Grounded Tug and Barge Succesosfully Refloated On Hudson River

NEW YORK-A 114-foot tug carrying 65,000 gallons of diesel fuel and pushing a 320-foot barge was successfully re-floated at high tide at about 4:30 a.m. today after they ran aground 15 miles south of Albany on the Hudson River at 3:50 p.m. Friday. Both vessel’s hulls remained intact, and there have been no reports of pollution. The tug Tasman Sea and the barge DBL 81, both owned by K-Sea Operating...

Cutter Morro Bay Collision Update

BOSTON – The Coast Guard is continuing its investigation into the collision that occurred today three miles north of Block Island, R.I., between the 140-foot buoy tender Coast Guard Cutter Morro Bay and a Block Island ferry. The cause of the collision is still being determined at this time. Coast Guard investigators are interviewing both the crew of the Morro Bay and the ferry. Drug and alcohol...