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Shipwrecked Costa Concordia Floated To Be Towed Away For Scrap

AP | ANNALISA CAMILLI | Posted 07.14.2014 | World

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

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...

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...

Paul Brady

Has The Cruise Industry Really Changed?

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Brady | Posted 01.12.2013 | Travel

A year after the grounding of the Costa Concordia cost at least 30 of the ship's 3,780-passenger their lives, the cruise industry is looking to move p...

Costa Concordia Crew Given 'Seafarer' Award

Posted 09.27.2012 | Travel

The crew of the Costa Concordia, which struck the island Italian island of Giglio on January 13 and capsized, have been collectively awarded the "Seaf...

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 Concordia Lawsuits Continue...

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 09.11.2012 | Travel

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Despite legal obstacles that might force them to sue in Italy, hundreds of Costa Concordia passengers and up to 1,000 busines...

Divers Recover 5 Bodies From Costa Concordia Cruise Wreck

AP | Posted 03.26.2012 | World

GIGLIO, Italy -- Divers on Monday recovered five bodies found last week in the wreck of the Costa Concordia, two months after the cruise ship struck a...

Passenger Sues Costa Over Miscarriage

Posted 02.06.2012 | Travel

Another Costa Concordia passenger has come forward and filed a lawsuit against Costa Crociere. A 30-year-old Italian woman identified only as Crist...

Cruise Bookings Fall Following Concordia

AP | By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ | Posted 01.31.2012 | Travel

NEW YORK -- The frightful images of a sinking Italian cruise ship have scared off some cruise passengers, at least temporarily, during the industry's ...

Why Costa Concordia Lawsuits May Go Nowhere

AP | By CURT ANDERSON | Posted 01.28.2012 | Travel

MIAMI -- While the parent company of the owner of the stricken Costa Concordia is based in Miami, passengers who want to file a lawsuit in U.S. courts...

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...

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...

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...

WATCH: Family Recounts Final Horrifying Moments On The Costa Concordia

Posted 01.17.2012 | Los Angeles

A family from Downey, Calif. found themselves among the last passengers to disembark from the ill-fated Costa Concordia cruise ship after it crashed a...

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...