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NTSB to Open Docket for El Faro Sinking Investigation

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) plans to open the docket for its investigation into the ...

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Third Set of El Faro Hearings to Be Held in Winter

After El Faro’s voyage data recorder was retrieved from the ocean floor in early August, the United States ...

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NTSB Recovers 26 Hours of Data from El Faro's VDR

About 26 hours of information was recovered from El Faro’s voyage data recorder (VDR), including bridge ...

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NTSB Starts Examining Data from El Faro’s VDR

The examination of data that may be contained on the El Faro’s recently recovered voyage data recorder started ...

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NTSB Brings El Faro’s VDR to Surface

The voyage data recorder from El Faro was successfully recovered from the ocean floor late Monday evening after ...

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NTSB: New Mission Set to Recover El Faro's VDR

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will attempt to retrieve the voyage data recorder (VDR) belonging ...

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Mission to Recover El Faro's VDR to Launch in July

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is planning to launch a mission to recover the voyage data recorder ...

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Tote Maritime Settles with Three More Families

Tote Maritime, owner of the ill-fated El Faro cargo ship that sank in October 2015 together with its 33 crew ...

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El Faro Sinking Was an Accident, TOTE Executive Said

As the end of the second round of hearings into the loss of El Faro and its crew approaches, the U.S. Coast Guard ...

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El Faro Was in Good Condition, Inspector Testifies

An inspection carried aboard the US-flagged cargo vessel El Faro in March 2015 showed that the ...

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El Faro’s Captain Relied on BonVoyage Forecasts

In the latest testimonies of the second round of El Faro hearings the US Coast Guard’s Marine Board of ...

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USCG Questions El Faro’s Stability and Cargo Security

As the second round of El Faro hearings continues this week, the US Coast Guard Marine Board of Investigation ...

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El Faro’s Final Inspection Found No Issues

The final inspection of the ill-fated cargo ship El Faro did not show any signs of mechanical or structural issues, ...

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Outdated Storm Forecast Sent to El Faro

The latest round of testimonies on the El Faro sinking revealed that the ill-fated vessel received outdated weather ...

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El Faro’s Ex-Captain Raises Ship Stability Issues

Former El Faro master, Capt. Jack Hern took the stand yesterday during the second day of the United States Coast ...

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El Faro’s Captain Planned to Avoid Storm, Hearings Reveal

The U.S. Coast Guard continued the investigation into last year’s sinking of the United States-flagged cargo ...

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USCG Sets Date for Second Hearing into El Faro Disaster

The U.S. Coast Guard said that a second round of public Marine Board of Investigation hearings into the loss of the ...

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New Mission Needed to Retrieve El Faro’s VDR

Another mission will be required to recover the voyage data recorder of the sunken cargo ship El Faro, according to ...

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NTSB Finds El Faro’s Voyage Data Recorder

The voyage data recorder (VDR) belonging to the ill-fated cargo ship El Faro was located early Tuesday morning in ...

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Four El Faro Crew’s Families Settle with TOTE Maritime

Four more families of the deceased crew members aboard the ill-fated cargo ship El Faro have reached a settlement ...

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NTSB Launching Second Search for El Faro’s VDR

The United States National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is embarking on a second search for the vessel data ...

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