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Costa Concordia Salvage Operation Delayed

The ongoing salvage operation of the Costa Concordia was delayed today as one of the 19 pontoons attached to the ship’s side collapsed. No injuries were reported due to the collapse. The pontoon, which had...

Captain Schettino Returns To The Costa Concordia

Over two years after the Costa Concordia struck a rock off the coast and Giglio and capsized, the ship’s disgraced commander, Captain Francesco Schettino embarked aboard the now upright Costa Concordia. Escorted by court...

NewsBrief: Holland America Reverses Wine Policy, Crystal Cancels Bangkok, & More

Holland America Reverses Controversial Wine Policy Following largely negative feedback from guests, Holland America Line has made the decision to reverse their recently updated carry on wine policy. Earlier in 2013, Holland America Line...

Costa Concordia Scheduled To Be Removed In June, Secondary Investigation Underway

A press conference was held today in Rome, detailing the removal operations plan for the Costa Concordia. The press conference was led by officials from the removal project’s team, Costa Cruises, and Italian government...

Developments In Costa Concordia Trials & Towing

Along with a new discovery of human remains near the Costa Concordia this morning, new developments have emerged in the trials of a number of Costa Concordia crew and the future plans of the...

Additional Remains Discovered Near Costa Concordia

Additional human remains have been discovered by divers searching for the two remaining bodies of Russel Rebello and Maria Grazia Trecarichi near the wreck of the Costa Concordia. While Italian officials are neither confirming nor...

Weekend News Brief: Princess Ship Mustered, Concordia Looters Arrested & More

Princess Ship Mustered A small electrical fire aboard the Dawn Princess required guests to report to their muster stations for about an hour this past weekend as a safety precaution. The fire was quickly...

NewsBrief: Concordia Transport Hired, Solo Cruisers Double Rewards, Diadema Update & More

Costa Hires Company To Lift & Transport Costa Concordia Costa Cruises has announced that they have hired a company to lift and transport the Costa Concordia. A $30 million contract was signed with Royal Boskalis...

One Body Recovered From Costa Concordia

Earlier this month, Cruise Currents reported that human remains had been discovered near the wreck of the Costa Concordia. The remains were believed to be that of either two passengers who are still missing...

Bodies Discovered Near Costa Concordia Wreck

Earlier today, divers discovered human remains near the site where the Costa Concordia sunk over a year ago. The remains were discovered on the seabed of the coast, near the Costa Concordia’s center hull...

Costa Concordia Post Raising Update

Around 4 am last night, engineers on Giglio Island announced the completion of the first phase of removing the Costa Concordia from the shoreline of Giglio. The ship is now safely resting on a...

Costa Concordia “Parbuckling” Webcams

The Costa Concordia’s raising from the shore of Giglio is scheduled to begin at 6 am Rome time on September 16th. The raising of the Costa Concordia will finally bring the ship upright and...