No one saw tons of change coming from the initial report on the 2015 tragedy. But the tide keeps rising and rising — to a point where it may now have provided the most significant maritime safety reforms in more than 100 years.
My philosophy as a writer has been to avoid Jones Act discussions for three reasons. One? Because I think in
The Wreck of the Marine Electric, in February 1983, triggered a series of US Coast Guard reforms that changed maritime safety forever.
Comes now the Smithsonian Channel with its latest installment of famous ship wrecks, and to its credit, presents some first
(Note: The original article has been modified to include a veteran mariner’s point of view on the varying degrees of
In a sign that the loss of the SS El Faro is significantly toughening US Coast Guard inspections, the Commandant
More than a year after a Marine Board of Investigation called for civil charges against the owner of the lost
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