National Transportation Safety Board Releases Report Detailing 2018 Allision At Louisiana’s Sunshine Bridge

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National Transportation Safety Board Releases Report Detailing 2018 Allision At Louisiana’s Sunshine Bridge
Photo by National Transportation Safety Board

On October 11, 2018, the Kristin Alexis was performing fleeting work with a crew of six, including a captain, pilot, and four deckhands (two per shift), at the Cooper Consolidated fleeting facility at Convent located at mile 161.5. About 2300, the Cooper Consolidated dispatcher informed the Kristin Alexis captain that their next job was to move the derrick-type crane barge Mr Ervin upriver to the Cooper Consolidated fleeting facility in Darrow, located at mile 175.

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