks – Says US Navy To TS Kennedy

Photo By Christian Conover Having just recently departed for their summer winter training cruise, Mass Maritime Cadets got a surprise call from the state

January 18, 2010
Total Views: 45

Friday, October 2, 2009

Mario Vittone – On Training

gCaptain contributor and Weekly Leader Podcaster USCG Chief Warrant Officer Mario Vittone, recently delivered the closing keynote at the USCG’s Human

October 2, 2009
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Friday, September 25, 2009

Manned Models – An Unusual Training Device

From the gCaptain archives… Our friend Peter Mello at Sea-Fever, a must read maritime blog, brings us the model building obsession of William Terra. This

September 25, 2009
Total Views: 649

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Training Ship Empire State – Interesting Photo Of The Week

Today’s photo of the week, by Captain Richard Robson, shows SUNY Maritime’s training ship Empire State anchored in a clam sea. You can find

August 25, 2009
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Sunday, August 16, 2009

How Do Mariners Pay For Training?

For your Sunday morning reading we bring you a top post from the gCaptain archives. Enjoy! How Do Mariners Pay For Training? By Leonard Lambert Since the

August 16, 2009
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Friday, August 7, 2009

Merchant Marine Jobs – 101 (or so) Tips To Find A Dream Job At Sea

Over the past few months the gCaptain team has been working hard to put together the internet’s best Merchant Marine Jobs Board and, after finally

August 7, 2009
Total Views: 206

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

TS Golden Bear – The History Of A Training Ship

Cruise Line History brings us the untold story of California Maritime Academy’s training ship the TS Golden Bear. They

March 24, 2009
Total Views: 243

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Marine Ship Simulator Training – Decision Making

Currently all mariners are familiar with the large full mission ship simulators like the one pictured above. Some have even played with either purpose built or

December 2, 2008
Total Views: 788

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Poll – Best Non-Required Training Class

What non-required training class are you most likely to take. ( surveys) Course Details: Major Emergency Managment High Angle Rope Rescue Sail Training Dynamic

July 1, 2008
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Saturday, June 21, 2008

Maritime Academy – Cadet Shipping

Cadet Edward Pollard on the TSES Recent news article claim steps in obtaining agreements in placing maritime academy school students aboard merchant ships for

June 21, 2008
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Thursday, April 17, 2008

Easing The Pain Of Fire Drills

Painful Rectal Itch By The Artful Blogger OK, I’m back from my little “vacation.” Seven months may have been a bit excessive, but what the

April 17, 2008
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Thursday, February 14, 2008

Sea Stories – Training At Sea

Training at Sea by Jeffrey Musk A few months ago I returned to my rotary job onboard a Roll on/Roll off in the Pacific Ocean. Along with the familiar

February 14, 2008
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Tuesday, January 29, 2008

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

January 29, 2008
Total Views: 42

Thursday, December 13, 2007

Ship Security Officer Training Mandated For US Mariners

Effective January 1, 2008, mariners sailing in the capacity of Ship Security Officer (SSO) will have to show evidence of being “qualified” to hold that

December 13, 2007
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Thursday, November 29, 2007

Training Ship Texas Clipper – A Sinking Embarrassment

With over nine years of planning completed Texas A&M‘s training ship the Texas Clipper was prepared to start her new life as an artificial reef.

November 29, 2007
Total Views: 108

Monday, October 22, 2007

errata and a look inside the mind of a ship’s captain.

On a recent story I confused the Norwegian Dawn with the Norwegian Dream. The error itself is small but the implications are large and the reason for the error

October 22, 2007
Total Views: 59


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