Focus in Baltimore shifts to getting Dali out of the way

Last week Baltimore opened a fourth channel out of its port – the Fort McHenry Limited Access Channel – that enabled a number of larger commercial vessels to get out, and a couple of other vessels to get in, but it was announced at the time that the opening would be temporary, lasting for only…

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Vessel was flooded because of blocked check valve, NTSB finds

An obstructed check valve on a bilge pump was the fundamental cause behind the flooding and partial sinking of towing vessel Joanne Marie (MMSI 367509070 ) last year, the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has found. The incident occurred when the vessel was moored and deactivated at a...

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