Tuesday, November 20, 2007
Oil Spill

San francisco Oil Spill Hearings – A Response to Admiral Bone, USCG

Yesterday my comments were published on the front page of The San Francisco Chronicle in an article titled; “Hearing today at Presidio – tough

November 20, 2007
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Oil Spill

Oil Spill Hearings – Video

Click on the above image to see video on today’s congressional hearings into the Cosco Busan Incident and resultant oil ship in San Francisco Bay. Final

November 20, 2007
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Friday, November 16, 2007
Oil Spill

VTS Warning to Cosco Busan Pilot

National news sources are publishing a story about the VTS warning to the Cosco Busan’s pilot Jim Cota. In a story titled “Ship Got No Alert From

November 16, 2007
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Wednesday, November 14, 2007
USCG

Where is my license? NMC / REC Delay Chart

For those mariners awaiting license review at the Coast Guard’s National Maritime Center ( USCG NMC ) here’s a breakdown of the status of all

November 14, 2007
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Oil Spill

Cosco Busan Audio Files – San Francisco Oil Spill

Coast Guard Photo By CWO Scott Epeprson I thought I would list a few podcasts, interviews and audio files that relate to the Cosco Busan Incident and the

November 14, 2007
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Monday, November 12, 2007
Engines

Ship Types 101 – San Francisco Bay Bridge Oil Tanker Collision

I have been amazed lately by the number of errors in both media reports and political commentary related to the the container ship Cosco Busan that allided

November 12, 2007
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Sunday, November 11, 2007
USCG

Veterans Day Comment

I just wanted to share this comment from our reader Martin Tregoning MNI: As a former UK SAR Mission Controller who also attended Governors Island, I can

November 11, 2007
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Saturday, November 10, 2007
Oil Spill

San Francisco Bay Bridge Damage Survey – Video

Official USCG damage survey video of the Bay Bridge after the Cosco Busan allision earlier this week. Thanks to Marine Buzz for the find. Click here for our

November 10, 2007
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Friday, November 2, 2007
Navy

NORAD – Tracking Missles, Planes, Santa and… Ships

We know that NORAD, the U.S. Air Force’s North American Aerospace Defense Command, tracks nuclear missile launches, enemy infringement of air space and

November 2, 2007
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Sunday, October 28, 2007
Uncategorized

Maritime News of the Week – gCaptain’s Top 10 Picks

  Here are gCaptain editor’s Top 10 upcoming picks of the week from gCaptain’s Maritime News Discoverer. Please Vote on the ones you like to

October 28, 2007
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Thursday, October 25, 2007
USCG

NMC Newsletter Subscriptions Announced

The USCG just announced efficiency newsletters from the National Maritime Center. They tell us: The Coast Guard maintains an active public and industry

October 25, 2007
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Uncategorized

U.S Congress Seeks To Attract And Retain Professional Mariners

“No longer is a sailor’s life necessarily one of adventure. Deadlines are tight, and manning is at a minimum.” -Rep. Elijah Cummings,

October 25, 2007
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Monday, October 8, 2007
Incidents

righting of the m/v republica di genoa

Righting of the M/V Republica di

October 8, 2007
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Sunday, October 7, 2007
USCG

What 40,000 pounds of cocaine looks like

October 7, 2007
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Tuesday, September 25, 2007
Uncategorized

Maritime News – More Hawaii Superferry Cancellations

Looks the Hawaii Superferry is running into even more trouble with environmental opposition. The New York Times tells

September 25, 2007
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Friday, July 27, 2007
Incidents

10 Lessons Learned For Sailing in Severe Weather

In a gCaptain exclusive we were able to discuss the May 2007 abandonment of the s/v Sean Seamour II with her captain Jean Pierre de Lutz. This story was

July 27, 2007
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Tuesday, June 5, 2007
USCG

Top 10 Rescue at Sea Videos from the U.S. Coast Guard

From the boats to ships to natural disaster this video from YouTube user USCG Imagery is a compilation of the top 10 USCG rescues at sea. Have a better

June 5, 2007
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