Archive of: Latest Deck Gear News

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Bloomberg TV report on Army Corps rock pinnacle removal, impact on barge commerce

Contractors are using barges with jackhammer and backhoes to remove rock pinnacles that are obstructing barge traffic during this period of low water in the Mississippi River

Web Bulletin 2012

Crowley crew wins heroism award for 2011 rescue near UK

The crew of the Crowley-operated vessel Ocean Titan received the AOTOS Mariners' Plaque in honor of a 2011 rescue in a gale near England

Web Bulletin 2012

Captain indicted after fatal parasailing accident in U.S. Virgin Islands

A captain who ran parasailing excursions has been indicted as a result of a fatal accident involving a broken towline

Web Bulletin 2012

Report: Missing Bounty crewmembers were washed overboard while trying to enter lifeboat

A Canadian news report says the two missing HMS Bounty members were washed overboard while in the process of entering a lifeboat

Web Bulletin 2012

Unoccupied van rolls off ferry in St. Lawrence River

A minivan in neutral knocked down a raised ramp and rolled off a St. Lawrence River ferry; the captain was hospitalized after suspected heart attack

Web Bulletin 2012

Coast Guard: Missing crewman at Mobile may have fallen while recovering pilot ladder

The Coast Guard said a missing crewman at Mobile may have fallen while recovering a pilot ladder

Web Bulletin 2012

Thief steals Wash. schooner's wooden wheel; voyage saved by loaner wheel

Someone stole the wooden wheel from the historic education tour schooner Adventuress while the vessel was docked in Olympia, Wash.

Web Bulletin 2012

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
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