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Crowley: Raising the Costa Concordia – The Full Story Behind the Largest Maritime Salvage in History

Crowley Maritime Corporation has just published an in-depth promotional piece telling the fascinating true story of the salvage of the Costa Concordia cruise ship in Italy. Shortly following the initial wreck, Crowley’s [...] The post...Show More Summary

Costa Concordia Captain Could Get 26 Years For Shipwreck If Prosecutors Get Their Way

The captain of the Costa Concordia might be sentenced to 26 years in prison for allowing the cruise ship to crash in 2012, killing 32 people. Prosecutors in the trial are pushing for the harsh sentence, claiming it is not at all excessive for a man that could otherwise deserve the death penalty. Show More Summary

Prosecutor Seeks 26 Year Prison Sentence for Costa Concordia Captain

An Italian prosecutor asked a court on Monday to sentence the captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner to more than 26 years in jail for his role in the 2012 disaster that killed 32 people. The post Prosecutor Seeks 26 Year Prison Sentence for Costa Concordia Captain appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

26-year Jail Term Sought for Concordia Master

An Italian prosecutor asked a court on Monday to sentence the captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner to more than 26 years in jail for his role in the 2012 disaster that killed 32 people.

Prosecutors: Costa Concordia captain should get 26 years

Italian prosecutors pushed to jail the captain of the doomed Costa Concordia cruise ship for 26 years.

Rachel Kushner and the Costa Concordia

Recommended reading: Rachel Kushner writes about the Costa Concordia disaster, cruise ships in general, and her own short-lived “aspiration to spend time at sea as requisite literary training” for The London Review of Books.

Lifting Costa Concordia

Ropes made with Dyneema help Titan Salvage, Micoperi on historic salvage operation   The largest and most complex maritime salvage operation ever carried out was concluded this summer.

Disgraced Costa Concordia Captain Insists He Saved Lives

He tells the court that the evacuation was delayed in order to reach shallower waters

New Video Allegedly Shows Costa Concordia Captain Abandoning Ship

2 months agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

Prosecutors in the manslaughter trial of the former captain of the Costa Concordia have presented to the court a new video allegedly showing the captain waiting to board a lifeboat on the night of the 2012 disaster. The post New Video Allegedly Shows Costa Concordia Captain Abandoning Ship appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Francesco Schettino Testifies: Costa Concordia Captain Takes The Stand

Former Captain Francesco Schettino has taken the stand to testify in his own defense. Schettino is accused of negligence, which caused the sinking of the Costa Concordia and the loss of 32 lives. Although he has vehemently denied the accusations, authorities have determined the former captain is largely responsible for the catastrophe. Show More Summary

Costa Concordia captain was trying to 'impress' passengers

Francesco Schettino, captain of the Costa Concordia, a cruise ship that crashed off the coast of Italy in January 2012, has stated that he was trying to "impress" the passengers before the crash. Schettino said during his first testimony that he sailed into shallow waters to give passengers a better view of Giglio, a nearby island. Show More Summary

Captain of wrecked cruise ship denies showing off for dancer

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The former captain of the Costa Concordia cruise ship told an Italian court on Tuesday that he was trying to impress colleagues and passengers when he accidentally steered the vessel into rocks on the Tuscan island of Giglio in January 2012.

Costa Concordia Captain Francesco Schettino Testifies

2 months agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

Costa Concordia Captain Francesco Schettino took the stand Tuesday to offer his first testimony in his own trial on charges of manslaughter, causing a shipwreck and abandoning ship. The post Costa Concordia Captain Francesco Schettino Testifies appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Costa Concordia Captain Defends Himself In First Testimony

2 months agoNews : The Two-Way

Francesco Schettino said he didn't change the route of the cruise liner to impress a Moldovan dancer he was having an affair with.

Costa’s ‘Captain Coward’ faces the music – but why alone?

Alt Text: Columnist Andrea Vogt Lawyers for survivors and families of the dead want Concordia operators to bear responsibility too Column Andrea Vogt Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 8:52am Grosseto, Tuscany – Nearly three years after the...Show More Summary

Final Costa Concordia Victim Found, Ship To Be Recycled

The final Costa Concordia trip can now finish, as the final victim had been found. Reuters is reporting that a final body’s remains were found as the Costa Concordia was being towed to the city of Genoa to be scrapped. Almost three years...Show More Summary

Three Years After Wreck, Remains Of Final Costa Concordia Vicim Are Found

3 months agoNews : The Two-Way

Workers at a salvage yard found remains believed to be of Russel Rebello, the last victim still missing after the cruise ship capsized in January of 2012.

Body found by workers dismantling wreck of Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia

The body of a waiter aboard the doomed Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia has been found, ending the search for the shipwreck's last victim, authorities said.

Costa Concordia Tragedy: Last Body Missing From The Ship Found, Identified

Almost three years after the sinking of the luxury cruise liner Costa Concordia off the shores of Italy, the body of the last person to have died in the tragedy has been recovered. The remains of Russel Rebello, an Indian national who...Show More Summary

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