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Thursday, May 23, 2013
Cruise ship disaster pre-trial hearings begin in Italy
Indictment hearings against six suspects in the Costa Concordia luxury liner disaster began in Italy...
Coast Guard: Cruise ship fire due to fuel leak
Investigators say a fuel oil leak caused the engine-room fire that paralyzed a Carnival cruise ship ...
Crippled cruise docks at Alabama terminal
After almost five days, the disabled US cruise ship in which 4,200 people were on board reached the ...
Costa Concordia: Francesco Schettino hears evidence
The case of Francesco Schettino was of such enormous interest that a theatre had to be turned into a...
People saved from burning ship off Turkey
A ship carrying 100 people caught fire off Turkey`s Aegean coast, a report said.
Phone call distracted Costa Concordia captain
Francesco Schettino described the collision as a "banal accident" in which "destiny" played a role.
Costa Concordia captain negotiating €50,000 deals
The disgraced captain of Costa Concordia is said to be negotiating the price for his interviews with...
Costa Concordia captain no more under house arrest
Costa Concordia captain Francesco Schettino has been directed not to leave his hometown during the c...
Gay cruise ship turned away by Morocco
The RSVP Vacations travel agency specialises in organising tourist trips for gay and lesbian custome...
Costa Concordia to be ready for towing by early 2013
At least 30 people died after the Costa Concordia slammed into a reef off Giglio on January 13, 2012...
Costa Concordia to be salvaged in 1 piece
Salvage work to remove the capsized Costa Concordia cruise ship from its rocky perch off Tuscany, wh...
Cruise ship ignores dying castaways in Pacific Ocean
A Panamanian man and his two friends had been drifting for 16 days in an open fishing boat in the Pa...
`Concordia captain must stay under house arrest`
Francesco Schettino captained the ship that struck a rock formation off the Tuscan coast on January ...
Cruise ship to retrace voyage of Titanic
The Titanic Memorial Cruise is set to depart from Southampton, where the Titanic left on its maiden ...
Capsized Costa Concordia to be refloated
Engineers will be working around the clock seven days a week for a year on the process that is likel...
Cruise ship drama ends in Malaysia; captain lauded
The Azamara Quest was stranded off Philippines with 1,000 people aboard after flames engulfed one of...
Fire-hit ship with Indian crew reaches Malaysia
A crippled luxury cruise ship with 1,001 people, including 58 Indians, safely reached a Malaysian ...
Cruise ship heads for Malaysian port after engine fire
The fire on the Azamara Quest started late Friday, a day after the ship left Manila for Sandakan, Ma...
Work to remove fuel from Costa Concordia completed
Over 2,000 tonnes of fuel and sewage has been drained from the ship, which sank after hitting rocks ...
Five more bodies found in Costa Concordia wreck
A crew member from India and several passengers are among those listed as missing or unidentified.
French, German victims of Italy shipwreck identified
The bodies of tourists on board the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner have been formally ide...
In Seychelles, scary moments described aboard ship
Life boats were lowered, passengers said. Austrian Thomas Foaller said some passengers began to pani...
Passengers leave disabled cruise ship after fire
Passengers disembarking from a disabled cruise ship said they had prepared to abandon ship when fire...
Disabled cruise ship arrives in Seychelles port
A disabled cruise ship on Thursday docked in the island nation of the Seychelles after three days a...
Moldovan dancer `kissed` Costa Concordia’s captain
Domnica Cemortan was allegedly dining with the captain of Costa Concordia before the Italian luxury ...
Divers find 8 more bodies on Costa Concordia
Italy`s national civil protection agency said four of the bodies had been recovered.
4 bodies located in Italy cruise liner wreck
Up to four bodies have been located in the wreckage of the semi-submerged cruise liner Costa Conco...
Cocaine in Costa Concordia captain`s hair
The cocaine was, however, not found within the strands of Francesco Schettino’s hair or in his urine...
Italy: Costa Concordia moves in rough seas
Italian TG5 broadcast video showing confusion among the captain and crew on the ship`s bridge after ...
Costa Concordia to be salvaged by US firm
A report says Costa Concordia could become the most complicated marine salvage operation in history.
`Italy cruise lawsuits will push higher standards`
Insurers stung by multi-million dollar claims over Concordia shipwreck will demand higher safety sta...
2,697-year jail term for Costa Concordia captain?
Schettino could face 8-year jail sentence for each one of the 300 passengers and crew he allegedly l...
`Woman sues Costa Concordia over miscarriage`
Cristina M from Milan was five months pregnant when she boarded the luxury liner on January 13.
Carnival cruise ship passengers struck with virus
More than 100 people on board a cruise ship operated by a unit of Carnival Corp have fallen ill with...
Dancer’s lingerie found in cruise captain’s cabin
A Moldovan ballet dancer was spotted with the captain of Costa Concordia on the night of the disaste...
Costa Concordia owners expect removal plans by March
Costa Cruises has invited 10 leading salvage companies to tender for the contract to remove the ship...
Search for bodies on Italian cruise ship abandoned
A statement said conditions on the wreck had made it impossible for divers to continue working safel...
Wrecked Costa Concordia won’t be moved for months
Divers searching for bodies in the hulk suspended work after heavy seas and strong winds caused the ...
Bad weather stops work on capsized Italian ship
The ship lies half-submerged just meters from shore on a rock shelf near the Tuscan island of Giglio...
Salvage crews suspend work on Costa Concordia
Divers found the body of a woman on Saturday, bringing the number of known dead to 17.
Costa Concordia passengers sue Carnival for $460 mn
Six passengers of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia are suing Carnival Cruise Lines, demandin...
Costa offers €11,000 to passengers on Concordia
Passengers and crew are free to pursue legal action if they aren`t satisfied with the deal.
Costa Concordia disaster: Carnival Corp sued
Carnival Corp`s luxury cruise liner Costa Concordia capsized off the coast of Italy, which left 11 p...
Costa Concordia captain "wasted precious hour"
Captain Francesco Schettino is blamed for causing the accident by steering the vessel too close to s...
`Italy captain says was told to approach shore`
The conversation was apparently taped without the knowledge of Captain while he was being held in cu...
Workers to pump oil from grounded cruise tomorrow
Preliminary operations to remove a half-million gallons of fuel from the grounded cruise ship, befor...
Italy cruise ship captain blames company pressure
The captain of the stricken Costa Concordia liner told a friend a day after the disaster that a man...
Sixteenth body found on Italy cruise shipwreck
The body was found on the third deck where some of the 114,500-tonne vessel`s lifeboats were locat...
Wife of Italian ship captain furious: Report
The wife of the captain said, she was outraged over the way her husband had been portrayed by the me...
Italy: Oil pumping from cruise ship to begin
Salvage experts can begin pumping fuel from a capsized cruise ship as early as tomorrow to avert a ...
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