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Venetian Court Temporarily Suspends Restrictions & Bans On Large Cruise Ships

Today, a regional Venetian court ordered a temporary suspension on the canal restrictions for cruise ships with a tonnage over 40,000 GRT and the upcoming ban on cruise ships with a tonnage over 96,000...

South Carolina Supreme Court Dismisses Lawsuit Against Cruise Operations

On Wednesday, the South Carolina Supreme Court dismissed a lawsuit filed by a number of environmental and local groups seeking to block cruise operations in the city of Charleston, South Carolina. The lawsuit, which...

New Evidence & Testinomy Presented In Schettino’s Trial

The Costa Concordia’s former Captain, Francesco Schetinno, is battling new evidence today as his trial continues in a small town in Tuscany. Earlier today, new evidence of Schetinno’s abandonment was presented to the court...

SC Supreme Court Dismisses Lawsuits Against Carnival

Earlier this weekend, the South Carolina Supreme Court dismissed lawsuits filed by the Preservation Society of Charleston, the South Carolina Coastal Conservation League and neighborhood groupsĀ against Carnival Cruise Lines. The lawsuits alleged that Carnival’s...

Captain Schettino To Face Manslaughter Charges

Earlier this week, an Italian judge rejected Captain Francesco Schettino’s plea bargain and ordered him to stand trial for the deaths of 32 passengers and causing a shipwreck last January. The trial is expected...