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February 8, 2024 at 3:14 PM

Documents detail OceanGate's battle with whistleblower years before fatal Titan submersible implosion

A former employee warned company executives about the inefficiency of their hull design and the company's testing methods.
February 8, 2024 at 3:14 PM
New docs detail whistleblower's battle with Titanic submersible company
February 7, 2024 at 4:14 PM

Preview of latest episode of 'Truth and Lies'

The ABC series takes a closer look at the submersible that went on a quest to see the wreckage of the Titanic and ended in tragedy.
February 7, 2024 at 4:14 PM
Preview of latest episode of 'Truth and Lies'
6 months ago

Why Titanic continues to captivate more than 100 years after its sinking

The Titanic has intrigued the public from the moment it tragically crashed into an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean and sank on April 15, 1912.
6 months ago
Why Titanic continues to captivate more than 100 years after its sinking
8 months ago

OceanGate suspends operations after Titan implosion

OceanGate said it is suspending all exploration and commercial operations after five people were killed during its expedition to the Titanic wreckage last month.
8 months ago
OceanGate suspends operations after Titan implosion
8 months ago

OceanGate suspends all exploration and commercial operations after Titan implosion

OceanGate said it is suspending all exploration and commercial operations after five people were killed during its expedition to the Titanic wreckage.
8 months ago
OceanGate suspends all exploration and commercial operations after Titan implosion
8 months ago

Human remains found in wreckage of Titan submersible

Debris recovered from the submersible that catastrophically imploded while on a voyage to see the Titanic wreckage last week contained "presumed human remains," the U.S. Coast Guard said.
8 months ago
Human remains found in wreckage of Titan submersible
8 months ago

Salvaged debris from Titan submersible contains 'presumed human remains': US Coast Guard

Debris from the submersible that catastrophically imploded while on a voyage to see the Titanic wreckage last week was brought ashore Wednesday morning.
8 months ago
Salvaged debris from Titan submersible contains 'presumed human remains': Coast Guard
8 months ago

Titan sub debris brought ashore

Pieces of the Titan vessel were unloaded from the Canadian Coast Guard pier in St. John's, Newfoundland.
8 months ago
Titan sub debris brought ashore
8 months ago

How the Titan submersible went missing

A visual timeline recounting the events that led up to the disappearance of the Titan submersible.
8 months ago
How the Titan submersible went missing
8 months ago

A timeline of the missing Titanic tourist submersible

While the recovery operation and investigation remains ongoing, here's what we know about the situation and how it unfolded.
8 months ago
A timeline of the missing Titanic tourist submersible
8 months ago

Investigators continue to probe submersible incident

Investigators said they are speaking with more people connected to the deadly Titan submersible incident as more victims' families speak out about their grief.
8 months ago
Investigators continue to probe submersible incident
8 months ago

International investigation underway into Titan disaster

The U.S. Coast Guard has formed a marine board of investigation, working alongside the FBI and international agencies to get answers after the submersible tragedy last week.
8 months ago
International investigation underway into Titan disaster
8 months ago

US Coast Guard convenes Marine Board of Investigation into deadly sub implosion

Karl Stanley, a submersible expert, says he warned of safety flaws when he took a trip on the Titan submersible in 2019.
8 months ago
US Coast Guard convenes Marine Board of Investigation into deadly sub implosion
8 months ago

Canadian ship that launched the Titan sub returns to port

The Canadian ship that launched the Titan submersible arrived in Newfoundland as international investigators search for answers.
8 months ago
Canadian ship that launched the Titan sub returns to port
8 months ago

New details about investigation into Titan sub incident

Investigators search for clues in the deadly implosion of the Titan sub, including voice recorders abord the launch ship that could hold new answers.
8 months ago
New details about investigation into Titan sub incident
8 months ago

Investigators look to find out how Titan submersible tragedy unfolded

The U.S. Coast Guard on Saturday is taking the lead on the investigation into the loss of the craft and the five people on board.
8 months ago
Investigators look to find out how Titan submersible tragedy unfolded
8 months ago

Titanic submersible: Families of passengers may be able to sue even if victims signed waivers, experts say

Liability waivers "are not automatically enforceable," one expert said of a potential case against the submersible company.
8 months ago
Families of Titan victims may be able to sue as possible waivers face limits: Experts
8 months ago

