MEDIA ADVISORY: Capsizing of Liftboat Seacor Power Subject of October 18 Board Meeting


Pre-accident ohoto of the Seacor Power

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

​WASHINGTON (Sept. 29, 2022) — The National Transportation Safety Board will hold 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 will vote on the findings, probable cause and recommendations as well as any changes to the draft final report.

The board meeting for this event will be webcast to the public. A link to the webcast will be available shortly before the start of the meeting at

Additional information has been added to the public docket for the investigation. The docket includes more than 11,000 pages of factual information, including interview transcripts, a meteorology report and other investigative materials.

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​.

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​​ A link with instructions will be emailed.​

To report an incident/accident or if you are a public safety agency, please call 1-844-373-9922 or 202-314-6290 to speak to a Watch Officer at the NTSB Response Operations Center (ROC) in Washington, DC (24/7).