In Case You Missed It… Top 10 News Items of The Week

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May 13, 2011

Welcome to this weeks edition of “In Case You Missed It…”, a new series posted every Friday that highlights the weeks top 10 news items on  In this series, we will also have a look at the latest jobs posted to the gCaptain Job Board, and the latest discussions going on in the gCaptain Forum. Enjoy!

Top Ten News Items of The Week:

  1. Ship owners pressure governments to step up fight against piracy
  2. Maritime Industry ‘Sail-In’ calls at 161 Congressional offices
  3. Let’s Put An End To The 6&6 Watch Schedule
  4. Navy Christens Destroyer Named After Navy SEAL Killed in Afganistan
  5. Incident Photos – French Navy Disrupts Suspected Pirate Mothership
  6. Vantage Places Order For Ultra-Deepwater Drillship
  7. Security Breach – Gulf Of Aden AIS Feed Is Now Public
  8. Exclusive Interview With Deepwater Horizon Survivors Brent Mansfield & Christopher Choy
  9. Federal Investigators Breach Ports With Counterfeit TWICs
  10. BNWAS – Can The Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System Prevent Fatigue?
  11. Maritime Unions Enter The Drillship Market

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Talk on the Forum: 22 new discussions on the Forum this week!

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