Engine failure off Sarnia
The "Tim S.Dool" suffered a main engine failure 5.5 miles north of Sarnia, Ontario, in position lt 43 05 28.5 N, 82 24 42.1 W, on July 7, 2019, at 4.25p.m. The crew carried out repairs and the vessel proceeded to Port Colburn for investigations.
Mobile BWTS Ballast Responder tested on 730-foot Great Lakes bulk carrier
Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. recently led a demonstration of the mobile ballast water treatment system, Ballast Responder, on board the 730-foot bulk carrier Tim S. Dool on the Great Lakes. “Equipment was operational within eight hours of arrival and the first set of tanks were fully treated, neutralized, and ready to discharge only 20 hours later,” said Glosten Principal and ballast water treatment expert Kevin Reynolds, PE., the Company said in its news release. The mobile ballast water treatment system was developed by Glosten in cooperation with Global, the US Geological Survey and the US National Park Service. The small mobile system is designed to be easily transported to any location to treat vessels that have unmanaged or untreated ballast water in port, grounding, or other emergency situations. The Great Lakes demonstration was supported by the National Park Service and the Chamber of Marine Commerce, and was conducted on an Algoma Central Corporation cargo vessel.
Power loss in Sault Ste. Marie
The "Tim S. Dool" suffered a total loss of power at the Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, in position 46 30 07.0 N, 84 22 04.3 W, on July 25, 2018, at 8.30 p.m. The vessel sailed from Sault Ste. Marie on July 26 around noon, bound to Thunder Bay.Upload News