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TikTokers Slam OceanGate Job Posting After Death Of Titan Passengers
June 26, 2023
TikTokers they exclaimed OceanGate above the advertisement requesting applications to join the company.
Although the ad appears to have been posted before the Titan submarine tragedy, several users believed the posting suggested that anyone could be easily replaced.
This comes after the company announced in a press interview that the Titan’s passengers had died after salvage searches found debris consistent with the ship’s collapse.
Read on to learn more.
OceanGate is under fire from TikTokers over the job posting
TikTokers trolled OceanGate for a recent job posting to hire new staff for the company.
The company recently dealt with the fatal disaster of the submarine Titan, which exploded during an expedition to view the wreckage of the Titanic. Five people died in the process: Shahzada Dawood and his son Suleman Dawood, Hamish Harding, Paul-Henri Nargeolet and OceanGate CEO Stockton Rush.
In the job advertisement, OceanGate, who wish to provide crewed diving vessels for tourism, industrial, exploration and research purposes, detailed that they are looking for applicants who are experienced in “sensitive marine equipment, regular maintenance and the operation of complex systems that support diving operations.” ”, lit Business Insider.
Although the post appears to have been posted before confirmation of the tragic Titan incident, TikTokers have slammed OceanGate, saying the job posting proves that any employee can be easily replaced.
One user said: “This proves what everyone says about companies filling the position when you die,” showing that everyone is replaceable.
OceanGate pays tribute to the passengers of the Titan
On Thursday, the news of the deaths of the passengers of the submarine Titan was confirmed after some debris matching the description of the ship was found near the wreckage of the Titanic. People magazine.
In a statement to the press, OceanGate paid tribute to the passengers, calling them “true explorers” and noted that the explorer community will feel the loss.
“These men were true explorers who shared a sense of adventure and a deep passion for exploring and protecting the world’s oceans,” they said.
“Our hearts go out to these five souls and all of their families at this tragic time. We mourn the loss of life and the joy they brought to everyone they knew.”
The company also thanked cooperating organizations and experts “for their commitment to finding the five explorers and their tireless work to support our crew and their families.”
The Titan may have exploded after losing communication
The search for the Titan began several hours after it lost contact with its mothership, the Polar Prince, about 1 hour and 45 minutes into its dive last Sunday.
There are glimmers of hope that the submersible will be found before it runs out of oxygen, which is estimated to last about 96 hours. However, the ship seems to have exploded before the time is up, making the search for rescue futile.
Grayling Reutersthe US Navy, which was also involved in the search, revealed that analysis of its acoustic data detected an “anomaly consistent with an explosion or explosion” in the area where the Titan lost contact with its mother ship.
The information was “immediately shared” with the leaders of the search mission, although it is unclear if it helped find the wreckage.
Experts said the chances of survival were low
According to the report Daily Beast, various sources expressed a grim outlook for the survival of the individuals aboard the Titan.
Among the voices was Butch Hendrick, an expert in deep-water rescue, who also speculated that the heightened anxiety experienced by the submarine’s occupants may have accelerated the lack of oxygen.
He also pointed out that the Titan never met international safety standards and lacked a locator beacon, which would have greatly helped rescuers locate the submersible.
The ship’s safety has also been scrutinized by people who have previously used it on underwater missions, with one calling the tragic expedition a “suicide mission”.