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Costa Concordia Captain

Concordia Trial: Captain Knew About Engines' Flooding

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

ROME (AP) — The Italian court trying the captain of the shipwrecked Concordia has heard how panicking crew in the rapidly flooding engine room tried...

Costa Concordia Captain Allegedly Jumped Off Sinking Ship To Save Himself

Agence France Presse | | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

A trainee officer on board the Costa Concordia when it sank off an Italian island last year told a court Monday that the captain did not fall off the ...

LOOK: Before And After Images Of The Costa Concordia

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 09.25.2013 | World

New bird's-eye images showing the wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship before and after the epic 19-hour operation to turn it upright were released Wed...

Concordia Captain Blames Helmsman For Shipwreck

AP | FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 11.23.2013 | World

GROSSETO, Italy — The captain of the wrecked Costa Concordia, now on trial over the deadly disaster, blamed his helmsman Monday for botching a l...

Costa Concordia Trial Postponed

AP | PAOLO SANTALUCIA and FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 09.08.2013 | World

GROSSETO, Italy — The crippled Costa Concordia lies on its side off the tiny Tuscan island of Giglio, a stubborn reminder of the 2012 shipwreck ...

Court Docs Detail Tragic Final Moments From Costa Concordia Victims

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 03.06.2013 | World

Sixty pages of court documents presented by the prosecution to an Italian court earlier this week have revealed new details about the final moments of...

Captain Blamed Mainly For Deadly Costa Concordia Shipwreck

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 11.13.2012 | World

ROME — Court-appointed experts have squarely blamed the captain of a cruise ship that ran aground off Italy for the wreckage and deaths of 32 pe...

Experts Fault Captain & Crew In Costa Disaster

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 09.13.2012 | Travel

ROME -- Court-appointed experts have pointed the finger of blame primarily at the captain of a cruise ship that ran aground off Italy, but also faulte...

Costa Captain Credits 'Divine Hand' During Disaster

Posted 07.06.2012 | Travel

Francesco Schettino, the captain of the doomed Costa Concordia, claims that "a divine hand surely touched my head," sparing further catastrophe when h...

First Hearing In Costa Concordia Case

AP | TRISHA THOMAS and FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 05.03.2012 | World

GROSSETO, Italy — The first hearing of the criminal investigation into the Costa Concordia's shipwreck was held in a theater Saturday instead of...

'Very Strange' Test Results For Costa Concordia Captain

AP | By FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 04.19.2012 | World

ROME -- Lawyers for survivors of the capsized Costa Concordia cruise ship on Saturday pressed for new drug tests on the ship's captain after traces of...

Wrecked Cruise Ship Moves In Rough Seas

AP | Posted 04.11.2012 | World

ROME -- Italian officials say rough seas have increased movements of the crippled Costa Concordia and are thwarting the start of fuel removal a month ...

Italy Keeps Costa Concordia Captain Under House Arrest

AP | Posted 04.08.2012 | World

ROME — An Italian court refused Tuesday to lift an order of house arrest for Francesco Schettino, the captain of Costa Concordia cruise ship tha...

Italy Keeps Costa Concordia Captain Under House Arrest

AP | Posted 04.08.2012 | World

ROME — An Italian court refused Tuesday to lift an order of house arrest for Francesco Schettino, the captain of Costa Concordia cruise ship tha...

Frying Pans Help Save Trapped Costa Concordia Officer

Posted 02.01.2012 | World

The last person to be rescued from the Costa Concordia shipwreck is sharing the details of his dramatic rescue, telling reporters he caught the attent...

Costa Concordia Captain Claims Bosses Ordered Disastrous 'Salute'

Reuters | Posted 03.23.2012 | World

By Antonella Cinelli GIGLIO, Italy, Jan 22 (Reuters) - The captain of the cruise liner that capsized off Italy's coast has told prose...

25-Year-Old Blond 'Mystery Woman' Defends Cruise Ship Captain

Posted 01.20.2012 | World

Francesco Schettino, captain of the Costa Concordia cruise ship that ran aground off the coast of Italy last week, is not a well-liked man. According ...

Must The Captain Go Down With The Ship?

AP | KARL RITTER | Posted 03.20.2012 | World

STOCKHOLM — Seafaring tradition holds that the captain should be last to leave a sinking ship. But is it realistic to expect skippers to suppres...

What Will Happen To The Costa Concordia's Wreck?

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 03.19.2012 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — From raising the Russian nuclear submarine Kursk to securing drilling platforms wrenched loose by Hurricane Katrina, Du...

Costa Concordia Captain's Excuse: 'I Tripped'

Posted 01.18.2012 | World

Having had a long weekend to mull it over, one might think the captain of the Costa Concordia would be able to come up with a better alibi. However...

LISTEN: Cruise Ship Captain Makes Excuses To Coast Guard During Evacuation

Posted 01.17.2012 | World

A recording of a telephone conversation between Francesco Schettino, the captain of the Costa Concordia cruise ship, and Gregorio De Falco, a captain ...

Captain Placed Under House Arrest

Posted 01.17.2012 | World

The captain of the ill-fated Costa Concordia, which sunk off the coast of Italy on Friday, will be placed under house arrest pending any trial, accord...

Transcript: Cruise Ship Captain Argues With Italian Coast Guard Over Abandoning Ship

AP | Posted 01.17.2012 | World

By The Associated Press -- Here is a translation of the transcript of the conversation between Capt. Francesco Schettino, commander of the grounde...

Costa Concordia CEO Blames Captain For Deadly Disaster

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD and FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 03.17.2012 | World

ROME — Italy's cruise liner tragedy turned into an environmental crisis Monday, as rough seas battering the stricken mega-ship raised fears that...