| Jan 22, 2012
Here is some information from Cruise Lines International Assn. members that offer world or "grand cruises." A few lines based in other countries also offer similar voyages. Most 2012 world cruises started in January, but there may be availability on...
| May 18, 2012
| 8:07 AM
Updated at 10:42 a.m.
Pompano Beach-based Titan Salvage in partnership with its Italian partner Micoperi outlined plans for the salvage and removal of the capsized Costa Concordia ship at a press conference in Italy Friday.
The Costa Cruises cruise...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 10:07 AM
Environmental emergency training connected to the Costa Concordia wreck is underway on the Tuscan island of Giglio, according to a recent tweet from @SjaakSeen.
According to @SjaakSeen’s Twitter profile, he’s a United Nations Disaster...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 9:21 AM
Work on salvaging the crippled Costa Concordia cruise ship is now underway some five months after it capsized off the coast of Italy, killing 32, a spokesperson for the ship’s operators confirmed Thursday.
Spearheading the project is Pompano Beach-...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 3:38 PM
Work to upright the crippled Costa Concordia cruise ship has started five months after it capsized off the coast of Italy killing 32, a Costa Cruises spokesperson said Thursday.
In an e-mail statement Costa's Head of Corporate Communications Cristiano De...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 8:34 PM
PORTO SANTO STEFANO, Italy (Reuters) - About 40 people were still missing Sunday more than 24 hours after an Italian cruise ship with more than 4,000 on board capsized off Italy's west coast, killing at least three people and injuring 70.
| Jan 16, 2012
| 2:31 PM
On board the Costa Concordia, thousands of passengers were dining, drinking, attending a magic show, perhaps trying their luck in the casino.
It was Friday night on the luxury cruise liner, sailing in the Mediterranean off the Italian coast with about 3,...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 3:15 PM
What started as a happy Italian cruise ended up a nightmare of Titanic proportions for 3,200 passengers and 1,000 crew members aboard the Costa Concordia that ran a-ground and rolled onto its side off the Coast of Giglio Island.
A dozen passengers are...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 2:53 PM
An Italian port official swore in frustration at the captain of the stricken Costa Concordia after the ship hit rocks Friday night, ordering him at least 10 times to return to the cruise liner and coordinate rescue efforts, transcripts of the...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 2:40 PM
Many passengers boarding a Costa Cruises ship in Miami on Wednesday for a 10-night Mexican-Caribbean voyage didn't seem rattled by the misfortunes of another of the line's big vessels off the coast of Italy last weekend.
Some were celebrating wedding...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 3:16 PM
Transcripts published Tuesday capture the dramatic conversations between port officials and a cruise ship captain, who a judge ruled can be held under house arrest while Italian authorities investigate his role in last week's disaster.
A judge ruled that...