Saturday, August 20, 2016
Blog

Maritime Flags of Convenience Visualized

  We recently decided to get to work on some maritime visualizations. Above is a bubble graph I created representing the number of ships registered to each flag state.   This graph...

August 20, 2016
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Saturday, January 7, 2012
Interesting

Container Shipping Companies – The Ten Largest Visualized

UDPATED: January 2012 The data visualization above represents the worlds 10 largest container shipping companies by TEU capacity. WORLD TEU CAPACITY: 15,899,687 For those who prefer more traditional data we...

January 7, 2012
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Friday, December 9, 2011
Press Releases

Jensen Maritime Launches Google+ Page

Company Invites Fans to Follow Company for Latest News, Photos and More Jensen Maritime, a Crowley Maritime Corp. company, announced today the launching of a company Google+ page, which can...

December 9, 2011
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Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Blog

Portfire40 names first inductee: The Banksy of shipping?

Editors note: The new Portfire40 Series will portray those people in the maritime industry that possess “alternative power” having exhibited a lasting impact on the industry by the novelty and...

March 8, 2011
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Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Blog

Shipserv launches new “deals” website

The marine and offshore online chandlery Shipserv today announced that is has launched a “deals” website, rightfully called ShipservDeals.com.  The site is a first of its kind for the marine...

March 1, 2011
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Friday, January 21, 2011
News

ShipServ trading volumes up 31%, web traffic up 134% in 2010

ShipServ, the leading marine and offshore e-marketplace, has today announced record results for the year ending 31 December 2010. Trading up 31%, web traffic up 134% During 2010 over four...

January 21, 2011
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Friday, December 10, 2010
Blog

Carbon War Room launches ShippingEfficiency.org

In an effort help reduce the environmental impacts of the world’s shipping fleet, Carbon War Room, the not-for-profit website dedicated to fighting the war on carbon and founded by billionaire...

December 10, 2010
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Wednesday, December 8, 2010
Blog

Yahoo – ‘BP Oil Spill’ most queried term in 2010

What does it take to overcome Michael Jackson and Britney Spears from the top spot in Yahoo search queries? By MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Technology Writer Michael Liedtke, Ap Technology Writer...

December 8, 2010
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Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Uncategorized

“T/S State of Maine” on final voyage

We’re sure that there quite a few readers of gCaptain that have fond memories of the T.S. State of Maine (ex USNS Upshur), which is why we wanted to pass...

November 23, 2010
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Sunday, September 5, 2010
Interesting

Portfire 40 Launches! Who would you nominate?

The Portfire 40, a new shipping industry list of the most influential and alternative thinkers and thought provokers, is in the works.  An open and growing list, based on submitted...

September 5, 2010
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Friday, May 21, 2010
Uncategorized

AIS is not Foursquare for shipping

They’re both about localisation, but that doesn’t make them apples and apples By Ryan Skinner (email) You probably already know AIS. The short-range coastal tracking system identifies vessels near coastlines...

May 21, 2010
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Wednesday, November 25, 2009
Uncategorized

Facebook Page: Master of Towing Vessels Association

For those of you on Facebook, check out the new Fan Page, Master of Towing Vessels Association, started by gCaptain.com Forum Super Moderator, Doug Pine. Become a Fan The Master...

November 25, 2009
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Tuesday, August 11, 2009
USCG

Thad Allen, Commandant USCG – A Conversation On The Digital Age Of Shipping

The Digital Age – A conversation with Admiral Thad Allen, Last week I had the opportunity to sit down with Admiral Thad Allen, Commandant of the United States Coast Guard,...

August 11, 2009
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Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Uncategorized

Coracle Online First to Launch Line of Maritime iPhone and iPod Touch Applications

Coracle Online was one of (if not the first) company in the maritime and shipping industry to get into iPhone and iPod Touch application development.  Their first application, The Maritime...

July 29, 2009
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Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Uncategorized

SARSAT Satellite Tracking with Google Earth

Today we look at SARSAT information embedded to Google Earth. Ryan Erickson at the Unofficial CG Blog tells us:

July 21, 2009
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Wednesday, July 8, 2009
Photo

Photos of the Week – Workboats in the Gulf of Mexico

The above photo is from Flickr user whink27‘s photostream.  Click on the image for some more really great pictures of various workoats in the GOM from whink27’s. Thanks to gCaptain...

July 8, 2009
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Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Blogging CEO – Royal Carribean’s Richard Fain

Last month, the largest cruise ever built, Oasis of the Seas, underwent it’s first set of sea trials in the North Sea and Chairman and CEO of Royal Carribean, Richard...

July 7, 2009
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Thursday, May 28, 2009
USCG

USCG Launches The Coast Guard Compass

Continuing its push to social media and web 2.o, the USCG has just launched a new blog to accompany their already impressive arsenal of online outlets, The Coast Guard Compass. ...

May 28, 2009
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Tuesday, May 19, 2009
Uncategorized

Free Ship Simulator Games

The software development company, PlanetInAction, has just released a free ship simulator game that leverages the Google Earth plugin and presents it as the platform for this free game.  The...

May 19, 2009
Total Views: 4349

Thursday, May 14, 2009
Photo

Idle Ships Off Singapore Coast

Over the past day or so, there has been an article going around to different news sources about the hundreds of idle ships off the coast of Singapore as a...

May 14, 2009
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