Monday, October 11, 2021
Monday, September 27, 2021
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...
Friday, September 17, 2021
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...
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
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...
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
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,...
Tuesday, September 7, 2021
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...
Monday, August 23, 2021
Monday, August 16, 2021
Monday, August 9, 2021
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...
Friday, August 6, 2021
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...
Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Monday, August 2, 2021
Friday, July 30, 2021
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...
Wednesday, July 7, 2021
Friday, July 2, 2021
Thursday, June 24, 2021
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...
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
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...
Wednesday, June 2, 2021
Thursday, May 27, 2021
Monday, May 17, 2021
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