Pre-accident photo of the Seacor Power, left, in the lifted configuration, alongside an offshore platform

​​Pre-accident photo of the Seacor Power, left, in the lifted configuration, alongside an offshore platform. (Source: Seacor Marine)​​​​​​​

Capsizing of Liftboat Seacor Power Subject of October 18 Board Meeting

The National Transportation Safety Board held a virtual public board meeting October 18 to determine the probable cause for the 2021 capsizing of the liftboat Seacor Power.

On April 13, 2021, the Seacor Power capsized off the coast of Port Fourchon, Louisiana. Nineteen people were aboard the vessel. Six people were rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard and other vessels, six died and seven are missing and presumed dead.

​​During the meeting the NTSB’s board voted on the findings, probable cause and recommendations as well as any changes to the draft final report.

​​​WHAT: A virtual NTSB board meeting on the capsizing of the Seacor Power.

WHO: NTSB investigative staff and board members.

WHEN: Tuesday, October 18 at 9:30 a.m. Eastern time.​

HOW: A link to the webcast will be available shortly before the start of the meeting at http://ntsb.windrosemedia.com/.

Meeting Abstract 

NTSB Chair Jennifer Homendy will take questions from reporters during a media availability scheduled to start 30 minutes after the board meeting ends. Journalists wishing to participate should send an email to ntsbmediarelations@ntsb.gov. A link with instructions will be emailed.​

​Register in advance​ (optional) to receive a calendar update about the Board meeting​.   ​


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