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Costa Concordia Salvage Kicks Into High Gear As Winter Season Ends

Officials in Italy have met with the public to discuss ongoing plans for the removal of the Costa Concordia wreckage, including providing an updated timeline for when the hulk will be refloated for the first time in more than two years. The post Costa Concordia Salvage Kicks Into High Gear As Winter Season Ends appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Concordia Captain Tried to Blame Wreck on Electrical Blackout

The captain of the Costa Concordia tried to persuade the crisis coordinator of the cruise line to pretend an electrical blackout had caused the shipwreck, a court was told on Monday.

After Concordia: HAVEP Report Exposes Passenger Vessel Deficiencies

In the wake of the Costa Concordia accident of January 2012, an incident that arguably was one of the more dramatic incidents in this history of cruise shipping,

Costa Concordia Captain Returns To The Ship, Claims ‘I’ve Taken Responsibility For My Actions’

Costa Concordia’s former captain Francesco Schettino returned to the damaged vessel Thursday for the first time since he allegedly abandoned ship while it sunk back in January of 2012. According to CNN, returning to the ship was a part of Schettino’s trial. Show More Summary

Costa Concordia Captain Visits Shipwreck Site

The former captain of the Costa Concordia visited the site of the shipwreck on Thursday for the first time since it crashed off the coast of Italy in 2012, killing 32 people. Francesco Schettino went aboard the ship with court-appointed...Show More Summary

Costa Concordia Captain Tours The Ship He Is Assuced Of Sinking

Costa Concordia Captain Francesco Schettino was permitted to tour the ship he is accused of sinking. On Thursday, Schettino boarded and toured the ship for four hours. The former captain joined several experts, who will testify during his trial. Show More Summary

PHOTOS: Disgraced Captain Francesco Schettino Returns to Costa Concordia

2 months agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

Francesco Schettino, former captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner, returned to the ship on Thursday for the first time since it sank just over two years ago with the loss of 32 lives.

Costa Concordia Captain Walks Wreck For 1st Time

Two years after the disaster that killed 32 people, captain Francesco Schettino today returned to the Costa Concordia wreckage in the course of his manslaughter trial. Schettino went aboard in order to help court-appointed experts inspect generators, which the captain claims were partly to blame for the incident, the AP...

Two Years Later, Costa Concordia’s Former Captain Returns Aboard

2 months agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

By Silvia Ognibene GIGLIO, Italy, Feb 27 (Reuters) – The captain of the Costa Concordia, Francesco Schettino, went back on board on Thursday for the first time since the huge [...]

Two Years after Concordia Wreck, Captain Returns Aboard

Schettino's first visit aboard since 2012 shipwreck; Former captain accompanying investigators as defendant as new probe into unauthorized visit by Costa officials unfolds.

Costa Concordia captain boards ship wreck

The Italian captain who 'fell onto a lifeboat' as the Costa Concordia sank is summoned by court to visit the ship wreck.

Drone Gives Bird’s-Eye View of Costa Concordia Wreck Site – VIDEO

2 months agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

Here's some video of the Costa Concordia wreck site as it appeared in early January 2014, approximately two years after the Costa Concordia ran aground at Isola Del Giglio.

Costa Concordia Diver Fatally Injured in Underwater Accident

Titan Micoperi sadly announces that a diver from the Consortium passed away after an accident occurred during underwater operations in progress under the wreck.

Costa Concordia Diver Killed

The Costa Concordia disaster has claimed its 33rd victim, after a diver working on the massive salvage operation died yesterday, reports the AP. The unidentified Spaniard was attaching large tanks to the side of the cruise ship, reports Reuters, when he apparently gashed his leg on underwater sheet metal and...

Diver Killed at Costa Concordia Salvage Site

2 months agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

ROME, Feb 1 (Reuters) – A Spanish diver died on Saturday during work to salvage the Costa Concordia cruise liner, which capsized off the Italian island of Giglio two years [...]

Diver killed working on Concordia in Italy

2 months agoNews : The Newsroom

ROME (AP) — A diver died Saturday while working on the shipwrecked Costa Concordia, apparently gashing his leg on an underwater metal sheet while preparing the wreck for removal, officials and news reports said.

Report: Diver killed working on Concordia in Italy

2 months agoNews : The Newsroom

ROME (AP) — A diver has died while working on the shipwrecked Costa Concordia in Italy.

12 Bids Recieved for Costa Concordia Demolition Tender -Source

3 months agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

Italian oil service company Saipem has bid for the job of scrapping the hulk of the Costa Concordia cruise liner, which capsized off the Tuscany coast more than two years ago, a source close to the matter said on Thursday.

Costa Concordia Anniversary: Two Years Since Disaster [PHOTOS]

3 months agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

It was two years ago today that the Costa Concordia cruise hit rocks off Isola Del Giglio during an impromptu island 'salute' ordered by the captain, resulting in the loss of 32 lives and kicking off the largest maritime salvage job in history.

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