NTSB report reveals insufficient maintenance and lack of guidance led to fatal ferry fire

The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) determined during a public meeting held on Tuesday, December 11, that an insufficient preventive maintenance program and lack of guidance for responding to high-temperature conditions led to the January 14, 2018, fire aboard the small passenger vessel Island Lady in the waters of the Pithlachascotee River near Port Ritchey, Florida.

  • Published in Ferries
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