The captain of the Costa Concordia cruise ship, which capsized last year killing 32 people and leaving dozens injured, will face trial for abandonment of his ship, causing a shipwreck, and multiple counts of manslaughter, among other charges. Show More Summary
Captain Francesco Schettino is accused of negligence that led to the grounding of the ship and of abandoning the stricken vessel while a rescue of its more than 4,200 passengers and crew was still underway.
Captain Francesco Schettino will face trial for manslaughter and other charges in July.
(ROME) — A judge in Italy has ordered the captain of the Costa Concordia to stand trial in the shipwreck of the cruise liner, which struck a reef off Tuscany last year, killing 32 people. Francesco Schettino will be the only defendant in the trial, which begins on July 9 in the Tuscan town of Grosseto. Show More Summary
The wreck of the cruise ship Costa Concordia in early 2012 resulted in 32 deaths and the destruction of the ship, resulting in a $300 million salvage operation that may be the most expensive in history. A pair of quadcopters equipped with cameras capture the sad vessel and the massive operation to remove it from the rocks. Read more...
LONDON -- The shares of Carnival have dropped 6% as of 9:20 a.m. EDT after the world's largest cruise company issued an overnight profit warning. Carnival, which was rocked last year by the Costa Concordia disaster, said its 2013 earnings would likely be between $1.45 and $1.65 per share. Show More Summary
Five board members of owners, Costa Crociere, have been placed under investigation in connection with the January 2012 cruise ship accident. The executives are
The Costa Concordia wreck site sets the backdrop in this amazing quadcopter promotional video just posted to Youtube
Italian prosecutors have rejected a plea bargain attempt by the captain of the Costa Concordia cruise ship that ran aground last year, killing 32 people.Captain Francesco Schettino is accused of manslaughter, causing a shipwreck andShow More Summary
Captain Francesco Schettino will stand trial on charges of manslaughter, causing a shipwreck and abandoning ship.
Salvors have successfully positioned the first port-side sponson that will be used in the 'parbuckling' stage of the wreck removal process. Operations now continue
Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) has endured a flurry of bad publicity amid the horrific Costa Concordia disaster as well as multiple breakdowns in the Gulf of Mexico that left passengers stranded without modern plumbing. Although the events relate to only a small percentage of Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL)’s massive fleet of ships, the public relations disaster weighed [...]
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The first caissons, or sponsons, have been installed on the port side of the Costa Concordia. The operation was carried out using the dynamically positioned heavy lift ship Svenja, which [...]
By Silvia Ognibene GROSSETO, Italy, April 15 (Reuters) – An Italian judge began hearing a request on Monday to send the former captain of the Costa Concordia and five other [...]
Six men could face manslaughter charges after 2012 Costa Concordia shipwreck in which 32 people were killed.
(GROSSETO, Italy) — An Italian court is mulling whether to hand down indictments against the captain and some crew of the Costa Concordia cruise ship for the 2012 grounding off Tuscany that killed 32 people. Prosecutors want Capt. Francesco...Show More Summary
Italian cruise firm Costa Crociere has been fined €1-million (US$1.3-million) for the sinking which killed 32 people. Costa had asked for a plea bargain deal
By Silvia Ognibene GROSSETO, Italy, April 10 (Reuters) – Costa Cruises, the unit of Carnival Corp that owned and operated the capsized cruise liner Costa Concordia, has accepted a 1 [...]
A judge in Tuscany fined Italian cruise line Costa Crociere SpA 1 million euros ($1.3 million) for the 2012 shipwreck of the Concordia cruise ship that killed 32 people. ||| Rome - A judge in Tuscany fined Italian cruise line Costa Crociere...Show More Summary