Archive of: Latest Deck Gear News

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American P&I Club launches initiative to prevent man-overboard accidents

The American P&I Club had a begun an initiative to prevent man-over incidents, including educational posters and web animations

Web Bulletin 2014

Canada's TSB issues warning on bulk-carrier cranes after operator injured at Quebec

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has issued a warning to the industry after an on-board crane's slewing ring bearing failure caused an injury aboard the bulk carrier Seapace

Web Bulletin 2014

Coast Guard publishes final rule on need for lifesaving devices aboard uninspected vessels

The U.S. Coast Guard has published its final rule governing the need for lifesaving devices aboard uninspected vessels

Web Bulletin 2014

Asphalt spills from ship into Mystic River during offloading

Liquid asphalt spilled from a broken hose while a bulk carrier was unloading the product along the Mystic River

Web Bulletin 2014

Preparation failures, tug deficiencies cited in loss of Lyubov Orlova

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has determined that insufficient preparation and tugboat deficiencies led to the loss of the ship Lyubov Orlova's tow in bad weather last year

Web Bulletin 2014

Probe: Improper gear caused fatal fall when hoisting line parted

A fatality occurred aboard the bulk carrier Federal Yoshino last year because improper gear was used, and a hoisting line parted while crewmember was in basket

Web Bulletin 2014
Coast Guard cites inadequate risk assessment in grounding of Kulluk

Coast Guard cites inadequate risk assessment in grounding of Kulluk

The report calls for an examination of safety issues raised when towing MODUs in the Arctic

Web Bulletin 2014

Blog: An inside look at maintenance team in Coast Guard's Baltimore repair yard

The Coast Guard Compass blog features a maintenance team at the Baltimore repair yard, using a crane, rigger and other equipment to remove equipment for overhaul

Web Bulletin 2013

Alaska legislator commends Crowley tug crew for efforts during Kulluk response

An Alaska state representative wrote a letter of commendation recognizing the captain and crew of the Crowley Maritime tugboat Alert for its efforts during the response to drifting drill unit Kulluk

Web Bulletin 2013

Captain pleads guilty to Seaman's Manslaughter in parasailing case

The U.S. Coast Guard said the captain in a fatal 2011 parasailing accident in the U.S. Virgin Islands has pleaded guilty to Seaman's Manslaughter

Web Bulletin 2013
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