The following is the text of a news release from the National Transportation Safety Board:
(WASHINGTON) (April 1) — The National Transportation Safety Board today released its "Safer Seas 2014: Lessons Learned From Marine Accident Investigations" report. "Safer Seas" is a compilation of accident investigations that were published in 2014, organized by vessel type with links to the more detailed accident reports.
The 43-page report contains a summary and the probable causes for 23 major marine accidents and features lessons learned from each of the accidents in an easy-to-use summary document. "Safer Seas 2014" focuses on issues including understanding vessel control systems, passenger safety during critical maneuvers, maintenance, and crew training.
Click here to view the report.