David Dillard


THE SINKING OF The Costa Concordia




The Costa Concordia





The Story Of The Costa Concordia

January 26, 2018

Bright Sun Films

On the evening of January 13th, 2012, the cruise industry was forever changed after the modern,
family cruise ship, the Costa Concordia collided with rocks and sank off the coast of Italy.
The thought of a modern cruise ships, catering to families and couples on a romantic Mediterranean getaway,
would be able to sink like she did, is truly unfathomable. Lets break down what happened from start
to finish and check out the true story of modern histories most famous ship disaster.




Sinking of the Concordia caught on camera (Documentary)

July 20, 2013




Terror At Sea The Sinking Of The Concordia

September 21, 2014




The Raising of the Costa Concordia - Documentary HD


January 20, 2017


Corporation for Public Broadcasting



The Raising of The Costa Concordia

January 13, 2015




Inside the Costa Concordia wreck.
Including never before published images! Urbex August 2014




Costa Concordia Captain Francesco Schettino's Fate - the fifth estate
February 18, 2015
CBC News (Canadian Public Broadcast Service)




Inside the Costa Concordia Disaster


January 20, 2012
ABC News




Ghost Ship: Looking Back at the Costa Concordia

February 15, 2013

ABC News




How To Make Sure Ships Don't Sink | Built From Disaster | Spark

May 31, 2019




Costa Concordia: Chaotic Footage from Inside the Crash
May 7, 2015

Smithsonian Channel

Three hours into her weekly cruise around the Mediterranean,
Costa Concordia crashes into an outcrop of rocks,
sending passengers into a frenzied panic.






Telephone call between Costa Concordia Captain and Italian Coast Guard (ENGLISH SUB)

January 17, 2012

Here is a translation of the transcript of the conversation between Capt. Francesco Schettino,
commander of the grounded Costa Concordia, and Capt. Gregorio De Falco
of the Italian coast guard in Livorno.

In the conversation, De Falco repeatedly orders Schettino to return to the ship
to oversee the evacuation, while Schettino resists, making excuses that it's dark
and that the ship is listing.




Costa Concordia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


Costa Concordia (Italian pronunciation: [ˈkɔsta konˈkɔrdja]) was a cruise ship operated by Costa Crociere.
She was the first of the Concordia-class cruise ships, followed by similar ships Costa Serena, Costa Pacifica,
Costa Favolosa and Costa Fascinosa, and Carnival Splendor built for Carnival Cruise Line.
When the 114,137 gross tonnage (GT) Costa Concordia and her sister ships entered service,
they were among the largest ships built in Italy until the construction of the 130,000 GT Dream-class cruise ships.

On 13 January 2012 at 21:45, Costa Concordia struck a rock in the Tyrrhenian Sea just off the eastern shore
of Isola del Giglio. This tore open a 50 m (160 ft) gash on the port side of her hull, which soon flooded parts
of the engine room, cutting power from the engines and ship services. With water flooding in and the ship listing,
she drifted back towards the island and grounded near shore, then rolled onto her starboard side, lying in an
unsteady position on a rocky underwater ledge.

The evacuation of Costa Concordia took over six hours, and of the 3,229 passengers and 1,023 crew known to
have been aboard, 32 died. Francesco Schettino, the ship's captain at that time, was subsequently
found guilty of manslaughter, causing a maritime accident, and abandoning his ship.[3]
The wreck was salvaged three years after the incident and then towed to the port of Genoa, where scrapping
operations began.[4]


Costa Concordia

Costa Concordia in Mallorca (28 September 2011)




Costa Concordia


Carnival Corporation & plc


Costa Crociere

Port of registry:

Genova,  Italy


Western Mediterranean


19 January 2004


Fincantieri Sestri Ponente, Italy


450 million (£372 million, US$570 million)

Yard number:



2 September 2005


7 July 2006[1]


29 June 2006

Maiden voyage:

14 July 2006

In service:

July 2006

Out of service:

13 January 2012


·Call sign: IBHD

·IMO number9320544

·MMSI number: 247158500


Capsized and sank in 2012 off Isola del Giglio, Tuscany. Salvaged in 2015 and subsequently scrapped.


