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28 accidents reported since crab season began off Oregon, Washington

Since the commercial Dungeness crab season began on January 15th, Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Portland marine investigators have responded to 28 marine accidents involving commercial fishing vessels, with no reported deaths or serious injuries. Since the start of the season, Marine Safety Unit Portland personnel responded to an average of one marine accident per day, causalities included loss of propulsion, loss of steering, loss of power, fire, collisions, grounding and personnel injuries. >click to read< 17:13

F/V Ferrigno Boy crash in Ventura Harbor caused by loss of power

Ferrigno Boy lost controlA commercial fishing boat that crashed into the Ventura Harbor this week lost control, harbor officials said Friday. The crash was reported about 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Ventura Harbor Boatyard in the 1400 block of Spinnaker Drive after the 70-foot boat lost propulsion control while maneuvering in the harbor, authorities said. The squid boat struck the docks and a 35-ton Travelift pier, which will now be used to take boats to and from their work sites, officials said.  Read the rest here 09:09