>NTSB Report on M/V ORANGE SUN’s Allision with Dredge NEW YORK

>The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released the report of its investigation (MAR-09/03) of the January 24, 2008 allision of a Liberia flagged fruit juice carier M/V ORANGE SUN with the moored U.S. flag dredge NEW YORK in Newark Bay, NJ. The probable cause of the casualty was the master’s failure to appropriately use bridge resource management and to communicate with the bridge crew and the pilot. In particular, he failed to advise the pilot of the vessel’s tendency to sheer at low speed.