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Costa Concordia Shipwreck

Dutch Company Wins $30M Contract To Move Concordia Shipwreck

AP | Posted 10.10.2013 | World

AMSTERDAM -- AMSTERDAM (AP) — A Dutch salvaging company says it has won a $30 million contract to move the wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship ...

Operation To Raise Capsized Cruise Ship Completed

AP | FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 11.16.2013 | World

GIGLIO ISLAND, Italy — The crippled Costa Concordia cruise ship was pulled completely upright early Tuesday during a complicated, 19-hour operat...

Italy OKs Costa Concordia Salvage Operation

AP | FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 11.15.2013 | World

GIGLIO ISLAND, Italy — Authorities have given the final go-ahead for a daring attempt Monday to pull upright the crippled Costa Concordia cruise...

Italy Will Attempt To Tow Costa Concordia Remains

AP | Posted 09.06.2013 | World

ROME -- Italy has given the go-ahead for an ambitious attempt to set upright the Costa Concordia cruise liner, which went aground near an Italian isla...

Salvage Crews Rush For One Chance To Move Costa Concordia Wreck

AP | FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 09.14.2013 | World

GIGLIO, Italy -- Salvage crews are working against time to remove the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship, which is slowly being crushed under its...

'We Were Left Behind To Die'

Benji Smith | Posted 03.17.2013 | Books
Benji Smith

One year ago today, I was on my honeymoon, walking the streets of Rome arm-in-arm with my new bride. At the end of the afternoon, as the sun was setting behind the Colosseum, we walked back up the gangplank of our cruise ship -- the Costa Concordia -- and headed back out to sea.

Victims Of Costa Shipwreck Mark Anniversary

AP | TRISHA THOMAS and NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 03.15.2013 | World

GIGLIO, Italy — Survivors of the Costa Concordia shipwreck and relatives of the 32 people who died marked the first anniversary of the grounding...

PHOTOS: One Year After Crash, Costa Concordia Wreck Remains Adrift

The Huffington Post | Shirin Barghi | Posted 01.14.2013 | World

On Jan. 13, 2012, the Costa Concordia luxury cruise ship ran aground and capsized off the Italian coast, resulting in the tragic deaths of 32 people. ...

Survivors Still Suffering A Year After Costa Concordia Disaster

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 03.13.2013 | World

ROME — One can't stand being in a mall: It feels too much like the ship, with no visible exits. Another dreams she's walking on a tilt – a...