Monday, October 11, 2021
Transair Flight 810 Underwater Photo
Accidents

Investigators Set to Raise Boeing 737 Cargo Jet Wreckage Off Hawaii

Investigators are set to begin the recovery operation for the wreckage of a Boeing 737 cargo jet that ditched into the waters off the Hawaiian island of Oahu this past...

October 11, 2021
Total Views: 4277

Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Accidents

NTSB Reports Probable Cause of Engine Room Fire Aboard Fishing Vessel ‘Master Dylan’

Failure of a diesel generator caused an engine room fire aboard a commercial fishing vessel in the Gulf of Mexico, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. No injuries were...

October 6, 2021
Total Views: 2419

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
scandies rose fishing vessel
Accidents

NTSB to Host Roundtable on Fishing Vessel Safety

National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Chair Jennifer Homendy is set to host a virtual roundtable next month on improving fishing vessel safety. The commercial fishing industry remains largely uninspected and...

September 21, 2021
Total Views: 1467

Friday, September 17, 2021
golden ray capsized
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: 4339

Thursday, September 16, 2021
CMA CGM Bianca
Accidents

Downburst Winds Caused CMA CGM Containership to Breakaway in New Orleans: Report

A sudden downburst generating severe, unforecasted winds caused a CMA CGM containership to breakaway from a pier and damage equipment at the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal in New Orleans last...

September 16, 2021
Total Views: 4153

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
golden bay capsized at port of brunswick
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: 9114

Windoc Ship Smoking
Evergreen

Windoc Incident – Story Behind YouTube’s Most Chilling Video

In August 2001 the Bulk Carrier Windoc was lined up on the Welland Canal’s Bridge 11 in Ontario Canada. After receiving the flashing amber approach light indicating that the bridge...

September 14, 2021
Total Views: 12577

Thursday, September 9, 2021
Andiamo yacht fire
Accidents

Unattended Candles and Inoperable Fire-Detection System Led to Total Loss of $6.3 Million Yacht -NTSB

Candles lit and left unattended in a yacht’s VIP suite caused a fire that resulted in the total loss of the vessel and $480,000 in damage to a Miami marina...

September 9, 2021
Total Views: 13732

Thursday, August 26, 2021
rc creppel collision
Shipping

NTSB: Insufficient Communication, Inaccurate AIS Caused Fatal Collision Between Towing Vessels on Lower Mississippi

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has identified two pilots’ insufficient radio communication and inaccurate AIS info related to tow size as the probable cause of fatal collision between a...

August 26, 2021
Total Views: 6381

Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Accidents

NTSB Publishes Safer Seas Digest 2020

The National Transportation Safety Board released Tuesday the Safer Seas Digest 2020, a compendium of the NTSB’s maritime accident investigations involving loss of life, injuries and significant property damage completed in 2020. This...

August 24, 2021
Total Views: 1611

Thursday, August 19, 2021
Accidents

Lack of Effective Position Monitoring at Anchor Leads to Costly Accident: NTSB

A bridge team’s lack of effective monitoring of their position while at anchor led to a cargo ship colliding with an anchored bulk carrier and striking a chemical dock on...

August 19, 2021
Total Views: 5805

Friday, July 30, 2021
golden bay capsized at port of brunswick
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: 2454

Sunday, July 11, 2021
Transair Flight 810 Underwater Photo
Salvage

Marine Salvage Team Finds Ditched 737 Cargo Plane Off Oahu

by John Konrad (gCaptain) National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigators have found the Boeing 737-200 cargo plane that made an emergency water landing in the Pacific Ocean near Hawaii early...

July 11, 2021
Total Views: 11362

Thursday, June 24, 2021
scandies rose fishing vessel
Fishing

NTSB Set to Determine Probable Cause in Deadly Scandies Rose Sinking

The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a virtual public board meeting later this month to determine the probable cause for the 2019 New Year’s Eve sinking of the fishing vessel Scandies...

June 24, 2021
Total Views: 2224

Friday, June 18, 2021
Old Glory towing vessel
Accidents

NTSB: Inadequate Navigational Assessment Led to Barge Striking Bridge in Florida

Inadequate navigational assessment that did not identify the risk of strong cross currents led a towing vessel and barge striking a bridge near Fort Pierce, Florida last August, the National...

June 18, 2021
Total Views: 2792

Tuesday, May 25, 2021
rebecca mary fishing vessel
Accidents

Fishing Vessel Crew Credited for Early Communication, Fast Action During Sinking

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is crediting a heads-up crew and early communication with the Coast Guard for saving lives during last year’s sinking of the fishing vessel Rebecca...

May 25, 2021
Total Views: 4400

Monday, May 24, 2021
scandies rose fishing vessel
Accidents

NTSB Opens Public Docket in Scandies Rose Sinking

The National Transportation Safety Board has opened the public docket from its ongoing investigation into the fatal 2019 New Year’s Eve sinking of the fishing vessel Scandies Rose in Alaska....

May 24, 2021
Total Views: 3546

Thursday, May 13, 2021
scandies rose fishing vessel
Accidents

NTSB to Hold Meeting to Determine Probable Cause for FV Scandies Rose Sinking

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announced Thursday its plan to hold a public board meeting to determine the probable cause for the 2019 sinking of the fishing vessel Scandies...

May 13, 2021
Total Views: 3230

Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Iron Maiden dive support vessel
Accidents

NTSB Says Lack of Continuous Monitoring at Issue in 2020 Shipyard Fire

The National Transportation Safety Board says a lack of continues monitoring was at issue in a shipyard fire at the Allied Shipyard in Larose, Louisiana last April. The fire aboard...

May 4, 2021
Total Views: 3535

Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Atlantic Huron
Shipping

Improperly Installed Screw Led to Costly Marine Accident at Soo Locks: NTSB Report

The incorrect installation of a single set screw led to the loss of propulsion control on the Canadian-flagged, 736-foot-long Atlantic Huron, causing the ship to strike a pier at 6.8...

April 27, 2021
Total Views: 22340