New lawsuit filed in Costa Concordia wreck

UPI.com
A satellite image captured by Digital Globe of the Costa Concordia, a luxury cruise ship that ran aground in the Tuscan waters off of Giglio, Italy on Friday, January 13, 2012. UPI/Digital Globe/HO ROME, Feb. 15 (UPI) — A lawsuit filed against the parent company of the Italian cruise ship that wrecked off the country’s Tuscan coast claims the captain and crew were negligent. Read More

Costa Cruises holds steady in Asia-Pacific waters

TTG Asia
NO changes are on the horizon for Costa Cruises’ plans in Asia-Pacific despite the Costa Concordiatragedy in January. In an emailed statement to TTG Asia e-Daily, Buhdy Bok, Costa Cruises vice president Pacific Asia & China said the cruise line’s  capacity growth target in Asia would hold steady at 40 per cent, and that all ship deployments to the region would proceed as planned.