Costa Concordia: Leadership lessons

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As the Costa Concordia tragedy continues to play out in the world’s media attention is now shifting to what lessons can be learned. Andrew O’Keeffe, Principal of Hardwired Humans, has made of the most insightful analyses in a recent newsletter

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Costa Concordia: More bodies recovered, salvage may take a year

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Five more bodies were recovered Monday from the Costa Concordia, more than two months after the cruise ship struck a reef and became submerged off the Tuscan coast, the Italian Civil Protection agency reported. That brings the official death toll of the Jan. 13 disaster to 30, with two people still missing and presumed dead.

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Five bodies retrieved from Costa Concordia

Monsters and Critics.com
Rome – Scuba divers on Monday brought to shore all five of the bodies discovered last week in the wreck of the  Costa Concordia, rescue officials in Italy said. The five bodies – which have yet to be identified – were found on Thursday. The discovery brought to 30 the number of people who died from the January 13 accident involving the Italian cruise ship.

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Divers recovering 5 bodies from Italy cruise wreck

USA TODAY
GIGLIO, Italy (AP) – Divers have recovered nearly all of the bodies from the wreck of the Costa Concordia, two months after the cruise ship struck a reef and capsized off Italy’s Tuscan coast. Italy’s Civil Protection Agency said that by late afternoon divers had brought up all five bodies located by search crews last week in the wreck off Giglio island.

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Fuel cleared from Costa Concordia wreck

Sydney Morning Herald
Authorities say they have removed all the fuel that was left aboard the Costa Concordia cruise ship that capsized off Italy. The process of getting more than 2000 tonnes of fuel and sewage was completed on Saturday. There had been fears that any fuel leaking from the ship would pollute the pristine waters off the Tuscan island of Giglio, where the ship rammed a reef on January 13. But authorities say no significant pollution has been detected.

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Costa captain planning reveal-all book

Sky News Australia
Costa captain planning reveal-all book Updated: 23:08, Wednesday March 21, 2012 Costa ConcordiaCosta Concordia Captain Francesco Schettino is planning a book in which he will tell his version of the events that lead to the wreck of his cruise ship. Schettino, who is under house arrest near Naples, has clinched a deal for the book with a US publisher.

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Royal Caribbean chief says big ships are safe

CNN
The chief executive of Royal Caribbean Cruises has defended the use of big ships, claiming that they are safer and more popular with holidaymakers than the smaller older vessels. Richard Fain, whose company sails the world’s biggest cruise liners, said evacuation was faster from large ships in emergencies such as the recent capsizing of the Costa Concordia because of the greater number of entrances and exits built in.

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Cruise industry leaders look past Concordia deaths

Mainichi Daily News
MIAMI (AP) — Cruise industry leaders gathered Tuesday for their first annual convention since the Costa Concordia disaster, emphasizing their commitment to safety and expressing confidence that business will return. The Concordia accident, in which 32 people died when the ship ran aground off the coast of Italy in January, cast a long shadow over this year’s Cruise Shipping Miami conference, attended by thousands from the cruise and travel industries in more than 100 countries.

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Rabaul Queen sister ships torched at Buka

MSN NZ News
Angry locals in Bougainville have set fire to three ships belonging to the owner of the ferry MV Rabaul Queen, which sank six weeks ago killing as many as 200. Papua New Guinea awoke to news that three ships, the MV Kopra I, Kopra II and the MV Solomon Queen were set alight on Buka Island in the early hours of Saturday morning by former fighters in the Bougainville civil conflict.


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Dutch Salvage company says it can refloat sunken Costa Concordia

DigitalJournal.com
The Dutch maritime company that is removing the oil from the sunken Italian cruise ship, theCosta Concordia, says it can refloat the huge ship and has put in a bid to do so. But the operation cannot be done cheaply. Royal Boskalis Westminster is only one of six companies believed to have put in bids to salvage the ship.

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