NTSB to meet on N.Y. ferry accident (WEBCAST)

The following is the text of a news release from the National Transportation Safety Board:

(WASHINGTON) — The National Transportation Safety Board will meet to discuss a 2013 accident involving the Seastreak Wall Street commuter ferry in Lower Manhattan.

On Jan. 9, 2013, the high-speed passenger ferry Seastreak Wall Street, on a routine trip from New Jersey to Pier 11/Wall Street, struck the pier as it approached the dock. Four of the 331 people on board the vessel sustained serious injuries.

Event: Board meeting

Date/time: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 @ 9:30 a.m. (EDT)

Location: NTSB Board Room and Conference Center
429 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, D.C.

Participants: NTSB board members

Live webcast: A link to the webcast will be available shortly before the start of the meeting at www.capitolconnection.net/capcon/ntsb/ntsb.htm

By Professional Mariner Staff