Thursday, May 9, 2019
Interesting

NTSB Blames Ineffective Maintenance, Safety Management in Deadly Barge Explosion

The National Transportation Safety Board has determined that the deadly explosion and fire aboard the B No. 255 barge off the coast of Port Aransas, Texas in 2017 was the...

May 9, 2019
Total Views: 82

Friday, October 5, 2018
Maritime News

Bouchard Seeking $18 Million Insurance Payout on Exploded B255 Barge

(Clearview Post) – The owners of an oil barge that exploded off the coast of Texas in 2017 might make $12 million more on their insurance claim for the damaged vessel...

October 5, 2018
Total Views: 73

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Maritime News

Bouchard Transportation Lawsuit: Safety Record Not Relevant in Deadly Barge Explosion Investigation

Bouchard Transportation of Melville, New York, wants the Coast Guard’s investigation limited to the loaded oil barge which exploded in 2017 off the coast of Texas, killing two deckhands. But...

August 8, 2018
Total Views: 80

Thursday, July 26, 2018
Interesting

‘Sitting On a Big Powder Keg’: Final Day of Testimony in Coast Guard’s Bouchard No. 255 Explosion Hearing

The families of two dead seamen want answers as to why a loaded Bouchard oil barge exploded off the coast of Texas. The Coast Guard’s public hearing unleashed a torrent...

July 26, 2018
Total Views: 48

Maritime News

Bouchard Barge No. 255 Hearing Part 5: ‘No one could say they didn’t know about the problems’

Editor’s Note: This article is part of a series focussing on the U.S. Coast Guard’s public hearing on the explosion and fire aboard the Bouchard No. 255 tank barge that...

July 26, 2018
Total Views: 34

Monday, July 23, 2018
Maritime News

Bouchard Barge No. 255 Hearing Part 4: Former Bouchard VP ‘Shocked’ at Condition of Barge 255

Editor’s Note: This article is part of a series focussing on the U.S. Coast Guard’s public hearing on the explosion and fire aboard the Bouchard No. 255 tank barge that...

July 23, 2018
Total Views: 64

Friday, July 20, 2018
News

Bouchard Barge No. 255 Hearing Part 3: Conflicting Testimony and Disputed Phone Calls

Editor’s Note: This article is part of a series focussing on the U.S. Coast Guard’s public hearing on the explosion and fire aboard the Bouchard No. 255 tank barge that...

July 20, 2018
Total Views: 39

Thursday, July 19, 2018
News

Bouchard Barge No. 255 Hearing Part 2: ‘He Slipped Out of His Life Jacket and Sank to the Bottom’

Editor’s Note: This article is part of a series focussing on the U.S. Coast Guard’s public hearing on the explosion and fire aboard the Bouchard No. 255 tank barge that...

July 19, 2018
Total Views: 47

Interesting

Bouchard Barge No. 255 Hearing Part 1: ‘I Was Hearing Blasts Every Second’

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of articles covering the U.S. Coast Guard’s public hearing on the explosion and fire aboard the Bouchard No. 255 tank barge...

July 19, 2018
Total Views: 109