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Safety Recommendation Details

Safety Recommendation M-93-049
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Synopsis: ON DECEMBER 21, 1992, THE ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES-REGISTERED CONTAINERSHIP JURAJ DALMATINAC COLLIDED WITH THE TANK BARGE DUVAL 2, WHICH WAS BEING PUSHED BY THE U.S. TOWBOAT FREMONT, IN THE HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL (HSC), GLAVESTON BAY. THE BOW OF THE JURAJ DALMATINAC PENETRATED THE SIDE AND BOTTOM HULL OF THE BARGE, WHICH BUCKLED AND SANK. BOTH CARGO TANKS WERE BREACHED, AND THE BARGE'S CARGO OF MOLTEN SULPHUR SPILLED INTO THE WATERWAY.
Recommendation: THE NTSB RECOMMENDS THAT THE AMERICAN PILOT'S ASSOCIATION: ENCOURAGE MEMBER PILOT ASSOCIATIONS TO RECOMMEND THAT THEIR MEMBERS BECOME KNOWLEDGEABLE IN THE OPERATION OF AUTOMATIC RADAR PLOTTING AIDS.
Original recommendation transmittal letter: PDF
Overall Status: Closed - Acceptable Action
Mode: Marine
Location: Bays and Sounds, United States
Is Reiterated: No
Is Hazmat: No
Is NPRM: No
Accident #: DCA93MM006
Accident Reports:
Collision of the U.S. Towboat Fremont and Tow with the St. Vincent and the Grenadines-Registered Containership Juraj Dalamtinac
Report #: MAR-93-02
Accident Date: 12/21/1992
Issue Date: 1/21/1994
Date Closed: 11/23/1994
Addressee(s) and Addressee Status: American Pilots Association (Closed - Acceptable Action)
Keyword(s):

Safety Recommendation History
From: NTSB
To: American Pilots Association
Date: 11/23/1994
Response: THE BOARD IS PLEASED THT THE APA BOARD OF TRUSTEES ADOPTED A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING OFFICIAL APA POLICY ON THE USE OF ARPA. THE APA RESOLUTION READS: "THE AMERICAN PILOTS' ASSOCIATION ENCOURAGES ITS MEMBER PILOT TO BE KNOWLEDGEABLE IN THE CAPABILITIES, LIMITATIONS & OPERATION OF AUTOMATIC RADAR PLOTTING AIDS & RELATED NAVIGATION TECHNOLOGY." BECAUSE THE APA RESOLUTION SATISFIES THE RECOMMENDED ACTION, M-93-49 HAS BEEN CLASSIFIED "CLOSED--ACCEPTABLE ACTION."

From: American Pilots Association
To: NTSB
Date: 10/14/1994
Response: APA WRITES THAT ON 10/7/94, THE APA BOARD OF TRUSTEES ADOPTED A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING OFFICIAL APA POLICY ON THE USE OF ARPA. THE APA RESOLUTION READS "THE AMERICAN PILOTS ASSOCIATION ENCOURAGES ITS MEMBER PILOTS TO BE KNOWLEDGEALE IN THE CAPABILITIES, LIMITATIONS & OPERATION OF AUTOMATIC RADAR PLOTTING AIDS & RELATED NAVIGATION TECHNOLOGY."

From: American Pilots Association
To: NTSB
Date: 2/18/1994
Response: