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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘cruise liner’

Costa Concordia: Amazing Underwater Footage Of Sunken Ship Revealed

Italian authorities released a video that shows the interiors of the Costa Concordia, a cruise ship that struck a rock on the island of Giglio, Italy on January 2012. The cruise ship sustained a 50-meter tear on the side of its hull, which resulted in the flooding of the ship’s engine room. There were 3,229 passengers and 1,023 crew on …

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Costa Concordia Captain Accused Of Covering Up Cause Of Shipwreck

Francesco Schettino, the captain responsible for steering the Costa Concordia onto rocks in 2012, tried to cover up the incident by saying that the collision was caused by a blackout. The statement came from a witness at his trial held on Monday. In the 2012 Costa Concordia incident, 4,200 passengers of the ship fled from the vessel as it sank, …

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Raising Shipwreck; Costa Concordia Rises

The painful reminders from the horrific incident when the cruise liner Costa Concordia sank still haunt people in Giglio, Italy. That fateful night last January resulted in maritime tragedy where thirty people died, sixty-four people were injured, and two people still remain missing from the voyage. On that night, Captain Francesco Schettino moved closer to the island of Giglio in …

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