NTSB: Improper stacking led to containers falling overboard

Courtesy of KAI KAHELE/File A stack of shipping containers fell over on the Young Brothers barge Ho‘omaka Hou on June 22, 2020.

Improper stacking caused 21 shipping containers aboard a Young Brothers vessel headed to Hilo Harbor to fall overboard off the East Hawaii coast last June, the National Transportation Safety Board determined.