Captain of Costa Concordia Sentenced to  16 Years for Manslaughter

Captain Francesco Schettino, the man who was at the helm of the Costa Concordia when the cruise ship hit a reef off of the coast of Italy in 2012, was found guilty of manslaughter and sentenced to a little over 16 years in prison. The trial lasted 19 months and Schettino was found guilty ofContinue reading “Captain of Costa Concordia Sentenced to  16 Years for Manslaughter”

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Concordia captain to return to wreck

By Phil Davies  The captain of the doomed Costa Concordia is due to return to the wreck today (Thursday). Judges in the city of Grosseto agreed to a request by lawyers for Francesco Schettino, who demanded that he takes part in a survey of the ship. The request came as a team of lawyers andContinue reading “Concordia captain to return to wreck”

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Italian judge orders trial for captain of Costa Concordia

Italian judge orders trial for captain of Costa Concordia A judge in Italy has ordered that the captain of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia will stand trial. Bloomberg reported that the trial of Francesco Schettino will begin on July 9 in Grosseto, Italy. He faces criminal charges including manslaughter and abandoning the ship before all the 4,200 passengers hadContinue reading “Italian judge orders trial for captain of Costa Concordia”

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