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NTSB to lead Seastreak crash probe, sends team to NYC

The National Transportation Safety Board is sending an investigative team and will lead the probe of the Seastreak Wall Street's crash that injured 57 people

Web Bulletin 2013

Coast Guard orders formal investigation of Kulluk grounding

The U.S. Coast Guard said it will conduct a formal investigation, along with the NTSB and BSEE, into the Kulluk grounding and its support vessels

Web Bulletin 2013

Study: Puget Sound ship noise exceeds level that is safe for marine mammals

A study by the University of Washington has found that the noise from ships, ferries on tugboats in Puget Sound is often higher than levels that are considering harassment to marine mammals

Web Bulletin 2013

New MARPOL rules on energy efficiency, waste disposal go into effect

A new MARPOL amendment is now in effect requiring energy efficiency management systems and new restrictions on emissions and garbage and sewage disposal

Web Bulletin 2013
Texas company designs ATB that can deliver LNG directly to vessels

Texas company designs ATB that can deliver LNG directly to vessels

Waller Marine of Houston has developed a new concept for an articulated tug barge (ATB) that will bring LNG into smaller ports where there is no LNG infrastructure.

February 2013

Drill ship runs aground near Kodiak Island after breaking loose from Aiviq

Two days after the new Alaska oil-industry vessel Aiviq suffered propulsion failure, the conical drill ship it was towing broke loose and ran aground near Kodiak Island

Web Bulletin 2012

National Maritime Center to issue new STCW endorsement for designated duty engineers

The U.S. Coast Guard's National Maritime Center will issue new STCW endorsements to designated duty engineers (DDE)

Web Bulletin 2012

Seattle port's clean-fuel incentive program under scrutiny from state auditor

Washington's state auditor said the Port of Seattle's incentives for the use of clean ship fuels at berth exceeds the agency's authority

Web Bulletin 2012

Freighter loses propulsion, runs aground at Charleston

The Liberian-flagged freighter HR Recommendation lost propulsion, exited the channel and ran aground at Charleston Harbor

Web Bulletin 2012

NASSCO to build world's first LNG-fueled box ships

General Dynamics NASSCO will build two LNG-powered containerships for TOTE; the vessels likely will be the world's largest ships with LNG-fueled propulsion

Web Bulletin 2012
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