Search fails to locate El Faro pinger; Barge mounted solution brings LNG to challenging locations

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NTSB: Search fails to locate El Faro pinger
October 28, 2015—The National Transportation Safety Board said yesterday that searchers on board the Navy fleet ocean tug USNS Apache had failed to locate the pinger of the lost U.S.-flag containership El Faro. The second stage of the search will now start, attempting to find the vessel using side scan sonar.

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