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Coast Guard: Capsized Lift Boat Cracking, Hampering Salvage

The offshore service vessel that capsized in the Gulf of Mexico in a deadly April disaster is cracking and will have to be brought ashore in sections, the U.S. Coast Guard said. A Coast Guard news release said the Seacor …

Seacor Power Liftboat Disaster Pulls 3 More Federal Lawsuits

More lawsuits have been filed in the capsizing of an offshore oil service vessel in a Gulf of Mexico storm provide harrowing descriptions of what survivors endured in the accident that killed 13 shipmates. Bryan Mires and James Gracien are …

Survivor of Louisiana Capsized Lift Boat Sues; Details Ordeal

A man who was on a lift boat that capsized eight miles (about 13 kilometers) off the Louisiana coast in April was taking a nap when the boat flipped over, waking him up as his entire room flipped over on …

NTSB: Louisiana Offshore Lift Boat Flipped While Lowering Legs, Turning

An offshore oil industry boat had begun to lower its legs and was trying to turn to face heavy winds when it flipped in the Gulf of Mexico off Louisiana last month, according to a preliminary federal report released on …

$25M Lawsuit Blames Energy, Boat Companies in Deadly Liftboat Capsizing

The offshore oil industry boat that overturned in a deadly Gulf of Mexico disaster last week was ordered to sea in dangerous conditions by an energy company that put “money over safety,” a pair of $25 million lawsuits assert. The …

Search for Crew Members Missing from Capsized Lift Boat in Gulf Continues

For a sixth day, rescue crews returned April 18 to a capsized lift boat in the Gulf of Mexico off Louisiana, looking for nine crew members who have not been found, the Coast Guard said. Officials have released little information …

12 Missing After Ship Capsizes Off Coast of Louisiana

Twelve people were still missing on April 14 after six other crew members were pulled from rough seas following the capsizing of their commercial platform vessel during a “microburst” of bad weather off the coast of Louisiana, the U.S. Coast …