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El Faro - Sunk By Hurricane Joaquin


Overconfidence, poor training sank El Faro: U.S. Safety Board


WASHINGTON The sinking of the U.S. freighter El Faro in 2015 with the loss of 33 lives came after an overconfident captain set the ship and its poorly trained crew on a collision course with a hurricane, the National Transportation Safety Board said in its final report on Tuesday.


U.S. probe into El Faro disaster concludes public hearings

TAMPA, Fla. U.S. investigators stood in silence for 33 seconds on Friday as they concluded the public phase of a probe into the sinking of the El Faro cargo ship during a 2015 hurricane, recognizing each crew member aboard who died.


El Faro safety probed in final U.S. hearing on sinking

TAMPA, Fla. The U.S. investigation into the deadly sinking of a cargo ship during a 2015 hurricane on Monday examined conditions aboard the El Faro, including preliminary findings that it was operating with a minimal stability margin on its final voyage.