Thursday, June 7, 2018
ezion liftboat capsizes
Maritime News

Ezion Liftboat Capsizes During Tow in South China Sea

A liftboat belonging to Ezion Holdings has capsized in the South China Sea during a dead tow from Vietnam to Taiwan, the company said Wednesday. The vessel was unmanned at...

June 7, 2018
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Wednesday, November 27, 2013
USCG

Lucas Bourg Liftboat Evacuated in Gulf of Mexico Amid Stability Concerns

A liftboat in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico has been evacuated after severe weather raised concerns about the stability of the vessel located about 30 miles offshore Mobile, Alabama.

November 27, 2013
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Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Offshore News

Waterspout Causes Liftboat to Capsize Off Louisiana Coast

A Hercules Offshore (NASDAQ:HERO) liftboat capsized last week after it was struck by multiple waterspouts off the coast of Louisiana.  Hercules Offshore says its liftboat, the Starfish, a 140-class liftboat,...

October 4, 2011
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Friday, September 9, 2011
Offshore News

Search continues for liftboat crew missing in Gulf of Mexico

UPDATE: Read HERE for Monday update on this incident. Ten people are missing after a liftboat contracted by the seismic data services company, Geokinetics, became disabled and began to take...

September 9, 2011
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Friday, May 13, 2011
Engineering News

Levingston Offshore to build World’s Largest Liftboat

The Levingston Corporation of Boerne, Texas and PaxOcean Engineering Zhoushan Co. of Singapore have signed a Letter of Intent to build what will be the world’s largest liftboat.  The liftboat...

May 13, 2011
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Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Engineering News

CLASS: US Flagged Liftboats designated as Wind Turbine IMR Units

ABS just released news about two US-flagged liftboats that have been specified with their Wind IMR notation.  Per ABS code, a Wind Turbine IMR Unit is “a mobile offshore unit primarily intended for...

April 26, 2011
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