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NTSB Launches Go-Team to Collision in Houston Ship Channel Involving Two Vessels
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 NTSB Launches Go-Team to Collision in Houston Ship Channel Involving Two Vessels

​The National Transportation Safety Board is sending a go-team to investigate today’s accident in the Houston Ship Channel involving the bulk carrier MV Conti Peridot and the tanker Carla Maersk.

NTSB Marine Safety Investigator Eric Stolzenberg is leading the team as investigator-in-charge. NTSB Board Member Earl Weener is accompanying the team and will serve as the principal spokesman during the on-scene phase of the investigation.

Public Affairs Officer Terry Williams will also be on-scene in Houston, TX to coordinate media-related activities. He can be reached at terry.williams@ntsb.gov or by mobile phone at (202)557-1350. The team is expected to arrive in Houston tomorrow morning.

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Contact: NTSB Media Relations
490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594
Terry Williams
(202) 314-6100
Terry.williams@ntsb.gov

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