Wednesday, December 14, 2016
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Defense

NTSB Refuses El Faro Widow’s Request To Redact Comments

Theresa Davidson, the wife of Captain Michael Davidson, has never spoken publicly about the sinking or her husband’s death aboard the El Faro but she did talk with a team of NTSB...

December 14, 2016
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Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Maritime News

NTSB to Launch Second Search for El Faro’s VDR

The National Transportation Safety Board on Thursday said it would launch a second expedition to search for evidence in its investigation of the loss of the cargo ship El Faro,...

February 11, 2016
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Sunday, November 1, 2015
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Maritime News

NTSB: Wreckage Believed to be Missing Ship El Faro Found

  A search team on board a U.S. Navy tug has found what they believe is the wreckage of the missing American cargo ship El Faro in the search area...

November 1, 2015
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Wednesday, October 28, 2015
News

El Faro ‘Pinger’ Search Turns Up Empty – UPDATE

  A U.S. Navy tug was unable to detect any ‘pings’ from the sunken El Faro cargo ship off the Bahamas and the search has shifted to using side-scan sonar,...

October 28, 2015
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Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Interesting

El Faro Owners Hit With $100 Million Lawsuit Over Sinking

  By David Adams and Barbara Liston Oct 14 (Reuters) – The family of a crew member missing from the El Faro cargo ship is seeking $100 million in a...

October 14, 2015
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Friday, October 9, 2015
Maritime News

Collision Course With a Hurricane: How Doomed El Faro Met Its End

  By Edward McAllister and David Adams NEW YORK/MIAMI, Oct 8 (Reuters) – The ill-fated U.S.-flagged El Faro cargo ship sunk by Hurricane Joaquin was sailing at near full speed...

October 9, 2015
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Thursday, October 8, 2015
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News

Captain of Ill-Fated El Faro Described as ‘Experienced’ and ‘Trusted’ Mariner

  By David Sherwood PORTLAND, Maine, Oct 8 (Reuters) – The captain of the ill-fated cargo ship that sank in a hurricane off the Bahamas with no survivors last week...

October 8, 2015
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Maritime News

President Obama Statement on El Faro Tragedy

  Below is a statement provided by the Office of the Press Secretary on behalf of President Obama: The captain and crew of the El Faro were Americans and Poles,...

October 8, 2015
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Wednesday, October 7, 2015
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Maritime News

Coast Guard Ends Search for El Faro Survivors

  The U.S. Coast Guard has ended it search for possible survivors from the American cargo ship El Faro, which is believed to have sank Thursday with the loss of...

October 7, 2015
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Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Maritime News

Search For El Faro Survivors Continues

  Coast Guard crews continue searching for possible survivors from the cargo ship El Faro Tuesday night after covering more than 170,000 square miles since the ship sank during Hurricane...

October 6, 2015
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Maritime News

El Faro Set Sail Watching Tropical Storm, Ran Straight Into Major Hurricane

  By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) — The worst thing facing the captain of the El Faro when he sailed his 790-foot container ship from Jacksonville, Florida, on Sept. 29...

October 6, 2015
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Maritime News

Federal Investigators Face ‘Big Challenge’ in El Faro Probe

  By Barbara Liston JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct 6 (Reuters) – Deep seas will likely hamper efforts to find the sunken U.S. cargo ship lost off the Bahamas during Hurricane Joaquin,...

October 6, 2015
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Monday, October 5, 2015
Blog

The 32 Others and Those Looking for Them: Harsh Realities on El Faro Search

When the U.S. Coast Guard found, and then left, a body believed to be from the the lost SS El Faro, many may have been confused. Leaving the body means almost...

October 5, 2015
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Sunday, October 4, 2015
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Maritime News

Debris Found in Search for Missing Cargo Ship ‘El Faro’

  Update (Monday, Oct. 5, 2015) – The U.S. Coast Guard has concluded that the American cargo El Faro likely sank in Hurricane Joaquin. A search for its 33 crewmembers continues...

October 4, 2015
Total Views: 5

Friday, October 2, 2015
News

Hurricane Joaquin Weakens in Bahamas as Search for Ship Continues

  By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) — A weakening Hurricane Joaquin probably won’t be a threat to the U.S. as it turns north in the Atlantic away from the Bahamas,...

October 2, 2015
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