Sunday, September 19, 2021
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Windoc Incident – Story Behind YouTube’s Most Chilling Video
In August 2001 the Bulk Carrier Windoc was lined up on the Welland Canal’s Bridge 11 in Ontario Canada. After receiving the flashing amber approach light indicating that the bridge...
Thursday, August 12, 2021
Thursday, July 15, 2021
Watch How Maersk Has Handled The 2021 Covid Cargo Surge
How did Maersk CEO Søren Skou navigate his company from unprecedented levels of cargo contraction last year to today’s surge in demand? With vaccine rollouts in place in the U.S....
Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Watch ‘Black Trail’ – New Documentary Film Nails the IMO on Carbon Emissions
The new documentary film Black Trail offers a look into the environmental impacts of the shipping industry, a sector which the film’s producers claim “is all but untouchable as it...
Monday, March 29, 2021
Suez Canal Unblocked – Freedom for the Ever Given!
In this latest video, gCaptain founder and CEO Captain John Konrad discusses the successful refloating of the MV Ever Given to unblock the Suez Canal: Full Coverage: MV Ever Given...
Saturday, March 27, 2021
Watch: Who Is Responsible For The Ever Given Grounding?
by John Konrad (gCaptain) Who is responsible for the Ever Given Grounding? And who will pay for the damages? This is a complicated topic considering the captain is Indian, the...
Friday, March 26, 2021
Watch Part 2: A Naval Historian and Master Mariner Discuss the Ever Given Grounding in Suez
In Part 2 of their popular video series, Dr. Sal Mercogliano, Associate Professor of History at Campbell University and Adjunct Professor at the United States Merchant Marine Academy, along with...
Thursday, March 25, 2021
Watch: How To Salvage A Grounded Suez Canal Mega-Ship
How long could the Suez Canal salvage operation take? Could the mega containership Ever Given capsize? Could her hull crack and spill oil like the grounded bunker Wakashio did in...
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
VIDEO: How Does A Ship Run Aground In The Suez Canal
by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Yesterday morning an ultra-large containership ran aground and blocking ship traffic in the Suez Canal. AIS data shows the MV Ever Given is stuck sideways...
Thursday, October 22, 2020
U.S. Coast Guard Conducts Simulated Rescue on Offshore Wind Turbine
It’s an inevitable fact that the United States is set for a major increase in the number of wind turbines off its coast in the coming decade. This means more...
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Massive Explosion in Beirut Port Area Rocks Lebanon’s Capital
By Samia Nakhoul and Yara Abi Nader BEIRUT, Aug 4 (Reuters) – A huge explosion in a port warehouse district near the center of Beirut killed more than 25 people,...
Thursday, March 19, 2020
VIDEO: THANK YOU To The Unseen Maritime Professionals On The Front Lines Of COVID-19
While gCaptain joins the majority of people working from home, Coast Guard, Navy, Tugboaters, Seafarers, facilities engineers, ferry captains, and millions of maritime professionals are at work on the front lines of this pandemic.
Monday, January 13, 2020
Time-Lapse: Two Week U.S. East Coast Run in 10 Minutes
Check out this new video from Youtuber JeffHK showing an East Coast transit with calls in New York, Charleston and Savannah. According to Jeff, the time-lapse was filmed over a...
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Viral Video Shows Passenger Cruise Take on Huge Breaking Waves
Apparently this took place in Honolulu, Hawaii on June 30, 2019. “A charter boat on their return from a sunset cruise ran into huge waves. He was coming into the...
Monday, June 17, 2019
Watch: Amazing Time-Lapse Shows the World’s Biggest Nuclear Icebreakers
Check out this mesmerizing time-lapse showing the Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker Yamal conducting Arctic operations along the Northern Sea Route. The video was released by the Russian-based media company TimeLab which...
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Time-Lapse Video: Resupplying Thule Air Base, America’s Northernmost Military Installation
Located 207 km north of the Arctic Circle, on the northwest coast of the island of Greenland, Thule Air Base is the US military’s northernmost installation. Thule’s arctic environment includes icebergs...
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Video: Can this Tiny Car Pull a 13,000 Metric Ton Ship?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rA-6Bs-NAhw Going into the video I honestly wasn’t sure what the outcome would be. The car in the video is a Citroen Grand Tour C3, which host Jeremy Clarkson notes...
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
WATCH: Tanker Smashes Bridge as Typhoon Jebi Slams Japan
A tanker smashed into the bridge linking Japan’s Kansai International Airport with the mainland on Tuesday as a powerful typhoon slammed Japan’s western coast. The tanker, named Houn Maru, was...
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