Shipboard Emergency Training – Technology Solutions

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030604-N-7902K-084 Philippine Sea (Jun. 04, 2003) -- Damage Control Training Team Supervisor (right), Hull Technician Chief Anthony Wilson and team leader for hose team two (left), Gas Turbine System Technician 3rd Class Clayton Wheeler talk to the accessman (center), Seaman Rafael Rivera about the hose team procedures for accessing a fire filled space after a main space fire … [Read more...]

RIG Shareholders Reject BP Spill Liability Proposal

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HOUSTON (Dow Jones)--Transocean Ltd. (RIG) shareholders quashed a proposal that would have absolved the company's directors and top management from liability for the contract driller's 2010 activities, including the deadly Deepwater Horizon disaster. The vote marks only the second time in Swiss corporate history that shareholders have rejected a board proposal. The … [Read more...]

Exclusive Interview With Deepwater Horizon Survivors Brent Mansfield & Christopher Choy

Chris Choy - Transocean BP Oil Spill Survivor

On April 20th 2011, the one year anniversary of the BP rig explosion, gCaptain was honored to conduct video interviews with many survivors of the Deepwater Horizon. Today's interview is with the Deepwater Horizon's First Assistant Engineer Brent Mansfield and Fire Team member Christopher Choy. Brent Mansfield is a graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy … [Read more...]

Exclusive Interview With Deepwater Horizon Survivor Yancy Keplinger

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On April 20th 2011, the one year anniversary of the BP rig explosion, gCaptain was honored to conduct video interviews with many survivors of the Deepwater Horizon. Today's interview is with Senior Dynamic Positioning operator Yancy Keplinger the rig's most veteran watchstander on duty at the time of the incident. Yancy, along with 3rd Mate Andrea Fleytas, the 23 year old … [Read more...]

Update On Deepwater Horizon Tort Cases – Interview With Maritime Lawyer Steve Gordon

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The following video is first in a series of interviews I did with Deepwater Horizon survivors and people intimately involved in the ongoing incident investigations. Steve Gordon is an Offshore Injury Lawyer representing the family of Karl Kleppinger, a victim of the incident, and ten injured rig workers including Douglas Brown whose interests he represented as a party of … [Read more...]

BP Agrees To Provide $1B For Gulf Restoration Projects

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WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)--BP Plc has agreed to provide $1 billion to help restore wildlife and habitats in the Gulf of Mexico as part of an agreement with the U.S. and Gulf Coast state governments, the Justice Department said Thursday. This agreement, billed as the largest of its kind, falls on the heels of the one-year anniversary of the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon rig … [Read more...]