The US Coast Guard will keep better track of the third parties, which carry out ship inspections for the authority in the wake of the El Faro shipwreck. This statement arrives after the agency has received criticism in the case, reports Fairplay.
There were multiple causes behind the worst shipwreck in over 30 years in US shipping, when El Faro sank with 33 crew members on board. But the final accident report centers on an allegedly overconfident captain.
It was mainly misjudgments made by the captain that led to the El Faro sinking in a wreck two years ago that resulted in the death of the 33 crew members, concludes a new report about the wreck published by the US Coast Guard.
Kaptajnen på det forulykkede containerskib El Faro havde tre gode muligheder for at undslippe uvejret, da den tropiske storm Joaqin blev erklæret en orkan. Alligevel fortsatte kaptajnen til stor undren for stedkendte navigatører.