After the ghastly tragedy of 2012′s Costa Concordia disaster and a less than inspiring 2013, Costa Cruises must be hoping that 2014 will represent a favourable turning point in its fortunes. 524 more words
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Domnica Cemortan, a Moldovan dancer who was on the bridge of the Costa Concordia when the ship capsized in January 2012, has admitted she was Captain Francesco Schettino’s lover. 103 more words
Recording reveals Costa Cordia captain's reaction the moment he hit rocks: 'Madonna, what have I done?'
Francesco Schettino, the captain of the stricken Costa Concordia, exclaimed “Madonna, what have I done?” when the liner hit rocks off the Italian island off Giglio, a court heard Monday. 329 more words
GROSSETO, Italy – A Costa Concordia crew member has testified that the captain was disappointed he hadn’t sailed near enough to a Tuscan island and wanted to get even closer on a second try, an attempt that ended in a shipwreck that killed 32. 104 more words
ROME (CNN) — Prosecution witnesses at the trial of Captain Francesco Schettino painted a picture of chaos aboard the Costa Concordia on the night the cruise liner sank, as they testified Tuesday in Italy. 971 more words