Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Interesting

The Maritime Stories That Shaped the Decade

As the 2010’s come to a close, we’re taking a look back at the maritime stories that kept us talking the most these last ten years.  Deepwater Horizon For me,...

January 1, 2020
Total Views: 97

Friday, June 21, 2019
Maritime News

Interview: Antimo Magnotta, Pianist on Costa Concordia, Talks About the Shipwreck that Changed His Life

Interview by Paul González-Morgan (Marine Strategy) – Antimo Magnotta is an Italian pianist and composer based in London since 2013. He started his professional career in 1992, right after his graduation...

June 21, 2019
Total Views: 22

Thursday, July 13, 2017
Interesting

Costa Concordia Dismantling Completed in Italy

The dismantling and recycling of the infamous Costa Concordia cruise liner has been completed in Italy, marking the official end to final phase of what is considered the largest maritime salvage...

July 13, 2017
Total Views: 1023

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: 34

Friday, September 2, 2016
Maritime News

Costa Concordia Hulk Makes Final Voyage to Scrapyard

The rusted hulk of what was once the Costa Concordia made its final journey to a dry dock in Italy where it will be cut up and recycled once and...

September 2, 2016
Total Views: 68

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: 35

Friday, February 19, 2016
Interesting

Ship Photos of the Day – Wreck of the Costa Concordia, Or At Least What’s Left of It

The wreck of the Costa Concordia – or least what’s left of it – continues to be broken up in Genoa, Italy in preparation for final demolition sometime later this...

February 19, 2016
Total Views: 70

Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Accidents

Marine Salvage Legend Rich Habib Killed in Snowboarding Accident

A marine salvage legend well known for his role in raising the Costa Concordia has past away following a freak snowboarding accident in Utah. gCaptain has learned that former Salvage...

January 19, 2016
Total Views: 153

Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Interesting

A Current Look At and Inside the Dismantled Costa Concordia

The effort to dismantle the ill-fated Costa Concordia continues in Genoa, Italy with approximately 200 technicians now working to cut up and remove all fittings and structures from the vessel. According to...

November 11, 2015
Total Views: 1319

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
News

Costa Concordia Dismantling Update – Demolition Beginning on Upper Decks

  Just over one year since the Costa Concordia arrived in Genoa following its successful salvage, the consortium tasked with dismantling the infamous cruise ship have updated that the $87 million...

August 4, 2015
Total Views: 18

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Maritime News

Costa Concordia Captain to Release Book About 2012 Disaster

  Francesco Schettino, the former captain of the Coast Concordia, has written about the 2012 disaster in a new 600-page book that promises to give his version of the story.  Francesco...

June 24, 2015
Total Views: 13

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Maritime News

Photos and Video from Costa Concordia Transfer to Genoa

The wreck of the Costa Concordia has been successfully transferred to ship repair area in the Port of Genoa where the remainder of the dismantling project will be carried out. According...

May 13, 2015
Total Views: 14

Monday, May 11, 2015
Maritime News

Costa Concordia Back At Sea for One Final Voyage

The Costa Concordia was back at sea for the final time on Monday under tow to a new dock at the Port of Genoa where the final phases of the dismantling project will take place....

May 11, 2015
Total Views: 3

Sunday, May 10, 2015
News

Costa Concordia Ready for 10-Mile Tow – Update

Update: The transfer of the Costa Concordia to the Port of Genoa “Molo Ex Superbacino” area will commence Monday, May 11 at 4 pm local time, the Consortium in charge of...

May 10, 2015
Total Views: 1

Thursday, May 7, 2015
News

Costa Concordia Ready for 10-Mile Tow

The Costa Concordia wreck is ready to be moved to a new dock about 10 miles away from its current location, where the ship will continue to be dismantled. Since...

May 7, 2015
Total Views: 16

Monday, March 30, 2015
Interesting

This (Illegal) ‘Urbex’ Video from Inside the Costa Concordia Wreck is Super Creepy

Some new video has surfaced online filmed from inside the Costa Concordia. The video appears to be filmed by man sneaking onboard the vessel at night in Genoa, where the...

March 30, 2015
Total Views: 35

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Interesting

The Four Phases of the Costa Concordia Dismantling Project

More than three years after the Costa Concordia ran aground in Giglio, the effort to dismantle and recycle the Costa Concordia continues nearly around-the-clock in Italy.

February 17, 2015
Total Views: 115

Wednesday, January 28, 2015
News

Crowley: Raising the Costa Concordia – The Full Story Behind the Largest Maritime Salvage in History

Crowley Maritime Corporation has just published an in-depth promotional piece telling the fascinating true story of the salvage of the Costa Concordia cruise ship in Italy. Shortly following the initial wreck, Crowley’s...

January 28, 2015
Total Views: 43

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
Total Views: 2

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: 16