Archive of: Latest Deck Gear News

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Palfinger sets boarding record with 440-person lifeboat

Palfinger sets boarding record with 440-person lifeboat

The new MPC 49 has been ordered for cruise ships being built by STX France

Web Bulletin 2017
New ASD tug joins Petchem's fleet

New ASD tug joins Petchem's fleet

The vessel from Gulf Coast Steel Boat Builders features JonRie's Container Master winch

Web Bulletin 2016

A visit to the MarAd mothball fleet in Suisun Bay, with PHOTO GALLERY

Business Insider offers a tour of the Maritime Administration's reserve fleet in Suisun Bay

Web Bulletin 2016

New round of El Faro hearings to focus on cargo loading, lifeboats

A second round of Coast Guard hearings on the El Faro disaster begin today, with testimony on cargo loading, weather equipment and lifeboat-lowering devices

Web Bulletin 2016

Samson technical video: Splicing rope applications and benefits

Web Bulletin 2016
JonRie introduces Container Master Series of winches

JonRie introduces Container Master Series of winches

Web Bulletin 2016

MARAD to fund development of LNG-powered inland towboat

The Maritime Administration announced $750K in funding to convert a Pittsburgh towboat to LNG power and a $500K contribution to install an exhaust scrubber on the laker Lee Tregurtha

Web Bulletin 2015
Michigan car ferry catches fire, goes out of service

Michigan car ferry catches fire, goes out of service

The four-vehicle cable ferry Charlevoix was taken out of service over the weekend after being damaged by a vehicle fire on board

Web Bulletin 2015

In El Faro-like simulation, the vessel capsized

A Florida maritime safety school conducted a simulation of conditions encountered by El Faro, and the vessel in the simulation capsized

Web Bulletin 2015

During search for El Faro, Coast Guard finds more floating objects

The U.S. Coast Guard said it has located life jackets, life rings and containers, plus a oil sheen

Web Bulletin 2015
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