Wednesday, June 6, 2018

NTSB Cites Poor Safety Culture in Caribbean Fantasy Fire Investigation

“The Caribbean Fantasy had been detained 3 times in the years immediately before the fire, yet no red flags went up,” commented NTSB Chairman Robert Sumwalt. The National Transportation Safety Board has...

June 6, 2018
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Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Caribbean Fantasy with tug-boat assist

Caribbean Fantasy Response Downsized

U.S. authorities have downsized their response to the Caribbean Fantasy passenger ferry as the operation shifts from emergency response to long term management, the U.S. Coast Guard said Wednesday, one...

August 24, 2016
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Monday, August 22, 2016
Maritime News

Fire Out Aboard Caribbean Fantasy Ferry in Puerto Rico [Damage Photos]

Update: NTSB determines probable cause of Caribbean Fantasy fire.  Firefighters in Puerto Rico were able to extinguish the fire aboard the passenger ferry Caribbean Fantasy on Saturday at a pier in...

August 22, 2016
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Friday, August 19, 2016
Coast Guard, locals rescue 511 responding to vessel fire near San Juan
Maritime News

Caribbean Fantasy Fire Still Burning; Two Missing Pets Found Deceased

The U.S. Coast Guard continued its response Friday to the fire on board the 561-foot car and passenger Caribbean Fantasy which remains aground off Punta Salinas, Puerto Rico. Salvage and...

August 19, 2016
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Maritime News

Caribbean Fantasy Detained in 2015 Over Fire Prevention Violation

The Caribbean Fantasy which caught fire earlier this week off Puerto Rico was detained by the U.S. Coast Guard last October over three safety violations including one related to its...

August 19, 2016
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Thursday, August 18, 2016
Coast Guard, locals rescue 511 responding to vessel fire near San Juan
Maritime News

Salvage Underway for Caribbean Fantasy Off Puerto Rico; All 511 Passengers and Crew Confirmed Safe

A Unified Command is continuing to respond Thursday to a fire aboard the 561-foot passenger ferry vessel Caribbean Fantasy off Punta Salinas, Puerto Rico. The fire broke out Wednesday morning in...

August 18, 2016
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Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Caribbean Fantasy ferry vessel life-rafts
Fire Incidents

500+ Rescued From Puerto Rico Ferry Inferno

by Laila Kearney (Reuters) Hundreds of people were rescued from a smoldering passenger ferry ship Caribbean Fantasy that caught fire off Puerto Rico this morning, the U.S. Coast Guard said. The Coast...

August 17, 2016
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Coast Guard, locals rescue 511 responding to vessel fire near San Juan
Fire Incidents

Ferry Fire – Hundreds Plucked From Burning Puerto Rico Ferry

The Coast Guard responded Wednesday morning to a fire aboard the 561-foot passenger/cargo vessel Caribbean Fantasy, approximately 2 nautical miles north of San Juan Harbor in Puerto Rico. The vessel...

August 17, 2016
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