Report on 2007 Passenger Cessel Grounding

Friday, February 06, 2009

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released its full report on the grounding of a passenger vessel at the intersection of Lynn Canal and icy Strait in Southeast Alaska on May 14, 2007.  Factors leading to this casualty included the master’s decision to put an inexperienced third mate on watch without supervision or guidance and poor watchkeeping procedures.  It was noted that the ship’s voyage data recorder (VDR) recorded some, but not all, of the required parameters.  MAR-08/02 (2/4/09).

(Source: Holland & Knight)

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