Costa Concordia nears Italian port to be broken up for scrap

The wreck of the Costa Concordia arrived on Sunday off the northern Italian city of Genoa where it will be broken up for scrap, two-and-a-half years after the cruise liner ran aground and sank near the Tuscan island of Giglio, killing 32 people.

Italy`s sunken ship towed away

The wreck of Costa Concordia luxury cruise liner left the Italian island of Giglio and began its final journey towards the port of Genoa Wednesday, where it will be dismantled.

Costa Concordia begins final journey to Genoa

Italy`s wrecked Costa Concordia ship began its last voyage to the port of Genoa on Wednesday in one of the biggest maritime operation.

Final chains attached to Italy cruise wreck

The final chains were being attached to Italy`s shipwrecked Costa Concordia on Tuesday, as salvage workers prepared to refloat and tow away the giant cruise liner later this week.

Italy cruise ship wreck set to rise from waves

The refloating of Italy`s ill-fated Costa Concordia cruise ship is set to begin on Monday, and the body of one of the victims, Indian waiter Russel Rebello, still missing may be found during the dismantling of the vessel.

Captain `refused chance` to return to sinking Concordia

An official coordinating the rescue from Italy`s stricken cruise ship told a court Monday that the captain, accused of abandoning ship, refused twice to be taken back on board after making it safely to dry land.

‘Costa Concordia cruise liner could be re-floated by June’

The shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner could be re-floated by June 2014, the engineer overseeing the long-delayed salvage operation off the Italian island of Giglio said on Saturday.

Wrecked cruise ship Costa Concordia raised off rocks in Italy

Salvage crews completed raising the wreck of the Costa Concordia in the early hours of Tuesday morning after a 19-hour-long operation on the Italian island of Giglio where the huge cruise liner capsized in January last year.

Italy death toll rises to 11, ship captain grilled

The vessel`s captain, Francesco Schettino, was arrested on Saturday and has been accused of manslaughter.

Italian cruise captain made `errors in judgment`

The Costa Concordia ran into reef near the Tuscan island of Giglio on Friday night. At least five people were killed.