Report: Moored tug, barge blamed in Florida drowning case

(BRADENTON, Fla.) — An editorial in the Bradenton Herald newspaper argues that a tug and barge should not be moored near a local recreation area. A man drowned after falling off a personal watercraft and being dragged under the barge by the current. The newspaper says the tug and barge should be moved.
Click here to view the newspaper’s editorial.
By Professional Mariner Staff