Category: Investigations & Casualty Analysis

Marine Safety Alert: Verify gateway handhold arrangements

The Coast Guard Office of Investigations and Analysis has released Marine Safety Alert 04-22, to addresses the importance of verifying the correct arrangement of handholds in embarkation gate arrangements aboard merchant vessels.

Coast Guard releases results of crab pot icing study

The Coast Guard has released the results of a study of ice accretion and ice accumulation on fishing pots, specifically crab/cod pots used in the Alaska/Bering Sea fishery.

Closure and posting of the SHELL AUGER LIFEBOAT NO. 6 investigation

The Coast Guard has has closed its investigation of a June 30, 2019, lifeboat incident on the Floating Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Facility AUGER that resulted in the loss of two lives and a serious injury. 

Liftboat Seacor Power marine board of investigation announces COVID-19 protocols, media briefing, daily schedule

The Coast Guard is scheduled to conduct a formal public hearing starting Monday, August 2 in Houma, La, to consider evidence related to the capsizing of the Liftboat Seacor Power and the loss of 13 of its 19 crewmembers.

Coast Guard to convene public hearing into loss of Liftboat Seacor Power

The Coast Guard is scheduled to conduct a formal public hearing starting Monday, August 2 in Houma, La, to consider evidence related to the capsizing of the Liftboat Seacor Power and the […]

Coast Guard, NTSB sign updated MOU regarding investigations and related maters

The Coast Guard and the National Transportation Safety Board signed an updated Memorandum of Understanding to institutionalize best practices developed during recent joint investigations iThe full MOU is available for viewing and download.

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