The Smithsonian Documentary Gets Some of ‘El Faro’ Right, But Misses the Real Outcome — and Fabricates a Vital Scene

Comes now the Smithsonian Channel with its latest installment of famous ship wrecks, and to its credit, presents some first

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Project Lighthouse: New Study of US Jones Act Ships Finds Some with “High-Risk Probability for Severe Accidents and Casualties” that “Require Immediate Action to Control the Potential Hazard…”

A new maritime risk ratings study by this column of “Jones Act” ships designated as “militarily useful” shows that half the ships are far riskier than similar vessels in the world fleet – and two are rated as so risky that the agency advises such ships generally “require immediate action to control the potential hazard.”

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