Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Offshore

PHI Helicopter Crashes in Gulf of Mexico, Pilot Killed

Searchers on Monday located the body of a pilot whose helicopter, which is used to transport oil and gas workers from platforms in Gulf of Mexico, crashed on Monday. Watchstanders...

May 29, 2012
Total Views: 85

Tuesday, May 15, 2012
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Incidents

Bond Offshore Grounds More Helicopters, Gear Failure Identified

The UK’s Air Accidents Investigation Branch  (AAIB) released an interim Service Bulletin this morning regarding the investigation into the controlled ditching of a North Sea crew change helicopter owned by...

May 15, 2012
Total Views: 4

Thursday, May 10, 2012
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Incidents

Helicopter Carrying 14 Offshore Rig Workers Ditches in the North Sea

LONDON -(Dow Jones)- The U.K.’s main offshore workers’ union has called for all helicopters operated by Bond Aviation to be grounded pending an investigation into why an aircraft was forced...

May 10, 2012
Total Views: 55

Wednesday, March 14, 2012
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Offshore

New Helideck Monitoring Systems – Will A Computer Delay Your Next Crew Change?

As offshore drilling operations reaching into deeper water, further from shore, the duration of helicopter flights also increases along with the risk that the weather might change during the flight...

March 14, 2012
Total Views: 10

Monday, January 2, 2012
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Blog

Launch the Knight Hawk! [IMAGE]

(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Evans) PACIFIC OCEAN –  An MH-60S Knight Hawk assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23 passes the guided-missile...

January 2, 2012
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Monday, December 19, 2011
Blog

Insane Helicopter Landing in Rough Seas [VIDEO]

We don’t know much about this video except: The helicopter pilot is bad ass and; It was released by Prism Defence, an Australian-owned company that specializes in ship helicopter integration....

December 19, 2011
Total Views: 3

Sunday, August 21, 2011
Incidents

Rescuers Find Fourth Body In Petrobras Helicopter Crash, Search Ends

Photo: Agusta Westland AW139 helicopter RIO DE JANEIRO (Dow Jones)–Brazilian state-run energy giant Petroleo Brasileiro (PBR, PETR4.BR), or Petrobras, said early Sunday that rescuers had located the body of the...

August 21, 2011
Total Views: 7

Saturday, August 20, 2011
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Incidents

4 missing after Petrobras helicopter ditches off coast of Brazil

(Dow Jones) Rescue teams in Brazil on Saturday morning resumed their search for a helicopter with four people on board that made an emergency landing at sea Friday some 100...

August 20, 2011
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, October 5, 2010
Uncategorized

Flight deck cargo nets, what for?

Does anyone still have cargo nets strewn across their flight deck?  And if so, why?  Comment in the Forum.

October 5, 2010
Total Views: 4

Thursday, August 12, 2010
Blog

Fortuna – Incident Photo Of The Week

The incident is not recent this week but the photograph is. The talented photographer of this image, Rickard Gillberg, tells us more about the ill-fated cargo ship Fortuna:

August 12, 2010
Total Views: 0

Tuesday, October 13, 2009
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Photo Of The Week – LNG Tanker Lokoja

gCaptain’s photo of the week is a helicopter shot of LNG Tanker Lokoja (IMO# 9269960). Built by the Korean shipyard Daewoo in 2006 she is owned by BW Gas and...

October 13, 2009
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, December 9, 2008
gCaptain

Maritime Medical Evacuation And Rescue At Sea – Global Rescue Maritime

Last week we brought you information on marine license insurance and in our continuing quest to look at non-traditional protection available to mariners we bring you Global Rescue – Maritime!...

December 9, 2008
Total Views: 71

Thursday, May 8, 2008
USCG

Coast Guard Cliff Rescue Training

. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The aircrews of Air Station Los Angeles spent the day training for cliff operations May 17 at Point Vicente Lighthouse. The air station trains for...

May 8, 2008
Total Views: 1

Saturday, December 1, 2007
USCG

USCG Cruise Ship Medivac – Video

Every wonder what happens if you need to be helicoptered off a cruise ship? The USCG has released this video of a medivac operation off the coast of Mexico. The...

December 1, 2007
Total Views: 11

Sunday, November 4, 2007
Video

how not to land a helicopter on deck – video

November 4, 2007
Total Views: 5