Archive of: Latest Deck Gear News

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Blog: Buoy tender encounters bad smells, truck engine, 'teeth gnashing'

The Coast Guard Compass blog includes a feature in which a petty officer aboard a buoy tender answers five questions about his job

Web Bulletin 2012

Coast Guard to host oil spill exercise in southeast Alaska

The Coast Guard will host an oil spill exercise involving several agencies and Kirby Offshore Marine in southeast Alaska

Web Bulletin 2012

Shell's Arctic spill containment vessel project held up again

Shell's spill containment barge project for the vessel Arctic Challenger will face further delay because Washington state officials are requiring stormwater permits

Web Bulletin 2012

Cruise industry adopts new rule requiring training with fully loaded lifeboats

Cruise Lines International Association said its vessels will conduct training every six months with lifeboats that are deployed while loaded with people

Web Bulletin 2012

Tanker's chief mate injures groin when pants get caught in spindle

A Coast Guard helicopter in the Gulf of Mexico evacuated a tanker's chief mate, who injured his groin when his trousers got caught in a spindle

Web Bulletin 2012

Vessel operators 'need to rig pilot ladders safely'

The International Maritime Pilots' Association has published an updated brochure on pilot ladder safety

Web Bulletin 2012

Coast Guard issues safety alert on winch, hoist equipment capacities

Web Bulletin 2012

VIDEO of Auto Position Escort Winch model undergoing test

The Auto Position Escort Winch is specially designed for ship escort and protects the tugboat from capsizing

Web Exclusive 2012
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