Coast Guard to hold public hearing for Sunshine Bridge investigation

Coast Guard to hold public hearing for Sunshine Bridge investigation
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is scheduled to conduct a public hearing to consider evidence related to the Kristin Alexis formal marine casualty investigation beginning Monday, May 6, 2019, at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales, Louisiana. The hearing will focus on the overhead strike of the Highway 70 Sunshine Bridge in Donaldsonville, Louisiana, which severely impacted the local community...

Coast Guard continues investigation into the sinking of the tug Specialist

Coast Guard continues investigation into the sinking of the tug Specialist
NEW YORK – Coast Guard assets assist partner agencies while a contracted salvage company lifts the tugboat Specialist with their crane, March 24, 2016, near the Tappan Zee Bridge. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ali Flockerzi.) NEW YORK – The official Coast Guard investigation into the sinking of the tug Specialist Mar. 12, 2016 near the Tappan Zee Bridge is months away...

Coast Guard schedules hearing for Texas City Y collision

Coast Guard schedules hearing for Texas City Y collision
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard, working with the National Transportation Safety Board, will begin a formal hearing at the Galveston County Criminal Justice Center Monday at 1 p.m., to receive testimony regarding the collision between the Summer Wind and Miss Susan. The Coast Guard is conducting a Formal Marine Casualty Investigation into the cause of the collision in the Houston Ship Channel that occurred...

Coast Guard concludes Kulluk grounding hearings in Anchorage, Alaska; investigation continues

Coast Guard concludes Kulluk grounding hearings in Anchorage, Alaska; investigation continues
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A Coast Guard formal marine casualty investigation hearing, investigating the contributing causes that led to the conical drilling unit Kulluk grounding on Sitkalidak Island Dec. 31, 2012, concluded at Loussac Library in Anchorage Thursday. Testimony gathered during the nine-day public hearing will be reviewed and added to the ongoing formal marine casualty investigation. The...

Coast Guard schedules hearing for Kulluk grounding in Anchorage, Alaska

Coast Guard schedules hearing for Kulluk grounding in Anchorage, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A Coast Guard formal marine casualty investigation hearing is scheduled for May 20 at noon, at the Anchorage Loussac Library, Assembly Hall Chambers, to investigate the contributing causes that led to the conical drilling unit Kulluk grounding on Sitkalidak Island Dec. 31, 2012. The Coast Guard conducts investigations following marine casualties to determine the causal and contributing...

Coast Guard orders formal marine casualty investigation of drilling unit Kulluk grounding

Coast Guard orders formal marine casualty investigation of drilling unit Kulluk grounding
JUNEAU, Alaska — Rear Adm. Thomas P. Ostebo, the Coast Guard 17th District commander, ordered a formal marine casualty investigation on Friday into the circumstances and contributing factors involved in the grounding of the drilling unit Kulluk on the southeast shore of Sitkalidak Island, Alaska on Dec. 31, 2012. A formal marine casualty investigation is convened when a vessel casualty has considerable...