NTSB seeks director for Office of Marine Safety

The official oversees all major marine casualty investigations involving U.S. vessels

(WASHINGTON) — The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is hiring a director for its Office of Marine Safety. The Office of Marine Safety investigates all major marine casualties that occur in the United States or that involve U.S.-flagged vessels anywhere in the world; develops proposed probable causes of accidents; formulates recommendations to minimize recurrence of similar accidents; prepares detailed reports for use by other international and domestic government agencies, Congress, the transportation community and the traveling public; conducts special investigations into selected marine accidents involving safety issues of concern to the NTSB; and improves public safety by advocating changes to international and domestic marine transportation laws, regulations, standards, policies, practices and systems in government and industry. The office also directs the conduct of NTSB public hearings, forums and symposiums on marine safety.

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