NTSB reports on contact of tanker with multiple vessels on Lower Mississippi

The National Transportation Safety Board has issued its report on an incident in which a fully laden product tanker plowed into moored vessels, barges and wharves causing some $40.5 million of damages.

NTSB reports on partial sinking of towboat Savage Ingenuity

SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 — The National Transportation Safety Board has released a Marine Accident Brief on the September 5, 2017 partial sinking of the Savage Inland Marine towing vessel Savage Ingenuity. The

NTSB releases video detailing El Faro investigation

SEPTEMBER 19, 2018 —The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released a 15 minute video that summarizes its investigation of the October 1, 2015, sinking of the U.S.-flag merchant ship El Faro

NTSB: Captain’s failure to avoid hurricane a key cause of El Faro sinking

DECEMBER 13, 2017 — The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has determined that the probable cause of the sinking of El Faro and the subsequent loss of life was the captain’s insufficient

NTSB issues report on fatal engine room fire in 58 year old towing vessel

NOVEMBER 17, 2017 — The National Transportation Safety Board has issued the report on the July 14, 2016 engine room fire aboard a 1958-built Luhr Bros towing vessel in which two crew

NTSB: Boaters should be required to take safety courses

FEBRUARY 9, 2017 — The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a report Thursday identifying the risks associated with the shared use of America’s waterways. The growth of both commercial and recreational

NTSB releases study on Coast Guard VTS system

SEPTEMBER 15, 2016 — A National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) details 14 conclusions and 21 recommendations aimed at further reducing the risk of collisions, allisions, and groundings involving vessels operating within U.S.

NTSB reports on deck barge sinking

SEPTEMBER 1, 2016 — The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a report on the August 2015 sinking of the deck barge Margaret. The barge, which was anchored at a fleeting area

Examination of El Faro VDR data begins

AUGUST 15, 2016 —Investigators will today start examining the data found on the voyage data recorder recovered last week from El Faro, the TOTE ship that sank during Hurricane Joaquin in October

NTSB eyes Anthem of the Seas incident

FEBRUARY 10, 2016 — Sen. Bill Nelson has called for the National Transportation Safety Board to investigate the voyage that saw passengers aboard the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Anthem of the Seas

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