The Frump Report: News, Reviews, Stories and Books from Author Robert R. Frump

Boom! Bang! Dang! With Third World Standards, One of America’s Largest Petroleum Barge Companies Has Posed an Active Safety and Pollution Threat to New York and Texas Coasts, the Coast Guard Says

 Boom First the company ran an old rusty barge to the point where vapors seeped out and it exploded killing

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Dive Boat Conception

For 15 Years, the National Transportation Safety Board Has Warned the US Coast Guard That Preventive Maintenance Reforms Were Urgently Needed to Avoid Catastrophes Such as the Dive Ship “Conception”

For more than 15 years, the National Transportation Safety Board regularly has warned the US Coast Guard that it should urgently strengthen fire safety crew training and require preventive vessel maintenance programs to avoid small passenger ship fires such as the one that killed more than 30 people last week on the dive ship “Conception,” an in-depth look at NTSB records reveals.

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