Ship Photos of the Day – ‘Barracuda’ Law Enforcement Vessel in Heavy Surf Sea Trials

+-*Following up on yesterday’s ship photos of the day of Safehaven Marine’s Interceptor 48 rescue vessel in heavy surf sea trials, here’s a look at the company’s new ‘Barracuda’, a high speed Interceptor designed for military and law enforcement. According to Safehaven Marine, “‘Barracuda’ is a high speed low RCS Interceptor for military and law enforcement […]

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A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Kodiak conducts hoists of the first six of 18 crewmen from the mobile drilling unit Kulluk 80 miles southwest of Kodiak City, Alaska, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012. The tug Aiviq suffered problems towing the Kulluk Thursday prompting the Coast Guard to deploy cutters and aircraft to while Royal Dutch Shell dispatched additiona tugs. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sara Francis.

NTSB: Shell’s Poor Planning Caused 2012 Grounding of Kulluk Rig

+-*  The National Transportation Safety Board has determined that inadequate planning by Shell ultimately led to the grounding of the the company’s Kulluk drilling rig in Alaska in 2012. The Shell owned ice-class mobile offshore drilling unit Kulluk grounded in heavy weather near Ocean Bay on the eastern coast of Sitkalidak Island off Kodiak on December […]

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USS Arizona Incident – Military Sealift Command to Lead Investigation

+-*  The Military Sealift Command will lead the U.S. Navy’s investigation into an incident involving the hospital ship USNS Mercy resulting in damage to a floating dock attached to the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor. The incident occurred Wednesday morning as the USNS Mercy was being maneuvered by tugs in Pearl Harbor in preparation […]