Scrapped in Genoa, Italy

General characteristics [2]

Class and type:

Concordia-class cruise ship


114,147 GT


·290.20 m (952 ft 1 in) (overall)

·247.4 m (811 ft 8 in) (between perpendiculars)


35.50 m (116 ft 6 in)


8.20 m (26 ft 11 in)


14.18 m (46 ft 6 in)



Installed power:

·6 × Wärtsilä 12V46C

·76,640 kW (102,780 hp) (combined)


·Diesel-electric; two shafts

·Alstom propulsion motors (2 × 21 MW)

·Two fixed pitch propellers


·19.6 knots (36 km/h; 23 mph) (service)

·23 knots (43 km/h; 26 mph) (maximum)


3780 passengers






6 hours inside the wreck. Exploring the Costa Concordia.
Urbex August 2014
January 22, 2017

Delve Site

Inside the Costa Concordia. After a long time of back and forth I finally decided to publish my GoPro footage
from inside the Costa Concordia wreck. And sorry for the bad quality. 2014 / old GoPro... you know...
August 2014, Genoa.   The remains of the Costa Concorida arrived for dismantling.
Have a look on how it looked inside the ship before it was taken apart.




Cleaning Up Costa Concordia's 180,000-Ton Ruins
May 7, 2015

Smithsonian Channel

2.81M subscribers

When a shipwreck the size of the Costa Concordia needs to be removed,
experts turn to a process called parbuckling:
rolling it underwater with hydraulics, then carefully towing it away.




Costa Concordia Walkthrough Weeks Before Sinking.

January 14, 2012


While on honeymoon October/November 2011, I was one of the last passengers
to capture life as it was inside the beautiful cruise ship Costa Concordia.
Included in my video footage is the ships now infamous captain Francesco Schettino,
on stage welcoming us on to the cruise ship.




Costa Concordia disaster

maritime disaster, off the coast of Giglio Island, Mediterranean Sea [2012]


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  • Construction and maiden voyage
  • Collision and rescue
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Costa Concordia disaster, the capsizing of an Italian cruise ship on January 13, 2012,
after it struck rocks off the coast of
Giglio Island in the Tyrrhenian Sea.
More than 4,200 people were rescued, though 32 people died.
Several of the ship’s crew, notably Capt. Francesco Schettino, were charged with various crimes.



Another Night to Remember

When the Costa Concordia, a floating pleasure palace carrying 4,200 people, hit a rock off the Italian coast on January 13,
it became the largest passenger ship ever wrecked, supplanting the Titanic in maritime history. From the moments when
the captain made the first in a series of incredible blunders, through a harrowing night of mindless panic and deadly peril,
in which rescuers and passengers improvised a massive evacuation and ordinary men emerged as heroes, Bryan Burrough
reconstructs an epic fight for survival—in which all too many would perish. Related:
See a map of escape routes from the ill-fated Costa Concordia.
By Bryan Burrough and Josephine McKenna  
April 10, 2012

Vanity Fair




Troubled Waters: The Carnival Triumph

February 15, 2013

ABC News

9.12M subscribers

After the latest cruise calamity, Matt Gutman puts the whole industry under a microscope.




The Story Of The Oceanos

December 28, 2018

Bright Sun Films

848K subscribers

Back in the early 1990's came an incredible event, most now, don't remember or know about.
It was an event that ended with the sinking of a family cruise ship and an incredible air rescue
all while the captain had already escaped. This is the story of the sinking, of the Oceanos.



Cruise Ship Wreck: New Details on Captain

January 17, 2012

ABC News

Exchange between ship captain and port official before wreck under question.




