Maritime New Zealand passes out blame on Ady Gil incident

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dXCR9LX-Kc This video was an instant classic the second it hit the web and now, after months of deliberation by the powers that be, we officialy have someone to blame!  Well without further adu, the blame for the January 6, 2010 collision between the $3.5m Sea Shephard high-speed-publicity-stunt-whale-hunting-hunter-vessel, Ady Gil, and the … [Read more...]

Incident Photo of The Week – Fire aboard Deadliest Catch’s ‘F/V Arctic Dawn’

Early Sunday morning, the 100-foot former crab boat F/V Arctic Dawn caught fire while the vessel was moored just south of the Ballard Bridge in the Lake Washington Ship Canal.  According to reports, nearly 100 Seattle based firefighters rushed to the scene to fight what eventually became a 3-alarm fire.  Fortunately, firefighters were able to contain the blaze after about an … [Read more...]

Whale Wars Season 2 Premier

Love it or hate it Season 2 of Animal Planet's hit maritime reality tv show Whale Wars aired last night. A novel could be written to describe gCaptain's official thoughts on the mission of Sea Shepherd to halt Japanese fishing of whales in the Antarctic so we would rather hear your thoughts in the comments below. Here are some relevant links to get the conversation started: … [Read more...]

Looking For Talent – Are You The Next Reality TV Star?

An independent producer of reality television shows, has asked our help in posting a small job opening they have on the books. In an email to gCaptain, producer Fred Grinstein writes: Tiger Aspect Productions is developing a series on maritime ships and vessels for a major US cable network, and we're in search of diehard seamen who might host our new series. The ideal … [Read more...]