American Maritime Officer: October 2018

Memorial on AMO Plans campus dedicated to crew of El Faro

On Saturday, September 29, family members of the El Faro crew, AMO Plans directors and staff, executives of the TOTE family of companies and other ship operating companies, and American Maritime Officers members, officials, families and staff gathered to dedicate a memorial on the AMO Plans campus in a solemn ceremony surrounding the physical monument mourning the loss and honoring the lives of the 33 crew members of El Faro.

"We all know that the officers, crew and riding gang aboard El Faro fought heroically for each other - as friends and as family - against nature at her strongest," said the AMO National President during the dedication ceremony. "Our hope this morning is that our El Faro families have found measures of peace and comfort after all this time.

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