Tour boat holed, takes on water in Thousand Islands grounding

Tour boat holed, takes on water in Thousand Islands grounding

Island Queen III was on a cruise in the Thousand Islands area of the St. Lawrence River when it made contact with the bottom, causing enough damage to flood the vessel’s steering compartment. No injuries were reported, but an investigation revealed safety deficiencies involving life jackets and evacuation procedures. Not long after departing Kingston, Ontario at 1237 on Aug. 8,…
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Shipbuilding News, September 2020

Shipbuilders council announces 2020 safety awards  The Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) has recognized more than a dozen U.S. shipyards for safety efforts during the past year. The awards are available to member shipyards that submit injury and illness surveys, have zero fatalities over the course of the year, demonstrate fewer recordable safety incidents than the SCA average, or reduce…
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