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NEW YORK – The US-based company Oceangate, which managed a tourist submersible that blew up while diving into the Titanic wreck, has halted all exploration and commercial activity, the company’s website revealed Thursday. made it

The company didn’t provide further details Red banner at the top of the website: “Oceangate has suspended all exploration and commercial activity.”

Oceangate was planning two expeditions to the 100-year-old Titanic ruins in the far corner of the North Atlantic in June 2024, according to its website.

Authorities in the United States and Canada are investigating the cause of June’s underwater implosion. Killed all 5 people on board and raised questions about the unregulated nature of such expeditions.

The U.S. Coast Guard last week Recovered presumed human remains and debris It was discovered in a submersible known as Titan after exploring the ocean floor. Investigation of the debris is expected to further elucidate the cause of the implosion.

Titan lost contact with a support ship during her descent on 18 June, and four days later wreckage was found scattered on the seafloor about 480 meters from Titanic’s bow.Reuters Titanic co-pilot aborts expedition after fatal implosion

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