"A large portion of the restaurant is slowly sinking and the other half had been dragged upriver early Wednesday." Click here for more details.
An affidavit says Robert Odom, a crew member on a commercial fishing vessel, attacked the vessel’s captain with a pellet gun and long-blade knife as the vessel was in the Gulf of Mexico off Pensacola. The Captain was taken to a Florida hospital and the crew member arrested. For the complete story: https://weartv.com/news/local/crew-member-stabs-shoots-ship-captain-off-pensacola-coast?
Subject: SAFETY ALERT - LED LIGHTING INTERFERENCE VHF FREQUENCIES United States Coast Guard Inspections and Compliance Directorate Washington, DC Safety Alert 13-18 Let us enlighten you about LED lighting! Potential interference of VHF-FM Radio and AIS Reception. The U.S. Coast Guard has received reports from crews, ship owners, inspectors and other mariners regarding poor reception on VHF ...
The IRS decides to audit an old boat Captain, and summons him to the IRS office. The auditor was not surprised when the Captian showed up with his attorney. The auditor said, "Well, sir, you have an extravagant lifestyle and only a retirement check, which you explain by saying that you ...
September 29, 2019LightBoard
The Maritime throw down is a maritime industry's contest to find the best in boat and ship line handling. Boat and ship companies around the nation send their best line handlers to compete. This years regional will be held at San Jacinto Maritime Technology & Training Center located at 3700 Old Highway ...
September 26, 2019LightBoard
U.S. Transportation Command began a large-scale sealift readiness exercise Sept. 16, as part of its Turbo Activation exercise series, ordering dozens of ships to sea. These exercises typically involve only a few ships but this event targets 28 vessels for activation to provide a better assessment of the readiness of U.S. ...
September 17, 2019LightBoard
Watch Live here: https://www.khou.com/article/news/local/greenpeace-activists-hanging-from-fred-hartman-bridge-to-stop-ship-channel-traffic/285-33d1c828-fd39-4221-8556-f341db2ebbf3 For more details click here http://www.fox26houston.com/news/local-news/greenpeace-activists-suspended-from-fred-hartman-bridge?http://www.fox26houston.com/news/local-news/greenpeace-activists-suspended-from-fred-hartman-bridge?
September 12, 2019LightBoard
USCG has made contact with 4 missing crew members trapped on the Golden Ray and are working to get them out. The Golden Ray, a 656-foot vehicle carrier, listed "heavily" and then rolled over on its side early Sunday in St. Simons Sound near Brunswick, Ga., according to the United ...
September 9, 2019LightBoard
USCG footage shows the dive boat "Conception" fire before it sank. Sadly 32 victims have been recovered. Filmed from the responding USCG MH-60 Jayhawk out of San Diego. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjS7EBeCWE8
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