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4 27

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News, Boat Accident, El Faro
Though the voice data recorder discovery was a positive step in finding out more truth about the sinking of the El Faro , the actual retrieval will likely take up to several months. According to the National Transportation Safety Board, the way the VDR and four-ton mass are oriented will create some complications. Brian Curtis, Director of the NTSB Office of Marine Safety commented, “It’s clear ...
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4 26

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News, Boat Accident, El Faro
While the wreckage of the El Faro was found several months ago, there have still been many questions swirling around the cargo ship’s sinking that occurred last October . Investigators, family members, officials, and many others are hoping that the recently discovered voice data recorder (VDR) will provide more insight into the El Faro tragedy and even the missing closure that those involved are ...
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4 23

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News
In 2012, Transocean was hired by Shell for 4 drillships for 10 years each. One of the drillships, the Deepwater Thalassa, started that contract a few months ago in February. Today, in an email to Offshore Energy Today, a spokesperson for Shell confirmed that the Transocean Deepwater Proteus, a newly built ultra-deepwater drillship, had arrived to the Gulf of Mexico. They went on to confirm that ...
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4 19
A tugboat capsized early Tuesday morning as it made its way along the San Jacinto River, which was rain-swollen due to the heavy down pour in the area. Of the five crewmembers on board the Ricky J Leboeuf, four were successfully rescued by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) Marine Unit while the tugboat sank into the river. The fifth crewmember remained unaccounted for following the ...
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Arnold & Itkin News
Arnold & Itkin has stepped up to represent a young man who was injured in an offshore accident . We filed a lawsuit on our client’s behalf after he sustained major injuries to his neck, back, shoulder, and various other areas of his body in a preventable workplace incident. He was directed to transfer from an offshore oil platform to a vessel during noticeably dangerous conditions. As a result, he ...
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