NTSB to convene virtual public meeting on Seacor Power capsizing

Photo: US Coast Guard

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will hold a virtual public board meeting on October 18 to determine the probable cause for the 2021 capsizing of the liftboat Seacor Power.

On April 13, 2021, Seacor Power capsized off the coast of Port Fourchon, Louisiana.

Nineteen people were aboard the vessel. Six people were rescued by the US Coast Guard and other vessels, six died, and seven are missing and presumed dead.

​​During the meeting, the NTSB’s board will vote on the findings, probable cause, and recommendations as well as any changes to the draft final report.

The board meeting for this event will be webcast to the public. A link to the webcast will be available shortly before the start of the meeting at http://ntsb.windrosemedia.com/.

Additional information has been added to the public docket for the investigation. The docket includes more than 11,000 pages of factual information, including interview transcripts, a meteorology report, and other investigative materials.

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