The lack of accurate tow size information and two pilots’ insufficient radio communication led to a fatal collision between two towboats in the Lower Mississippi River near Destrehan, La., according to a
The National Transportation Safety Board has released its Safer Seas Digest 2020, a compendium of the NTSB’s maritime accident investigations involving loss of life, injuries and significant property damage completed in 2020.
The National Transportation Safety Board has issued its report on a May 8, 2020, incident in which, at about 4.55 p.m. local time, the anchored general cargo vessel Nomadic Milde collided with
The Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board today concluded their formal public hearing on the sinking of the liftboat SEACOR Power and the loss of all but six of its 19
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has issued its report on the September 19, 2019, incident in which 11 barges broke free from a San Jacinto River barge fleeting area near the
The National Transportation Safety Board has published its report on an August 19, 2020, incident in which a loaded Brance Diversified Inc. hopper barge, pushed by a River Ventures LLC towing vessel,
The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a preliminary report on the April 13 loss of the lift boat SEACOR Power. The report sets out the facts of the event, but reaches
A fifth body of a SEACOR Power crewmember was recovered Sunday, bringing the total number of fatalities in the capsize of the lift boat to five. Six people have been saved. Eight
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has issued its report on the November 14, 2019, incident in which, about about 2.15 p.m. local time, the offshore supply vessel Cheramie Bo Truc No.
Setting a new record for the event, almost 500 participants took part in Marine Log’s TTB 2021 — Tugs, Towboats & Barges conference. This was the second virtual presentation of TTB. A