Maritime Worker Killed by Mooring Line

Maritime Worker Killed by Mooring Line

A longshoreman in Port of Longview, Washington was killed recently in an accident that may have been preventable. The 34-year-old was struck by a mooring line that was shifting during cargo operations. Three other maritime workers were also injured in the incident. Tragically, though, the longs...

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Worker Injured at Elizabeth River Terminal

Worker Injured at Elizabeth River Terminal

Slips and falls happen. But one accident in Chesapeake landed a maritime worker in the hospital. A shipyard worker had to be rescued after a fall in Chesapeake last week. Reports say that the Chesapeake Fire Department was on site at the Elizabeth River Terminals February 15, 2017. They received a c...

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9-year-old, woman killed in York River boat accident

9-year-old, woman killed in York River boat accident

A 20 ft. recreational boat overturned yesterday on the York River. Two people, a woman and a girl just nine-years-old, were killed in the accident. The victims had been fishing with four other people when the boat capsized. The two were trapped under the boat and drowned. Both were wearing life jack...

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Fatal Virginia Smith Mountain Lake Jet Ski Accident

Fatal Virginia Smith Mountain Lake Jet Ski Accident

A fatal crash on Smith Mountain Lake has claimed the life of a teen girl. The accident occurred when 21 ft. fishing boat collided with a 10 ft. jet ski. The passenger on the jet ski was killed in the accident. The driver of the jet ski was injured and taken to the hospital with […]

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Alaskan barge accident kills deckhand

Alaskan barge accident kills deckhand

A 20-year-old deckhand has been killed in a barge accident in Alaska. The young man was working on a tug boat near Bristol Bay, Alaska. He was repairing a barge mooring line at the time of the accident on June 29, 2016. The man climbed onto a buoy to release the mooring line when the […]

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