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Two more cruises ships are on the horizon with the announcement today by Carnival Corporation for new Holland America Line and Carnival Cruise Lines vessels. The parent company of the two lines as well as eight other cruise line brands revealed it is...
Disney Cruise Line today made official what many had predicted in recent weeks: The line will be basing one of its ships at the port of Miami. The other big news out of the 2013 cruise announcement was the line's plans to return to Europe. The line...
Special CorrespondentCosta Cruises is making it easier for travelers to live "La Dolce Vita" with lead-in fares starting at $399 per person on seven-night eastern and western Mediterranean sailings. The special rates are available on select cruises in November and December....
Tags: Sailing, Travel, Tourism and Leisure, Cruises
ReutersGROSSETO, Italy, May 14 (Reuters) - Prosecutors rejected a plea bargain offer by the captain of the cruise ship Costa Concordia, which capsized off Italy's west coast last year with the loss of 32 lives, lawyers said on Tuesday. Captain Francesco...
Tags: Lawyers, Trials, Justice System, Court Preliminary, Italy
ReutersGIGLIO, Italy (Reuters) - Survivors of the Costa Concordia disaster and relatives of the 32 people who died returned to the Italian island of Giglio on Sunday to mark one year since the luxury cruise liner capsized. A boat ferried the visitors close to...
Almost a year ago, on Jan. 13, 2012, the Costa Concordia cruise ship run aground in the dark of night in waters off the Tuscan island of Giglio, Italy. On board were more than 4,200 passengers and crew. Within less than an hour of striking submerged...
If an asteroid is ever on a collision course with Earth, it is feasible that the planet could be saved by firing paintballs at it, according to an MIT graduate student whose detailed plan won this year's prize in a United Nations space council...
Work to upright the crippled Costa Concordia cruise ship has started five months after it capsized off the coast of Italy killing 32, a Costa Cruises spokesperson said Thursday. In an e-mail statement Costa's Head of Corporate Communications Cristiano De...
ReutersGIGLIO, Italy (Reuters) - The captain of the stricken Costa Concordia cruise ship will attend pre-trial hearings this week where experts will present analysis of the events that led to the vessel hitting a rock off the Italian coast in January and the...
Tags: Trials, Carnival Corporation, Court Preliminary, Italy
CNNGROSSETO, Italy -- Described by one lawyer Monday as looking "like he walked straight out of a GQ magazine," the ex-captain of a shipwrecked cruise liner faced about a dozen of the survivors he's accused of abandoning. It was the first time Francesco...
Work on salvaging the crippled Costa Concordia cruise ship is now underway some five months after it capsized off the coast of Italy, killing 32, a spokesperson for the ship’s operators confirmed Thursday. Spearheading the project is Pompano Beach-...
Tags: Pompano Beach, Italy, Petroleum Industry
Environmental emergency training connected to the Costa Concordia wreck is underway on the Tuscan island of Giglio, according to a recent tweet from @SjaakSeen. According to @SjaakSeen’s Twitter profile, he’s a United Nations Disaster...
Tags: United Nations, Pompano Beach
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