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# giglio - Monday 28 July, 2014

Man who honeymooned aboard Costa Concordia is helping to dismantle the ship
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Man who honeymooned aboard Costa Concordia is helping to dismantle the ship

Jul 28th 2014, 3:30 PM 12,826 Views 8 Comments

“I’ll do what I have to do. But I won’t be able to stop thinking about the cabin where we spent the best week of our lives.”

# giglio - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Costa Concordia finally begins its journey to the scrapyard
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Costa Concordia finally begins its journey to the scrapyard

Jul 23rd 2014, 5:22 PM 8,759 Views 8 Comments

“Today, Giglio is once again ours,” said locals relieved to see the stricken cruise liner start its final voyage.

# giglio - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

It'll take four days to tug the Costa Concordia to its final destination
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It'll take four days to tug the Costa Concordia to its final destination

Jul 22nd 2014, 8:52 AM 12,907 Views 11 Comments

Genoa is 340km away.

# giglio - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Search begins for bodies still aboard the Costa Concordia
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Search begins for bodies still aboard the Costa Concordia

Sep 25th 2013, 7:30 AM 9,928 Views 12 Comments

Two bodies are still missing, 20 months after the cruise ship hit the rocks off the coast of Tuscany.

# giglio - Friday 16 August, 2013

Italy cruise ship wreck to be raised in September
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Italy cruise ship wreck to be raised in September

Aug 16th 2013, 2:07 PM 11,283 Views 16 Comments

The salvage has been delayed for almost a year because of technical difficulties.

# giglio - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

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

# giglio - Saturday 12 January, 2013

PHOTOS: One year later, Costa Concordia still not removed from scene of disaster
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PHOTOS: One year later, Costa Concordia still not removed from scene of disaster

Jan 12th 2013, 3:23 PM 20,093 Views 26 Comments

Officials have promised that the ship, which is twice the size of the Titanic, will be removed by September.

# giglio - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

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

Oct 16th 2012, 8:59 AM 4,571 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.

# giglio - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Costa Concordia 'sailed with watertight doors open and unapproved maps'
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Costa Concordia 'sailed with watertight doors open and unapproved maps'

Jul 3rd 2012, 2:58 PM 7,219 Views 8 Comments

Cruise ship struck rocks of the Tuscan coast in January and capsized, killing 32 people.

# giglio - Sunday 4 March, 2012

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

# giglio - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Child’s body recovered from Costa Concordia
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Child’s body recovered from Costa Concordia

Feb 22nd 2012, 7:30 PM 8,596 Views 10 Comments

Eight more bodies have been found on the stricken liner, but authorities were unable to recover them all due to worsening weather.

# giglio - Monday 13 February, 2012

Costa Concordia fuel-pumping process begins
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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.

# giglio - Thursday 2 February, 2012

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

Feb 2nd 2012, 5:01 PM 6,317 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.

# giglio - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

# giglio - Monday 30 January, 2012

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

Jan 30th 2012, 12:27 PM 2,416 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.

# giglio - Saturday 28 January, 2012

Seventeenth body found underwater in Costa Concordia
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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.

# giglio - Monday 23 January, 2012

Two more bodies recovered from Costa Concordia
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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.

# giglio - Sunday 22 January, 2012

Were there clandestine passengers on the Costa Concordia?
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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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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.

# giglio - Saturday 21 January, 2012

Fuel detected in sea around capsized Costa Concordia
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Fuel detected in sea around capsized Costa Concordia

Jan 21st 2012, 1:53 PM 1,775 Views 1 Comment

But it’s thought the substance is diesel from machinery aboard the stricken cruise ship – not the heavy fuel oil from its huge tanks.

# giglio - Friday 20 January, 2012

Video: Costa Concordia crew member defends captain
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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

# giglio - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Hopes of finding more Costa Concordia survivors fading
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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.

# giglio - Monday 16 January, 2012

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

Jan 16th 2012, 7:42 AM 3,535 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.

# giglio - Sunday 15 January, 2012

Honeymooners rescued from sinking cruise liner
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Honeymooners rescued from sinking cruise liner

Jan 15th 2012, 7:54 AM 4,809 Views 8 Comments

The South Korean newly-weds were removed from the half-submerged ship 24-hours after it ran aground.