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KENOVA, W.Va. -- Officials say a salvage operation has begun for a sunken tow boat that leaked oil in the Big Sandy River on the West Virginia-Kentucky border. The U.S. Coast Guard said in a statement on Wednesday that crews have arrived on scene to remove the vessel Gate City from the water, and ...
The Ocean King, a tugboat owned by the Boston-based Patriot Marine, was deemed the responsible party for the incident that left a large petroleum sheen in ... The Ocean King, with its home port of Boston, is a 95-foot tugboat built in 1950, and was not towing anything around the time of the spill, reports the ...

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The Coast Guard oversaw the response to an oil spill that was caused by a partially submerged tugboat in Newport News on January 24. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads Command Center were notified about the spill after another tugboat in the area ...
Japanese shipping major Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has signed an agreement for the construction of an LNG-fueled tugboat with Kanagawa Dockyard. The construction is slated to ... The ship will be operated by Nihon Tug-boat and it will be deployed in Osaka Bay in April 2019. LNG will be supplied by ...
[Brief] The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating an engine room fire that consumed the towboat George King near Vicksburg, Mississippi on Wednesday night. Coast Guard Sector Lower Mississippi River received notice at 2050 hours on Wednesday that the George King had caught fire. Her nine ...
Nine crew members safely evacuated from a towboat fire on the lower Mississippi River Wednesday night, climbing onto dry cargo barges as the George King went up in flames from an engine room fire. The 138'x44'x11', 6,140-hp towboat, operated by Marquette Transportation Co., LLC, Paducah, KY., was ...

A neighbor chased Douglass Crandall, 48, away from the bright-red, 350-ton tugboat-turned-yacht on Sunday. But Monday morning, Crandall returned to a marina in Sausalito, Calif., and cut the boat's heavy mooring lines, police told The mercury News. Crandall, who police said is homeless, then jumped ...
Local crews are working to clean an oil spill after a tug boat became partially submerged in Skiffes Creek, north of Fort Eustis, the U.S. Coast Guard said. Officials were first notified of the spill over the weekend, and crews were still working to clean it on Wednesday, according to a U.S. Coast Guard news ...
The Coast Guard turned Crandall over to police after he gave suspicious answers about why the tugboat was loose in the bay, said Sausalito police Lt. Bill Fraass. Police determined that Crandall was the man who was shooed off the boat the previous day by a neighbor at the Sausalito Yacht harbor.
He is accused of trying to sneak away in a 350-ton tugboat on Richardson Bay. police say a deck scraper is the weapon of a modern day pirate. They say the man broke a window and then tried to steal the 107-foot long tug boat. "This boat was built in 1955 for the army," said Joe Flowers. But this is no ...
He is accused of trying to sneak away in a 350-ton tugboat on Richardson Bay. police say a deck scraper is the weapon of a modern day pirate. They say the man broke a window and then tried to steal the 107-foot long tug boat. "This boat was built in 1955 for the army," said Joe Flowers. But this is no ...
It was on the Pungo River where Cleary went missing early Thursday morning after his tow boat capsized while towing another vessel. His body was found Friday evening by officials who had been searching for him since he went missing. On Monday, we spoke with some of his friends about his loss. "He was a giver, not a ...
CALVERT CITY, KY (KFVS) -. Autopsies on those killed after a towboat explosion are complete, according to Kentucky State Police. Emergency responders were on the scene of a deadly towboat explosion on the Tennessee River on Hollinger Road in Calvert City, Kentucky on Jan. 20. According to ...
death investigation UPDATE: CALVERT CITY, Ky. (1/22/18) -- Autopsy results from the the three men that died during an explosion on a tug boat Jan. 19 have been released. Kentucky State Police said the three victims deaths were caused from injuries consistent with the explosion. The investigation into ...
He was working on the upper deck of the towboat with Jimmy Lang and James Lang when he says they were hit by an explosion from the deck below. Jimmy's brother, Willie Lang, says after the blast, Tyler risked his life to save Jimmy and James. "The explosion threw him and his dad all the way across the ...
PUNGO RIVER, N.C. (WAVY) -- The body of a 45-year-old tow boat captain that went missing was recovered Saturday evening, two days after his boat capsized. The U.S. Coast Guard says the Hertford County dive team recovered the body around 4 p.m., approximately 50 feet from where his vessel ...
Crews found the body around 4 p.m. Friday just north of Wades Point, Emergency Management Chief Chris Newkirk said. Officials are not releasing the name of the victim at this time. Authorities say the towboat captain went missing after his boat capsized early Thursday morning at the mouth of the Pungo ...

