A loss of propulsion control caused by a faulty valve and lack of alarm to alert crewmembers caused the 2010 Staten Island Ferry allision with the ferry terminal, according to findings from the NTSB investigation into the incident.
Here are some photos of the capsized tugboat Katherine G at Liberty Island in New York Harbor on Friday, April 6, 2012.
A crane barge being towed on NY’s East River Tuesday accidentally struck the bottom of the historic Brooklyn Bridge causing a nearly 50 foot long gash in the metal scaffolding used by crews working to repaint the bridge.
JERSEY CITY, NJ — A barge accident occurred on Sunday, August 14, around 10:45 a.m when hundreds of tons of steel and iron fell from a shipping crane in Jersey City.
KINGSTON, NEW YORK – An injured tugboat crew member was rescued by the Coast Guard and local first responders near Kingston NY on Tuesday, January 4. The crew member, who was working as an engineer aboard the tugboat, Barbara McAllister, reportedly suffered a leg injury and was stuck in the engine room while en route… read more