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Jan 12

Bowditch Marine

The tragic loss of the U.S. cargo vessel El Faro along with its 33 member crew on October 1, 2015 led to the convening of a Coast Guard Marine Board of Investigation tasked with determining as much as possible the cause(s) of the casualty. On October 1, 2017, the second anniversary of the casualty, the Marine Board released its report which is not final until approved by the Commandant. Deficiencies in the USCG Alternative Compliance Program were found to have played a major role in the incident.

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Jan 25

Bowditch Marine

On Friday January 20th 2017, Fishing Company of Alaska announced the sale of its three factory trawlers and catch quotas to Ocean Peace and O'Hara Corporation. This ends more than three decades of sometimes troubled operations in the North Pacific seafood industry.

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Jan 02

Bowditch Marine

On Monday, January 2nd, 2017, a four-man team from SMIT Salvage successfully salvages the stricken ro/ro Modern Express in a last ditch effort before she runs aground off the French coastline.

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Dec 01

Bowditch Marine

Had a great time at the 2016 Marine Expo. Delanie and Lucy had the chance to catch up with Wild Bill from Deadliest Catch!

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Nov 28

Bowditch Marine

On Sunday, November 20th, 2016, a cargo ship with 23 crew members lost power and collided with a barge after being caught in Storm Angus off of Dover, England.

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