Seacor Power News

Hearing Into Deadly Seacor Power Accident Comes to a Close

HOUMA, La. (AP) — A public hearing into the deadly capsizing of the Seacor Power lift boat off the coast of Louisiana has ended. The two-week U.S. Coast Guard Marine Board of Investigation hearing concluded Friday with testimony from two …

Seacor: Pay Debt With $25M in Overturned Boat’s Insurance

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The owner of an offshore oilfield boat that overturned off Louisiana plans to use $25 million in insurance on the vessel to pay down part of the Texas company’s debts. Attorneys for families of men killed …

Coast Guard: Capsized Lift Boat Cracking as Salvage Planned

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — 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 Wednesday. A Coast Guard …

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 …

Determined Volunteers Still Search for Missing Capsized Ship

COCODRIE, La. (AP) — The volunteers gather around a map, suntanned fingers tracing over the bayous, lakes and islands where they’ll search. They talk about where they’ve already been and where they’ll go today. They make sure everyone has food …