In a Marine Safety Alert released yesterday, the Coast Guard reports that a towing vessel operating in a pushing-ahead configuration experienced a loss of all propulsion while operating on the Mississippi River.
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By Matthew Spolarich, CDR, U.S. Coast Guard, Marine Safety Unit Houma Wire rope and its associated cable assemblies are an essential part of the marine industry in a variety of load-handling applications.
By Lt. Cmdr. Chad Yeamans, MS, SHRM-CP, Detachment Chief, USCG Investigations National Center of Expertise Discussions at the COP26 global climate change conference have put a focus on the future impact of
The Coast Guard Office of Investigations and Analysis has released Marine Safety Alert 06-21 to notify mariners of a potentially dangerous situation involving improperly machined threads which can lead to steering ram
A U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Alert (02-2) released last month notes the increasing failure rate of fixed and portable emergency dewatering equipment in the inspected towing vessel fleet. The alert reiterates
JANUARY 2, 2014 — The U.S. Coast Guard Inspections and Compliance Directorate has issued two Marine Safety Alerts on deck and entanglement accidents. Following are the texts ATTENTION ON DECK! COMMERCIAL FISHING