Tsunami Dock Exhibit in the Works

NEWPORT, Ore. —¬†Oregon State University and the City of Newport plan to display part of the dock from the Japanese tsunami that washed ashore in early June. A portion of the dock will be on display at OSU’s Hatfield Marine Science Center by early next year. The project will be paid for by the City … Continue reading »

Crews Run into Trouble with Dock

Near NEWPORT, Ore. — Ballard Diving and Salvage crews are working on their third cut through the Japanese dock that washed up on Agate Beach. Getting the first cut done was quite the process. Crews started Wednesday, but they ran into rebar and some large metal tubes at the bottom of the dock. They started … Continue reading »

Crews Begin Dismantling Dock

NEWPORT, Ore. — Crews worked all afternoon to start the process of removing the Japanese tsunami dock off Agate Beach. Workers ran into a few problems, but those issues didn’t stop people from watching the dock’s dismantling. Click on the video above to see the full story.