Costa Concordia http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/21083/all en Cruise ship sinking: latest http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/cruise-ship-sinking-latest <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Owners of Costa Concordia acknowledge ship's captain made unauthorized deviation in ship's course. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Michael Goldfarb </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Pier Luigi Foschi, the CEO of Costa Cruises, owner of the Costa Concordia, apologized for the disaster then told reporters at a press conference in Genoa, &quot;We need to acknowledge the facts and we cannot deny human error.&quot;</p> <p> Foschi explained that all his ships have their routes programmed into navigational systems before they embark on their voyages. The Concordia left its preprogrammed route in a maneuver that was &quot;unapproved, unauthorized and unknown to Costa.&quot;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/cruise-ship-sinking-latest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Costa Concordia cruise ship sinking Giglio Home Travel/Tourism Europe Culture & Lifestyle Italy Europa GlobalPost Blogs Mon, 16 Jan 2012 15:49:40 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5687537 at http://www.globalpost.com AUDIO: Costa Concordia captain accused of abandoning ship http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/120117/audio-costa-concordia-captain-accused-abandoning-ship <p> An Italian coast guard captain said to the sinking ship&#39;s captain, &quot;Perhaps you saved yourself from the sea, but I&#39;ll make you pay for this, damn it!&quot; The captain could face up to 12 years in prison for abandoning ship.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/120117/audio-costa-concordia-captain-accused-abandoning-ship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Costa Concordia Italy Tue, 17 Jan 2012 17:16:00 +0000 News Desk 5687738 at http://www.globalpost.com Cruise ship captain Francesco Schettino says he 'accidentally' boarded lifeboat http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/120118/cruise-ship-costa-concordia-captain-francesco-schettino-lifeboat <br /> "I tripped and I ended up in one of the boats. That's how I found myself in the lifeboat," according to the Costa Concordia's captain, Francesco Schettino, who is accused of abandoning ship.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/120118/cruise-ship-costa-concordia-captain-francesco-schettino-lifeboat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Costa Concordia Travel/Tourism Italy Wed, 18 Jan 2012 16:10:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5687909 at http://www.globalpost.com Costa Concordia ship captain ordered dinner after crash http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/120119/costa-concordia-ship-captain-ordered-dinner-after-crash <p> Cruise ship&#39;s cook: &quot;We really felt something was wrong&quot;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/120119/costa-concordia-ship-captain-ordered-dinner-after-crash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> captain Costa Concordia cruise ship sinking Italy Fri, 20 Jan 2012 02:00:56 +0000 Jennifer Mattson 5688200 at http://www.globalpost.com New video: Crew orders Costa Concordia passengers to cabins http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/120120/new-video-crew-orders-costa-concordia-passengers-cabins <p> Passengers can be seen milling in life-jackets while an employee tells them repairs to the electrical system are underway.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/120120/new-video-crew-orders-costa-concordia-passengers-cabins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> cabins Costa Concordia costa concordia sinks cruise ship sinks ordered to cabins Italy Fri, 20 Jan 2012 20:57:00 +0000 David Trifunov 5688307 at http://www.globalpost.com Death toll climbs to 12 aboard doomed cruise ship http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/120121/death-toll-climbs-12-aboard-doomed-cruise-ship <p> Salvage teams also found the ship&rsquo;s &ldquo;black box&rdquo; on the bridge, two cameras and a computer hard drive.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/120121/death-toll-climbs-12-aboard-doomed-cruise-ship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> body found Costa Concordia cruise ship Italy Sat, 21 Jan 2012 18:32:00 +0000 David Trifunov 5688352 at http://www.globalpost.com Costa Concordia body count at 13; unregistered passengers may have been on board http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/120122/costa-concordia-body-count-at-13-unregistered-passengers-m <p> Captain claims he took the ship less than a mile from land because the cruise ship&rsquo;s owners told him to gain publicity.