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Costa Concordia

Shipwrecked Costa Concordia Captain Gives Seminar On Emergency Procedures

AP | COLLEEN BARRY and NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 08.06.2014 | World

ROME (AP) — A Rome university professor is facing a disciplinary hearing after inviting the captain of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner ...

Costa Concordia Makes Its Final Voyage

AP | PAOLO SANTALUCIA | Posted 07.23.2014 | World

GIGLIO ISLAND, Italy (AP) — The Costa Concordia cruise liner began its final voyage Wednesday, slowly being towed away from the tiny Italian island ...

Shipwrecked Costa Concordia Floated To Be Towed Away For Scrap

AP | ANNALISA CAMILLI | Posted 09.13.2014 | World

GIGLIO, Italy (AP) — The shipwrecked Costa Concordia was successfully refloated Monday in preparation to be towed away for scrapping, 30 months afte...

Costa Concordia Captain Returns To Shipwreck After 2 Years

AP | FRANCESCO SPORTELLI | Posted 02.28.2014 | World

GIGLIO ISLAND, Italy (AP) — The disgraced former captain of a luxury cruise liner that capsized off an Italian island went back on board Thursday fo...

Survivors Mark 2nd Anniversary Of Concordia Wreck

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD and TRICIA THOMAS | Posted 03.15.2014 | World

GIGLIO ISLAND, Italy (AP) — Survivors of the capsized Costa Concordia are commemorating the second anniversary of the grounding off Tuscany that kil...

Shipwrecked Concordia Finally To Be Removed

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

ROME (AP) — Italian officials say the shipwrecked Costa Concordia will be removed from its watery graveyard off Tuscany in June and taken to a port ...

A Year in Review: The Craziest Travel Stories of 2013

U.S. News Travel | Posted 02.15.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

As the year draws to a close, U.S. News Travel takes a look back at some of the wildest, wackiest and most outrageous travel stories of 2013. Next time you encounter a snafu while traveling, remember, it could always be worse.

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 ...

Woman On Concordia Bridge: I Was Captain's Lover

AP | FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 10.29.2013 | World

GROSSETO, Italy -- GROSSETO, Italy (AP) — A Moldovan dancer who was on the bridge when the Costa Concordia cruise ship crashed into a reef near Ital...

Moscow Maelstrom: Lightweight Biennale Outshone by Satellite Shows & Atypical Art Fair

Simon Hewitt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Simon Hewitt

The 5th Moscow Biennale, which closed October 20, saw Political Correctness rear its head beneath the Kremlin walls as feminist Belgian curator Catherine de Zegher turned the swanky Manège exhibition center into a Global Bazaar.

Divers Find Human Remains Near Concordia Wreck

AP | FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 09.27.2013 | World

ROME -- Divers spotted human remains Thursday near Italy's Costa Concordia cruise ship and DNA tests will determine if they are the last two bodies mi...

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 Victims' Lawyers Want Answers

AP | FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 11.24.2013 | World

GROSSETO, Italy — The Italian captain whose cruise ship wrecked off the Tuscan coast is getting some support during his trial from an unexpected...

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...

LOOK: The Costa Concordia Operation In 1 Minute

Posted 09.17.2013 | World

Salvage crews finished pulling the Costa Concordia wreck upright on Tuesday, more than 20 months after the cruise ship capsized off the coast of Italy...

The Costa Concordia Is Upright Again

AP | FRANCES D'EMILIO and NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 11.17.2013 | World

GIGLIO ISLAND, Italy — The extraordinary righting of the Costa Concordia from its watery Tuscan graveyard has given Italy a boost of sorely need...

How The Costa Concordia Operation Works

The Associated Press | Posted 11.16.2013 | World

The Associated Press explains parbuckling, the process that's being used to salvage the Costa Concordia wreck. ...

LIVE: Crews Salvage Costa Concordia

Posted 09.17.2013 | World

Salvage crews started to set the capsized cruise liner Costa Concordia upright on Monday, more than a year after it ran aground near Italy's Giglio I...

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...

Impressive Photo Shows Costa Concordia Wreck From The Air

Posted 11.13.2013 | World

Salvage crews in Italy could start as early as next week on a daunting operation to set the wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise liner upright. More th...

Costa Concordia To Be Set Upright Next Week

AP | Posted 11.11.2013 | World

ROME — Italian authorities say the operation to set the Concordia cruise ship upright is set for next week, 20 months after the ship capsized ne...

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...

Italy To Raise Costa Concordia Wreckage

Agence France Presse | | Posted 10.16.2013 | World

The Costa Concordia cruise ship will be raised up next month near the Italian island where it still lies keeled over more than a year on from the dead...