Category: Uncategorized

Grand Jury Prepares to Hear Hudson Boat / Barge Accident Case

Posted in Uncategorized on August 13, 2013

PIERMONT, N.Y. — Rockland County District Attorney, Thomas Zugibe, is preparing for a grand jury case regarding the deadly boat / barge accident that killed a bride-to-be and her fiance’s best man after their boat crashed into a barge carrying construction material.

Coast Guard Responds to Collision Between Two Vessels Off Coast of Galveston

Posted in Uncategorized on June 1, 2013

HOUSTON, TX — The U.S. Coast Guard responded to a collision between two deep draft ships approximately 30 miles off the coast of Galveston on Thursday, May 30, after watchstanders at Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Texas City received a report.

Oil Industry Group Wants More Deepwater Permits

Posted in BP British Petroleum,Environment,Government,Gulf Coast,Uncategorized on March 18, 2011

WASHINGTON, DC – In spite of the fact that on the weekend of March 12, 2011 the government issued a new permit for deepwater oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, a major oil industry trade group says it’s not enough. On March 12,  the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) agreed… read more

U.S. Issues Noble Energy First Deep Water Drilling Permit Since BP Oil Spill

Posted in BP British Petroleum,Deepwater Horizon,Environment,Government,Gulf Coast,Louisiana Maritime News,Maritime Law,Uncategorized,World Maritime News on February 28, 2011

The Department of the Interior has issued the first deep water drilling permit in the Gulf of Mexico to Noble Energy, Inc. since the BP Oil Spill, a senior official said Monday. After a thorough vetting process, Noble Energy Inc. has been granted permission to resume drilling in 6,500 feet of water off the coast… read more