The Coast Guard issued an interim rule September 1 as the first step to implement the statutorily-mandated requirements for DUKW amphibious passenger vessels (informally known as duck boats). This statutory… Read More

Jennifer Homendy, chair of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), welcomed maritime safety improvements that were included in the James M. Inhofe National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2023,… Read More

The notorious 2018 accident on Table Rock Lake in Branson, Mo., in which an amphibious duck boat sank in a surprise squall, killing 17 passengers, has effectively ended the duck… Read More

The National Transportation Safety Board is doubling down on safety recommendations for World War II amphibious vessels converted to passenger vessels, insisting that failure to implement its previous recommendations has… Read More