Three people died and six seriously injured in a towboat explosion Friday morning at First Marine. the Western Rivers boat Management Inc. shipyard at ... Western Rivers describes First Marine as the company's foundation, originally created to rehabilitate older towboats and growing to include machine, ...
CALVERT CITY, Ky. -- Officials say a docked tugboat exploded on the Tennessee River in Kentucky, killing three and injuring others. Marshall County Emergency Management Director Curt Curtner says the explosion happened Friday at First Marine Dry Dock boat and Barge Repair. Marshall County ...
Photo courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard This view of the sunken tow boat that is leaking oil into the Big Sandy River shows the boom in place to try to contain the spill on ... KENOVA -- Thousands of Kenova Water System customers have been affected by Thursday's tugboat oil spill into the Big Sandy River.
Fire crews are responding to a tugboat on fire at the Smith Creek Boatyard located at 805 Cornelius Harnett Drive in Wilmington. (Source: WECT) ... extinguished the fire at around 8:30 a.m.. WFD units cleared from tug boat fire at this time, no injuries to civilians or firefighters. pic.twitter.com/l0k0015oL6.
Miles Woodruff was absolutely right: The water is a terrible place to keep a boat ("City takes next step in moving Edna G.," Jan. 5). From the moment a boat is launched until it is removed from the water, Mother Nature works tirelessly to sink that boat, no matter how large or small, no matter the material it is ...
tugboats from Bayou Chico attempted to recover a grounded coal barge from a sandbar near Fort Pickens on Thursday after inclement weather caused the ... gulf Islands National Seashore spokesman Brent Everitt said an Ocean Atlas tugboat attempted to tow the barge on Thursday afternoon to no avail.
The Coast Guard and other responders are containing an oil spill on the Big Sandy River after the towboat Gate City sank at its mooring near Butler, W. Va., Wednesday morning. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit at Huntington, W. Va., received a report at 7:40 a.m. from the vessel ...
Brian Dubreuil took in Jamaica Bay's sunrise Wednesday from a landscape that seemed more Alaska than New York. Nestled in the wheelhouse of the Agnesk, he guided the tugboat slowly through the massive chunks of blue-tinted ice that bobbed sluggishly in the pinkish-grey water of the bay. "You can ...
The tug boat in the harbor was there to navigate the ship to its destination so that it could get there safely, not impact anything around it and take on the new seas that it needed to. In the same way, our lives have numerous tug boats that we are given each day to keep us on course; perhaps it is the word of God or perhaps it ...
The body of one of two missing crewmen was recovered Sunday when the towboat Ricky Robinson was raised from the Mississippi River near Memphis, Tenn. Local news media reported Memphis police identified the body of deckhand Anquavious Jamison, 19, who was working with his stepfather, ...
Some of his earliest and fondest memories are of growing up on a towboat. His dad Randy Rogers and son Rocky Rogers did the same. Josh, of Mount Vernon, is a fourth-generation tow boat captain since 1997, working for years longer as a deckhand, on the water towing barges up and down the Ohio ...
Nine days after a tow boat sank in the Mississippi River, one of its two missing crewmen was found when the boat was recovered Sunday, officials said. ... U.S. Coast Guard suspended the searchfor two peopleon Saturday afternoon after their 66-foot tug boat sank on the Mississippi River Friday morning.
Efforts to salvage a large towboat boat sunk deep into the Mississippi River have moved forward this week as workers managed to start attaching chains to the vessel, a spokesman for the boat ... They're similar to tugboats, which typically push and pull other larger ships as they move in and out of harbors.
Operations were underway to recover the sunken towboat Ricky Robinson in 65' of water in the Mississippi River near Memphis, Tenn., as family and friends scoured the river banks looking for two missing crewman. Capt. Keith Pigrem, 35, and his stepson, deckhand Anquavious Jamison, 19, were working ...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Wepfer Marine Inc. has issued a statement in regards to the search for the Ricky Robinson tugboat that sank Friday with the two crew members on board. "The entire Wepfer Marine community offers its continued condolences to the family and friends of Capt. Keith Pigram and ...
The San Jose joins the Moran Towing tugboats now docked along the Ceres Street waterfront in Portsmouth this week. [Rich Beauchesne/Seacoastonline] ... PORTSMOUTH -- The Moran Towing corporation recently added a fifth tugboat to its fleet at its Ceres Street dock. The San Jose, a 1-year-old ...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- First responders are launching search and rescue boats after a tugboat sank on the Mississippi River. The Coast Guard said they were notified of the boat sinking at around 11:45 a.m. They are still actively searching for the two people who were on board, including the captain.
