Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Accidents

Conception Dive Boat Captain Charged with Seaman’s Manslaughter

The captain of the Conception dive boat that caught fire last year near Santa Cruz Island, resulting in the deaths of 33 passengers and one crew member, has been indicted by...

December 2, 2020
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Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Accidents

Conception Dive Boat Fire: NTSB Says Major Safety Improvements to Small Passenger Vessels Needed

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is calling for major safety improvements to small passenger vessels after its investigation into the 2019 Conception dive boat fire that killed 34 people,...

October 20, 2020
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Monday, October 19, 2020
Maritime News

NTSB Board to Consider Probable Cause of Conception Dive Boat Fire

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board this week will hold a board meeting to consider the agency’s investigation of last year’s fatal fire aboard the dive boat Conception off Santa...

October 19, 2020
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Thursday, September 17, 2020
Accidents

NTSB Opens Investigation Docket Into Fatal Conception Dive Boat Fire

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board has opened the public docket as part of its ongoing investigation of the fatal fire aboard the dive boat Conception off Santa Cruz Island,...

September 17, 2020
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Monday, December 16, 2019
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Maritime News

Bill Seeks to Improve Small Passenger Vessel Safety After Deadly Conception Boat Fire

In the aftermath of the Conception dive boat fire which claimed the lives of 34 people, Senator Dianne Feinstein and Representatives Salud Carbajal and Julia Brownley, all Democrats from California,...

December 16, 2019
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Wednesday, October 2, 2019
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Maritime News

Owners of Conception Dive Boat Suspend Operations Amid Fire Investigation

By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES, Oct 1 (Reuters) – The owners of a dive boat that caught fire and sank off the California coast on Labor Day, killing 34 people,...

October 2, 2019
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Thursday, September 12, 2019
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Maritime News

U.S. Coast Guard Convenes Marine Board of Investigation into Conception Boat Fire

The U.S. Coast Guard will convene a formal Marine Board of Investigation to investigate the loss of the passenger dive boat Conception.  The Conception caught fire and sank in the...

September 12, 2019
Total Views: 123

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
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Maritime News

Criminal Investigation Opened Into Fire Aboard California Dive Boat – Source

By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES, Sept 9 (Reuters) – Federal authorities are conducting a criminal investigation into the fire on a California dive boat that killed 34 people in one...

September 10, 2019
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Friday, September 6, 2019
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Maritime News

California Dive Boat Fire to Put Spotlight on Titanic’s Legal Defense

By Tom Hals Sept 6 (Reuters) – The company that owns a scuba dive boat that caught fire and sank off California, killing 34 people, has sought to avoid liability...

September 6, 2019
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Wednesday, September 4, 2019
California rescue teams remove a body from burned out dive boat.
Fire Incidents

NTSB Begins Probe Into Deadly California Scuba Boat Fire

by Omar Younis (Reuters) – Federal safety investigators on Tuesday promised an exhaustive probe into the fire that killed 34 people on a dive boat as many of the charred bodies...

September 4, 2019
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Conception Dive Boat Fire Memorial
Fire Incidents

Anguish And Flowers Grow At California Dive Boat Memorial

by Omar Younis (Reuters) – Members of the close-knit Santa Barbara boating community gathered on Tuesday to construct a makeshift memorial to the 34 people believed to have perished when their...

September 4, 2019
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Tuesday, September 3, 2019
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Maritime News

Southern California Boat Fire: Divers Search for Missing as Investigation Kicks Off

By Omar Younis Santa Barbara, Calif., Sept 3 (Reuters) – Divers searched for more bodies early on Tuesday around the wreck of a boat destroyed by a blaze off the...

September 3, 2019
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