February 2007

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2004 Plimsoll Awards won by Mississippi river pilot, Coast Guard R&D Center for support of AIS

Tsunamis: A rare but real marine hazard

The sinking of the Civil War-era steamer Pewabic ranks as one of worst disasters in the history of the Great Lakes

Helicopter and rescue boat combine to rescue burned crewmember

Tanker spills xylene in Mississippi after colliding with barges

Inland waterways industry lobbying to protect trust funds

NTSB faults navigation procedures of crew on small cruise vessel that hit rock and sank

Blessey, adding two new towboats, introduces 1,600-hp Dane F. Morgan

Pocket cruise ship sinks after hitting rock in a remote bay

Bold Endurance: From heavy lifting to deep-sea plowing

NOAA installing sensors on bridges to measure air gap

Failure to make use of electronic chart cited as factor in grounding

Bridge inspector drowns after barge knocks him into river

Chief mate demoted following grounding of Washington state ferry

Pilothouse staffing levels increased following N.Y. ferry crash

Decades later, bells still toll for crew of Edmund Fitzgerald

New cruise ship with troubled history sinks at German shipyard

Cruise ship escapes attack by pirates 100 miles off Somalia

Gramma Lee T. Moran: A new generation

AIS makes its presence felt

Four lost when towboat trying to recover barges is swept over dam on the Ohio River

Crew of cruise ship that hit reef faulted for failing to update charts

East Coast docking pilots increasingly coming under state regulation

ATB Sound Reliance: Articulate success

Coast Guard: Salvage industry must wait for proposed standards.

Canadian hovercraft stand ready to go places other vessels cannot

Saint Mary's River transit demands peak performance by lake pilots

Shifting cargo kills crewman during unloading operation.

Coast Guard proposes accelerating its Deepwater program by 10 years

Vessel Traffic System allows Southern California ports to handle growth safely