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Costa Concordia nears Italian port to be broken up for scrap

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 15:09

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 cruise ship toxins threaten wildlife: Activists

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 13:17

It`s nursing season in Europe`s biggest marine sanctuary and schools of whales have brought their young to Italian shores - but environmentalists warn they are at risk from toxins leaked by the wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship.

Italy luxury liner floats for first time since shipwreck

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 11:44

Italy`s ill-fated Costa Concordia cruise ship floated for the first time on Monday since it crashed in 2012, its rust-coloured hull emerging from the waves off the Tuscan island of Giglio as an unprecedented salvage operation began.

Italy Costa Concordia cruise wreck salvage: Facts and figures

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 11:37

The operation to refloat the wreck of Italy`s Costa Concordia cruise ship due to begin on Monday is the biggest salvage project of its kind ever attempted.

Cruise ship returns to Seattle following fire

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 17:08

A fire in the boiler room of a cruise ship carrying nearly 3,000 people prompted the vessel to return to port in the northwestern US city of Seattle, officials said.

Cruise ship returns to Seattle following fire

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 17:05

A fire in the boiler room of a cruise ship carrying nearly 3,000 people prompted the vessel to return to port in the northwestern US city of Seattle, officials said.

Cruise ship carrying nearly 200 people evacuated in Netherlands

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 12:33

A cruise ship carrying 154 passengers and 40 crew was evacuated after it sprang a leak on a river in the eastern Netherlands early on Sunday morning, emergency services said.

Cruise ship docks in NJ after illness fells more than 600 peopl

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 12:11

Cheers erupted on board a Royal Caribbean cruise ship as it arrived back in home port on Wednesday, its voyage cut short by an outbreak of vomiting and diarrhea that felled more than 600 people.

Over 600 passengers and crew fall ill on Royal Caribbean cruise

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 05:41

The number of passengers and crew who fell ill aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship climbed to more than 600 on Monday, many vomiting and using biohazard bags for anything they touch.

Costa Concordia: Bones found on seabed near Italy cruise ship wreck

Last Updated: Friday, September 27, 2013, 00:33

Divers looking for the last two victims of Italy`s Costa Concordia cruise ship disaster found some bones on the seabed on Thursday, raising hopes of closure for relatives after a traumatic 20-month wait.

Italy’s Costa Concordia detached from rocks

Last Updated: Monday, September 16, 2013, 09:57

Twenty months after it ran aground, the 114,000 tonnes ship Cost Concordia has been detached from rocks, as the operation to right the ship gathered momentum, officials said Monday.

Costa Concordia shipwreck: Five found guilty

Last Updated: Saturday, July 20, 2013, 19:03

An Italian court has convicted five people of manslaughter over the deadly 2012 Costa Concordia shipwreck off Italy on Saturday, BBC reported.