Golden Ray capsizing hearing begins Monday

The cause of last year’s capsizing of the M/V Golden Ray and resulting pollution of coastal Georgia waters will be scrutinized during a seven-day public hearing that will get underway Monday.

The U.S. Coast Guard said the hearing will focus on the condition of the vessel prior to and at the time the vehicle carrier capsized and caught fire Sept. 8, 2019. It also will look at “the ship, owner and operator organizational structures and culture, the regulatory compliance record of the vessel and...

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