Coast Guard announces formal investigation into Spirit of Boston fire

Coast Guard announces formal investigation into Spirit of Boston fire
BOSTON – The Coast Guard has convened a formal marine casualty investigation Monday, into the fire that occurred aboard the small passenger vessel Spirit of Boston. Rear Adm. John Mauger, Coast Guard First District Commander, authorized the investigation pursuant to the authority contained in Title 46, United States Code, Section 6301 and the regulations promulgated thereunder. Cmdr. Mason Wilcox...

Coast Guard investigates Antarctic marine casualties

Coast Guard investigates Antarctic marine casualties
WASHINGTON, D.C., — U.S. Coast Guard Activities Europe, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and international flag administrations are investigating marine casualties involving the death or injury of U.S. citizens on foreign-flagged passenger vessels in Antarctic waters between Nov. 15 and Dec. 1, 2022. The investigations include: Two U.S. citizens died when an inflatable boat from the...

Coast Guard issues “party in interest” designation in pipeline investigation

Coast Guard issues "party in interest" designation in pipeline investigation
Alameda, CA – U.S. Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) marine casualty investigators boarded the container ship MSC DANIT, Saturday, in the Port of Long Beach. Prior to the visit, U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. Braden Rostad, Chief of Investigations, Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach determined that the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) DANIT was involved in a January...

Coast Guard announces formal investigation into Coastal Reign capsizing

Coast Guard announces formal investigation into Coastal Reign capsizing
SEATTLE – The Coast Guard announced today a formal marine casualty investigation has been convened into the marine casualty of the commercial fishing vessel Coastal Reign which capsized February 20, 2021 resulting in the loss of two lives. Rear Adm. Anthony Vogt, Coast Guard Thirteenth District Commander, authorized the investigation pursuant to the authority contained in Title 46, United States...

Coast Guard investigates incident on Calcasieu River Ship Channel

Coast Guard investigates incident on Calcasieu River Ship Channel
LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana — Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles is conducting a Marine Casualty Investigation in collaboration with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Law Enforcement Division to determine the cause of Wednesday’s vessel allision with a dredge pipeline operating on the Calcasieu River Ship Channel near Hackberry, La. The incident resulted in one loss of...

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...