Coast Guard to hold public hearing in Oregon for Mary B II investigation

Coast Guard to hold public hearing in Oregon for Mary B II investigation
NEWPORT, Ore. — The Coast Guard is inviting the public to attend a formal public hearing, which begins May 13, 2019, at Newport City Hall, to consider evidence related to the Mary B II marine casualty investigation. The hearing will focus on the capsizing of the commercial fishing vessel Mary B II, which lead to the deaths of three fishermen at the entrance of Yaquina Bay in Newport on Jan. 8,...

Coast Guard to hold public hearing for Mary B II investigation

Coast Guard to hold public hearing for Mary B II investigation
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard is scheduled to conduct a formal public hearing beginning May 13, 2019 at the Newport, Oregon City Hall to consider evidence related to the Mary B II marine casualty investigation, and the public is invited to attend. The hearing will focus on the capsizing of the commercial fishing vessel Mary B II, which led to the deaths of three fishermen at the entrance of Yaquina...

Coast Guard announces formal investigation into fishing vessel Mary B II capsizing

Coast Guard announces formal investigation into fishing vessel Mary B II capsizing
SEATTLE – The Coast Guard announced today a formal marine casualty investigation has been convened into the marine casualty of the fishing vessel Mary B II which capsized off Newport, Oregon, January 9, 2019, resulting in the loss of three lives and loss of the vessel. Rear Adm. David Throop, Coast Guard 13th District Commander, authorized the investigation pursuant to the authority contained in...

Coast Guard monitoring and investigating generator fire on freighter

Coast Guard monitoring and investigating generator fire on freighter
SAULT STE MARIE, Michigan — The Coast Guard receieved a report of a generator fire aboard the Motor Vessel Paul R. Tregurtha, a 1,013 foot bulk carrier freighter, at 4:20 a.m. Monday. The vessel master reported the fire extinguished at 5:30 a.m. and stated that there were no injuries or pollution, and all 23 crewmembers are accounted for. The ship is carrying 68,200 tons of coal, 124,000 gallons...

Coast Guard completes USS Milwaukee commercial vessel investigation

Coast Guard completes USS Milwaukee commercial vessel investigation
Milwaukee — The Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan-led investigation regarding wake from the USS Milwaukee and recreational vessels off Chambers Island on Green Bay September 5, 2015, is completed. The marine casualty investigation determined that enforcement action against any of the parties involved would not forward the integrity of maritime safety and is therefore not warranted. As required by...

3 investigations underway in Coast Guard Cutter Key Largo collision

3 investigations underway in Coast Guard Cutter Key Largo collision
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard is conducting a series of formal investigations after Tuesday’s collision involving a Coast Guard cutter and a fishing vessel off the coast of Puerto Rico. Three separate investigations have been initiated and will review different aspects of the collision between the 110-foot Coast Guard Cutter Key Largo and a U.S. Virgin Island fishing vessel named Sea...

Coast Guard continues investigation of barge explosion

Coast Guard continues investigation of barge explosion
MOBILE, Ala. — The Coast Guard launched an investigation into the cause of the April 24, 2013 explosions and fire on board two Kirby tank barges while moored at the Oil Recovery Company Marine Terminal in Mobile. While the investigation is still ongoing, Coast Guard Sector Mobile investigators have made the following preliminary findings: On the evening of April 24, Oil Recovery Company personnel...

U.S. Coast Guard part of Italian-led Costa Concordia investigation

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard, joined by the National Transportation Safety Board, will be part of an Italian-led marine casualty investigation into the January 2012 grounding and partial sinking of the cruise ship Costa Concordia off the coast of Italy. The incident left 32 people dead, including two Americans. Evidence, timeline, analysis, conclusion(s), recommendations and a draft report are...

Coast Guard holds formal hearing on Eggners Ferry Bridge accident

PADUCAH, Ky. — The Coast Guard, working with the National Transportation and Safety Board, will hold a formal hearing in Paducah City Hall, Monday, to receive testimony regarding the allision between the cargo ship Delta Mariner and the Eggners Ferry Bridge on the Tennessee River occurring late January. The NTSB is assisting in the investigation in accordance with the Coast Guard/NTSB Memorandum...