Costa Concordia captain loses final appeal against prison sentence

The captain of the Costa Concordia has lost his final appeal bid. Francesco Schettino was sentenced to 16 years in prison in 2015 after a court found him guilty of manslaughter, causing a maritime accident and abandoning ship. On Friday the sentence was upheld by Italy’s highest criminal tribunal, the Court of Cassation. The shipContinue reading “Costa Concordia captain loses final appeal against prison sentence”

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Costa Concordia Taken Apart For Scrap Five Years After Tragedy Struck

Costa Concordia Lounge The Costa Concordia has finally been dismantled for scrap five years after it tragically sank, killing 32 people. The ship hit an underwater rock in January 2012 and capsized in Isola del Giglio, near Tuscany. The vessel had been carrying 4,252 people and 32 of these tragically drowned when the ship sank. The captainContinue reading “Costa Concordia Taken Apart For Scrap Five Years After Tragedy Struck”

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Costa Concordia – Four Years After The Tragedy

Story by; http://www.cruisediscuss.com/ January 13 marks the fourth year of the tragedy that took the life of 32 innocent cruise passengers after the Costa Concordia sunk off the coast of Italy. The gigantic wreck of the cruise ship that had been lying on a rock off the island of Giglio is gone now. For the past seven months, the remains ofContinue reading “Costa Concordia – Four Years After The Tragedy”

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