2003 Staten Island Ferry Accident


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From SILive.com:

VIDEO: Staten Island Ferry engine alarms on the Barberi didn't sound before crash, NTSB investigators say
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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Federal investigators said yesterday that none of the Andrew J. Barberi's engine alarms sounded before the ferryboat malfunctioned on its approach to the St. George Ferry terminal and smashed into a pier Saturday morning, injuring 37 people.
Full story with vidio at http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2010/05/engine_alarms_on_the_barberi_d.html
 
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From The Professional Mariner:

NTSB finds defective propulsion parts in Staten Island Ferry crash
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Probe: Components didn't respond properly to wheelhouse commands
(6/18/2010)


The following is the text of a press release issued by the National Transportation Safety Board:

(WASHINGTON) -- On Saturday, May 8, 2010, the National Transportation Safety Board launched a team to the New York City Borough of Staten Island to investigate an accident involving a Staten Island ferry.
Full story at http://www.professionalmariner.com/ME2/dirmod.asp?sid=&nm=&type=news&mod=News&mid=9A02E3B96F2A415ABC72CB5F516B4C10&tier=3&nid=97674A06F2244B34A0D7F6D6 29E7072B
 
Jul 9, 2000
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563
Easley South Carolina
Jul 9, 2000
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563
Easley South Carolina
From The Professional Mariner:

Failure to change oil filters led to Staten Island Ferry crash
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The following is the text of a Safety Alert issued by the U.S. Coast Guard, which confirmed that the vessel in question is the Andrew J. Barberi:

ENSURING PROPER MAINTENANCE OF SYSTEMS, EQUIPMENT, AND COMPONENTS

A partial propulsion failure occurring on a commercial vessel can result in significant injury and damage when the movement of the vessel is unchecked and an allision or collision occurs.
Full text at http://www.professionalmariner.com/ME2/dirmod.asp?sid=&nm=&type=news&mod=News&mid=9A02E3B96F2A415ABC72CB5F516B4C10&tier=3&nid=5070541CE5CC458C836ACC61 E6DBC341
 
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