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Category Archives: Costa Concordia

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Spanish diver killed on Concordia was crushed by falling metal

February 2, 2014

A diver working in Italy on the Costa Concordia salvage operation died late on Saturday after being crushed by a heavy piece of metal being cut off the ship. Israel Franco Moreno, 41, from La Coruna, Spain, was a professional underwater welder with Titan Salvage who had travelled the world on ship salvage operations. He had arrived on… Continue Reading »

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Experts board Concordia to look for more clues

January 26, 2014

A team of experts Thursday examined the bridge and elevators of the Costa Concordia, which sank Jan. 13, 2012, killing 32 people. Experts have boarded the Costa Concordia cruise liner to investigate whether there is more to the ship’s sinking than is contained in prosecutors’ case against its captain. A team on Thursday examined the… Continue Reading »

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Costa Concordia wreck: British man arrested

November 12, 2013

A British man and three other divers have been arrested on suspicion of trying to take souvenirs from the wreck of the Costa Concordia. The man, said to be in his forties and from London, was detained in the early hours of Saturday morning with two South Africans and an Irish national after they were… Continue Reading »

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Costa Concordia trial: Captain’s lover was on bridge

October 30, 2013

A Moldovan dancer who was on the bridge of the Costa Concordia with Captain Francesco Schettino has admitted she was his lover at his trial. Domnica Cemortan testified that she was in a romantic relationship with the captain and was with him when the cruise ship ran aground off the north-west Italian coast. Capt Schettino… Continue Reading »

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Divers find body in Costa Concordia wreck

October 9, 2013

Watch the video of divers searching the wreck of the Costa Concordia have found what is thought to be the body of an Indian waiter who had been working onboard. The family of 33-year-old Mumbai native Russel Rebello have told how he stayed on the doomed cruise ship to help evacuate others. An Italian passenger,… Continue Reading »

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Costa Concordia: Divers discover human remains in shipwreck

October 2, 2013

Human remains have been found near the wreck of the Costa Concordia after the 290m vessel was raised upright. Two people have been unaccounted for since the cruise liner sank off the island of Giglio on the night of 13 January 2012, claiming the lives of 32 people. Russel Rebello, a 33-year-old cruise waiter from… Continue Reading »

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Costa Concordia video on CBS 60 Minutes

December 17, 2012

One industry expert on the Costa Concordia project said that this video is the most accurate and description and video of how the wreck of the Costa Concordia will be removed and floated away. An impressive system of support platforms will first be used to roll the ship onto and into an upright position.  Then,… Continue Reading »

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