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Almost a year ago, on Jan. 13, 2012, the Costa Concordia cruise ship run aground in the dark of night in waters off the Tuscan island of Giglio, Italy. On board were more than 4,200 passengers and crew. Within less than an hour of striking submerged...
Work to upright the crippled Costa Concordia cruise ship has started five months after it capsized off the coast of Italy killing 32, a Costa Cruises spokesperson said Thursday. In an e-mail statement Costa's Head of Corporate Communications Cristiano De...
Two more cruises ships are on the horizon with the announcement today by Carnival Corporation for new Holland America Line and Carnival Cruise Lines vessels. The parent company of the two lines as well as eight other cruise line brands revealed it is...
ReutersGIGLIO, Italy (Reuters) - The captain of the stricken Costa Concordia cruise ship will attend pre-trial hearings this week where experts will present analysis of the events that led to the vessel hitting a rock off the Italian coast in January and the...
Tags: Italy, Carnival Corporation, Trials, Court Preliminary
CNNGROSSETO, Italy -- Described by one lawyer Monday as looking "like he walked straight out of a GQ magazine," the ex-captain of a shipwrecked cruise liner faced about a dozen of the survivors he's accused of abandoning. It was the first time Francesco...
Work on salvaging the crippled Costa Concordia cruise ship is now underway some five months after it capsized off the coast of Italy, killing 32, a spokesperson for the ship’s operators confirmed Thursday. Spearheading the project is Pompano Beach-...
Tags: Italy, Petroleum Industry, Pompano Beach
Environmental emergency training connected to the Costa Concordia wreck is underway on the Tuscan island of Giglio, according to a recent tweet from @SjaakSeen. According to @SjaakSeen’s Twitter profile, he’s a United Nations Disaster...
Tags: Pompano Beach, United Nations
Updated 5:40 p.m. Latest statement from Carnival Corp. Carnival Corporation & plc Announces Comprehensive Audit and Review of Safety and Emergency Response Across All Its Cruise Lines (received 5:32 p.m.) MIAMI – January 19, 2012 –...
CNNROME, Italy -- Salvage experts outlined their plan Friday to raise the wrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner from the sea floor off Italy in one piece and tow it from the disaster site. The complicated operation is expected to start in the next few days...
Many passengers boarding a Costa Cruises ship in Miami on Wednesday for a 10-night Mexican-Caribbean voyage didn't seem rattled by the misfortunes of another of the line's big vessels off the coast of Italy last weekend. Some were celebrating wedding...
Tags: Mexico, Petroleum Industry, Port of Miami, Long Island, Weddings
Updated at 10:42 a.m. Pompano Beach-based Titan Salvage in partnership with its Italian partner Micoperi outlined plans for the salvage and removal of the capsized Costa Concordia ship at a press conference in Italy Friday. The Costa Cruises cruise...
Disney Cruise Line today made official what many had predicted in recent weeks: The line will be basing one of its ships at the port of Miami. The other big news out of the 2013 cruise announcement was the line's plans to return to Europe. The line...
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