The following is the text of a press release issued by the National Transportation Safety Board:
(WASHINGTON) — The National Transportation Safety Board has launched a go-team to investigate Saturday’s marine accident in Charleston Harbor, Charleston, South Carolina.
NTSB senior marine investigator Thomas Roth-Roffy is the Investigator-in-Charge and is leading the Safety Board’s investigation. He is accompanied by two NTSB investigators.
On Saturday, December 5, at approximately 8:30 pm, a commercial passenger vessel and a 25 foot Coast Guard patrol boat collided. There were no fatalities.