TSB investigates passenger boat capsize in which five died
October 29, 2015—Preliminary information released by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) said that most of the passengers and crew were on the top deck on the port side of the Leviathan II when the incident occurred. This would have raised the center of gravity, affecting the vessel’s stability.
JHSV program gets new name and another $53.4 million
The new name for the series is part of a change in ship type designators that began back in January.
AlphaTron introduces the AlphaEye
AlphaEye is described as “the next generation service communication tool.”
MAIB issues report on RO/RO engine room fire
The U.K. Marine Accident Investigation Branch has issued its report on a fire that broke out on a P&O Ferries RO/RO on September 29, 2014.
Pacific Drilling cancels drillship order at Samsung
The company inked a contract for the drillship with Samsung Heavy on January 25, 2013 that provided for a delivery date of March 31, 2015.