Coast Guard deems 426-foot vessel safe to sail

ASTORIA, Ore. — Coast Guard Sector Columbia River, located in Astoria, authorized the 426-foot, UK-flagged, motor vessel Wave Venture to proceed to sea from Portland, Ore., Monday, after ensuring safety deficiencies found aboard the vessel in March had been corrected. The Coast Guard Port State Control Branch of Sector Columbia River’s Marine Safety Unit Portland conducted several inspections...