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Cruise Ship Disaster

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...

5 Sentenced In Cruise Ship Disaster

Reuters | Posted 09.19.2013 | Business

* First convictions in cruise disaster trial * Victims of accident say sentences too light * Lawyers could ask appeals c...

Five Ways To Avoid Cruise Hell

Anita Dunham-Potter | Posted 06.09.2013 | Travel
Anita Dunham-Potter

Plenty of things can go wrong on a cruise vacation. You could get seasick, or sleep through breakfast, or lose at blackjack, or puke over the rail, or god forbid be on a cruise ship that's lost power and drifting out to sea.

Catherine New

Cruise Ship Disaster Makes A PR Mess

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 02.19.2013 | Business

They may have been stranded aboard a busted cruise ship for five days with little food, broken sewage systems and no heat or air conditioning, but at ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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 vesse...

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...

PHOTOS: Pictures Of The Week: Jan. 8 - Jan. 14

Posted 01.17.2012 | Home

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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...

3rd Survivor Rescued From Deadly Cruise Ship Crash

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD and GREGORIO BORGIA | Posted 03.16.2012 | World

GIGLIO, Italy — The captain of a cruise liner that ran aground and capsized off the Tuscan coast faced accusations Sunday from authorities and p...

Report: Captain Of Ship Arrested

CNN | Posted 01.14.2012 | World

The Italian captain of the cruise ship that ran aground -- killing three people and injuring 20 more -- was arrested late Saturday and is being inves...

At Least 3 Dead, Dozens Missing After Cruise Ships Runs Aground Off Tuscany

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD and FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 03.15.2012 | World

PORTO SANTO STEFANO, Italy — The first course had just been served in the Costa Concordia's dining room when the wine glasses, forks and plates ...