NTSB: Seastreak Wall Street Ferry Captain Lost Control, Causing Allision

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said today that the high-speed ferry Seastreak Wall Street struck Pier 11 in Lower Manhattan in January 2013 because the captain lost control of the vessel while attempting to dock. On January 9, 2013, the Seastreak Wall Street, a high-speed passenger ferry serving commuters between New Jersey and Lower Manhattan, allided with … [Read more...]

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 ferry incident in New York City reveals a focus on the vessels new propulsion machinery and the possibility of an allision with an underwater obstruction. A NTSB release says that the engine manufacturer (MTU) arrived on-scene … [Read more...]

Seastreak Wall Street – NYC Fast Ferry Damage [PHOTOS]

The United States Coast Guard has begun to investigate today's commuter ferry incident. The incident occurred in New York City early this morning when the ferry Seastreak Wall Street, crashed into a pier near the financial district injuring dozens of passengers. The following are official US Coast Guard photos and video of the damaged ferry: … [Read more...]

‘Hard Landing’ Leaves Dozens Injured on NYC Ferry

Chris Dolmetsch, Michelle Kaske and Phil Kuntz A commuter ferry carrying passengers to New York City from New Jersey crashed into a pier near the financial district during rush hour, sending bodies flying and injuring dozens, including two critically, police said. The Seastreak Wall Street slammed into Pier 11 at South Street and Gouverneur Lane in Lower Manhattan at about … [Read more...]