All posts tagged "Tote"
Testimony: El Faro Boiler Parts Had ‘Deteriorated Severely’
An inspection conducted on the boilers of a ship before it sank in a hurricane last fall found parts that had “deteriorated severely” or needed to be replaced, but company engineers believed it was still safe enough...
- Posted February 19, 2016
El Faro Second Mate Texted Storm Warning to Captain
Before the freighter El Faro sank, the captain was warned by a text message from his vacationing second mate that a storm looming offshore was forecast to become a hurricane, according to testimony Thursday. Second Mate Charles...
- Posted February 19, 2016
El Faro Captain Refused Vacation Before Ill-fated Voyage
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The captain of the freighter El Faro that sank in a hurricane last year refused to take vacation the day before his ill-fated voyage because he wanted to use the time off to be...
- Posted February 17, 2016
Hearings Seeks Answers About why El Faro Sailed into Storm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The captain of the doomed freighter El Faro emailed his superiors asking about changing the route home the day before his ship sank in a hurricane near the Bahamas, according to testimony Tuesday at...
- Posted February 15, 2016
NTSB to Launch 2nd Search Mission for wrecked freighter El Faro
MIAMI – Federal investigators are launching a second search of the wreckage of a freighter that sank Oct. 1 near the Bahamas, officials saidThursday. The two-week expedition organized by the National Transportation Safety Board is expected to...
- Posted February 11, 2016
Families of 10 sailors aboard El Faro Settle Claims
JACKSONVILLE, Fla – The families of ten sailors aboard a cargo ship that sank in a hurricane last year have settled claims with the vessel’s owner. The Florida Times-Union reports (http://bit.ly/1Qwxr8W ) that each of the families...
- Posted January 25, 2016
Second LNG-powered Containership for Puerto Rico Trade Delivered
SAN JUAN – General Dynamics NASSCO delivered Saturday the world’s second containership to be operated by liquefied natural gas (LNG), the Perla Del Caribe. The ship was delivered two months ahead of schedule and is the sister...
- Posted January 23, 2016
US Lawmaker Wants new Search for El Faro Data Recorder
SAN JUAN – U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) has asked the head of the federal agency investigating the loss of the cargo ship El Faro to conduct another search for the ship’s missing data recorder. Nelson made...
- Posted January 15, 2016
NTSB Releases Photos Showing El Faro in Final Resting Place
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Federal accident investigators are considering launching another search of the wreckage of a freighter that sank in October in an attempt to locate the ship’s “black box.” Tom Roth-Roffy, the lead investigator for National...
- Posted January 3, 2016