documentation of sunken
cargo ship El Faro
It was announced in mid-November from Washington by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) that video documentation of the cargo ship El Faro and the associated debris field has been completed but the vessel’s voyage data recorder has not been located.
Despite locating the ship on October 30 and locating the missing navigation bridge on November 11, after searching for five more days using CURV-21, a remotely operated vehicle, it was determined that the VDR could not be located. The search and video documentation efforts of El Faro were completed on 15 November. No further search missions are planned, it is understood.