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Event Summary

Board Meeting : Collision in Houston Ship Channel
NTSB Boardroom
6/9/2015 9:30 AM

‚ÄčThe National Transportation Safety Board will meet to determine the probable cause of the March 22, 2014 collision in the Houston Ship Channel involving the Summer Wind, a bulk carrier and the Miss Susan, a tow pushing two barges. As a result of the collision, a barge was breached releasing 168,000 gallons of fuel in the water. Two crew members were treated for inhalation-related injuries.

This event is free and open to the public.
Located at the NTSB Board Room and Conference Center.
A link to the webcast will be available shortly before the start of the meeting at

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Opening Statement - Chairman Christopher A. Hart

Closing Statement - Chairman Christopher A. Hart

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