Archive for the ‘US Coast Guard (USCG)’ Category
MOBILE, Ala. — The U.S. Coast Guard released preliminary findings after launching an investigation into the cause of the April 24, 2013 explosions and fire on board two Kirby tank barges that were moored at the Oil Recovery Company Marine Terminal in Mobile.
MIAMI, FL. — According to the U.S. Coast Guard, the cruise ship, Royal Caribbean Grandeur of the Seas, was on its way to Coco Cay, Bahamas, when a fire broke out aboard the ship on Monday, May 27, off the Florida coast.
LAFITTE, La. – The Coast Guard has determined that the Settoon vessel that struck a Chevron pipeline in Bayou Perot on March 12 appears to be out of the navigation channel and ran over clearly marked white stakes that indicated the pipeline’s presence.
PORTSMOUTH. ME. — The U.S. Coast Guard released a report to Foster’s Daily Democrat on February 28, 2013, detailing the sinking of the Benjamin Bailey, the tugboat that capsized on October 24, 2012 in Portsmouth. The report cited human error, stating that the captain failed to maneuver the ship into a new position after high tide.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — In a news release on the U.S. Coast Guard website, posted March 4, the Coast Guard reported that they were working with local agencies and International Offshore Services to refloat an oil rig platform supply vessel after it ran aground on San Jose Island, Monday, with four people aboard.
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A news release was sent out on Feb. 28, 2013 by the U.S.Coast Guard about a fire that broke out aboard the Portsmouth-based Cutter Bear. The reports states that the U.S. Coast Guard and Portsmouth Fire Department responded Thursday to a fire aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Bear, while moored at Coast Guard Base Portsmouth.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A tanker worker, who was part of the Stolt Flamenco crew, was medically evacuated from a 435-foot tank ship by a Coast Guard helicopter crew Saturday evening, Feb.2, about 50 miles southeast of the Texas-Mexico border.... Read More
NEW ORLEANS, La. — Three crew members and two passengers on the Chalmette Ferry complained of minor injuries after the ferry collided with a barge on Friday, Oct 26, causing minor damage to both vessels.