Thursday, July 18, 2019
Interesting

Canada Sentences Kirby to $2.2 Million Fine for Nathan E. Stewart Spill

A Canadian court has sentenced Houston-based Kirby Corporation to pay a $2.2 million fine after the company pleaded guilty to charges related to the 2016 grounding of the American tug...

July 18, 2019
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Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Interesting

Crew Fatigue Caused 2016 Grounding of Kirby Tug Nathan E. Stewart in British Columbia, Report Says

The investigation revealed that the second mate, who was alone on the bridge at the time of the accident, had fallen asleep after working a 6-on, 6-off shift schedule for...

June 6, 2018
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Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Maritime News

Nathan E. Stewart Removed from B.C. Waters Near Bella Bella

A giant crane was used to lift the sunken tug Nathan E. Stewart from the sea floor Monday night more than a month after the tug ran aground near Bella...

November 15, 2016
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Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Maritime News

Heiltsuk First Nation Calls for Immediate Tanker Ban After ‘Nathan E. Stewart’ Oil Spill

British Columbia’s Heiltsuk Nation says it is hopeful that it can begin working with the Canadian government on responding to the oil spill from the sunken tugboat Nathan E. Stewart...

November 1, 2016
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Thursday, October 27, 2016
Interesting

B.C. Locals ‘Infuriated’ By Nathan E. Stewart Response

British Colombia locals are up in arms over the Canadian Coast Guard’s response to an oil spill following the grounding of an American tug and barge in B.C.’s Inside Passage...

October 27, 2016
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Thursday, October 13, 2016
Interesting

Kirby Tug Leaking Fuel After Running Aground in British Columbia [Incident Photos]

Friday: more photos added at bottom An American tugboat pushing an empty petroleum barge has run aground and is leaking fuel near Bella Bella located on B.C.’s remote central coast. The...

October 13, 2016
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