IBTimes.co.uk The wreck of the cruise ship Costa Concordia, which still lies half-submerged off the coast of Italy’s Isola del Giglio, could be turned into a botanical garden island.A competition for ideas on how best to integrate the 300 metre-long wreck into the island’s landscape has been launched by architecture think-tank ICSplat.
Cruise Critic … sold for scrap according to news reports from Italy. The ship — the oldest in the Costa fleet — has been unused since the incident, which left passengers without lights, air-conditioning or working toilets and came just weeks after the Costa Read More Cruise Critic Read More Mail Online
Q: What has happened to the cruise ship Costa Concordia that capsized off the coast of Italy? What about the captain? – P.T., Owensboro, Ky. Read More SGV Tribune Read More Aspiring Communicator Read More N24
Did Costa ring a bell? It probably did for it was Costa Concordia, the largest ship from the Costa Cruise group, which partially sank on the night of January 13 off an Italian coast killing 32 passengers. But 4,252 people were rescued from the ship Read More The Hindu
Addressing some of the issues that led to the Costa Concordia tragedy earlier this year, killing and injuring scores of people, Norbert Stiekema, the Italian cruise company’s executive vice-president of sales and marketing, said: “These [safety … Read More Gulf news Read More sun-sentinel