Web 2.0

Sunday, December 9, 2007

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
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Sunday, November 11, 2007

Follow the path of the Cosco Busan

UPDATE: BoatingSF has a new animation that can be found here: COSCO BUSAN’S TRACK – UPDATED _________________ Our friend John of VesselTrax.com

November 11, 2007
Total Views: 129

Sunday, October 28, 2007

gCaptain invites you to Pownce

gCaptain friend and Head Designer over at Digg.com, Daniel Burka, bumped up our number of friend request for the social networking / messaging site Pownce.com.

October 28, 2007
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Friday, October 26, 2007

gCaptain Now On Facebook

You are all welcome to join our new gCaptain group on facebook: LINK If there are any facebook developers out there who is willing to do some good for

October 26, 2007
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Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Google World Port Map

Do you think you can name this port? If so visit HERE to vote. This google map is brought to you by World Port Source which provides interactive satellite

October 23, 2007
Total Views: 285

Sunday, October 21, 2007

Watch your….. finances – Mint

Last week I signed up for the new web service MINT and I’m impressed. The new takes your financial information and breaks it down by cost. Why is this

October 21, 2007
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Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Hurricane Tracking Mashup

Here is a list of gCaptain’s picks for the most interesting ways to track Hurricanes. 1) IBISeye.com’s Hurricane Tracker. Click on past and future

September 18, 2007
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Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Google Maps – Maritime Mashup

Google has released a new Mash-up feature for their Maps service. Basically anyone can put together a map and submit it to google. Then users can overlay

September 11, 2007
Total Views: 67

Thursday, August 23, 2007

Google Earth – New Sky Feature

Google earth is quickly becoming an amazing product. You can track Tropical Storms, inspect subsea objects and view AIS (vessel tracking) data. Now google has

August 23, 2007
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Sunday, August 12, 2007

A Mariner’s Telephone Prayers Answered

When I started sailing commercial ships (10+ years ago now) I made a promise to myself that I’d quit when my first child was born. Now as I write

August 12, 2007
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Tuesday, May 15, 2007

GMDSS or how I stopped worrying about and started to love/miss the Radio Officer

It think even those of us who are experts in technology are blow away by some of the capabilities today. Going to a Maritime Academy in the 90’s gave

May 15, 2007
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Wednesday, May 9, 2007

Hidden Scoop

Here are some of the upcoming Discoverer posts. Be sure to vote on the ones you like! Will Virginia soon be entertaining big offers for its port terminals? The

May 9, 2007
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Tuesday, May 8, 2007

New To The Site? Watch our Video Tutorials

Here at gCaptain our mission is to bring you the latest tools from Web 2.0 as they relate to the Maritime Industry. The drawback? ….information overload.

May 8, 2007
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