He might be facing 16 years in jail for manslaughter after his ship ran aground killing 32 people, but that apparently hasn't stopped Francesco Schettino from flirting with TV celebrity fame. See also: Costa Concordia captain sentenced...Show More Summary
More than three years after the Costa Concordia ran aground in Giglio, the effort to dismantle and recycle the Costa Concordia continues nearly around-the-clock in Italy. The post The Four Phases of the Costa Concordia Dismantling Project appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
Francesco Schettino made a last-ditch appeal to be to cleared of the 2012 disaster.
A court convicted the Costa Concordia’s commander of the manslaughter deaths of 32 people in the cruise liner’s capsizing off the Italian coast and sentenced him Wednesday to some 16 years in prison, blaming him for causing the 2012 shipwreck and for doing what sea captains should never do — abandoning ship while passengers and […]
The captain of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship was convicted Wednesday of multiple charges of manslaughter and sentenced to 16 years in jail, Italian court officials said.
GROSSETO, Italy — The captain of the capsized Costa Concordia cruise ship was convicted and sentenced Wednesday to 16 years and one month in prison for multiple counts of manslaughter, causing a shipwreck and abandoning ship in the 2012...Show More Summary
Former Costa Concordia captain Francesco Schettino was found guilty on numerous charges, including several counts of manslaughter. The former captain is accused of negligence, which contributed to a devastating 2012 shipwreck and the deaths of 32 people. Show More Summary
Captain Francesco Schettino was sentenced to 16 years in prison after an Italian court found him guilty of manslaughter today for his role in the 2012 sinking of the Costa Concordia.
Capt. Schettino was sentenced to 16 years for crashing his ship. He escaped much heavier penalties. Has he learned his lesson? Probably. Has the cruise industry? Maybe.
The captain of the capsized Costa Concordia luxury liner has been convicted of multiple charges of manslaughter and sentenced to 16 years in jail, closing down a trial that's been running since July 2013 and ending one of the more jaw-dropping and avoidable maritime disasters in recent memory, reports the...
More than three years after Carnival’s Costa Concordia cruise ship crashed near the Tuscan island of Giglio, ultimately resulting in the deaths of 32 people, the captain of that ship has been found guilty of manslaughter by an Italian court. CNN reports that the 19-month trial of Captain Francesco Schettino has concluded with a three-judge panel deciding he is … [More]
Captain Francesco Schettino was sentenced to 16 years in prison for his role in the disaster in which the Italian cruise ship hit rocks in 2012 and sank, killing 32 people.
(GROSSETO, Italy) — The captain of the capsized Costa Concordia luxury liner has been convicted of multiple charges of manslaughter and sentenced to 16 years in jail. Francesco Schettino wasn’t present when Judge Giovanni Puliatti read out the verdict Wednesday night in a Grosseto theater. The verdict and sentencing brought a close to a trial…
An Italian court convicted the former captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner on Wednesday for his role in the 2012 shipwreck that killed 32 people and sentenced him to... The post Costa Concordia Captain Found Guilty, Sentenced to 16 Years appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
The captain of the Costa Concordia broke down in sobs at his trial in Italy on Wednesday after a last-ditch effort to convince judges to clear him of responsibility for the 2012 grounding of the cruise ship, which cost the lives of 32 people.
The former captain of the doomed Costa Concordia on Wednesday gave his final address to a court where he is being tried over the loss of the giant cruiseliner, saying he had been made a scapegoat in a disaster in which 32 people died in January 2012. The post Schettino Awaits Verdict in Costa Concordia Trial appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
Schettino accused over loss of cruiseship in January 2012. Charges include manslaughter, causing shipwreck, abandoning ship. The former captain of the doomed
A verdict in the trial of former Costa Concordia captain Francesco Schettino is scheduled to be handed down this week in Grosseto, Italy, marking the end of the only criminal trial stemming from the disaster. The post Costa Concordia Disaster: Schettino Verdict Expected This Week appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
Francesco Schettino, the Italian cruise ship captain who steered the Costa Concordia into rocks in 2012, leading to the loss of 32 lives, will learn this week whether a court has accepted a prosecutor’s request to imprison him for 26 years.
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