Poor communication blamed in $1.1 million barge strike on bridge

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has issued its report on a January 12, 2021, incident in which an empty hopper barge, pushed by the towing vessel Robert Cenac, struck the CSX

Bridge damaged by barge

Barge strike on bridge could cost over $500,000 to fix

The Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) marine casualty investigators are investigating a December 23 barge allision with the Bayou Ramos Bridge near Morgan City and Amelia, La., on Highway

Car carrier on fire in Jacksonville

NTSB reports on 2020 Jacksonville car carrier fire

The cause of fire that broke out aboard the vehicle carrier Höegh Xiamen at the Blount Island Horizon Terminal, Jacksonville, Fla., has been determined, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. An

NTSB reports on engine room fire

Faulty insulation cause of fire aboard 52-year-old fishing vessel

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released a report on its investigation of the December 10, 2020, fire aboard the 1968-built fishing vessel Lucky Angel off the coast of Mississippi. The

Deadly dredge strike on pipeline: NTSB makes 10 safety recs

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued 10 safety recommendations Tuesday. They were made during a public board meeting held to determine the probable cause of the fatal August 21, 2020, hazardous

Bridge post-accident

NTSB reports on $500,000 barge contact with Barataria Bridge

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has completed its investigation of a November 22, 2020, accident involving barges towed by the Trent Joseph and George C and the Barataria Bridge near Barataria,

NTSB reports on deadly collision between fishing vessel and Odfjell tanker

The National Transportation Safety Board issued Marine Accident Brief 21/21 Thursday for its investigation​ of the Jan. 14, 2020, fatal collision between the 37,395 dwt Odfjell managed chemical tanker Bow Fortune and

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Pipeline spill investigators board MSC box ship

U.S. Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) marine casualty investigators boarded the 14,028 TEU containership MSC Danit on Saturday, in the Port of Long Beach. Prior to the visit, U.S.

NTSB reports on bulker crane’s costly contact with grain elevator

The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a Marine Accident Brief on its investigation of a November 11, 2020, incident in which the boom of a bulk carrier’s crane contacted part of

Misty Blue fishing vessel

Fishing vessel accidents investigated in new NTSB report

For the eighth year, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released its “Safer Seas Digest 2020,” a compendium of the NTSB’s maritime accident investigations involving loss of life, injuries and significant

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