Coast Guard releases report on the investigation into the sinking of the fishing vessel Lady Mary

Coast Guard releases report on the investigation into the sinking of the fishing vessel Lady Mary
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Coast Guard has released the report on the investigation into the March 24, 2009, sinking of the fishing vessel Lady Mary approximately 65 miles southeast of Cape May, N.J. The investigation revealed that the Lady Mary’s sinking and the loss of the crew was not due to one single factor, but rather a combination of numerous unsafe preconditions and a few unsafe decisions. As...

U.S. Coast Guard releases final report on investigation into Carnival Splendor fire

U.S. Coast Guard releases final report on investigation into Carnival Splendor fire
WASHINGTON — The Coast Guard on Monday released the final marine casualty report on the investigation into the November 8, 2010, fire onboard the cruise ship Carnival Splendor. The vessel suffered a major mechanical failure in the number five diesel generator, resulting in the fire. Post-casualty analysis of the event revealed that the installed Hi-Fog system for local protection was activated...