Daylong Effort Recovers Sinking Barge In New Harbor

In Bristol on Friday, May 3, crews worked together for more than 12 hours to protect the waters around Shaw’s Fish and Lobster Wharf and recover a barge that partially sank that morning. Members of Bristol Fire and Rescue, barge owner Tucker Phinney, of New Harbor Marine Construction LLC, responders from the United States Coast Guard Station at Boothbay Harbor, the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, and salvage company Determination Marine, of Portland, worked together through the morning and afternoon to recover the craft. Phinney, who continued working on the barge until 11 p.m. that evening, is focused on getting the barge running again in order to get back to business. “We’ve got a lot of projects ahead of us,” Phinney said. more, >>CLICK TO READ<< 07:45

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