The Coast Guard announced in a news release last week that investigators continue to seek information regarding the fishing vessel Mary B II, which capsized off Newport, Oregon, Jan. 9, 2019, and resulted in the loss of the three crew members and the vessel. Anyone with information is encouraged to provide it to the investigation team at AccidentInfo@uscg.mil, using the subject line “F/V MARY B II.” Questions may be sent to the same address.
Read a recent update on the El Faro hearings from the Chief of the Office of Investigations and Casualty Analysis.
The Coast Guard will live stream the SS EL FARO Marine Board of Investigation hearings on Tuesday, February 16, 2016.
The U.S. Coast Guard will conduct a public Marine Board of Investigation hearing into the loss of the United States-flagged steam ship EL FARO, and its 33 crewmembers. The first hearing will focus on the pre-accident historical events relating to the loss, the regulatory compliance record of the EL FARO, crewmember duties and qualifications, past operations of the vessel and the Coast Guard’s Search and Rescue operations.
The Coast will conduct a public marine board of investigation hearing into loss of the S.S. El Faro and its 33 crewmembers.
9/28/2015: Mariner credentialing – Update from the Office of Investigations and Casualty Analysis and Suspension and Revocation NCOE
Read after-action from the open house hosted by the National Maritime Center in part four of a four-part series.
7/24/2015: New NVIC published – Part 4 Marine Casualty Reporting Procedures Guide with Associated Standard Interpretations
The Coast Guard published Navigation and Vessel Circular 01-15 to clarify terminology used in the reporting regulation, draw attention to additional regulatory citations related to reporting and provide detailed regulatory interpretations to assist all involved parties in the marine casualty reporting and investigation process.