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The Expert, Francesco Schettino

The Expert, Francesco Schettino

On July 5th, a two hour lecture was give at a University in Italy. It was part of a course in criminology and forensic science. 556 more words

Teaching

Rome university outraged that Costa Concordia captain was allowed to give two-hour lecture on panic management

ROME — A Rome university professor is facing a disciplinary hearing after inviting the captain of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner to lecture students on emergency procedures, officials said Wednesday. 281 more words

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Disgraced captain says Costa Concordia's tow to scrap yard proves he made the right call as ship was sinking

ROME — Francesco Schettino, the former captain of the Costa Concordia, says the successful transfer of the stricken ship to Genoa shows he made the right decision about where to leave the ship when it hit rocks near the island of Giglio. 281 more words

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Costa Concordia captain celebrates reported book deal as Italy mourns shipwreck victims

As the stricken Costa Concordia limped its way towards Genoa last week, all Italy was remembering the 32 people who lost their lives in the cruise ship disaster. 491 more words

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Costa Concordia almost Ready for Final Voyage

Costa Concordia

The massive hulk of the Costa Concordia is nearly ready to be towed away from the Italian island where it struck a rock and capsized two-and-a-half years ago, killing 32 people, officials said on Sunday. 357 more words

Costa Concordia

4 questions about what happens to the Costa Concordia now

ABOVE: The shipwrecked Costa Concordia was successfully refloated Monday in preparation to be towed away for scrapping, 30 months after it struck a reef and capsized, killing 32 people… 402 more words

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