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 more...

October 22, 2020
Total Views: 119

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 indicating that the bridge...

October 22, 2020
Total Views: 2329

Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Interesting

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,...

August 4, 2020
Total Views: 177

Thursday, March 19, 2020
Blog

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.

March 19, 2020
Total Views: 16

Monday, January 13, 2020
Blog

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...

January 13, 2020
Total Views: 28

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Maritime News

Watch: Boat Catches Part of SpaceX Rocket in Net

Check out this video posted by SpaceX’s Elon Musk showing part of a rocket being caught by ship at sea with a giant net.  The catch comes after SpaceX launched...

August 7, 2019
Total Views: 6

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Maritime News

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...

July 10, 2019
Total Views: 44

Monday, June 17, 2019
Maritime News

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...

June 17, 2019
Total Views: 93

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Thule Air Base
Defense

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...

April 24, 2019
Total Views: 43

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Maritime News

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...

March 13, 2019
Total Views: 35

Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Interesting

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...

September 4, 2018
Total Views: 6

Friday, August 31, 2018
Interesting

Facepalm: Some Idiot Drives Truck Onto a NorCal Jetty Last Year To Watch Waves… Needed An Airlift Out

The U.S. Coast Guard had to rescue a man from the Humboldt Bay north jetty in northern California last year after he drove his truck on the jetty and became...

August 31, 2018
Total Views: 75

Thursday, August 30, 2018
News

Need to Relax? Try Listening to the Sounds of an Idling Icebreaker Beset by Ice

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gpW7iYfuGDU I’ll take idling arctic icebreaker beset in ice and snow over North Atlantic cargo ship in winter storm any day.  Via Relax Sleep ASMR: 10 hours video of Arctic ambience with...

August 30, 2018
Total Views: 28

Maritime News

This Video of a Lab Simulated Rogue Wave Will Make Your Palms Sweat

It’s a sailor’s worst nightmare. A monster wave that comes out of nowhere, two to three times bigger than the others. In certain cases, waves like this are capable of...

August 30, 2018
Total Views: 293

Evergreen

WATCH: Model Emma Maersk Under Tow Looks Just Like the Real Thing

A 1:65 scale model of the Emma Maersk under tow at SMG Ijmond ship model harbor in the Netherlands on September 20, 2015.

August 30, 2018
Total Views: 90

Monday, August 27, 2018
News

Watch: Sailboat Loses Mast After Hitting USS Midway in San Diego

Sorry, the video doesn’t want to embed. View it here on Instagram. View this post on Instagram Qualified Captain vs USS Midway ?? #qualified #ragbagger #thoughthewouldclear #wrong #ussmidway #winsagain #dontfuckwithourmilitary...

August 27, 2018
Total Views: 21

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Maritime News

Watch This Boat Get Tossed by a Huge Wave

This video was apparently filmed this week in Nias in Sumatra, Indonedia as a huge swell hit the island. Luckily, according to reports the vessel was unmanned when it broke...

July 25, 2018
Total Views: 36

Monday, May 21, 2018
Blog

This Might Be The Best Maritime Commercial Ever [VIDEO]

This VLinc video, produced by gCaptain’s own Mario Vittone, might be the best maritime commercial ever but it’s certainly the most true. We also consider Mario’s new series of Safety...

May 21, 2018
Total Views: 32

Monday, May 7, 2018
Maritime News

WATCH: U.S. Navy Tomahawk Cruise Missile Hits Moving Target at Sea

This incredible video shows what is believed to be the first live test firing of a U.S. Navy Tomahawk cruise missile on a moving target at sea. The U.S. Naval...

May 7, 2018
Total Views: 162

Sunday, April 22, 2018
News

This Video Will Make You Want to Become a Houston Harbor Pilot

Check out this video about the Houston Harbor Pilots and the integral role they play in the safely navigating vessels of all types through the busy Houston Ship Channel.

April 22, 2018
Total Views: 326