Friday, May 12, 2017
Interesting

Costa Concordia Captain Heads to Prison as Italy Upholds Conviction

By Crispian Balmer ROME, May 12 (Reuters) – The former captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner was sentenced to 16 years in prison on Friday by Italy’s highest court for...

May 12, 2017
Total Views: 114

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Maritime News

Italian Court Upholds Costa Concordia Captain’s 16-Year Prison Sentence

By Silvia Ognibene FLORENCE, Italy, May 31 (Reuters) – A 16-year prison sentence for the former captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner for his role in the deadly 2012...

May 31, 2016
Total Views: 109

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Francesco Schettino
News

Costa Concordia Captain Found Guilty, Sentenced to 16 Years

An Italian court convicted the former captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner on Wednesday for his role in the 2012 shipwreck that killed 32 people and sentenced him to...

February 11, 2015
Total Views: 14

Francesco Schettino
News

Schettino Awaits Verdict in Costa Concordia Trial

The former captain of the doomed Costa Concordia on Wednesday gave his final address to a court where he is being tried over the loss of the giant cruiseliner, saying he had been made a scapegoat in a disaster in which 32 people died in January 2012.

February 11, 2015
Total Views: 3

Monday, February 9, 2015
News

Costa Concordia Disaster: Schettino Verdict Expected This Week

A verdict in the trial of former Costa Concordia captain Francesco Schettino is scheduled to be handed down this week in Grosseto, Italy, marking the end of the only criminal trial stemming from the disaster.

February 9, 2015
Total Views: 8

Monday, January 26, 2015
News

Prosecutor Seeks 26 Year Prison Sentence for Costa Concordia Captain

An Italian prosecutor asked a court on Monday to sentence the captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner to more than 26 years in jail for his role in the 2012 disaster that killed 32 people.

January 26, 2015
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Wednesday, December 3, 2014
News

New Video Allegedly Shows Costa Concordia Captain Abandoning Ship

Prosecutors in the manslaughter trial of the former captain of the Costa Concordia have presented to the court a new video allegedly showing the captain waiting to board a lifeboat on the night of the 2012 disaster.

December 3, 2014
Total Views: 27

Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Maritime News

Costa Concordia Captain Francesco Schettino Testifies

Costa Concordia Captain Francesco Schettino took the stand Tuesday to offer his first testimony in his own trial on charges of manslaughter, causing a shipwreck and abandoning ship.

December 2, 2014
Total Views: 70

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
News

Italian Professor in Hot Water for Hosting Costa Concordia Captain

A professor who invited the disgraced captain of the capsized Costa Concordia to speak at a criminology seminar has been referred to the ethics committee at Rome's La Sapienza University, the university said on Wednesday.

August 6, 2014
Total Views: 23

Monday, April 14, 2014
Grounding Incidents

Costa Concordia Captain Tries To Blame Wreck On Electrical Blackout

ROME, April 14 (Reuters) – The captain of the Costa Concordia tried to persuade the crisis coordinator of the cruise line to pretend an electrical blackout had caused the shipwreck,...

April 14, 2014
Total Views: 9

Thursday, February 27, 2014
Interesting

PHOTOS: Disgraced Captain Francesco Schettino Returns to Costa Concordia

Francesco Schettino, former captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner, returned to the ship on Thursday for the first time since it sank just over two years ago with the loss of 32 lives.

February 27, 2014
Total Views: 44

Maritime News

Two Years Later, Costa Concordia’s Former Captain Returns Aboard

The captain of the Costa Concordia, Francesco Schettino, went back on board on Thursday for the first time since the huge cruise liner sank with the loss of 32 lives just over two years ago, accompanying experts investigating the capsize.

February 27, 2014
Total Views: 343