Tuesday, December 28, 2010

US Navy to Merchant Marine transition advice

Thanks to M_R_Thurman for the Forum post… So, I’m writing this no reason other than to help other Navy guys that wish to transfer over to the Merchant Marines. I’m...

December 28, 2010
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Tuesday, March 9, 2010

YOUblog Featured Article: Diary of a PMI/Workboat Academy Cadet

This YOUblog featured article was submitted by one of gCaptain’s top contributors, Ordinaryseaman, otherwise known as Anthony, who was recently accepted to PMI’s Workboat Mate Program. — Howdy everyone! For...

March 9, 2010
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Sunday, September 6, 2009

The World’s Youngest Master Mariner

We have received many great article submissions in gCaptain’s YOUblog section, the place where mariners get a chance to blog, but few posts have received the quick acclaim of this...

September 6, 2009
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Saturday, June 20, 2009

YOUblog Article – Seafarer Access to Shoreleave

The National Maritime Security Advisory Committee (The primary industry advisory committee that provides security policy guidance to the US Coast Guard) has recently engaged in the issue of seafarer’s access...

June 20, 2009
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Wednesday, April 15, 2009
Fire Incidents

Bravo on My Watch – YOUblog Featured Article

I review shipboard incidents every day. It’s what I write about. Unfortunately, there’s plenty of material out there. The other day, something came across my desk. At first, I thought...

April 15, 2009
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Sunday, April 5, 2009

Jones Act, Get Your Act Together – YOUblog Featured Article

At the risk of incurring the wrath of gCaptain and the marine industry in general, and exposing my own naivety at the same time, here is a scenario for consideration:...

April 5, 2009
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