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gCaptain’s full coverage of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board, including accident reports, investigation updates, and other news stories related to the NSTB.


Wednesday, April 10, 2013
NTSB Faults Owners and Charterers in Fatal Trinity II Liftboat Accident in GoM
News

NTSB Faults Owners and Charterers in Fatal Trinity II Liftboat Accident in GoM

A NTSB investigation into a fatal 2011 liftboat accident in the Gulf of Mexico has found that the owners/operators and charterers failed to assess and prepare

April 10, 2013
Total Views: 444

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Seastreak Wall Street Investigation Takes Aim
Grounding Incidents

Seastreak Wall Street Investigation Takes Aim

WASHINGTON – The National Transportation Safety Board’s latest update on the ongoing investigation into the Jan. 9 Seastreak Wall Street hi-speed

January 22, 2013
Total Views: 13

Thursday, January 10, 2013
HMS Bounty Sinking USCG Photo
Uncategorized

Coast Guard, NTSB to Host Formal Hearing Into HMS Bounty Sinking

The Coast Guard said Thursday that it will convene a formal hearing in February together with the National Transportation Safety Board to investigate the

January 10, 2013
Total Views: 24

Wednesday, November 28, 2012
NTSB: Coast Guard’s Post-Accident Drug and Alcohol Testing Standards Are Too Lax
USCG

NTSB: Coast Guard’s Post-Accident Drug and Alcohol Testing Standards Are Too Lax

The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday issued a recommendation to the U.S. Coast Guard that would subject Coast Guard personnel involved in

November 28, 2012
Total Views: 54

Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Elka Apollon
Collision

NTSB Faults Pilot in 2011 Houston Ship Channel Collision

WASHINGTON – The collision of a chemical tanker with a containership in the Houston Ship Channel in October 2011 was likely caused by the inappropriate

September 26, 2012
Total Views: 50

Wednesday, May 2, 2012
New Video Emerges of Tragic 2010 Duck Boat Collision
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New Video Emerges of Tragic 2010 Duck Boat Collision

New video of the tragic July 2010 duck boat colision on the Delaware River in Philadelphia has emerged, offering a new glimpse of the broken down tourist

May 2, 2012
Total Views: 75

Wednesday, October 26, 2011
fishing vessel Katmai
Lifesaving Incidents

Dog The Hatches – Watertight Doors Cited In Latest NTSB Report

During a severe storm at 22:00 one October in 2008,  the U.S. flagged fishing vessel Katmai lost steering in Alaska’s Bering Sea. The vessel was

October 26, 2011
Total Views: 44

Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Eagle Otome Oil Spill
Collision

Dirty Joke Caught On Tape – NTSB Eagle Otome Report

Fatigue and distractions including off-colored jokes and reading newspapers are just some of the contributing causes to last year’s ship collision

September 27, 2011
Total Views: 187

Thursday, June 23, 2011
NTSB Releases Final Report on 2010 “Duck Boat” Incident
Blog

NTSB Releases Final Report on 2010 “Duck Boat” Incident

The following is a press released issued by the National Transportation Safety Board regarding the fatal July 2010 “Duck Boat” incident in

June 23, 2011
Total Views: 785

Thursday, August 12, 2010
USCG

NTSB Warns Against The Use Of Cell Phones

Today the NTSB sent out a warning against the sue of cell phones on the bridge of ships. The Coast Guard quickly followed with a similar warning writing: The

August 12, 2010
Total Views: 13

Thursday, May 7, 2009
Collision

NTSB Releases Final Report on Cosco Busan Allision

Earlier today, the National Transportation Safety Board released its final report on the allision of the M/V Cosco Busan with the Delta Tower of the San

May 7, 2009
Total Views: 192

Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Incidents

Press Release from NTSB Board Meeting

Read the ful synopsis HERE Via NTSB.gov Washington, DC – The National Transportation Safety Board determined today that a medically unfit pilot, an

February 18, 2009
Total Views: 19

Collision

NTSB Board Meeting on Cosco Busan Allision

Today, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) held a public board meeting on its investigation into the Cosco Busan allision.  The goal of which, was

February 18, 2009
Total Views: 20

Friday, September 19, 2008
Oil Spill

Cosco Busan – Radar Images And NTSB Transcript

Back in November we worked with a number of organizations to bring you the path of the Cosco Busan on the day of its allision with San Francisco’s Bay

September 19, 2008
Total Views: 30

Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Collision

Pilotage Paradox – A Look Into The Cosco Busan Allision

Pilotage Paradox by Paul Drouin The Cosco Busan accident, as with many others that have the same root cause, can be categorized into what I call the pilotage

September 17, 2008
Total Views: 91

Wednesday, March 19, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

Queen of the North TSB Canada Video

Video of TSB report on sinking of Queen of the North. Click on the blue ‘Start Presentation’ button. (its slow loading). It also has video

March 19, 2008
Total Views: 1

Thursday, March 6, 2008
Uncategorized

Sleep Week Crew Endurance Management

This is National Sleep Awareness Week and the NTSB wants to share information on Crew Endurance Management. They write: Endurance involves the body’s

March 6, 2008
Total Views: 11

Saturday, January 19, 2008
Incidents

Cosco Busan Pilot’s Medical Records Questioned

Cosco Busan Photo by Noah Berger/Associated PressOctober 15th 2003 the Staten Island ferry crashed into a concrete pier killing eleven people and leaving 71

January 19, 2008
Total Views: 19

Saturday, December 22, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Empress Of The North – Preliminary Report Published

The preliminary report on the Empress Of The North grounding and subsequent abandonment (no fatalities) was released by the NTSB today. The BBC reports; Marino

December 22, 2007
Total Views: 56

Friday, November 16, 2007
Oil Spill

Cosco Busan – Questions,Questions,Questions

By Bob Couttie  Once the US National Transportation Safety Board has produced the transcripts of the voyage data recorder from the Cosco Busan (Formerly the

November 16, 2007
Total Views: 27
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