U.S. Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board News

Coast Guard Expert Testifies Heavy Loads Left Cargo Ship Unstable

A U.S. Coast Guard analysis found that a cargo ship overturned after departing a Georgia seaport because of unstable loading that left its center of gravity too high, making the vessel susceptible to rolling over, an expert told officials investigating …

Georgia Port Foreman: No Issues Before Cargo Ship Overturned

A foreman who oversees dock workers at Georgia’s busy shipping terminal for automobiles said Tuesday he saw no problems as hundreds of cars and trucks were loaded onto the cargo ship Golden Ray shortly before the vessel overturned after leaving …