El Faro Sinking

The U.S. Coast Guard is holding its public hearings into the sinking of El Faro. The cargo ship sank in the Atlantic Ocean near the Bahamas in October. The 33 crew members on board are presumed dead. The Coast Guard will hear testimony from nearly everyone connected to El Faro during the hearings including experts, former crew members, family members of the crew and TOTE Maritime officials. The Coast Guard hopes they will help determine the cause of the sinking, determine if there was human error, misconduct or negligence. The National Transportation Safety Board plans to search for the voyage data recorder again in April. If it's found, the Coast Guard may choose to question people again.