Costa Concordia embarks on its last voyage

Costa Concordia embarks on its last voyage: Italian cruise liner finally heads home to Genoa where it will be broken up for scrap Four tugboats and several escort ships were lined up to tow the 114,000-tonne vessel It is being taken to a port near Genoa in northern Italy where it is due to arriveContinue reading “Costa Concordia embarks on its last voyage”

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Costa Concordia almost Ready for Final Voyage

Costa Concordia   The massive hulk of the Costa Concordia is nearly ready to be towed away from the Italian island where it struck a rock and capsized two-and-a-half years ago, killing 32 people, officials said on Sunday. The rusting prow of the once-gleaming white luxury liner was due to emerge fully from the waterContinue reading “Costa Concordia almost Ready for Final Voyage”

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Concordia, by the numbers

By Tom Stieghorst Although I’m loath to admit it, numbers can tell a story just as effectively as words sometimes. Or images. We all know that a picture is worth a thousand words. So when it comes to the Costa Concordia, the image of the ship being towed to Genoa, Italy, next week will goContinue reading “Concordia, by the numbers”

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