The maritime industry has seen a decline in reportable incidents, including a 24 percent decline in towing vessel incidents in 2017 over 2016, according to a recent safety report. The… Read More
Coast Guard Sector Lower Mississippi River watchstanders received a notification at 10:30 a.m. September 12 of a fire aboard the mv. Jacob Kyle Rusthoven at Mile 673, near West Helena,… Read More
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited five contractors for safety and health violations after three contract employees were killed and two others critically injured… Read More
A barge moored at Zito Fleet near Mile 105 on the Lower Mississippi River in Jefferson Parish, La., just downriver from the Huey P. Long Bridge, caught fire June 24,… Read More
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released a report on the sinking of the 1,800 hp. mv. Todd Brown on April 17, 2017, that concluded that the probable cause of… Read More
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announced earlier this month the conclusion of the agency’s investigation into a June 7, 2017, incident involving the breakaway of a moored crane barge… Read More
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