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What went wrong with the Titan’s hull, engineers reveal the design flaws

The recent Titan disaster, in which five passengers died during a deep-sea dive, has raised questions about the submersible's design and lack of certification.

FILE - This photo provided by OceanGate Expeditions shows a submersible vessel named Titan used to visit the wreckage site of the Titanic. The wrecks of the Titanic and the Titan sit on the ocean floor, separated by 1,600 feet (490 meters) and 111 years of history. How they came together unfolded over an intense week that raised temporary hopes and left lingering questions. (OceanGate Expeditions via AP, File)(AP)
Published on Jul 16, 2023 01:44 AM IST

Passengers' harrowing ordeal as Titan submersible spins out of control

Former pilot loses control of Titan submersible, putting passengers' lives at risk prior to the tragic dive

The Titan submersible, operated by OceanGate Expeditions to explore the wreckage of the sunken Titanic off the coast of Newfoundland, dives in an undated photograph(via REUTERS)
Published on Jul 06, 2023 06:03 AM IST

Here's how final moments of the passengers on the Titanic sub looked like

In a recent interview, Shahzada Dawood's wife speaks about how the final moments of the passengers on the Titanic sub looked like

Debris from the Titan submersible, recovered from the ocean floor near the wreck of the Titanic, is unloaded from the ship Horizon Arctic at the Canadian Coast Guard pier in St. John's, Newfoundland, Wednesday, June 28, 2023. (Paul Daly/The Canadian Press via AP)(AP)
Published on Jul 03, 2023 10:12 AM IST
ByVedanth Shinde

Internet is angry at Netflix for re-releasing Titanic post-Titan tragedy

A total of five people on the Titan died in an implosion last week. The vessel was diving at 13,000 feet to view the shipwreck of the passenger liner Titanic.

The Titan was diving to view the shipwreck of the Titanic.
Published on Jun 27, 2023 11:10 AM IST

Titan tragedy prompts question: Who should pay for rescuing wealthy adventurers?

Titan submersible's disappearance in Atlantic Ocean on Sunday, had promoted authorities to launch a rescue mission, involving resources from four countries.

Five people had died onboard after a submersible, that went to explore Titanic wreckage, suffered a
Published on Jun 26, 2023 07:34 PM IST
AP | | Posted by Nisha Anand

Roblox community creates games inspired by tragic OceanGate submersible accident

Uncover the controversy surrounding Roblox games inspired by the OceanGate submersible accident

Game inspired from OceanGate Titan submersible tragedy. (Image Credit: Reddit)
Updated on Jun 30, 2023 03:22 PM IST

Twitter finds chilling resemblance between Titan mishap and this film scene

Twitter users have found an eerie resemblance with the recent Titan submersible mishap to one of the scenes in James Cameron's film The Abyss.

James Cameron's The Abyss features a death scene underwater which many Twitter users brought up in the recent news of the Titan submersible mishap.
Published on Jun 23, 2023 07:38 PM IST

James Cameron expresses ‘the similarity’ between Titanic and Titan tragedy

Titanic director James Cameron's striking observations on the uncanny similarities between the Titanic disaster and the tragic deaths in submersible Titan.

James Cameron at the AFI Awards Luncheon at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on January 13, 2023. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Getty Images via AFP)(Getty Images via AFP)
Published on Jun 23, 2023 04:30 PM IST

Titan sub likely imploded so fast, passengers ‘never knew it happened’: Experts

During search for the missing Titan, the debris discovery indicated a rapid breakup of the submersible, experts said.

The Titan submersible, operated by OceanGate Expeditions to explore the wreckage of the sunken Titanic off the coast of Newfoundland dives in an undated photograph.(via REUTERS/file)
Published on Jun 23, 2023 02:56 PM IST

Daughter of missing Titanic explorer hopeful: 'He knows how to handle crisis'

Nargeolet said she was confident her father, French oceanographer Paul-Henri Nargeolet, would have managed the situation well.

