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Offshore Lift Boat Flipped While Lowering Legs, Turning

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — 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 …

Indian Navy Recovers 22 Bodies From Barge That Sank in Storm

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian navy ships recovered 22 bodies of people who were aboard a barge that sank off Mumbai as a cyclone blew ashore this week, officials said Wednesday. The search is continuing for 55 more missing people, …

Coast Guard Search: 12 Missing in Ship Capsize Off Louisiana

PORT FOURCHON, La. (AP) — The Coast Guard kept searching by air and sea for 12 people missing off the coast of Louisiana on Wednesday, hours after six other crew members were pulled from rough seas following the capsizing of …

Records: Boat on Which 34 Died Exempt From Safety Rules

LOS ANGELES — The diving boat that caught fire on Labor Day off Southern California, killing 34 people, was among hundreds of small vessels exempted by the U.S. Coast Guard from stricter safety rules designed to make it easier for …

Coast Guard Issues Safety Recommendations After Boat Fire

LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard has announced new safety recommendations in the wake of a fatal boat fire off the Southern California coast that killed 34 people. The agency recommended limiting the unsupervised charging of lithium-ion batteries and the …