John Konrad

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John Konrad is a former U.S. Merchant Marine captain who has sailed around the world aboard some the world's largest ships. He is the founder and CEO of gCaptain, the world's most visited maritime news website.

John Konrad is the author of Fire on the Horizon The Untold Story of the Gulf Oil Disaster, which chronicles the initial construction, crewmembers' existence, and eventual disaster aboard the oil rig Deepwater Horizon. For the book, Konrad used his insight as an oil rig captain and his seven years of experience as an employee of Transocean, one of the world's largest offshore drilling contractors and owner of the Deepwater Horizon.

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More of John's books…
Robert Greene
“When you show yourself to the world and display your talents, you naturally stir all kinds of resentment, envy, and other manifestations of insecurity... you cannot spend your life worrying about the petty feelings of others”
Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power

Viktor E. Frankl
“But there was no need to be ashamed of tears, for tears bore witness that a man had the greatest of courage, the courage to suffer.”
Viktor E. Frankl, Man's Search for Meaning

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“Since Auschwitz we know what man is capable of. And since Hiroshima we know what is at stake.”
Viktor E. Frankl, Man's Search for Meaning

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