USCG: Search continues for three still missing after two towboats collide

UPDATE: Search now suspended Coast Guard Commander Roberto Trevino, Coast Guard Sector New Orleans, said at a news conference this afternoon that search-and-rescue missions were ongoing following an incident early morning Sunday,

NTSB: Lube oil leak onto hot surface caused towboat fire

The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a report on a September 12, 2018 incident in which a fire broke out aboard the 1968-built towing vessel Jacob Kyle Rusthoven while it was

USCG updates Sub M work instructions

The Coast Guard’s Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance recently updated work instruction CVC-WI-013(3), “Towing Vessel COI Inspections under TSMS Option.” Updates include but are not limited to adding annual and renewal Certificate

USCG responds to sunken towing vessel

The Coast Guard was responding to a sunken towing vessel in Pass a Loutre near Venice, La., Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 2 a.m. that the

NTSB reports on engine room fire on 50-year old towboat

The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a report on a December 2017 engine room fire that forced the crew of a 1967-built towing vessel to evacuate the vessel, which incurred an

NTSB reports on partial sinking of towboat Savage Ingenuity

SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 — The National Transportation Safety Board has released a Marine Accident Brief on the September 5, 2017 partial sinking of the Savage Inland Marine towing vessel Savage Ingenuity. The

USCG responds to sunken towing vessel

MARCH 7, 2018 — The Coast Guard yesterday responded to a report of a sunken towing vessel at mile marker 832 of Everett Lake near Dyersburg, Tennessee. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector

NTSB finds hull fracture caused flooding of towing vessel

FEBRUARY 2, 2018 — The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a report on an October 26, 2016, incident in which the 1967-built Gore Marine Transportation Co. towing vessel Atlantic Raider grounded

NTSB issues report on fatal engine room fire in 58 year old towing vessel

NOVEMBER 17, 2017 — The National Transportation Safety Board has issued the report on the July 14, 2016 engine room fire aboard a 1958-built Luhr Bros towing vessel in which two crew

Unified Command lifts sunken towing vessel

JULY 18, 2017 — A Unified Command yesterday lifted the sunken towing vessel Eric Haney at mile marker 9.7 on the Upper Mississippi River near Cairo, Illinois, Monday. The Unified Command consists

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