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#Francesco Schettino

# francesco-schettino - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Costa Concordia captain says others are to blame for ship crash which killed 32
# Francesco Schettino
# Francesco Schettino

Costa Concordia captain says others are to blame for ship crash which killed 32

Apr 28th 2016, 3:57 PM 17,738 Views 27 Comments

The prosecution is simultaneously appealing last year’s sentence, maintaining that Schettino should have been given 26 years.

# francesco-schettino - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Costa Concordia captain sentenced to 16 years for manslaughter
# Schettino
# Schettino

Costa Concordia captain sentenced to 16 years for manslaughter

Feb 11th 2015, 7:52 PM 13,231 Views 22 Comments

Prosecutors had branded him a ‘reckless idiot’.

# francesco-schettino - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Costa Concordia captain denies trying to impress Moldovan dancer with island sail-by
# Captain Coward
# Captain Coward

Costa Concordia captain denies trying to impress Moldovan dancer with island sail-by

Dec 2nd 2014, 7:35 PM 27,715 Views 22 Comments

Francesco Schettino says he was “trying to catch three pigeons with one bean.”

# francesco-schettino - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

"Most hated man in Italy" goes on trial over Costa Concordia sinking
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# Captain

"Most hated man in Italy" goes on trial over Costa Concordia sinking

Jul 9th 2013, 11:36 AM 8,598 Views 21 Comments

The opening day of the trial was cut short after just a few minutes because of a national lawyers’ strike.

# francesco-schettino - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Captain of Costa Concordia to face trial for manslaughter of 32 people
# Italy
# Italy

Captain of Costa Concordia to face trial for manslaughter of 32 people

May 22nd 2013, 4:41 PM 5,456 Views 17 Comments

Francesco Schettino faces 20 years if convicted.

# francesco-schettino - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Costa Concordia: Former captain faces survivors at pre-trial
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

Costa Concordia: Former captain faces survivors at pre-trial

Oct 16th 2012, 8:59 AM 4,575 Views 11 Comments

Dozens of survivors are suing ship owner Costa Crociere and its US parent company Carnival Corporation for hundreds of millions of dollars.

# francesco-schettino - Saturday 21 July, 2012

Costa Concordia hearing delayed until October
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

Costa Concordia hearing delayed until October

Jul 21st 2012, 10:28 AM 2,018 Views 0 Comments

However, no trial is expected until the beginning of next year at the earliest.

# francesco-schettino - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Costa Concordia captain 'sorry' over disaster
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

Costa Concordia captain 'sorry' over disaster

Jul 11th 2012, 9:47 AM 3,698 Views 20 Comments

Speaking on Italian TV, Francesco Schettino says he was sorry that 32 people died when his ship ran aground in January – but also blamed “destiny” for the tragedy.

# francesco-schettino - Sunday 4 March, 2012

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

# francesco-schettino - Monday 30 January, 2012

Group of Costa Concordia survivors to sue company for €350m
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

Group of Costa Concordia survivors to sue company for €350m

Jan 30th 2012, 12:27 PM 2,422 Views 10 Comments

A group of six people are launching a multi-million euro lawsuit against the owner of the Costa Concordia cruise liner, saying that the experience will ‘never leave’ them.

# francesco-schettino - 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 4,448 Views 1 Comment

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

# francesco-schettino - Friday 27 January, 2012

Costa Concordia company offers compensation to passengers
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

Costa Concordia company offers compensation to passengers

Jan 27th 2012, 4:08 PM 4,212 Views 17 Comments

Passengers who survived this month’s tragedy off the Italian coast have been offered €11,000 each in compensation by the company that owns the Costa Concordia.

# francesco-schettino - 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.

# francesco-schettino - Sunday 22 January, 2012

Wolves and Wahlberg: The week in quotes
# Said And Done
# Said And Done

Wolves and Wahlberg: The week in quotes

Jan 22nd 2012, 7:00 PM 3,308 Views 0 Comments

They said what? TheJournal.ie looks back at the week in words.

# francesco-schettino - 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

# francesco-schettino - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Hopes of finding more Costa Concordia survivors fading
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

Hopes of finding more Costa Concordia survivors fading

Jan 19th 2012, 8:13 AM 1,682 Views 1 Comment

The search for survivors was suspended yesterday because the ship had moved in the water.

# francesco-schettino - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Costa Concordia: Search suspended as ship shifts
# Italy
# Italy

Costa Concordia: Search suspended as ship shifts

Jan 18th 2012, 5:47 PM 2,851 Views 3 Comments

The Italian coastguard has been forced to suspend the search for missing people after the capsized vessel began to shift, sparking fears it may slide into deeper waters.

# francesco-schettino - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Italian captain being placed under house arrest
# Italy
# Italy

Italian captain being placed under house arrest

Jan 17th 2012, 9:03 PM 5,519 Views 31 Comments

The captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner has left jail and been placed under house arrest tonight – as the official death toll from the tragedy rises to 11.

Five more bodies found in Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

Five more bodies found in Costa Concordia

Jan 17th 2012, 3:50 PM 4,502 Views 22 Comments

“Get going – there are already corpses”: Costa Concordia captain ordered back to ship by Italian port official.

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

# francesco-schettino - Monday 16 January, 2012

'Significant human error' led to capsizing of Costa Concordia vessel
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

'Significant human error' led to capsizing of Costa Concordia vessel

Jan 16th 2012, 7:42 AM 3,537 Views 3 Comments

The Italian owner of the ship was highly critical of its captain in a statement issued yesterday. Francesco Schettino is being held on suspicion of manslaughter.