NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs

NTSB Media Advisory for Cruise Ship Safety Forum


WASHINGTON - The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a two-day forum, Cruise Ships: Examining Safety, Operations, and Oversight, on March 25-26. The all-day hearing on Tuesday will end with a press availability by NTSB Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman.

What: NTSB Forum on Cruise Ship Safety

When: Tues., March 25 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET; Wed., March 26, 9 am.. - 4:30 p.m. ET

Where: NTSB Board Room and Conference Center

429 L'Enfant Plaza, SW

Washington, DC 20594

Participants: NTSB Board Members, NTSB staff technical panel, party members

A link to the agenda and other forum information is here: www.ntsb.gov/cruiseshipforum

A link to a video about the forum is here: http://youtu.be/HbIHnmyQ51k

It will be free and open to the public. No registration is necessary. For those who are unable to attend in person, the forum can be viewed via webcast at www.ntsb.gov.

What: Press Availability

When: Tues., March 25, 4:45 p.m. ET.

Where: Conference Room A/B (Next to Board Room)

Participant: NTSB Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman

Office of Public Affairs
490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594
Eric M. Weiss
(202) 314-6100



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of transportation accidents, promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents and their families.