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American captain, crew honored for valor in Sincerity Ace rescue

American captain, crew honored for valor in Sincerity Ace rescue

Battling 30-knot winds, 25-foot swells and complete darkness, Green Lake maneuvered alongside an overboard mariner from the burning vehicle carrier Sincerity Ace.

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Lack of clutch maintenance cited in New Orleans tow collision

Undetected wear compromised Miss Dixie's maneuverability, the NTSB says

Columbia River tug sinks after breaking from mooring

The 38-foot Nova reportedly was blown three-quarters of a mile upriver by strong winds

NTSB cites hull neglect in sinking of Kentucky towboat

A good Samaritan vessel rescues the two crewmen aboard Tom Bussler

Lack of communication between master, pilot cited in San Juan pier strike

Norwegian Epic causes $3.5 million in damage to mooring dolphins and catwalks

NTSB: Speed of heavy-lift ship caused it to hit destroyer

The incident at Ingalls Shipbuilding resulted in $15 million to $20 million in damage

Multiple barges break free from fleeting area near St. Louis

The Coast Guard reports that all of the loose vessels have been secured

One dead, one missing after towboat skiff capsizes in Louisiana

Four crew from ITV Melvin L. King struck another towing vessel on the Port Allen Route

NTSB: Loss of engine control led to San Jacinto bridge strike

A barge guided by Lindberg Crosby hit the I-10 bridge, causing nearly $1.6 million in damage

Mariner with cuts, possible concussion medevaced near NC

The crewmember on the cargo ship Titania was found lying near a lathe

NTSB cites late turn in high water for $3.3 million allision

The lead barge in Bettye M. Jenkins' tow struck a grain terminal near Vidalia, La.

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Professional Mariner Editor Dom Yanchunas visits the Kanawha Valley for a conversation with West Virginia inventor Linwood Hamilton, who has developed a pair of inventions to improve safety in the inland towing industry. One is a rake that would fit onto the bow of a barge. The other is thruster piping inside a lead barge of a tow.

Added: 2015-11-03

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