ROME — A U.S. lawyer for compensation-seeking survivors of the Costa Concordia capsizing said Wednesday he will push for changes in maritime laws and technology to make the cruise ship industry safer. Read More
By Barbie Latza Nadeau
As the search for bodies has ended in the deadly shipwreck, the survivors have moved on to the next phase: suing the cruise company, the captain—and anyone else who could be accountable. How much money could be at stake. Read more
Mail Online Her head tenderly resting on his shoulder this is cruise ship rep Domnica Cemortan with her ‘lover’ captain coward Francesco Schettino just a month before the Costa Concordia disaster. At the time that the picture was taken, Francesco Schettino’s unsuspecting wife was at home looking after their daughter, unaware of his liaisons with Domnica Cemortan Read More
Frommers Cruise Blog Do you, like me, get the feeling that most of the reporters covering the CostaConcordia disaster have never been on a modern mainstream ship? And that And that they’re painting their pictures of onboard life based on, oh, I dunno, the Titanic movie?
Cruise Addicts –
It’s the cruise industry’s peak booking season, but skittish potential passengers can’t forget the photographs of the Costa Concordia lying semi-sumerged off the coast of Italy.Carnival and Royal Caribbean cruise lines, which make up 73 percent of the industry, last week both reported dougle-digit declines in bookings so far this year in light of the Jan. 13 disaster that left at least 17 dead after the ship struck rocks and ran aground. Read More
By Frances D’Emilio, AP ROME – A US lawyer for compensation-seeking survivors of the Costa Concordia capsizing said Wednesday he will push for changes in maritime laws and technology to make the cruise ship industry safer.