NTSB TO MEET ON BARGE AND DUCK BOAT COLLISION NEAR PHILADELPHIA
June 20, 2011
WASHINGTON, D.C. -The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will hold a public Board meeting to discuss the final report of the Board's investigation into the collision of a barge, The Resource, that was being towed alongside a tugboat, the Caribbean Sea and a duck tour boat DUKW 34 on July 7, 2010 in the Delaware River near Philadelphia.
The five member Board will vote to adopt the findings, probable cause, and safety recommendations from the final report. A synopsis of the report will appear on the website shortly after the conclusion of the Board meeting. The entire report will appear on the website several weeks
Event: Board Meeting
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 21 9:30 a.m. (EDT)
Location: NTSB Board Room and Conference Center, 429 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC
Participants: NTSB Board Members
Note: A live and archived webcast of the proceedings will be available on the Board's website at www.ntsb.gov/Events/Boardmeeting.htm. Technical support details are available under "Board Meetings." To report any problems, please call 703-993-3100 and ask for Webcast Technical Support.
Directions, including temporary route changes, to the NTSB Board Room: The front door is located on lower 10th Street, directly below L'Enfant Plaza. From the Metro, exit L'Enfant Plaza station at 9th and D Streets escalator, walk through the shopping mall towards the CVS store (on the left). Due to construction at L'Enfant Plaza, the escalator that provides access to the Board Room level is out of service. Signs posted near the escalator will direct attendees to stairs leading to the Board Room. NTSB staff will also be stationed throughout L'Enfant Plaza to provide directions and alternate access. The Board Room can also be accessed on the garage level.
Contact: NTSB Public Affairs