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May 31, 2024 at 6:26 PM

Billionaire explains why he's planning voyage to Titanic a year after sub implosion

Entrepreneur Larry Connor said this week that he and Triton Submarines CEO Patrick Lahey are planning their own deep-sea expedition in a submersible.
May 31, 2024 at 6:26 PM
Larry Connor speaks with "Good Morning America."
May 31, 2024 at 2:27 PM

Billionaire plans to voyage to Titanic site 1 year after OceanGate accident

Less than a year after five people died aboard the OceanGate “Titan” submersible, Triton Submarines CEO Patrick Lahey and entrepreneur Larry Connor are planning their own deep sea expedition.
May 31, 2024 at 2:27 PM
VIDEO: Billionaire plans to voyage to Titanic site 1 year after OceanGate accident
4 months ago

New docs detail whistleblower's battle with Titanic submersible company

A former employee warned company executives about the inefficiency of their hull design and the company's testing methods.
4 months ago
In this undated file photo, the Titan submersible, operated by OceanGate Expeditions to explore the wreckage of the sunken SS Titanic, is shown.
4 months ago

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.
4 months ago
VIDEO: Preview of latest episode of 'Truth and Lies'
9 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.
9 months ago
A part of the Titanic's bow, viewed in the Atlantic Ocean, north of Newfoundland in 1996.
1 year 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.
1 year ago
VIDEO: OceanGate suspends operations after Titan implosion
1 year 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.
1 year ago
This undated image courtesy of OceanGate Expeditions, shows their Titan submersible beginning a descent.
1 year 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.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Human remains found in wreckage of Titan submersible
1 year ago

Salvaged debris from Titan submersible contains 'presumed human remains': 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.
1 year ago
Debris from the Titan submersible, recovered from the ocean floor near the wreck of the Titanic, is unloaded from the ship Horizon Arctic at the Canadian Coast Guard pier in St. John's, Newfoundland, June 28, 2023.
1 year ago

Titan sub debris brought ashore

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

How the Titan submersible went missing

A visual timeline recounting the events that led up to the disappearance of the Titan submersible.
1 year ago
A visual timeline recounting the events that led up to the disappearance of the Titan submersible.
1 year 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.
1 year ago
File image of the Titan submersible prior to commence diving.
1 year 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.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Investigators continue to probe submersible incident
1 year 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.
1 year ago
VIDEO: International investigation underway into Titan disaster
1 year 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.
1 year ago
VIDEO: US Coast Guard convenes Marine Board of Investigation into deadly sub implosion
1 year 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.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Canadian ship that launched the Titan sub returns to port
1 year 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.
1 year ago
VIDEO: New details about investigation into Titan sub incident
1 year 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.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Investigators look to find out how Titan submersible tragedy unfolded
1 year ago

Families of Titan victims may be able to sue as possible waivers face limits: Experts

Liability waivers "are not automatically enforceable," one expert said of a potential case against the submersible company.
1 year ago
The Titan submersible, operated by OceanGate Expeditions to explore the wreckage of the sunken SS Titanic off the coast of Newfoundland, dives in an undated photograph.
1 year 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.
1 year ago
VIDEO: NTSB joins Coast Guard on submersible implosion investigation
1 year 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.
1 year ago
This undated image courtesy of OceanGate Expeditions, shows their Titan submersible beginning a descent.
1 year ago

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

Titan victims' deaths ‘brought the world together,’ uncle says.
1 year ago
Suleman Dawood and Shahzada Dawood
1 year 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.
1 year ago
File image of the Titan submersible prior to commence diving.
1 year ago

Who will foot the bill for Titan submersible's search and rescue? The US taxpayer

The Coast Guard policy is not to ask for a refund from private operators.
1 year ago
In this image provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, a crew member sits aboard a Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules airplane based at Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., as it flies about 900 miles East of Cape Cod, Mass., during the search for the 21-foot submersible, Titan, Wednesday, June 21, 2023.
1 year 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."
1 year ago
VIDEO: OceanGate cofounder speaks out following loss of submersible Titan
1 year ago

Who were the 5 killed in the Titanic submersible

Here's what we know about the crew of the OceanGate sub.
1 year ago
Passengers who were aboard the Ocean Gate Expeditions Titan submersible, Hamish Harding, Stockton Rush, Paul-Henry Nargeolet, Suleman Dawood and Shahzada Dawood.
1 year 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.
1 year ago
VIDEO: James Cameron, Bob Ballard discuss missing Titanic submersible tragedy
1 year 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."
1 year ago
VIDEO: Tragic end in search for missing submersible
1 year 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.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Debris field found near Titanic wreckage; missing submersible officially lost
1 year 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.
1 year ago
The director of “Titanic” said “many people in the community were very concerned” about the Titan submersible.
1 year 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.
1 year ago
VIDEO:  James Cameron, Bob Ballard discuss Titan submersible's 'catastrophic implosion'
1 year ago

Why James Cameron criticized the safety protocols of the Titan

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.
1 year ago
James Cameron talks with ABC News, June 22 2023, about the submersible lost during a tour of the Titanic wreck.
1 year 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.
1 year ago
VIDEO: 'There is no excuse for what happened here': James Cameron on sub tragedy
1 year 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.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Exclusive: James Cameron weighs in on sub incident
1 year 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.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Submersible passengers were killed in implosion: Coast Guard
1 year ago

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

The five-person submersible suffered an implosion, a Coast Guard official said.
1 year ago
The Titan submersible, operated by OceanGate Expeditions to explore the wreckage of the sunken SS Titanic off the coast of Newfoundland, dives in an undated photograph.
1 year ago

Doctor holds out hope those aboard Titanic sub can survive after airtank expires

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.
1 year ago
The Titan submersible, operated by OceanGate Expeditions to explore the wreckage of the sunken SS Titanic off the coast of Newfoundland, dives in an undated photograph.
1 year 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.
1 year ago
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.
1 year 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.
1 year ago
VIDEO: James Cameron & Robert Ballard react to Titanic sub tragedy
1 year 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.
1 year ago
VIDEO: All aboard Titanic sub presumed dead after debris is found
1 year 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.
1 year ago
US Rear Adm. John Mauger, the First Coast Guard District commander, speaks at a press conference at the US Coast Guard Base Boston, in Boston, June 22, 2023.
1 year ago

Bob Ballard reacts to 'catastrophic implosion' of Titanic submersible

Five people, including the CEO of OceanGate, were aboard the sub when it imploded.
1 year ago
Five people, including the CEO of OceanGate, were aboard the sub when it imploded.
1 year 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.
1 year ago
VIDEO: 5 people on board missing from sub believed lost
1 year 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.
1 year ago
The OceanGate logo is pictured on a trailer at the Port of Everett Boat Yard in Everett, Wash., June 20, 2023.
1 year 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.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Search for missing sub becomes desperate as oxygen runs out
1 year 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.
1 year ago
VIDEO: 'Debris field' discovered within search area of missing submersible
1 year ago

Oxygen about to run out for missing submersible crew

That amount of breathable air is forecast to run out on Thursday morning.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Oxygen about to run out for missing submersible crew
1 year 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.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Missing Titanic tourism sub has run out of oxygen, estimations suggest
1 year ago

PlayStation controller and acoustic messaging: How the missing submersible 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.
1 year ago
File image of the Titan submersible prior to commence diving.
1 year 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.
1 year ago
VIDEO:  Time running out for missing Titanic tour submersible