NTSB Blames Ineffective Maintenance, Safety Management in Deadly Barge Explosion

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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

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What was the blistering report that came out earlier?

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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,

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Ah, I was thinking of this: https://gcaptain.com/sitting-on-a-big-powder-keg-final-day-of-testimony-in-coast-guards-bouchard-no-255-explosion-hearing/