Sidonie Nargeolet, daughter of submersible passenger Paul-Henri Nargeolet, speaks during an interview.(REUTERS)
Published on Jun 22, 2023 10:42 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Nisha Anand

Titan sub missing: These past deep-sea rescues highlight challenges in search op

Search and rescue efforts continue to find the missing Titan submersible.

Image provided by OceanGate Expeditions, shows their Titan submersible during a descent in a file photo.(AFP)
Published on Jun 22, 2023 10:19 PM IST
AP |

Titanic submersible missing: How is it different from a submarine?

Submersibles have a smaller crew or be operated remotely and are usually meant for scientific purposes.

The submersible vanished in the North Atlantic while taking five people down to the wreck of the Titanic. ((OceanGate Expeditions via AP))
Published on Jun 22, 2023 05:33 PM IST

Titanic submersible tragedy sparks surge of interest in indie game ‘Iron Lung'

As the world remains captivated by the ongoing Titanic submersible tragedy, delve into the unexpected surge of interest in the indie game 'Iron Lung,

'Iron Lung' game captivates amidst submersible mystery. (Image Credit: David Szymanski)
Updated on Jun 30, 2023 03:25 PM IST

Missing Titanic submersible: Rescuers' race against time as oxygen supply fails

Even those who expressed optimism warned about obstacles: from pinpointing vessel’s location, to reaching it with rescue equipment, to bringing it to surface.

The Titan weighs 20,000 pounds (9,071 kilograms). The U.S. Navy’s Flyaway Deep Ocean Salvage System is designed to lift up to 60,000 pounds (27,216 kilograms).(via Reuters)
Published on Jun 22, 2023 01:26 PM IST
AP |

Race to save five trapped in Titanic tourist sub with few hours of oxygen left

The 21-foot (6.5-meter) tourist craft lost communication with its mothership less than two hours into its trip to see the remains of the Titanic.

Titan began its descent at 8:00 am on Sunday and had been due to resurface seven hours later, according to the US Coast Guard.(via Reuters)
Published on Jun 22, 2023 10:20 AM IST

Expert says banging sounds near missing sub indicates passengers could be alive

A submarine expert has claimed that the ‘banging’ sound picked up by sonar amid a search for the missing submersible in 30-minute intervals is “encouraging”

This photo provided by OceanGate Expeditions shows a submersible vessel named Titan used to visit the wreckage site of the Titanic (OceanGate Expeditions via AP)(AP)
Updated on Jun 22, 2023 07:11 AM IST
BySumanti Sen

Hope rises as ‘signs of life’ detected near site of missing Titanic submersible

Discover the latest updates on the search for a missing submersible near the Titanic wreck. Sings of life spotted, raising hopes.

TOPSHOT - This undated image courtesy of OceanGate Expeditions, shows their Titan submersible launching from a platform. Rescue teams expanded their search underwater on June 20, 2023, as they raced against time to find a Titan deep-diving tourist submersible that went missing near the wreck of the Titanic with five people on board and limited oxygen. All communication was lost with the 21-foot (6.5-meter) Titan craft during a descent June 18 to the Titanic, which sits at a depth of crushing pressure more than two miles (nearly four kilometers) below the surface of the North Atlantic. (Photo by Handout / OceanGate Expeditions / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT
Published on Jun 21, 2023 06:00 PM IST

Titanic submarine goes missing: What is a submersible? All details

According to the US coast guards, the submersible has enough oxygen to last the five people on board for 96 hours.

The Titan submersible, operated by OceanGate Expeditions to explore the wreckage of the sunken SS Titanic off the coast of Newfoundland, dived in an undated photograph. (via REUTERS)
Published on Jun 20, 2023 11:38 PM IST

Titanic submarine which went missing has oxygen supply till Thursday

Addressing a press conference, the US coast guard said that the vessel was designed with 96 hours of sustainment capability if there was an emergency on board.

