Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Friday, June 21, 2019
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...
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Friday, May 12, 2017
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...
Friday, September 2, 2016
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...
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
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...
Friday, February 19, 2016
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...
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
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...
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
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...
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
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...
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
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...
Monday, May 11, 2015
Sunday, May 10, 2015
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Monday, March 30, 2015
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...
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
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.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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...
Monday, January 26, 2015
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.
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
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.
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