Cause of Ferry Crash Unknown

Monday, May 08, 2006
The cause of the May 6 ferry crash at Pier 43 in San Francisco, which injured nine people, will not be known for at least several days, a spokesman for the U.S. Coast Guard said. The crash occurred at 4:22 p.m. when the Baylink ferry bound for Vallejo was backing out into the bay. Passengers said the ferry did not maneuver properly and hit the pier several times before a tugboat pushed it back into its berth. The captain, Philip Strickland Johnson, was reported by passengers to have issued a warning on the loudspeaker prior to the impact. (Source: San Francisco Chronicle)
Maritime Reporter June 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Navy

China, Russia in Sea of Japan Joint Military Drills

China and Russia will hold joint naval and air defence drills in the Sea of Japan, China said on Thursday, the latest exercises between the two countries which could concern Japan,

China: U.S. "Militarizing" South China Sea

China's Defence Ministry on Thursday accused the United States of "militarising" the South China Sea by staging patrols and joint military drills there, ramping

Navy to Commission Submarine John Warner

The Navy will commission its newest fast attack submarine, the future USS John Warner (SSN 785), during a 10 a.m. EDT ceremony Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, at Naval Station Norfolk,

Casualties

WGMA Urges Participation in Menhaden Survey

The West Gulf Maritime Association (WGMA) is urging its members with ships arriving at any port in the western US Gulf to participate in the Menhaden survey.

Four Rescued from Boat Fire in California

U.S. Coast Guard and firefighter crews helped rescue four people from a boat fire Tuesday afternoon in Alameda, Calif.   Coast Guard Sector San Francisco Command

NYK Vessel Rescues 336 in the Mediterranean

On July 14, Hermes Leader, a car carrier operated by NYK Line, rescued 336 people in the Mediterranean Sea. On July 14, the vessel received an emergency

 
 
Maritime Security Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0869 sec (12 req/sec)