French Coffee And Wine Cargo Yacht Completes Atlantic Voyage
by Manuel Ausloos (Reuters) – In a return to the age of the clipper, a French company is using a sailing boat to ply the trade routes that pre-dated steam...
A woman squats in front of the capsized cruise liner Costa Concordia lying surrounded by cranes outside Giglio harbour July 17, 2013. The trial of the captain of the Costa Concordia cruise ship, which capsized off Italy’s coast last year killing 32 people, resumes on Wednesday after it was delayed by a lawyers’ strike earlier this month. The trial will examine one of the most dramatic marine accidents in recent Italian history, when the huge liner struck a rock outside the port of Giglio in January 2012 and keeled over on to its side, setting off a chaotic night-time evacuation of more than 4,000 passengers and crew. Schettino, accused of abandoning ship before all crew and passengers had been rescued, faces charges including manslaughter and causing the loss of his ship, which still rests on its side in the Tuscan port. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito (ITALY – Tags: CRIME LAW MARITIME)
Join the 65,929 members that receive our newsletter.
Have a news tip? Let us know.