Safer Seas Digest 2016: Lessons Learned from Marine Accident Investigations

This document summarizes and compiles the marine accident investigations conducted by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) published in 2016. The accidents are grouped by accident type including allision, collision, fire, flooding, and grounding. Each summary contains an overview of the accident along with probable causes and a link to the full NTSB accident report. A lessons learned section includes discussion of fatigue, use of medication, maintenance and repair procedures, operational testing procedures, operating in strong currents, distraction, and bridge resource management. Vessel particulars and accident locations are also included.


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Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Figures; Maps; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: 72p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01643737
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SPC1701
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 17 2017 5:09PM