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  • Cruise ship's cook says captain ordered dinner after crash

    Cruise ship's cook says captain ordered dinner after crash
    The captain of the Costa Concordia ordered dinner for himself and a woman after the ship struck rocks off Italy's coast, a cook from the ship told a Filipino television station. In an interview with GMA Network, cook Rogelio Barista said Capt....
  • Travel info on world cruises

    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...
  • Cruise line listings

    Here's a list of many of the lines that carry passenger traffic, along with a list of their vessels. Ships that are to have maiden voyages this year also are listed; check with the cruise line, though, because dates can change. AIDA Cruises, (011) 49-...
  • 12th body found as Italian cruise ship rescue resumes

    12th body found as Italian cruise ship rescue resumes
    Divers resumed their search for survivors from the Italian cruise ship Saturday, as concerns grow over the potential environmental threat posed by the wreck. A 12th body was found within the ship Saturday afternoon, Italian authorities confirmed, with at...
  • Costa Concordia rescuers find 16th body

    Costa Concordia rescuers find 16th body
    Rescuers searching the stricken Costa Concordia found a body on bridge 3 Tuesday, bringing the number of confirmed dead from the wreck to 16, civil protection officials said. The discovery leaves about 16 people still missing from among the roughly 4,200...
  • Cruise ship captain admits 'mistake' in deposition

    Cruise ship captain admits 'mistake' in deposition
    In his answers to prosecutors, defense attorneys and a judge, the captain of the ill-fated cruise ship Costa Concordia admitted he made a "mistake" in colliding with rocks off the Italian island of Giglio. However, in statements made during a phone...
  • Woman's body found in wrecked Italy cruise ship

    Woman's body found in wrecked Italy cruise ship
    A woman's body was found Saturday in the wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship, Italian officials said, taking the number of people confirmed dead to 17. Rescuers have been searching the site since the massive liner struck rocks and rolled onto its side in...
  • Wrecked Italian Liner Will Not Be Moved For Months

    Wrecked Italian Liner Will Not Be Moved For Months
    GIGLIO, Italy (Reuters) - The wreck of the cruise ship Costa Concordia could remain where it lies near the Italian island of Giglio until the end of the year or longer before it can be broken up or salvaged, the official in charge of the recovery...
  • Experts Advise Ending Concordia Underwater Salvage

    Experts Advise Ending Concordia Underwater Salvage
    Technical experts directing the salvage operation aboard the Costa Concordia cruise ship are recommending that the underwater part of the operation be called off because it is becoming too dangerous, Italy's civil protection agency said Tuesday. The head...
  • Disabled Costa cruise ship reaches port

    Disabled Costa cruise ship reaches port
    A disabled Italian cruise ship, the Costa Allegra, reached port in the Seychelles Thursday. The Allegra lost power in the Indian Ocean Monday because of a fire in the engine room. It was carrying 636 passengers and a crew of 413, according to Costa...
  • 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...