Monday, December 10, 2007
Maritime Security

The Protector – Anti Piracy Robot

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UjtH70edsGQ Want to know more about The Protector? Popular Mechanics tells us; Robots versus pirates—it’s not as

December 10, 2007
Total Views: 35

Sunday, December 9, 2007
Interesting

Cosco Busan – ECDIS Tracking w/ Google Maps

So the gCaptain team has been exceptionally busy in the last few weeks and we have the Cosco Busan partially to thank. In addition to the server traffic and

December 9, 2007
Total Views: 37

Saturday, December 8, 2007
Oil Spill

Hebei Spirit South Korea Tanker Incident – Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jmG0KkC8e6k . Video of the Hebei Spirit Oil Spill In South Korea. Video not working in your browser? Try the direct

December 8, 2007
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, December 4, 2007
USCG

Tug-of-War | USCG Icebreakers VS Great Lakes Freighter

YouTube user 20greatlakes07 recently put together this video of the USCG Icebreaker Mackinaw’s unsuccessful, but valiant, attempt to free the Great Lakes

December 4, 2007
Total Views: 22

Saturday, December 1, 2007
USCG

USCG Cruise Ship Medivac – Video

Every wonder what happens if you need to be helicoptered off a cruise ship? The USCG has released this video of a medivac operation off the coast of Mexico.

December 1, 2007
Total Views: 15

Wednesday, November 28, 2007
Interesting

A Whale Of A Greeting – Deep Seas Exploration

At times commercial interests and biological research align with stunning results. Today we look at projects underway that utilize technology employed by the

November 28, 2007
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Tuesday, November 27, 2007
Video

Hull Inspection Video – More Exciting Than It Sounds

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KxDH2CS7c0I We’re hard at work on some interesting new features including a visualization of the Cosco Busan incident in

November 27, 2007
Total Views: 1

Saturday, November 24, 2007
Video

American’s Marine Highway

I am pleased to report a significant amount of positive feedback from mariners when discussing new MARAD (Maritime Administration) initiatives. In addition to

November 24, 2007
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Tuesday, November 20, 2007
Video

Darwin Award Close Call of the Week – Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cj502ncMu7E Youtube commentary; While sailing on San Francisco Bay we had a close encounter with a container ship. The container

November 20, 2007
Total Views: 2

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
Total Views: 2

Video

Green Power At Sea – OTEC

OTEC, or ocean thermal energy conversion, is an energy technology that converts solar radiation to electric power. OTEC systems use the ocean’s natural

November 20, 2007
Total Views: 4

Monday, November 19, 2007
Video

Elements Of Cruise Ship Design

Our friends at Sea-Fever had an excellent post yesterday regarding the above video. They tell us; No higher than Verazanno Narrows Bridge in New York, no

November 19, 2007
Total Views: 123

Saturday, November 17, 2007
Video

Planet Earth – Great White Sharks

We continue our gCaptain gift guide with Planet Earth DVD Series. This series by the BBC is simply amazing and looks stunning on a plasma TV. For those not

November 17, 2007
Total Views: 48

Friday, November 16, 2007
Oil Spill

Cosco Busan Crew Remain Silent During NTSB Interview

In other news The San Jose Mercury News tells us; The International Maritime Organization saw the Cosco Busan oil spill coming: Last year, it banned new ships

November 16, 2007
Total Views: 12

Sunday, November 11, 2007
Video

Merchant Marine Blues – Music Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P3G_kLxZ8FM For our veterans some light fair for this fine Sunday… Ramblin’ Jack Elliott singing Woodie

November 11, 2007
Total Views: 3

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
Total Views: 1

Sunday, November 4, 2007
Video

how not to land a helicopter on deck – video

November 4, 2007
Total Views: 6

Incidents

Titanic Video Slideshow

“This video contains a lot of (very old) pictures on Titanic, and even two short (original) films” Related Post: Was the titanic sunk by a small

November 4, 2007
Total Views: 6

Saturday, November 3, 2007
Video

Generation of Energy from Ocean Currents

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3rVBl6hRvdc Generating energy using tides in the Bay of

November 3, 2007
Total Views: 2

Thursday, November 1, 2007
Video

QM2 Arrival – A View From The Sky

November 1, 2007
Total Views: 2