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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

PortSide New York explains how tanker Mary A. Whalen was secured during Hurricane Sandy

PortSide New York published an in-depth story about how its volunteers secured and protected the historic tanker Mary A. Whalen during Hurricane Sandy

Web Bulletin 2013

Carnival cruise ship aids rescue of distressed sailors near Fla.

The cruise ship Carnival Breeze assisted a Coast Guard rescue of two distress sailors by picking them up from rough seas prior to helicopter hoist

Web Bulletin 2013

Derelict cruise ship that broke loose near Newfoundland has been spotted adrift near Ireland

The derelict, unmanned cruise ship Lyubov Orlova, which broke loose from two towing vessels near Newfoundland, has been spotted adrift off the coast of Ireland

Web Bulletin 2013

TV series features ride-along footage of Odyssey Marine's treasure recovery

The Discovery Channel series "Silver Rush" features on-board footage of Odyssey Marine's crew recovering billions of dollars worth of precious metals and artifacts

Web Bulletin 2013
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