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Emerald Service, Alaska Chadux head up Valdez decontamination job

A unified command has been established to oversee the oil spill cleanup aboard BBC Arizona, and Emerald Services and Alaska Chadux are the decontamination contractors

Web Bulletin 2013

Odyssey Marine begins 2013 salvage work at SS Gairsoppa treasure site

Odyssey Marine Exploration said it has begun its 2013 silver-recovery work at the SS Gairsoppa aboard Swire's Seabed Worker

Web Bulletin 2013

Cargo ship catches fire in Alaska after oil leaks from containers

The cargo ship BBC Arizona is undergoing decontamination after transformer oil leaked from containers and ignited into a fire aboard the vessel at Valdez

Web Bulletin 2013

Rig manager: Kulluk tow should have used a second tugboat

During a Coast Guard formal hearing, a Noble Drilling manager said two tugboats should have been used to tow Kulluk, which broke free from the sole tug and ran aground

Web Bulletin 2013

Coast Guard questions Kulluk witnesses on towing system, voyage during winter

The U.S. Coast Guard this week is holding a formal hearing into the grounding of the drill ship Kulluk in Alaska

Web Bulletin 2013

Coast Guard highlights Top 10 deficiencies found during towing vessel exams

The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a list of the Ten Most Frequently Observed Towing Vessel Deficiencies

Web Bulletin 2013

Coast Guard schedules hearing in formal investigation of Kulluk grounding

The U.S. Coast Guard has announced that a hearing will be held May 20 in Anchorage in the formal investigation of the grounding of the conical drilling unit Kulluk

Web Bulletin 2013

ABS offers publication to help ship operators assess exhaust scrubbers

ABS has published an advisory on assessing and choosing exhaust scrubber systems

Web Bulletin 2013

Tugboat sinks near Calif.'s Point Sur; crew rescued from life raft

The U.S. Coast Guard said all four crewmembers were rescued from a life raft after the tugboat Delta Captain sank near Point Sur

Web Bulletin 2013

NTSB cites weather preparedness, life raft problems in Trinity II disaster

The National Transportation Safety Board said the Trinity II fatalities occurred as a result of inadequate weather preparation by the company and failure to use lifesaving equipment properly

Web Bulletin 2013
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