On Monday, June 19, 2023, a rescue operation was underway deep in the Atlantic Ocean in search of the technologically advanced submersible vessel carrying five people to document the wreckage of the Titanic. (AP)
Published on Jun 20, 2023 09:20 PM IST

Titanic tourist submersible, which went missing, charged oveRs 2 cr per person

The missing Titanic tourist submersible was carrying one pilot and four passengers, including British billionaire Hamish Harding.

A file photo of the OceanGate Expeditions company's Titan submersible.(AP file)
Published on Jun 20, 2023 05:39 PM IST

Germany, India near $5.2bn deal to build six submarines. Why is this a big deal?

The preliminary agreement will be signed in the presence of Germany's defence minister Boris Pistorius who arrived in New Delhi Tuesday for a two-day visit

German and Indian companies are nearing a deal to build submarines in India.(via REUTERS)
Published on Jun 06, 2023 02:52 PM IST
Bloomberg |

Navy begins sea trials of Kalvari class submarine ‘Vaghsheer’

The sixth submarine of Project-75 commenced its sea trials on May 18.

INS Vaghsheer(ANI)
Updated on May 19, 2023 11:41 AM IST
PTI | | Posted by Sreelakshmi B

North Korea fired multiple cruise missiles off its east coast: South Korea

North Korea fired multiple cruise missiles off its east coast on Wednesday as its rivals South Korea and the United States held joint military exercises, the South Korean military said.

North Korea fired multiple cruise missiles off its east coast on Wednesday, the South Korean military said.(AFP)
Published on Mar 23, 2023 04:26 AM IST
Reuters |

Navy to approach govt for three AIP-equipped attack submarines

In the backdrop of the expansion of the Chinese Navy and its belligerence in the Indo-Pacific, India is looking to upgrade its submarine deterrence in synergy with its QUAD partners.

Kalveri class submarine
Published on Mar 14, 2023 09:50 AM IST
By, New India

INS Vagir, 5th submarine of Kalvari class, commissioned into Indian Navy

The newly commissioned submarine took her maiden sea sortie in February last year, marking the commencement of sea trials.

INS Vagir at naval dockyard in Mumbai.
Published on Jan 23, 2023 09:48 AM IST

'Hit the target': Ballistic missile fired from nuclear submarine INS Arihant

The missile was tested with a predetermined range and hit the target area in the Bay of Bengal with high accuracy.

INS Arihant test fires submarine launched ballistic missile. (File Photo)(MINT_PRINT)
Published on Oct 14, 2022 06:07 PM IST
Written by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Korea and Spain defence majors ready to participate in 75 (I) submarine project

South Korean Daewoo and Spanish Navantia have proven air independent propulsion technology and are willing to build long endurance submarines under strategic partnership model with Indian MDL and L&T defence majors.

Indian Navy's Scorpene class diesel attack submarine patrolling waters outside Mumbai harbour.
Updated on Jul 19, 2022 08:11 AM IST

Watch: Rajnath Singh flies sortie in Indian Navy's P-8I anti-submarine aircraft 

Rajnath Singh flew the sortie on Tuesday hours after he launched two frontline warships of the Indian Navy at the Mazagon Docks Limited in Mumbai.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh rides P8I long range maritime reconnaissance anti-submarine warfare aircraft of the Indian Navy during his visit to Mumbai. (PTI)
Published on May 18, 2022 07:59 PM IST
By | Written by Aniruddha Dhar, New Delhi

'Committed to aatmanirbhar Bharat…': France's Naval Group on submarine project

Earlier this week the French company said it would be unable to participate in India's P-75I submarine project because of conditions related to the DRDO's AIP system

INS Vela, fourth stealth Scorpene class submarine.
Updated on May 04, 2022 11:24 AM IST

Sixth submarine of Kalvari-class launched; enters service in 2 yrs

Kalvari-class diesel-electric attack submarines have been constructed with technology transfer from French firm Naval Group under a ₹23,562-crore programme called Project 75, and four of them have already been commissioned into the navy. A fifth submarine, Vagir, is currently undergoing sea trials.

Vagsheer was built in India with French help. (Indian Navy)
Updated on Apr 21, 2022 02:04 AM IST
By, New Delhi
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