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This discovery could shed new light on what caused the ship to bend and dip, and to provide some closure for the families of the 22 dead crew members.
"We are pleased to announce that we have located Stellar Daisy, in particular for our client, the Government of South Korea, and for families of those who lost their loved ones in this tragedy," said Oliver Plunkett, CEO of Ocean Infinity. we cover the seabed with unprecedented speed and precision. "
Star Daisy sank on March 31, 2017, almost 2500 miles east of Uruguay, carrying iron ore from Brazil to China. Only two of the 24 crew members were rescued.
It was the largest ship in the volume that sank in 2017.
Search groups said the tanker was located almost 1800 miles west of Cape Town, South Africa, at a depth of 3461 meters – more than 2 miles.
Scientists at the seabed constructor, a ship planted, used four autonomous submarines (UAVs) that are remotely operated and do not require pilots on board.
Ocean Infinity has announced that it is working with the South Korean government on December 30, 2018. During this time the company remained hopeful. "For all those involved, we sincerely hope that we will be able to find Stellar Daisy and will be able to collect as much evidence as possible about its loss," said Planckett.
The seafloor designer departed from Cape Town on February 8, 2019. After 72 hours, he explored nearly 500 square miles.
Crews intend to conduct extensive research using 3D image technology before attempting to recover the Stellar Daisy data logger according to the company's data.