Archive of: Fires & Explosions

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Coast Guard to hold public hearing on fatal Bouchard barge explosion

Coast Guard to hold public hearing on fatal Bouchard barge explosion

Two crewmen died in the incident last year near Port Aransas, Texas

Web Bulletin 2018
Three injured after towboat catches fire in New Orleans

Three injured after towboat catches fire in New Orleans

Uncle Robert hit another boat while attempting to dock, injuring three deck hands

Web Bulletin 2018
Barge catches fire, grounds along Mobile River

Barge catches fire, grounds along Mobile River

No one was aboard the vessel, which was carrying scrap metal

Web Bulletin 2018
Texas dredge barge hits pipeline, catches on fire (UPDATE)

Texas dredge barge hits pipeline, catches on fire (UPDATE)

All 10 crewmembers on Jonathon King Boyd are safe after the incident near Port O'Connor

Web Bulletin 2018
NTSB: Loose pipe plug led to $3.7 million fire on car carrier

NTSB: Loose pipe plug led to $3.7 million fire on car carrier

Fuel sprayed onto the hot exhaust manifold on Alliance St. Louis and quickly ignited

Web Bulletin 2018
Maersk reports fire on US-flagged containership; crew safe

Maersk reports fire on US-flagged containership; crew safe

The Maersk Kensington incident occurs a week after a fatal fire on another company ship

Web Bulletin 2018
NTSB: Ro-ro fire started in vehicle in cargo hold

NTSB: Ro-ro fire started in vehicle in cargo hold

The source of ignition aboard Honor is traced to a starter motor solenoid

Web Bulletin 2018
'Abnormality' in tanker’s governor actuator led to allision, fire

'Abnormality' in tanker’s governor actuator led to allision, fire

Two pilots on Aframax River sustained burns and 88,000 gallons of fuel spilled

Web Bulletin 2018

Report shows towing vessel fatalities up in 2016

Three of the eight deaths occurred in one incident involving the tug Specialist on the Hudson River

Web Bulletin 2018

Bulk carrier towed to Seattle after explosion

Denise Foss responds after the engine casualty on Federal Iris west of the Columbia River

Web Bulletin 2018
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