For 45 years, Bergan Marine Systems, Pensacola, Fla., has operated as marine safety consultants and equipment suppliers of cargo protection systems for barges, ships, and U.S. government vessels. The company creates custom marine
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.
You can’t make this stuff up. A recent Danish Marine Accident Investigation Bureau report into the October 18, 2021, grounding of the 88.6 meter long Dutch registered general cargo ship Beaumaiden near
Recently named the director of safety and sustainability at American Waterways Operators (AWO), the national advocate for the U.S. tugboat, towboat and barge industry, Michael Breslin is no stranger to the industry.
Some two years after the tragic accident that cost the life of Sandy Hook pilot Capt. Dennis R. Sherwood when boarding an inbound containership, an industry guidance on pilot transfer safety has
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
U.S. Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) marine casualty investigators boarded the 14,028 TEU containership MSC Danit on Saturday, in the Port of Long Beach. Prior to the visit, U.S.
MAY 22, 2017 — Transport Canada has issued a ship safety bulletin intended to make the marine community aware of the rules and regulations that apply to Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAVs), or