- The owner of the missing freighter El Faro is through the courts to prevent families of the 33 missing passengers can file a claim. Writes CNN. El Faro disappeared a month ago when it was on the way from Florida to Puerto Rico. The ship probably sank after it hit by Hurricane Joaquin in trouble.
TOTE Maritime trying to enforce through the courts that the company is exempt from liability for damages. The company believes that it has proceeded carefully. If the court goes along with it, victims' families get no reply.