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Friday, January 19, 2024
A screenshot from video allegedly shows the moment an anti-ship ballistic missile hits the deck of the M/V Zografia in the Southern Red Sea.
Shipping

Video Allegedly Shows Anti-Ship Missile Hit on Bulk Carrier in Red Sea

New footage posted online allegedly shows the moment an Iranian ballistic missile fired by the Houthi group struck a Greek-owned bulk carrier earlier this week

January 19, 2024
Total Views: 9607

Monday, September 4, 2023
How The Defense Transportation System Works
Evergreen

How Does The Pentagon’s Massive Global Transportation System Work?

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Contrary to popular belief, Maersk is not the world’s largest shipping company, nor is Delta the world’s largest airline.

September 4, 2023
Total Views: 10966

Monday, June 26, 2023
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Maritime News

Navigating Digital Seas: Sal Mercogliano Hits YouTube Milestone

By John Konrad (gCaptain) Dr. Salvatore R. Mercogliano, a maritime historian and longtime contributor to gCaptain, recently celebrated a significant milestone

June 26, 2023
Total Views: 1587

Thursday, September 22, 2022
Incredible Footage from INSIDE Hurricane Fiona
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Incredible Footage from INSIDE Hurricane Fiona

An unmanned drone has returned incredible footage of its intercept of Hurricane Fiona, a Category 4 hurricane, as it barrels across the Atlantic Ocean towards

September 22, 2022
Total Views: 9125

Monday, May 16, 2022
Watch: Will The Black Sea Turn Into A Tanker War?
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: 3153

Friday, May 6, 2022
Maritime Historian Slams US Navy Over Bonhomme Richard Fire Report
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: 10058

Tuesday, May 3, 2022
U.S. Air Force Tests New Ship-Sinking Bomb in Gulf of Mexico
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 than with

May 3, 2022
Total Views: 46928

Maersk Sealand Shipping Container
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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: 11232

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: 4294

Sunday, March 13, 2022
What Happened To Nuclear Cruise Ships?
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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: 4745

Wednesday, February 23, 2022
Dive Weld Training
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: 4577

Sunday, February 6, 2022
MARAD US Mothball Ship Fleet
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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: 38381

Saturday, January 29, 2022
Zig-Zag Coast Guard Search and Rescue Pattern
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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: 3968

Sunday, September 19, 2021
The recovered Dragon capsule
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: 2470

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Windoc Ship Smoking
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: 15221

Thursday, August 12, 2021
Watch Admiral Fagan Discuss Diversity
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: 938

Thursday, July 15, 2021
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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: 2186

Tuesday, June 1, 2021
ships in port
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: 4319

Monday, March 29, 2021
Suez Canal Unblocked – Freedom for the Ever Given!
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: 8644

Saturday, March 27, 2021
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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: 47941
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