Archive of: Latest Deck Gear News

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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
New world record set for manned lifeboat drop (with VIDEO)

New world record set for manned lifeboat drop (with VIDEO)

The Norsafe vessel is dropped from 40 meters with 10 people on board

Web Bulletin 2015

Coast Guard barque Eagle hosts firefighting training

The Coast Guard barque Eagle is hosting damage-control training, including fire and flood practices

Web Bulletin 2015
Durar, Castleman issued U.S. patent for staple torque aligning winch system

Durar, Castleman issued U.S. patent for staple torque aligning winch system

Officials at JonRie InterTech and Castleman Maritime have won a U.S. patent for a new winch system that moves the pivot point

Web Bulletin 2015

Towboat captain sentenced to 6 months in prison for fatal Chicago barge explosion

A judge has sentenced an Illinois towboat captain to six months in prison for a negligent manslaughter conviction related to a 2005 barge explosion in the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal

Web Bulletin 2015
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