The loss of the SS El Faro — translated from Spanish as The Lighthouse — prompted the US Coast Guard
The recent death tolls in dive boat and duck boat accidents may result in the NTSB and Coast Guard finally agreeing on tougher standards.
For more than 15 years, the National Transportation Safety Board regularly has warned the US Coast Guard that it should urgently strengthen fire safety crew training and require preventive vessel maintenance programs to avoid small passenger ship fires such as the one that killed more than 30 people last week on the dive ship “Conception,” an in-depth look at NTSB records reveals.
Here’s a sorting of Coast Guard inspections data shows that these passenger ships have Coast Guard computer generated boarding priorities
Posted by Robert Frump Here is a sorting of all ships with Coast Guard computer generated boarding priorities assigned.
“Snoozing crew raises specter of criminal charge in boat fire” was the headline of an AP story this week and if
Posted by Robert Frump Here’s a record of all available Coast Guard inspections of larger passenger ships through 2018.
p Here are the records of all available Coast Guard inspections of US ferry boats and ships into 2018. More
Here’s a record of all available Coast Guard inspections of US amphibious ships into 2018.
Here’s a record of all available past Coast Guard inspections of US diving ships into 2018.
The SS El Faro investigation seemed open and shut. The Captain steered his vessel directly into the path of Hurricane
In the aftermath of the dive ship Conception tragedy, the US Coast Guard has issued a Marine Safety Information Bulletin