Fuel Barge Breaks Free from American Tug Off British Columbia

A fully-loaded American-owned fuel barge broke free from its tug in gale-force winds off British Columbia on Sunday, prompting a major response to save the tug from running aground.  The Canadian Coast Guard reports that the articulated tug, the Jake Shearer, became disconnected from the fuel barge during its trip up the coast to Alaska. The barge is loaded with … [Read more...]