NTSB joins Coast Guard on submersible implosion investigation

Authorities are looking into what may have caused the likely catastrophic implosion that led to the deaths of all five passengers on board OceanGate's Titan submersible.
8 months ago
NTSB joins Coast Guard on submersible implosion investigation
8 months ago

Titan families told of potential 'implosion' sound Navy detected before news reports

The Navy used a Cold-War-era sonar system to detect and locate the sound's origin.
8 months ago
Titan families told of potential 'implosion' sound Navy detected before news reports
8 months ago

Titanic submersible victims' family mourns: 'Enormous tragedy and devastation'

Titan victims' deaths ‘brought the world together,’ uncle says.
8 months ago
Titanic submersible victims' family mourn: 'Enormous tragedy and devastation'
8 months ago

OceanGate exaggerated details of industry partnerships behind lost Titan submersible

The company behind the missing Titanic tourist submersible exaggerated the details of the industry partnerships behind its titan submersible.
8 months ago
OceanGate exaggerated details of industry partnerships behind lost Titan submersible
8 months ago

Who will pay for Titan submersible's search and rescue? The US taxpayer

The Coast Guard policy is not to ask for a refund from private operators.
8 months ago
Who will foot the bill for Titan submersible's search and rescue? The US taxpayer
8 months ago

OceanGate co-founder speaks out following loss of submersible Titan

Guillermo Söhnlein says those that participated in their expeditions were treated as "key members of the crew."
8 months ago
OceanGate co-founder speaks out following loss of submersible Titan
8 months ago

Who were the 5 people killed on board the OceanGate Titanic submersible

Here's what we know about the crew of the OceanGate sub.
8 months ago
Who were the 5 killed in the Titanic submersible
8 months ago

James Cameron, Bob Ballard discuss missing Titanic submersible tragedy

The Oscar-winning "Titanic" director and the ocean explorer who discovered the Titanic wreckage both share their thoughts on the tragic implosion of the tourist submersible.
8 months ago
James Cameron, Bob Ballard discuss missing Titanic submersible tragedy
8 months ago

Tragic end in search for missing submersible

U.S. Coast Guard officials said debris from the submersible was found about 1,600 feet from the bow of the Titanic on Thursday morning, indicating a "catastrophic implosion."
8 months ago
Tragic end in search for missing submersible
8 months ago

Debris field found near Titanic wreckage; missing submersible officially lost

The U.S. Coast Guard is now saying a “catastrophic implosion” destroyed the missing sub, taking the lives of the five people on board.
8 months ago
Debris field found near Titanic wreckage; missing submersible officially lost
8 months ago

James Cameron on similarities between Titanic wreck and tourist sub

The director of “Titanic” said “many people in the community were very concerned” about the Titan submersible.
8 months ago
James Cameron on similarities between Titanic wreck and tourist sub
8 months ago

James Cameron, Bob Ballard discuss Titan submersible's 'catastrophic implosion'

The U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday the submersible likely suffered a "catastrophic implosion" after debris was located 1,600 feet from the wreckage of the Titanic.
8 months ago
James Cameron, Bob Ballard discuss Titan submersible's 'catastrophic implosion'
8 months ago

James Cameron compares submersible tragedy to Titanic sinking: 'I'm struck by the similarity of the Titanic disaster'

James Cameron has compared the tragic loss of the submersible Titan to the very thing that may have led the Titanic to its own demise.
8 months ago
Why James Cameron criticized the safety protocols of the Titan
8 months ago

'There is no excuse for what happened here': James Cameron on sub tragedy

ABC News’ Phil Lipof spoke with “Titanic” film director James Cameron and Robert Ballard, the first person to locate the Titanic wreckage, as the search for the missing sub comes to a tragic end.
8 months ago
'There is no excuse for what happened here': James Cameron on sub tragedy
8 months ago

Exclusive: James Cameron weighs in on sub incident

The film director and longtime deep-sea diver and Bob Ballard, the man who first discovered the Titanic wreckage, speak with Whit Johnson.
8 months ago
Exclusive: James Cameron weighs in on sub incident
8 months ago

Submersible passengers were killed in implosion: Coast Guard

After days of searching the ocean depths, rescuers confirmed they found debris of the tourist submersible and said the five passengers lost their lives.
8 months ago
Submersible passengers were killed in implosion: Coast Guard
8 months ago

Titanic submersible: What a 'catastrophic implosion' means and what officials found

The five-person submersible suffered an implosion, a Coast Guard official said.
8 months ago
Titanic submersible: What a 'catastrophic implosion' means and what officials found
8 months ago

