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NTSB investigation: Fatigue leads to grounding in Alaska

The NTSB issued an investigation report on the grounding of the fishing vessel Freyja while on the Bering Sea, Alaska, in March 2019. The investigation revealed the deckhand failed to monitor the vessel as he fell asleep due to extreme fatigue. 

NTSB investigation: Captain’s poor decision linked to vessel sinking

NTSB issued an investigation report on the flooding and sinking of the commercial fishing vessel Pacific 1 while in the Bering Sea, Alaska, in February 2019. The report identified the master’s decision to remain at sea with continuous flooding as key cause of the sinking. 

NTSB investigation: Late turn in high water causes $3,3 million allision

The US NTSB issued an investigation report on the contact of the towing vessel ‘Bettye M. Jenkins’ with Bunge Grain Facility on the Lower Mississippi River, in February 2019. The investigation identified the captain’s decision to pass ahead of an upbound tow while crossing a river in strong current as key cause of the accident. 

NTSB investigation: Towing vessel contact with bridge

The US NTSB issued an investigation report on the contact of the towing vessel ‘Lindberg Crosby’ with Interstate 10 Bridge while on San Jacinto River, Texas, in February 2019. The investigation showed that there was an undetected loss of starboard engine directional control.