Friday, June 26, 2015
Maritime News

Illinois Captain Sentenced to Six Months in Prison for 2005 Barge Explosion

An Illinois man who was captain of a petroleum barge that exploded in a Chicago canal in 2005, killing a crew member, was sentenced to six months in prison on

June 26, 2015
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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

WATCH: Quick-Thinking Tug and Barge Crew Extinguish Apartment Fire

Quick-thinking tug and barge crew use backhoe to extinguish top-floor blaze.

July 17, 2013
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Sunday, October 28, 2012

Storm Warning – Preparing Boats For A Hurricane

As Hurricane Sandy moves up America’s northeast coast, most ships are now operating under the direction of shipping company emergency response plans and

October 28, 2012
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Tuesday, July 31, 2012
new york city prison barge

NYC’s Prison Barge – The Most Depressing Barge in the World?

New York City Prison Barge, The Vernon C. Bain Center (VCBC), is an 800-bed jail barge that is designed to handle inmates from medium- to maximum-security in

July 31, 2012
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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Seafarer’s Voices: Video Series Provides Former Pirate Hostages Opportunity to Speak Out

The Seamen’s Church Institute (SCI) has just released a series of videos on Youtube highlighting the stories of four former pirate hostages.

February 21, 2012
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