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Inspection reveals open lifeboat problems, but ban still not in sight

Inspection reveals open lifeboat problems, but ban still not in sight

A yearlong U.S. Coast Guard inspection of 122 open lifeboats on 45 U.S.-flagged ships revealed numerous deficiencies.


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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.

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