Monday, October 11, 2021
Accidents

Golden Ray Wreck Removal Moves to Final Section

Preparations are underway in Georgia to remove the final section of the Golden Ray shipwreck from St. Simons Sound more than two years after the car carrier’s capsizing. Work on...

October 11, 2021
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Monday, September 27, 2021
Accidents

Golden Ray Wreck Down to Just One Section Remaining

Nearly two years after cutting operations began, only a single section remains of what used to be the Golden Ray car carrier. St. Simons Sound Incident Reports reported Monday the...

September 27, 2021
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Friday, September 17, 2021
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Accidents

The Missing Question from the NTSB Report on MV Golden Ray: WHY? 

By Salvatore R. Mercogliano, Ph.D. Two years after MV Golden Ray capsized while departing the port of Brunswick, Georgia early in the hours of September 8, 2019, the National Transportation...

September 17, 2021
Total Views: 4314

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
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Accidents

With NTSB Report Published, Wreck Removal for Golden Ray Continues in St. Simons Sound

Wreck removal crews are continuing work to remove the final two sections of the overturned Golden Ray in St. Simons Sounds. It’s now been 2 years since the vehicle carrier...

September 15, 2021
Total Views: 2153

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
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Accidents

Inaccurate Stability Calculations Found as Probable Cause in Golden Ray Capsizing

Inaccurate stability calculations caused the capsizing of vehicle carrier Golden Ray with more 4,100 vehicles loaded inside, resulting in a total loss of the vessel and all of its cargo,...

September 14, 2021
Total Views: 9098

Tuesday, September 7, 2021
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Accidents

Golden Ray Wreck Removal Nearing End as Final Cut Completed

The end to the Golden Ray wreck removal is finally in sight with the last of seven cuts completed over the weekend near Brunswick, Georgia. The St. Simons Sound Incident...

September 7, 2021
Total Views: 3096

Monday, August 23, 2021
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Accidents

Golden Ray Wreck Removal Moves to Final Cut

Cutting operations to separate the remainder of the Golden Ray wreck into two sections kicked off Monday, putting the end to the lengthy wreck removal operation nearly in sight. Wreck...

August 23, 2021
Total Views: 2614

Monday, August 16, 2021
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Accidents

Golden Ray Wreck Removal Moves to Final Cut

Nearly two years after the grounding of the Golden Ray, the end is nearly in sight for the wreck removal operation. The St. Simons Sound Incident Response reported Sunday that...

August 16, 2021
Total Views: 2099

Monday, August 9, 2021
Accidents

Golden Ray Wreck Removal: Source of Oil Spill Located and Secured

The St. Simons Sound Incident Response says crews have located and secured the source of oil discharges from the Golden Ray wreck which had complicated the salvage for about a...

August 9, 2021
Total Views: 3061

Friday, August 6, 2021
Accidents

Oil Continues to Leak from Separated Section of the Golden Ray

Oil is continuing to spill from a section of the Golden Ray that was separated from the remainder of the wreck one week ago. The latest spill occurred Wednesday morning...

August 6, 2021
Total Views: 3821

Wednesday, August 4, 2021
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Shipping

Golden Ray Lifting Paused for Oil Spill Clean-Up

Work to lift the latest section of the Golden Ray has been put on hold as responders continue to clean-up an oil spill that was first reported at the site...

August 4, 2021
Total Views: 2109

Monday, August 2, 2021
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Accidents

‘Significant’ Oil Spill at Golden Ray Wreck Site

Pollution response teams are dealing with another “significant” oil spill from the Golden Ray car carrier in Georgia’s St. Simons Sound. The Incident Response reports that the discharge occurred Saturday...

August 2, 2021
Total Views: 2298

Friday, July 30, 2021
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Accidents

NTSB Opens Public Docket in Golden Ray Investigation

The National Transportation Safety Board has opened the public docket for its ongoing investigation into the 2019 capsizing of roll-on/roll-off vehicle carrier Golden Ray near Brunswick, Georgia. The docket, released...

July 30, 2021
Total Views: 2453

Wednesday, July 7, 2021
Accidents

Another Golden Ray Section Removed

Crews have cut and removed the first section of the Golden Ray since a fire broke out inside the wreck back in May. Remaining are two cuts and three sections....

July 7, 2021
Total Views: 4749

Friday, July 2, 2021
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Oil Spill

More Oil Spills From Golden Ray Salvage

For almost two years residents of Brunswick Georgia have enjoyed court-side seats to one of the most botched salvage operations in recent memory. With a simple pair of binoculars, they...

July 2, 2021
Total Views: 4286

Thursday, June 24, 2021
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Accidents

Explosives Approved for Use in Golden Ray Wreck Removal

Another day, another obstacle in the wreck removal of the Golden Ray. The St. Simons Sound Incident Response said that cutting operations to separate the latest section, known as Section...

June 24, 2021
Total Views: 9067

Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Accidents

Golden Ray Cutting Paused for Equipment Maintenance

Cutting operations on the Golden Ray wreck have been paused once again to allow for maintenance on the wreck removal equipment, the incident command said in its latest update. Cutting...

June 15, 2021
Total Views: 4873

Wednesday, June 2, 2021
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Accidents

Oil Spill Reported at Golden Ray Wreck Site

The Unified Command overseeing the wreck removal of the Golden Ray has reported an oil spill that personnel were working to mitigate to both on water and along the shoreline...

June 2, 2021
Total Views: 4432

Thursday, May 27, 2021
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Accidents

Golden Ray Cutting Resumes Two Weeks After Fire

Work to continue cutting the next section of the Golden Ray wreck resumed Thursday nearly two weeks after a fire halted the operation, the Incident Command said in an update...

May 27, 2021
Total Views: 4837

Monday, May 17, 2021
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Accidents

Photos: Golden Ray Post-Fire Assessment

The post-fire assessment of the Golden Ray and wreck removal equipment kicked off Saturday after Friday’s fire inside the remaining hull of the vessel. The St. Simons Sound Incident Command...

May 17, 2021
Total Views: 4654