NTSB Reports On 2018 Towboat Fire NTSB Reports On 2018 Towboat Fire
NTSB Reports On 2018 Towboat Fire

The probable cause of the engineroom fire that resulted in the complete burning of the towing vessel mv. Jacob Kyle Rusthoven on September 12, 2018, was an engine lube oil… Read More

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released its marine accident brief detailing the agency’s investigation into the October 2018 capsizing and sinking of the mv. Miss Roslyn on the… Read More

Witnesses watched as a bridge-construction workboat began taking on water, sending four people into 37-degree Mississippi River waters November 21. Fortunately, the four workmen were able to attract the attention… Read More

The National Transportation Safety Board announced November 7 it would investigate a November 4 barge explosion in Lemont, Ill., at an Illinois Marine Towing terminal about 25 miles from Chicago. Read More

A tow of six barges pushed by the mv. Dale Artigue struck a yacht club on the Ohio River, tearing loose several pleasure boats—and the club’s floating restaurant, which was… Read More

Now that river levels are dropping, the heavy load of silt dropped by this spring’s flooding is causing groundings up and down the length of the Mississippi River. On September… Read More