Coast Guard http://apr.org en Coast Guard Says Cause Of Cruise Ship Fire Was A Leak http://apr.org/post/coast-guard-says-cause-cruise-ship-fire-was-leak <P>A Coast Guard official says the cause of the engine-room fire on the Carnival cruise ship Triumph was a leak in a fuel oil return line.</P> <P>In a teleconference Monday, Cmdr. Teresa Hatfield estimated that the investigation of the disabled ship would take six months.</P> <P>She said the Bahamas is leading the investigation, with the Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board leading U.S. Mon, 18 Feb 2013 23:10:57 +0000 The Associated Press 25196 at http://apr.org Coast Guard Says Cause Of Cruise Ship Fire Was A Leak Tug Boats Tow Disabled Cruise Ship Toward Alabama http://apr.org/post/tug-boats-tow-disabled-cruise-ship-toward-alabama <P>The Coast Guard says a second tug boat has reached a disabled cruise ship in the Gulf of Mexico and is helping tow it to Mobile, Ala.</P> <P>More than 3,000 passengers and a crew of more than 1,000 aboard the Carnival Cruise Lines ship Carnival Triumph have had limited services since a fire in an engine room Sunday. The original plan was to tow it to Progreso, Mexico, but currents pushed it north.</P> <P>No injuries have been reported.</P> <P>Coast Guard Petty Officer Richard Brahm in Houston says the ship was about 270 miles south of Mobile as of Tuesday morning. Tue, 12 Feb 2013 23:35:32 +0000 The Associated Press 24847 at http://apr.org Tug Boats Tow Disabled Cruise Ship Toward Alabama Change of Command for Mobile Coast Guard Cutter http://apr.org/post/change-command-mobile-coast-guard-cutter <p></p><p>FOSTER, R.I. (AP) &mdash;&nbsp;</p><p>A Rhode Island native has taken command of U.S. Coast Guard&#39;s Cutter Stingray during a change-of-command ceremony in Alabama.&nbsp;</p><p>Lt. j.g. Christopher Marquis relieved Lt. Molly&nbsp;Keyser&nbsp;as the commanding officer of the cutter in a ceremony held in Mobile, Ala., on Friday. Marquis is a native of Foster, R.I. He assumed command of the 87-foot vessel after serving as the weapons officer and the first lieutenant of the Coast Guard Cutter Albert, based in Astoria, Ore.&nbsp;</p> Sun, 22 Jul 2012 13:30:56 +0000 Associated Press 14988 at http://apr.org Change of Command for Mobile Coast Guard Cutter