Archive of: Groundings

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Canadian tour company has another accident; all safely evacuated

A tour boat owned by Jamie’s Whaling Station — the same company that had another vessel overturn in 2015 with the death of six passengers — struck bottom off Vancouver Island in October with the successful evacuation of all on board.

March 2017
Grain carrier breached after grounding in Columbia River

Grain carrier breached after grounding in Columbia River

The 738-foot Nenita is refloated after its crew secures the hull

Web Bulletin 2016
Cargo ship refloated after grounding in NC channel (UPDATE)

Cargo ship refloated after grounding in NC channel (UPDATE)

The incident involving Pola Palekh closed Beaufort Inlet Channel to deep-draft traffic

Web Bulletin 2016
Sunken BC tug lifted from rocks, loaded on barge

Sunken BC tug lifted from rocks, loaded on barge

Nathan E. Stewart, aground for 32 days, spilled 26,000 gallons of fuel

Web Bulletin 2016
Crew of sunken tugboat declined tow off BC rocks

Crew of sunken tugboat declined tow off BC rocks

The officer in charge asserted that Nathan E. Stewart was in no danger of sinking

Web Bulletin 2016
Trudeau announces $1.5 billion oil spill plan in wake of tug grounding

Trudeau announces $1.5 billion oil spill plan in wake of tug grounding

The Canadian leader calls the Nathan E. Stewart incident 'unacceptable'

Web Bulletin 2016

Tug grounding leads to new guidelines for BC pilots

The master will have to be present for transits of nine key areas

Web Bulletin 2016
Official cites communication problems with tug after BC grounding

Official cites communication problems with tug after BC grounding

The head of the Canadian Coast Guard also cites 'difficult work' laying boom

Web Bulletin 2016
Storms break apart boom containing BC fuel spill

Storms break apart boom containing BC fuel spill

Officials are uncertain how much fuel has escaped from Nathan E. Stewart, which sank Oct. 13

Web Bulletin 2016
Salvage crews in BC race to remove fuel from leaking tug

Salvage crews in BC race to remove fuel from leaking tug

A storm could complicate efforts to pump diesel from Nathan E. Stewart

Web Bulletin 2016
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