</p><p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/120122/costa-concordia-body-count-at-13-unregistered-passengers-m" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Costa Concordia costa concordia sinks cruise ship sinks unregistered passengers Italy Sun, 22 Jan 2012 20:21:00 +0000 David Trifunov 5688408 at http://www.globalpost.com Business Insider: Costa Concordia survivors offered 30% discount on next cruise http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/120124/business-insider-costa-concordia-survivors-offered-discount <p>There has been no word of any refunds.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/120124/business-insider-costa-concordia-survivors-offered-discount" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Costa Concordia Italy United States Tue, 24 Jan 2012 15:57:00 +0000 Mark Russell 5688645 at http://www.globalpost.com Costa Concordia cruise ship passengers offered payout http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/120127/costa-concordia-cruise-ship-passengers-payout <br />Passengers and crew have the option to pursue legal action if they are not satisfied with the offer. If they accept, however, they agree to drop all future legal action against Costa Cruises. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/120127/costa-concordia-cruise-ship-passengers-payout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Costa Concordia Travel/Tourism Italy United States Fri, 27 Jan 2012 11:28:00 +0000 News Desk 5689169 at http://www.globalpost.com Costa Concordia death toll reaches 17 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/120128/costa-concordia-death-toll-reaches-17 <p> Divers have been scouring the site since the massive liner hit rocks and rolled onto its side near an island off of Italy&rsquo;s Tuscan coast on Jan. 13, with more than 4,200 people aboard.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/120128/costa-concordia-death-toll-reaches-17" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Costa Concordia Europe Italy Sat, 28 Jan 2012 19:01:00 +0000 Lillian Rizzo 5689341 at http://www.globalpost.com Costa Concordia search called off, 15 passengers still missing http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/120131/costa-concordia-search-called-off <br /> "We have definitively stopped the underwater search inside the ship," said a spokesman for the Giglio fire brigade. "The conditions are no longer acceptable."<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/120131/costa-concordia-search-called-off" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Costa Concordia Italy Tue, 31 Jan 2012 14:43:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5689643 at http://www.globalpost.com Oil spreads from Costa Concordia cruise ship http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/120201/oil-spreads-costa-concordia-cruise-ship <p> Authorities are currently trying to assess how serious and extensive the spread of the thin film of oil was. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/120201/oil-spreads-costa-concordia-cruise-ship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Costa Concordia Europe Italy Wed, 01 Feb 2012 18:22:00 +0000 Lillian Rizzo 5689905 at http://www.globalpost.com Carnival Cruises profits sink after string of accidents http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/120310/carnival-cruises-profits-sink-after-costa-concordia-accident <p> Carnival Corp. said on Friday that its 2012 earnings would likely be down 82 per cent because of recent disasters that beset the world&#39;s largest cruise line.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/120310/carnival-cruises-profits-sink-after-costa-concordia-accident" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Costa Concordia cruise ship Italy Business Italy Sat, 10 Mar 2012 20:15:36 +0000 Alexander Besant 5695542 at http://www.globalpost.com Costa Concordia: shipwreck to be removed in one piece http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/120421/costa-concordia-shipwreck-be-removed-one-piece <p> Titan&#39;s salvage plan still requires the approval of Italian authorities but the operation is expected to begin next month and last for one year.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/120421/costa-concordia-shipwreck-be-removed-one-piece" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Costa Concordia Travel/Tourism Italy Sat, 21 Apr 2012 17:44:00 +0000 News Desk 5701300 at http://www.globalpost.com Costa Concordia captain claims he was unfairly dismissed after deadly cruise ship accident http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/121011/costa-concordia-captain-claims-he-was-unfairly-dismissed-a <!--paging_filter--><p>Former Costa Concordia captain is suing his former employers for wrongful dismissal&mdash;and it looks like he wants his old job back, too.</p> <p>Francesco Schettino gained international infamy when his ship, the Costa Concordia, plowed into rocks off the Tuscan coast, in an accident that killed 32 people.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/121011/costa-concordia-captain-claims-he-was-unfairly-dismissed-a" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Costa Concordia Europe Italy Thu, 11 Oct 2012 20:43:39 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5722288 at http://www.globalpost.com