Coast Guard imposes intervention on two bulk carriers on Columbia River

Coast Guard imposes intervention on two bulk carriers on Columbia River
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Coast Guard set in motion a detention of the Panama-flagged bulk carriers Atlantic Ruby and Amber L, Feb. 23, 2017, after discovering substandard safety issues while conducting routine Port State Control exams onboard the vessels along the Columbia and Willamette Rivers. The Atlantic Ruby, a 590-foot bulk carrier was boarded in Portland on Feb. 23, after Port State Control Officers...

Coast Guard discovers safety violations aboard container ship in Tacoma, Wash.

Coast Guard discovers safety violations aboard container ship in Tacoma, Wash.
SEATTLE — Port State Control officers from Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound discovered significant safety violations during an inspection of the 685-foot Liberian-flagged container ship Westwood Robson at the Husky Terminal in the Port of Tacoma, Thursday. The vessel and crew must remain in port until deficiencies have been corrected to the satisfaction of Coast Guard inspectors and the Classification...

Coast Guard detains container ship in Seattle after safety violations are found

Coast Guard detains container ship in Seattle after safety violations are found
SEATTLE — Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound personnel detained the container ship Lowlands Kamsar in Seattle, Monday, after a Port State Control exam detected several significant violations. The Lowlands Kamsar a 751-foot, Panamanian-flagged ship will remain in Sector Puget Sound’s Captain of the Port zone until the violations are corrected. During the exam Coast Guard Port State Control officers...