NTSB Blames Ineffective Maintenance, Safety Management in Deadly Barge Explosion -gCaptain
The National Transportation Safety Board has determined that the deadly explosion and fire aboard the B No. 255 barge off the coast of Port Aransas, Texas in 2017 was the result of a lack of effective maintenance and safety management of the barge by the Bouchard Transportation Company.
NTSB Report Here: Explosion and Fire aboard Articulated Tug and Barge Buster Bouchard/B. No. 255
What was the blistering report that came out earlier?
I don’t think so. The gCaptain article was dated 9 May, 2019. There was some posts on the forum about the series here that was published by the The Clearview Post,