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Costa Concordia Disaster

LOOK: Dramatic New Photos Show Costa Concordia Hours After Disaster

Posted 03.27.2012 | World

New photos have surfaced showing the Costa Concordia in the immediate hours after the cruise liner ran aground off the coast of Italy's Isola del Gigl...

Fake Death Scam Surfaces In Costa Concordia Disaster | Posted 03.26.2012 | Weird News

The first scam has emerged in an apparent bid for compensation from the operators of crippled cruise liner Costa Concordia. A woman and her boyfrie...

Did Rich Russians Buy Concordia Lifeboat Seats?

Posted 01.24.2012 | Travel

It's women and children first...unless you can afford otherwise. Prosecutors are probing claims that rich Russian passengers bought seats on Costa Con...

UPDATE: Concordia Passengers Given 30% Off Next Cruise

Posted 01.23.2012 | Travel

UPDATE, 1/23, 1:15 p.m.: A memo sent by Costa Cruises to travel agents was sent to Huffington Post Travel. In it, the company confirms that guests...

Costa Concordia: Unanswered Questions Remain

Anne Campbell | Posted 03.24.2012 | Travel
Anne Campbell

Seven bodies were found at muster stations, where passengers meet to board lifeboats, in life jackets.

Another Victim Found In Costa Concordia Wreckage

Reuters | Antonella Cinelli | Posted 03.23.2012 | World

GIGLIO, Italy - The operators of the Costa Concordia faced questions over their share of the blame for the shipwreck, as divers recovered another body...

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 ...

Sinking Trust

Joseph F. Coughlin | Posted 03.21.2012 | Science
Joseph F. Coughlin

The sinking of public trust is integral to our faith in complex social and technical systems that undergird everyday life, our confidence in each other, and ultimately our belief that we can build a better future together.

Shocking New Video Of Cruise Ship's Crew Emerges

Posted 01.20.2012 | World

Just moments before Costa Concordia Captain Francesco Schettino ordered a full-scale evacuation of the stricken cruise liner, a crew member urged gues...

Costa Concordia Disaster Special Coming To Discovery

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 01.20.2012 | TV

The Costa Concordia Disaster is getting the Hollywood treatment. This spring, Discovery will premiere a special designed to dissect the devastating di...

Costa Concordia CEO: Owners Unaware Of Dangerous 'Saluting' Practice

Reuters | Posted 03.21.2012 | World

ROME, Jan 20 (Reuters) - The owners of the doomed Italian cruise liner Costa Concordia were not aware of unsafe practices involving ships coming clo...

Want To See Venice From The Deck Of A Cruise? Bring Binoculars

Reuters | Posted 03.20.2012 | World

By Philip Pullella ROME, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Thinking of taking a cruise to view Italy's islands from close up, or admire the Doge's P...

WATCH: A Look Inside The Costa Concordia

Posted 01.19.2012 | Travel

Search efforts inside the Costa Concordia resumed earlier today as calmer seas allowed search and rescue efforts to enter the ship, which had become h...

WATCH: Spooky Look Inside The Costa Concordia

Posted 01.19.2012 | World

How do you go about searching a capsized, 951-foot-long cruise ship? In the footage below, you can watch the eerie scene that recovery divers have ...

LOOK: Satellite Image Of Costa Concordia Shipwreck

The Huffington Post | John Stephens | Posted 01.18.2012 | World

Commercial satellite operator DigitalGlobe has released a high-resolution satellite image of the Costa Concordia shipwreck as seen from space. (PH...

Search Of Capsized Cruise Ship Suspended

Reuters | Posted 03.18.2012 | World

GIGLIO, Italy, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Italian divers suspended their search of the capsized cruise liner Costa Concordia after the vessel shifted slight...

WATCH: Amateur Videos Show Panic As Cruise Ship Capsizes

Posted 01.17.2012 | World

According to Italian media reports, the captain of the Costa Concordia initially told authorities that there had simply been a "small technical failur...

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 ...

Costa Concordia Dancer Turns Self Into Human Ladder, Saves Lives

Posted 01.17.2012 | Good News

British teenager James Thomas had only been working aboard the Costa Concordia for six months when the cruise ship capsized off the coast of Tuscany l...

PHOTOS: Cave Divers Race To Find Survivors Of Cruise Ship Disaster

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 01.17.2012 | World

Divers are hurrying as quickly as possible to rescue any possible remaining survivors from the Coasta Concordia cruise ship that ran aground off the c...

Captain Of Stricken Italian Cruise Ship Detained

Associated Press | Posted 03.15.2012 | World

ROME, Jan 14 (Reuters) - The captain of the Italian cruise ship which ran aground late on Friday has been detained by police, Italian news agencies ...