5 aboard lost Titanic sub could survive for 'hours' after airtank depleted: Doctor

Despite their onboard oxygen tank expected to be depleted sometime Thursday morning, the five people aboard the lost Titanic tourist sub could survive for hours.
8 months ago
Doctor holds out hope those aboard Titanic sub can survive after airtank expires
8 months ago

Passengers aboard Titanic sub could survive after oxygen depleted, doctor says

Dr. Richard Moon is a former director of the Divers Alert Network, a nonprofit dedicated to improving SCUBA diving safety and a professor of anesthesiology.
8 months ago
Passengers aboard Titanic sub could survive after oxygen depleted, doctor says
8 months ago

James Cameron & Robert Ballard react to Titanic sub tragedy

Director James Cameron, and deep-sea explorer Robert Ballard discuss the presumed death of all aboard a submersible vehicle that went missing near the wreckage of the Titanic.
8 months ago
James Cameron & Robert Ballard react to Titanic sub tragedy
8 months ago

All aboard Titanic sub presumed dead after debris is found

ABC News contributors and correspondents break down the presumed deaths of all five passengers aboard a submersible that went missing after a dive near the wreckage of the Titanic.
8 months ago
All aboard Titanic sub presumed dead after debris is found
8 months ago

Probe seeks answers on why Titanic sub imploded, killing all aboard

U.S. Coast Guard officials conceded crews are facing a daunting investigation to determine what caused the Titan submersible to implode underwater.
8 months ago
Probe seeks answers on why Titanic sub imploded, killing all aboard
8 months ago

Bob Ballard reacts to 'catastrophic implosion' of Titanic submersible

Five people, including the CEO of OceanGate, were aboard the sub when it imploded.
8 months ago
Bob Ballard reacts to 'catastrophic implosion' of Titanic submersible
8 months ago

5 people on board missing from sub believed lost

The five passengers aboard the missing submersible near the Titanic wreckage are presumed dead, according to Admiral John Mauger.
8 months ago
5 people on board missing from sub believed lost
8 months ago

What to know about OceanGate, the company behind the missing Titanic submersible

OcenaGat founder and CEO Stockton Rush is among the passengers on the missing vessel.
8 months ago
What to know about OceanGate, the company behind the missing Titanic submersible
8 months ago

Search for missing sub becomes desperate as oxygen runs out

ABC News’ Jaclyn Lee and National Geographic's Kristin Romey break down why the search for the missing sub near the wreckage of the Titanic has become more desperate.
8 months ago
Search for missing sub becomes desperate as oxygen runs out
8 months ago

'Debris field' discovered within search area of missing submersible

The U.S. Coast Guard announced via Twitter that "a debris field was discovered within the search area near the Titanic" wreckage.
8 months ago
'Debris field' discovered within search area of missing submersible
8 months ago

Oxygen about to run out for missing submersible crew

That amount of breathable air is forecast to run out on Thursday morning.
8 months ago
Oxygen about to run out for missing submersible crew
8 months ago

Missing Titanic tourism sub has run out of oxygen, estimations suggest

The deadline comes as a U.S. Navy salvage system has arrived on an island off Canada’s Atlantic Coast to aid in the search and rescue efforts.
8 months ago
Missing Titanic tourism sub has run out of oxygen, estimations suggest
8 months ago

PlayStation controller and acoustic messaging: How the missing Titanic tourist sub works

The submersible reported missing miles off the coast of Cape Cod was an unorthodox vessel with a relatively unproven history, according to company materials and experts.
8 months ago
PlayStation controller and acoustic messaging: How the missing submersible works
8 months ago

Time running out for missing Titanic tour submersible

Search and rescue teams are scrambling to locate the Titan submersible to rescue the five people onboard before time runs out.
8 months ago
Time running out for missing Titanic tour submersible
8 months ago

Critical equipment for sub search caught in red tape: National Geographic report

ABC News’ Phil Lipof spoke with National Geographic editor Kristin Romey about the search for the missing deep-sea vessel as only hours remain before oxygen runs out.
8 months ago
Critical equipment for sub search caught in red tape: National Geographic report
8 months ago

Search for Titanic sub intensifies after noises heard underwater

As crews scour the Atlantic for the missing submersible, the Coast Guard said it's searching the area where an underwater noise was detected.
8 months ago
Search for Titanic sub intensifies after noises heard underwater