N.Y. Ferry Final Report Subject of NTSB Board Meeting

March 3, 2005

The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a public Board meeting on Tuesday, March 8, at 9:30 a.m., in its Board Room and Conference Center, 429 L’Enfant Plaza, S.W., Washington, DC.

One item is on the agenda:

Marine Accident Report – Allision of Staten Island Ferry Andrew J. Barberi, St. George, Staten Island, New York

On Oct. 15, 2003, the Staten Island Ferry Andrew J. Barberi, owned and operated by the New York City Department of Transportation, was at the end of a regularly scheduled trip from Manhattan to Staten Island when it struck a maintenance pier at the Staten Island Ferry terminal.

Fifteen crew members and an estimated 1,500 passengers were on board. Ten passengers had fatal injuries and an 11th passenger died two months later as a result of injuries sustained in the accident.

The public may also view the Board meeting via a live or archived webcast by accessing a link under “News & Events” on the NTSB home page at www.ntsb.gov.

Directions to the Board Room: Front Door located on Lower 10th Street, directly below L’Enfant Plaza. From Metro, exit L’Enfant Plaza station at 9th and D streets escalator, walk through shopping mall, at CVS store take escalator down one level. Board Room will be to the left.

NTSB Media Contact: Keith Holloway, (202) 314-6100

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