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Sunday, October 1, 2017
USCG PLB
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USCG Calls For PLBs On EVERY Life Jacket

Access the report: Coast Guard Releases El Faro Investigation Report In the United States Coast Guard’s upcoming El Faro investigation report, Captain

October 1, 2017
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Tuesday, September 12, 2017
NTSB Investigators to Determine Cause of ‘El Faro’ Sinking in December
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NTSB Investigators to Determine Cause of ‘El Faro’ Sinking in December

The National Transportation Safety Board plans to meet in December to determine the probable cause of the October 2015 sinking of the American cargo ship El

September 12, 2017
Total Views: 16

Friday, June 30, 2017
Amid El Faro Investigation, NTSB Issues Recommendations Aimed at Getting Better Weather Information to Mariners
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Amid El Faro Investigation, NTSB Issues Recommendations Aimed at Getting Better Weather Information to Mariners

The United States’ National Transportation Safety Board has issued 10 safety recommendations aimed at enhancing the availability of weather information

June 30, 2017
Total Views: 22

Friday, February 17, 2017
EL Faro
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Coast Guard Hearings Wrap-Up in El Faro Probe

By Letitia Stein TAMPA, Fla., Feb 17 (Reuters) – U.S. investigators stood in silence for 33 seconds on Friday as they concluded the public phase of a

February 17, 2017
Total Views: 40

Friday, February 3, 2017
El Faro – An Open Letter To Investigators
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El Faro – An Open Letter To Investigators

Editor’s Note – The following letter was written by Captain John Loftus, a Master Mariner and acclaimed whistleblower with 42 years experience

February 3, 2017
Total Views: 275

Monday, January 30, 2017
EL Faro
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Coast Guard’s Third and Final ‘El Faro’ Hearing Set for February

The third and final Coast Guard Marine Board of Investigation hearing into the loss of the American cargo ship El Faro has been scheduled for next month in

January 30, 2017
Total Views: 61

Friday, December 16, 2016
Captain John Konrad, gCaptain Founder & CEO
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El Faro, Top 10 Failures Of The NTSB Investigation – gLive E21

In today’s episode of gCaptain LIVE, Captain John Konrad discusses the NTSB/USCG hearings into the El Faro and identifies the Top Ten investigative

December 16, 2016
Total Views: 52

Thursday, December 15, 2016
USCG Releases New Immersion Suit Survivability Data
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USCG Releases New Immersion Suit Survivability Data

Today, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released a transcript of the S.S. El Faro’s voyage data recorder (VDR), in addition to

December 15, 2016
Total Views: 72

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Vice Chairman T. Bella Dinh-Zarr NTSB
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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

December 14, 2016
Total Views: 221

El Faro Captain Was Fired By Crowley In Row Over Safety
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El Faro Captain Was Fired By Crowley In Row Over Safety

A Newly released transcipt of audio recording the El Faro’s last moments show a calm and collected Captain remaining on the bridge of his ship to

December 14, 2016
Total Views: 441

EL Faro
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Coast Guard Schedules Final El Faro Hearing In Wake of VDR Transcript

With the NTSB’s release of the El Faro’s VDR transcripts by the NTSB on Tuesday, the U.S. Coast Guard has scheduled its third and final round of

December 14, 2016
Total Views: 16

Tuesday, December 13, 2016
El Faro Audio Transcript: Ship Received Conflicting Weather Reports
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El Faro Audio Transcript: Ship Received Conflicting Weather Reports

By David Ingram Dec 13 (Reuters) – The captain of a U.S.-flagged cargo ship that sank near the Bahamas last year, killing all 33 onboard, told a crew

December 13, 2016
Total Views: 64

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
El Faro Investigation: NTSB To Release Detailed Transcript
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El Faro Investigation: NTSB To Release Detailed Transcript

The National Transportation Safety Board announced Wednesday its intent to release a more detailed transcript to the audio recording from the El Faro’s

November 30, 2016
Total Views: 71

Friday, October 7, 2016
TOTE’s ‘Perla Del Caribe’ Arrives in Puerto Rico After Avoiding Hurricane Matthew
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TOTE’s ‘Perla Del Caribe’ Arrives in Puerto Rico After Avoiding Hurricane Matthew

TOTE Maritime’s new LNG-powered containership Perla Del Caribe arrived in Puerto Rico on Friday after sailing around Hurricane Matthew. AIS data showed

October 7, 2016
Total Views: 101

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
TOTE Expresses ‘Confidence’ in Crew’s Ability to Handle Hurricane Matthew
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TOTE Expresses ‘Confidence’ in Crew’s Ability to Handle Hurricane Matthew

With powerful Hurricane Matthew making its way through the Caribbean and threatening to hit the U.S. from Florida to the Carolinas, Tote Maritime has issued a

October 5, 2016
Total Views: 15

Thursday, September 8, 2016
stern of the El Faro as seen from underwater ROV
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U.S. Coast Guard Investigation Board Releases Transcripts from El Faro Hearing

The U.S. Coast Guard Marine Board of Investigation has completed its review of the transcripts for the first public hearing session into the loss of the SS El

September 8, 2016
Total Views: 72

Tuesday, August 9, 2016
El Faro’s Voyage Data Recorder Recovered from Ocean Floor
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El Faro’s Voyage Data Recorder Recovered from Ocean Floor

The voyage data recorder from the sunken American cargo ship El Faro was recovered from the ocean floor late Monday evening, capping a 10-month effort to

August 9, 2016
Total Views: 198

Friday, August 5, 2016
Mission to Recover El Faro’s Voyage Data Recorder to Launch from Virginia
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Mission to Recover El Faro’s Voyage Data Recorder to Launch from Virginia

The National Transportation Safety Board’s delayed third mission to the wreckage of the El Faro was scheduled to launch Friday with investigators hoping

August 5, 2016
Total Views: 6

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
El Faro VDR Recovery Mission Postponed
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El Faro VDR Recovery Mission Postponed

The National Transportation Safety Board has postponed the launch of the mission to recover the voyage data recorder from the cargo ship El Faro as it awaits

June 29, 2016
Total Views: 7

Friday, May 6, 2016
NTSB Aims to Recover El Faro Data Recorder in Next Few Months
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NTSB Aims to Recover El Faro Data Recorder in Next Few Months

BOSTON, May 5 (Reuters) – The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board hopes to recover the voyage data recorder from the cargo ship El Faro, which sank

May 6, 2016
Total Views: 7
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