A series of human errors, from sailing too fast, too close to shore to the captain’s distraction and the bridge team’s failure to question his orders or warn of the looming danger, contributed to Costa Concordia’s catastrophic grounding, according...
Almost nine months after Costa Concordia struck the rocks off the Tuscan island of Giglio, causing the deaths of 32 passengers and crew, the moment of truth is fast approaching for Genoa-based cruise line Costa Crociere.
Costa Concordia will not sail again for Carnival Corp. & plc, Micky Arison told Seatrade Insider on Friday in one of his first interviews after the deadly wreck. He also described the ‘terrible feeling’ of first hearing about the accident...
US lawmakers were riveted by a Massachusetts couple’s account of their chaotic and terrifying evacuation from Costa Concordia and pressed cruise line officials for actions taken and lessons learned to prevent such a disaster happening again.
The House of Representatives’ Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, chaired by Rep. John Mica, a Florida Republican, has scheduled its previously announced cruise ship safety hearing for 10 a.m. Feb. 29.
Some 281 Filipino crew members from Costa Concordia received a total of $2.048m for lost wages and personal effects, the Manila Standard Today reports.
Costa Crociere continues to battle speculation about the possible presence of unregistered, underage workers on Costa Concordia and suggested it may take legal action to defend itself against claims that are being made on some Italian websites.