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#Cruise Ship

# cruise-ship - Sunday 4 March, 2012

Captain of Costa Concordia 'wasn't wearing his glasses'
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# Costa Concordia

Captain of Costa Concordia 'wasn't wearing his glasses'

Mar 4th 2012, 3:43 PM 5,979 Views 30 Comments

Francesco Schettino also ordered officers to lie to coastguards after the accident, an inquiry has been told.

# cruise-ship - Friday 2 March, 2012

In pictures: Passengers finally escape crippled Costa Allegra
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# Cruise Ship Fire

In pictures: Passengers finally escape crippled Costa Allegra

Mar 2nd 2012, 11:02 AM 3,010 Views 6 Comments

So, er, where’s my suitcase?

# cruise-ship - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Bread and torches being delivered to Costa Allegra by helicopter
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# Costa Allegra

Bread and torches being delivered to Costa Allegra by helicopter

Feb 29th 2012, 4:00 PM 2,664 Views 3 Comments

Video: One woman explains how her family became caught up in both the Costa Concordia and the Allegra disasters.

# cruise-ship - Monday 13 February, 2012

Costa Concordia fuel-pumping process begins
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# Costa Concordia

Costa Concordia fuel-pumping process begins

Feb 13th 2012, 2:35 PM 1,460 Views 6 Comments

Plans to empty the cruise ship’s fuel tanks were first delayed by the search and rescue operation for victims and then by bad weather.

# cruise-ship - Thursday 2 February, 2012

Explainer: What will treasure hunters find on the Costa Concordia?
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# Costa Concordia

Explainer: What will treasure hunters find on the Costa Concordia?

Feb 2nd 2012, 5:01 PM 6,316 Views 8 Comments

Cash, jewellery, works of art – once the recovery effort is over the capsized liner will likely become a treasure trove for profit-minded divers.

# cruise-ship - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

# cruise-ship - Saturday 28 January, 2012

Seventeenth body found underwater in Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

Seventeenth body found underwater in Costa Concordia

Jan 28th 2012, 6:31 PM 4,445 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, a fuel pumping operation scheduled to begin today has been set back by bad weather.

# cruise-ship - Monday 23 January, 2012

Two more bodies recovered from Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

Two more bodies recovered from Costa Concordia

Jan 23rd 2012, 4:10 PM 2,533 Views 4 Comments

As the death toll of the cruise ship crash hits 15, Italian officials say the operation to pump fuel off the ship can begin.

# cruise-ship - Sunday 22 January, 2012

Were there clandestine passengers on the Costa Concordia?
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

Were there clandestine passengers on the Costa Concordia?

Jan 22nd 2012, 7:30 PM 12,152 Views 6 Comments

After the discovery of a 13th body, a rescue official has raised the possibility that stowaways could push the death toll higher.

WATCH: Eerie video of divers exploring capsized Costa Concordia
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# Costa Concordia

WATCH: Eerie video of divers exploring capsized Costa Concordia

Jan 22nd 2012, 4:18 PM 6,784 Views 10 Comments

Police have released incredible footage from inside the stricken ship, as a 13th body was found inside today.

# cruise-ship - Saturday 21 January, 2012

Woman's body found in corridor of capsized Costa Concordia
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# Costa Concordia

Woman's body found in corridor of capsized Costa Concordia

Jan 21st 2012, 4:57 PM 3,603 Views 5 Comments

The body, wearing a lifejacket, was discovered by divers in a portion of the ship submerged under water.

# cruise-ship - Friday 20 January, 2012

Video: Costa Concordia crew member defends captain
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

Video: Costa Concordia crew member defends captain

Jan 20th 2012, 3:04 PM 3,409 Views 4 Comments

The search for survivors was suspended again today after the ship shifted overnight

# cruise-ship - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Watch: Footage shows nighttime Costa Concordia evacuation
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

Watch: Footage shows nighttime Costa Concordia evacuation

Jan 18th 2012, 8:07 AM 3,361 Views 4 Comments

Meanwhile, the cruise operator is looking into new claims that the ship had passed closer to Giglio island last summer.

# cruise-ship - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

As cruise ships get bigger, are they getting safer?
# Safety At Sea
# Safety At Sea

As cruise ships get bigger, are they getting safer?

Jan 17th 2012, 1:50 PM 3,729 Views 26 Comments

Industry experts discuss the pros and cons of increasing cruise ship size…

29 missing as search of stricken Costa Concordia continues
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# Costa Concordia

29 missing as search of stricken Costa Concordia continues

Jan 17th 2012, 8:08 AM 1,976 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, the Italian environment minister has expressed concern that the ship could start leaking oil.

# cruise-ship - Monday 16 January, 2012

In pictures: the capsized Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

In pictures: the capsized Costa Concordia

Jan 16th 2012, 9:06 AM 10,070 Views 1 Comment

An investigation has been launched into the ship running aground as the search for survivors continues.

# cruise-ship - Saturday 14 January, 2012

Two detained over sinking of cruise ship off Italian coast
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# Italy

Two detained over sinking of cruise ship off Italian coast

Jan 14th 2012, 7:32 PM 12,115 Views 16 Comments

The captain of the Costa Concordia and one other crew member have been detained by police following this morning’s tragedy off the Italian coast.

# cruise-ship - Sunday 20 November, 2011

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Nov 20th 2011, 11:00 AM 105 Views 0 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the world.

# cruise-ship - Sunday 7 August, 2011

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Aug 7th 2011, 11:04 AM 75 Views 2 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.

# cruise-ship - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

Russia observes day of mourning for Volga victims
# Russia
# Russia

Russia observes day of mourning for Volga victims

Jul 12th 2011, 2:36 PM 189 Views 0 Comments

Many of the bodies being pulled from the water so far are children; authorities have warned against hope that any of those still missing have survived.

# cruise-ship - Sunday 10 July, 2011

Dozens feared dead after cruise boat sinks in River Volga
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# Cruise

Dozens feared dead after cruise boat sinks in River Volga

Jul 10th 2011, 3:37 PM 459 Views 0 Comments

At least one person is dead and 61 are missing following sinking of a passenger ship on the Russian Volga.

# cruise-ship - Friday 3 June, 2011

Lynsey's family continue their fight for answers
# Cruise Ship Death
# Cruise Ship Death

Lynsey's family continue their fight for answers

Jun 3rd 2011, 10:29 AM 3,065 Views 4 Comments

Lynsey O’Brien, the Dublin schoolgirl who fell from the balcony of a cruise ship five years ago, would have turned 21 today. Her family say they are fighting for an answer for her death.

# cruise-ship - Tuesday 17 August, 2010

Dreamed of holidaying with George Hook?
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# George Hook

Dreamed of holidaying with George Hook?

Aug 17th 2010, 4:05 PM 163 Views 0 Comments

We didn’t think so, but someone must want to.