Oceangate suspends all exploration, commercial operations after titan sub disaster
07 Jul 2023 11:40am
The OceanGate logo is seen on a vessel stored near the OceanGate offices on June 21, 2023 in Everett, Washington. OceanGate, is the owner of the submersible which carried five people trying to visit the Titanic wreckage in the North Atlantic - AFP
The decision comes after the Titan submersible suffered a catastrophic implosion during a mission to the Titanic shipwreck last month, according to Anadolu Agency.
The disaster left the company's CEO and four passengers dead.
Communication with the Titan submersible, owned and operated by OceanGate Expeditions, a private research and ocean adventure tourism company that made a tourist visit to the wreck of the Titanic ship in the Atlantic Ocean on June 18, was cut off shortly after the dive, it added.
Studies determined that the submersible imploded and sank and the five onboard were killed - BERNAMA
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