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Costa Concordia Shipwreck

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  • 10 lessons from the Costa Concordia disaster

    10 lessons from the Costa Concordia disaster
    From what I've read so far, the capsizing of the Costa Concordia appears to have been perfectly preventable. The captain's foolhardy navigation, as well as his alleged abandoning of the ship (per this Italian Coast Guard transcript), may indeed prove to...
  • Jan 18: Poll Results

    MORNING NEWS POLL: Will you be less likely to book a cruise vacation because of the Costa Concordia accident? Yes: 54% No: 46% MIDDAY NEWS POLL: Do you agree with the anti-piracy legislation being considered by Congress? Yes: 11% No: 89% NEWS AT...
  • No more Costa Concordias

    No more Costa Concordias
    As the 100th anniversary the RMS Titanic disaster approaches, the Costa Concordia grounding is a stark reminder that going to sea remains dangerous. A modern cruise ship sailing a routine route capsized in a matter of minutes in beautiful weather, leaving...
  • Carnival to review safety, emergency response on all its lines

    Carnival to review safety, emergency response on all its lines
    Updated 5:40 p.m. Latest statement from Carnival Corp. Carnival Corporation & plc Announces Comprehensive Audit and Review of Safety and Emergency Response Across All Its Cruise Lines (received 5:32 p.m.)        MIAMI – January 19, 2012 –...
  • Jan. 22, 2012

    Some readers found this week's Caption Conterst cartoon of the captain of the Costa Concordia shipwreck objectionable. On reconsideration, we agree that it was in poor taste amid an ongoing tragedy, and have removed the cartoon.
  • Victims' Families Want Truth At Italy Shipwreck Hearing

    Victims' Families Want Truth At Italy Shipwreck Hearing
    GROSSETO, Italy (Reuters) - Survivors and relatives of victims of the Costa Concordia shipwreck clamored for truth at a pre-trial hearing in Italy on Saturday, with some still waiting for identification of the remains of their loved ones 1-1/2 months...
  • Discovery Channel special on Costa Concordia disaster planned

     
    In a special scheduled to air this spring, Discovery Channel will dissect the events that led to the disaster on Jan. 13 in which the luxury cruise ship Costa Concordia ran aground just off Giglio Island mere hours after leaving port in Civitavecchia,...
  • Hungary backs down on disputed laws

     
    Hungary backing down on some criticized laws. EU sees Hungary as a test case....
  • Costa Concordia shipwreck shifts, halting rescue work

     
    Wrecked Italian ship moves halting salvage work; Prosecutors investigate recordings and witnesses...
  • Woman reportedly says she loves captain of doomed Costa Concordia

     
    A woman told prosecutors investigating the wreck of the Costa Concordia that she was on the command bridge when the cruise ship ran aground and that she is in love with the captain....
  • NGC airs first U.S. documentary detailing Costa Concordia disaster

     
    National Geographic Channel (NGC) has announced that this Sunday it will be premiering the first U.S. documentary to detail, moment-by-moment, the disaster that took place on Jan. 13 aboard the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia when the vessel...