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Monday, May 16, 2022
Navy

Watch: Will The Black Sea Turn Into A Tanker War?

In this episode, of What’s Going On In Shipping, maritime historian Sal Mercogliano discusses how the conflict in the Black Sea between Ukraine and

May 16, 2022
Total Views: 3125

Friday, May 6, 2022
Navy

Maritime Historian Slams US Navy Over Bonhomme Richard Fire Report

In this episode, maritime historian Sal Mercogliano explores the timeline and issues behind the July 12, 2020 fire onboard USS Bonhomme Richard in San Diego,

May 6, 2022
Total Views: 9288

Tuesday, May 3, 2022
Defense

U.S. Air Force Tests New Ship-Sinking Bomb in Gulf of Mexico

The U.S. Air Force has demonstrated a lethal new weapon that could provide a low-cost and more widely-available alternative to sinking ships with traditional

May 3, 2022
Total Views: 45749

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Video

Did An American Truck Driver Change Ocean Shipping Forever?

In this episode of What is Going on With Shipping, gCaptain contributor Sal Mercogliano, discusses the 66th anniversary of the sailing of the SS Ideal X with

May 3, 2022
Total Views: 11014

Monday, May 2, 2022
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USCG

Watch: U.S. Coast Guard’s Jet Driven Workhorse

Destin Sandlin’s popular YouTube channel SmarterEveryDay has already explained how the US Coast Guard (USCG) responds to distress signals and the science of

May 2, 2022
Total Views: 3960

Sunday, March 13, 2022
Video

What Happened To Nuclear Cruise Ships?

With sleek, futuristic lines and shining red and white paint, the world’s first nuclear passenger ship N/S Savannah was designed to stand out but what

March 13, 2022
Total Views: 4395

Wednesday, February 23, 2022
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Blog

How Are Structures Built Underwater?

Despite being beautiful and useful, rivers, lakes, harbors, and oceans are not always the best places to build. Tools and construction materials work better

February 23, 2022
Total Views: 2776

Sunday, February 6, 2022
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Video

Why Is The US Merchant Marine So Rusted And Broken?

After World War II the United States had the largest and newest fleet of deepwater commercial ships in the world. World trade has roughly doubled every tens

February 6, 2022
Total Views: 37894

Saturday, January 29, 2022
Zig-Zag Coast Guard Search and Rescue Pattern
Video

Watch: Why The Zig-Zag Search And Rescue Pattern is Genius

This week Destin Sandlin’s highly popular Smarter Everyday channel on YouTube is kicking off a new US Coast Guard series with this video about the

January 29, 2022
Total Views: 3723

Sunday, September 19, 2021
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Maritime News

SpaceX Crew Splashes Down In The Atlantic

By Steve Gorman (Reuters)- The quartet of newly minted citizen astronauts comprising the SpaceX Inspiration4 mission safely splashed down in the Atlantic off

September 19, 2021
Total Views: 2387

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
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Evergreen

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

September 14, 2021
Total Views: 13201

Thursday, August 12, 2021
USCG

Watch Admiral Fagan Discuss Diversity

In June of this year, the U.S. Coast Guard welcomed Adm. Linda L. Fagan as its new Vice Commandant. In doing so, she becomes the first female four-star Admiral

August 12, 2021
Total Views: 906

Thursday, July 15, 2021
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Video

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

July 15, 2021
Total Views: 2167

Tuesday, June 1, 2021
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Blog

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

June 1, 2021
Total Views: 4102

Monday, March 29, 2021
Shipping

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

March 29, 2021
Total Views: 8625

Saturday, March 27, 2021
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Video

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

March 27, 2021
Total Views: 47820

Friday, March 26, 2021
Stranded container ship Ever Given, one of the world's largest container ships, is seen after it ran aground, in Suez Canal
Accidents

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

March 26, 2021
Total Views: 5510

Thursday, March 25, 2021
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Grounding Incidents

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

March 25, 2021
Total Views: 22845

Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Accidents

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

March 24, 2021
Total Views: 43166

Thursday, October 22, 2020
Environment

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

October 22, 2020
Total Views: 220