Accidents & Fire
Safety on the water is important to the marine industry, but accidents happen. Builders, dealers, boatyards and other marine businesses can learn from them.
Conception Captain Charged With 34 Counts of Manslaughter
The dive boat fire that killed 34 was among the deadliest in recent U.S. maritime history.
Captain in Danube River cruise ship accident goes on trial
The accident was the worst in more than 30 years on Europe’s longest river.
Passengers in New Year’s Eve boat crash in Florida identified
All four people are from Indiana, and one owns a waterfront mansion in Fort Lauderdale.
Judge says duck boat owner can’t use 19th century law to limit claims
“Admiralty jurisdiction” doesn’t apply to the accident that killed 17 people.
Multi-million dollar racing yacht hits submerged object
Captain said collision felt like hitting a brick wall at 40 mph.
S.C. investigations face scrutiny in wake of fatal crashes
Sobriety tests weren’t conducted after a fatal accident in February.
Two killed, one injured in crash on Lake Winnipesaukee
Boats collided after dark on Saturday evening.
S.C. family sued in federal court over boat crash that killed 19-year-old woman
An insurance company is asking for relief from financial responsibility for wrongful death claims.
25 killed, nine missing in charter boat fire off California
The 75-foot dive boat caught on fire about 3:15 on Monday morning.