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NTSB issues report on barge sinking

JUNE 26, 2015 — The National Transportation Safety Board has issued its report on the June 8, 2014 sinking of the tank barge Nash, which was under tow, along with barge Kenny by the towing vessel Calvin at the time of the incident. In its executive...

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JUNE 26, 2015 — The National Transportation Safety Board has issued its report on the June 8, 2014 sinking of the tank barge Nash, which was under tow, along with barge Kenny by the towing…
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