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US Coast Guard tightens procedures after El Faro shipwreck

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.

Captain deemed responsible in El Faro wreck

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.

El Faro styrede lige mod orkanens øje

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.

The US hit by worst ship catastrophe in 30 years

Hopes of finding survivors among the 33 crew members aboard the container and RoRo ship El Faro are dwindling. An investigation has been launched, which looks set to raise a number of questions.

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