Archive of: Latest Deck Gear News

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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

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
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