NTSB Training Center.


Marine Accident Investigation


This course, led by senior NTSB investigators, details how to investigate major marine accidents

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Dates, Tuition
and Fee

November 4-8, 2013
$2,100 early registration, by October 4, 2013
$2,150 late registration, between October 5 and 12:00 pm (noon) ET on November 3,

$100 processing fee will be added to tuitions for all offline applications. A tuition invoice can be ordered for a $25 processing fee.

Note:  payment must be made at time of registration.


8:30 am – 4:30 pm


NTSB Training Center • 45065 Riverside Parkway • Ashburn, Virginia 20147


OPEN. Applications are now being accepted.

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  • USCG Investigations Relationship
  • Gathering, examining, and analyzing data related to engineering investigations
  • Gathering, examining, and analyzing data related to deck operations investigations
  • Human factors in marine accidents
  • Interviewing
  • Medical factors in marine accidents
  • Using electronic data in marine accident investigations
  • Survival factors investigations

Performance Results

Upon completion of this course, the participant will:

  • Be able to obtain, examine, and analyze data needed for marine accident invest
  • Conduct interviews for a marine accident investigation
  • Determine how to examine electronic data for marine accident investigations

Who May Attend

  • Investigators from the NTSB and other accident investigation authorities/commissions worldwide
  • Potential participants in an NTSB investigations
  • Investigative and safety personnel employed by the marine industry, civilian and military agencies, and related labor unions
  • Members of the academic community attending for research purposes \


Area hotels and restaurants


  • Washington Dulles International (IAD): 10 miles
  • Washington Ronald Reagan National (DCA): 30 miles
  • Baltimore/Washington International (BWI): 60 miles

More Information

Email TrainingCenter@ntsb.gov or call (571) 223-3900
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