This 15-minute video summarizes the NTSB investigation of the October 1, 2015, sinking of El Faro and the loss of all 33 mariners aboard.
The National Transportation Safety Board announced the convening of a voyage data recorder group, to develop a detailed transcript of the sounds and discernible words captured on the El Faro’s bridge audio.
The NTSB’s third mission to the wreckage of the El Faro is scheduled to launch Friday from Virginia Beach, Virginia, whose primary objective is to retrieve the sunken cargo ship’s voyage data recorder.
A U.S. salvage team ended its search off the Bahamas for the missing voyage data recorder of the cargo ship El Faro which sank with its mostly American crew in a hurricane last month, officials said on Monday.
A salvage team looking for the voyage data recorder for the sunken freighter El Faro said on Thursday it had located the bridge deck that separated from the wreckage, but the ship’s black box was still missing.
A large ship found in deep water off the Bahamas is the lost freighter El Faro that sank with 33 crew members in a hurricane last month, U.S. authorities said on Monday.
A U.S. Navy salvage team prepared on Sunday to launch a remotely operated submersible to confirm that wreckage discovered near the Bahamas was that of the cargo ship El Faro, lost in a hurricane last month along with its 33 crew members.
The captain of the U.S. cargo ship El Faro reported “a hull breach” and said a hatch had blown open before the vessel sank off the Bahamas in a hurricane earlier this month, the National Transportation Safety Board said on Tuesday.
The family of a crew member missing from the El Faro cargo ship is seeking $100 million in a negligence and wrongful death lawsuit against the owners and captain of the ship that sank off the Bahamas in a hurricane two weeks ago.
The captain of the ill-fated U.S. cargo ship that sank in a hurricane off the Bahamas with no survivors last week was an experienced and highly trusted mariner who had spent a lifetime on the water, friends and colleagues said.