Coast Guard convenes highest-level marine casualty investigation into loss of Conception

Coast Guard convenes highest-level marine casualty investigation into loss of Conception
WASHINGTON – The Coast Guard assistant commandant for prevention policy, Rear Adm. Richard Timme, announced Wednesday that he has convened a formal Marine Board of Investigation (MBI) to investigate the loss of the small passenger vessel Conception. The Conception caught fire and sank in the early morning hours of Sept. 2, 2019, just off Santa Cruz Island in California. Only five of the 39 people...

Coast Guard convenes Investigation into loss of Stretch Duck 07

Coast Guard convenes Investigation into loss of Stretch Duck 07
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard commandant has convened a formal Marine Board of Investigation (MBI) into the loss of the U.S.-flagged amphibious passenger vessel, Stretch Duck 07, which occurred on Thursday, July 19 with 17 casualties and 14 survivors. A commandant-directed formal Marine Board of Investigation is the highest-level investigation in the Coast Guard. The marine board consists...

Coast Guard releases Final Action Memo regarding El Faro sinking

Coast Guard releases Final Action Memo regarding El Faro sinking
WASHINGTON — The Coast Guard today released the Final Action Memo regarding the loss of the S.S. El Faro and its 33 crewmembers during a 2015 hurricane near Crooked Island, Bahamas. In the Final Action Memo, Commandant of the Coast Guard, Adm. Paul Zukunft, approves the findings of fact, analysis, and conclusions detailed in the Marine Board of Investigation’s Report of Investigation, essentially...

Coast Guard to release Marine Board of Investigation report into sinking of El Faro

Coast Guard to release Marine Board of Investigation report into sinking of El Faro
WASHINGTON — The Coast Guard will release the S.S. El Faro Marine Board of Investigation report on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. This report identifies causal factors of the loss of the S.S. El Faro and 33 crew members. The report proposes safety recommendations for future actions to the Commandant of the Coast Guard. The report may be accessed at: https://uscg.mil/foia/foia_library.asp on Sunday, Oct....

Coast Guard convenes Marine Board of Investigation into loss of F/V Destination

Coast Guard convenes Marine Board of Investigation into loss of F/V Destination
WASHINGTON- The U.S. Coast Guard has convened a Marine Board of Investigation into the loss of F/V Destination and its six crewmembers. A Marine Board of Investigation is the highest level of investigation in the Coast Guard. Upon completion of the investigation, the Board will issue a report to the commandant with the evidence collected, the facts established and its conclusions and recommendations. During...

Coast Guard concludes first Marine Board of Investigation hearing for FV Lady Cecelia

ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard concluded the first hearing to determine the cause of the sinking of the fishing vessel Lady Cecelia, Thursday. Investigating officers from Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Portland, Ore., listened to tesitmony from family and associates of the crew of the Lady Cecelia during the proceedings. Thursday’s recess marks the conclusion of the first public Marine Board...

Coast Guard to release report of investigation into sinking of the Alaskan Ranger

A life raft from the fishing vessel Alaska Ranger floats in the Bering Sea after the survivors were rescued by the Coast Guard. US Coast Guard photoSEATTLE – The Coast Guard will hold a media briefing to release the report of investigation, into the sinking of the fish processing vessel Alaskan Ranger, Wednesday, at the Jackson Federal Building’s Eagle Room, located on the 2nd floor, at...

Coast Guard and Minerals Management Service co-chair investigation into Deepwater Horizon incident

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) and Minerals Management Service (MMS) will co-chair an investigation starting May 11, 2010 to identify the factors leading to the explosion, loss of life, sinking, and subsequent oil spill of the Deepwater Horizon Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit, which began on April 20, 2010.

Coast Guard releases investigation report of fishing vessel Katmai sinking

WASHINGTON — The Coast Guard released Tuesday the final report of the investigation into the Oct. 22, 2008, sinking of the fishing vessel Katmai, which sank in Amchitka Pass, Alaska.