A crane and pump are being used in conjunction to resurface a boat owned by Knutson towboat Company that sank while docked in Coos Bay on Wednesday morning. NICHOLAS A. JOHNSON, THE WORLD. Oil sheen in coos bay. Buy Now. A perimeter was set in an attempt to contain an oil sheen after ...
Twin Northern Lights M65C13.2S Tier 3 electronic controlled generators, sparking 65 kW of electrical power each, provide the new towboat with ship's service power. Menominee, Mich.-based RW Fernstrum keel coolers are on both the main engines and the generator engines. gulf Coast Air & hydraulics, ...
tug boat sank in Coos Bay; cause under investigation. by KCBY. Sheen was seen in the water, but the exact amount of oil that may have leaked is unknown. (SBG). AA. COOS BAY, Ore. - Authorities are investigating what caused a Knutson tug boat to sink Wednesday morning. The vessel was tied to the dock before going ...
A neighbor chased Douglass Crandall, 48, away from the bright-red, 350-ton tugboat-turned-yacht on Sunday. But Monday morning, Crandall returned to a marina in Sausalito, Calif., and cut the boat's heavy mooring lines, police told The mercury News. Crandall, who police said is homeless, then jumped ...
PUNGO RIVER, N.C. (WAVY) -- The search is underway for a 45-year-old tow boat captain who went missing Thursday morning after his boat capsized near the entrance to the Pungo River. Coast Guard watchstanders at Station Hobucken said they got the call around 1:20 a.m. reporting that a 21-foot ...
... marine employees who supported it. "He is just a one-of-a-kind guy," said Brown. "Cool under pressure. He was once an air traffic controller and he told me, 'I use to have 300 planes in the air at once, all heading for the same airport, so five towboats heading for the same location is not as intimidating.'" ...
As part of an effort to achieve safer and more efficient working conditions, KOTUG - a provider of towing and related services to the maritime industry - has applied for a patent to use a drone in its tug operations. According to the company, which is based out of the Netherlands, the invention - using a drone ...
Josh Rogers jokes he was born on a boat. Some of his earliest and fondest memories are of growing up on a towboat. His dad Randy Rogers and son Rocky Rogers did the same. Josh, of Mount Vernon, is a fourth-generation towboat captain since 1997, working for years longer as a deckhand, on the ...
Enter your postcode to see news and information near you Community updates, crime statistics, Local News & Events and much more... Capt Dan Cross with the latest award to be gained by the restored famous steam tug the Daniel Adamson (Image: UGC TCH). Share; Comments. Get daily updates ...
The Many Plus 6 tugboat pulling a barge loaded with scrap metal is seen at the Lawis Ledge after it ran aground in the area on Friday. CDN PHOTO/JUNJIE MENDOZA ... Cayabyab said the tugboat was blown off course due to strong winds brought by Tropical Storm "Vinta." "The tugboat had 10 crew.
The body of one of two missing crewmen was recovered Sunday when the towboat Ricky Robinson was raised from the Mississippi River near Memphis, Tenn. Local news media reported Memphis police identified the body of deckhand Anquavious Jamison, 19, who was working with his stepfather, ...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- A body pulled from a sunken tugboat in the Mississippi River this weekend was positively identified as 19-year-old Anquavius Jamison, police said late Monday night. The body of Keith Pigram, Jamison's stepfather and captain of the vessel Ricky Robinson, has not been recovered.
Some of his earliest and fondest memories are of growing up on a towboat. His dad Randy Rogers and son Rocky Rogers did the same. Josh, of Mount Vernon, is a fourth-generation tow boat captain since 1997, working for years longer as a deckhand, on the water towing barges up and down the Ohio ...
Nine days after a tow boat sank in the Mississippi River, one of its two missing crewmen was found when the boat was recovered Sunday, officials said. ... U.S. Coast Guard suspended the searchfor two peopleon Saturday afternoon after their 66-foot tug boat sank on the Mississippi River Friday morning.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - One of the bodies from the missing men whose tugboat sank in the Mississippi River over 10 days ago has been recovered. MAJOR BREAKING: The body of one of two men missing in the Mississippi River has been recovered. We are out here now. The boat is still being drained.
MEMPHIS, Tenn.-- One body has been found on the missing Ricky Robinson tugboat after it was recovered from the Mississippi River Sunday evening. The recovery of the sunken tugboat that left two men missing is making progress. Wepfer Marine, under the supervision of the Coast Guard, was able to ...


 

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