El Faro News
Discovered Data Recorder May Shed Light On the Mystery of El Faro
33 people disappeared the night the cargo ship sailed into a hurricane and sank.
Testimony: El Faro Sent Old Storm Track Info Before Sinking
The captain of the freighter El Faro received a weather service report that contained outdated tracking information on the day before the ship got stuck in a hurricane and sank
Correction: Missing Ship Story
In a story May 17 about investigation into the sinking of the freighter El Faro, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the ship was sailing from Puerto Rico to Jacksonville when it was caught in Hurricane Joaquin. The ship was sailing from Jacksonville to Puerto Rico. A corrected version
The Latest: Forecaster: Joaquin Forecasts Contained Errors
A National Hurricane Center official who oversees storm prediction says initial forecasts for Hurricane Joaquin contained significant errors
Testimony: El Faro Captain Planned to 'Shoot Under' Storm
A pilot who spoke with the captain of the doomed freighter El Faro says just before the ship's final voyage that the captain was aware of a storm brewing at sea, but that he had a plan to go under it
The Latest: El Faro Captain Planned to 'Shoot Under' Storm
The captain of the freighter El Faro told the last person to see him and the crew before the ship's final voyage that he was aware of a storm brewing at sea, but had a plan go under it
El Faro Data Recorder Recovered, NTSB Says
The cargo ship sank during Hurricane Joaquin last October, killing the 33 crew members on board.
El Faro Voyage Data Recorder Located, NTSB Says
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has located the voyage data recorder belonging to the El Faro , the cargo ship that sank during Hurricane Joaquin, the agency announced today. The 790-foot ship and its 33-member crew perished off the coast of the Bahamas after the vessel lost
Cruise Ship Passengers Describe What Happened During Weather Troubles
A storm rocked the Royal Caribbean Cruises' Anthem of the Seas off the Carolina coast, forcing it to turn around.