The Worlds Most Expensive Cruise Ship - Travel Documentary
October 9, 2019

Documentary about the Seven Seas Explorer cruise ship, and about the engineers, designers and
constructors racing to build the Seven Seas Explorer which is claimed to be world's most luxurious ship.
With time ticking away until the maiden voyage, the pressure is on.
This documentary goes behind the scenes to reveal the secrets of the floating six-star hotel
the Seven Seas Explorer. Can the crew deliver perfection to guests with the highest expectations?




Costa Concordia Captain Francesco Schettino's Fate - the fifth estate

February 18, 2015

CBC News

More on the trial and sentencing of Costa Concordia Captain Francesco Schettino.
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Cruise Ship Disaster: Survivors Angry

January 17, 2012

ABC News

Questions reign over where the captain was when passengers were evacuating.




Ghost Ship: Looking Back at the Costa Concordia

February 15, 2013

ABC News

As victims rebuild their lives and recover loved ones, what's the latest on the captain?



Final Voyage of the Costa Concordia

Alan Taylor

July 23, 2014

30 Photos

In Focus

The Atlantic


Costa Concordia

May 2017


Costa Concordia captain hands himself into prison

Francesco Schettino turns himself in after Italian court upholds 16-year sentence
for his role in cruise liner tragedy

Published: 12 May 2017

Costa Concordia captain hands himself into prison

May 2016

Costa Concordia captain's appeal rejected

Francesco Schettino ‘s 16-year jail sentence upheld at Florence’s appeal court,
after maritime disaster that killed 32

Published: 31 May 2016




10 February 2015 Last updated at 16:55
Costa Concordia: What happened

BBC News Europe


Costa Concordia: What You Need to Know
Cruse Critic

Thanks to an amazing feat of modern engineering, the ship was pulled upright
and hauled away to Genoa to be scrapped.
Check out Cruise Critic's archives for our full coverage of the Costa Concordia sinking.

Cruise Critic's First Report: Costa Concordia Cruise Ship Capsizes

Costa Concordia Q&A: What You Need to Know

Photos From the Disaster

Cruise Critic Member Shares Harrowing Tale

In Their Words: Survivors of Disaster Describe the Scene

Photos From the Salvage

Photos From the Refloat

Timeline of Events: A Look Back at the Year After Costa Concordia

Key Points of Schettino's Trial

10 Cruise Line Policy Changes Since Concordia's Sinking

In Her Own Words: Victim Struggles With Memories, Questions


Costa Concordia captain convicted in deadly shipwreck

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By Barbie Latza Nadeau, Holly Yan and Greg Botelho,
Updated 4:34 PM ET, Wed February 11, 2015

Grosseto, Italy (CNN)The captain of the Costa Concordia is guilty of manslaughter
and other charges related to the ship's fatal wreck in January 2012 off the Italian coast,
a judge announced Wednesday night, capping a tumultuous 19-month trial and
providing a little more closure for dozens of grieving families.

Lengthy trial or not, the three-judge panel needed only about five hours to decide the fate
of Francesco Schettino. Their choices: Agree with prosecutors who cast the captain as an
"idiot" who abandoned ship like a coward, or with defense lawyers who characterized him
as a "scapegoat" who ended up in a lifeboat only because he lost his balance and fell into it.

The judges apparently sided with prosecutors, and sentenced Schettino to spend 16 years in
prison and to pay court costs.

It could have been worse. The former captain faced a possible sentence of 26 years behind
bars for convictions for causing a maritime disaster, abandoning ship and multiple counts
of manslaughter.


The Story Of The Costa Concordia
You Tube


Concordia Cruise Disaster

CBS News

Costa Concordia: Salvaging a shipwreck


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Costa Concordia survivors talk life 1 year later

Costa Concordia survivors detail experience one year later

Concordia capt. "painted worse than bin Laden"

"Stupid" tourists rescued after Concordia jaunt

Supercomputers help salvage operation

Proud to salvage the Costa Concordia

Lifting "60,000 tons of dead weight"

"60 Minutes" goes inside Costa Concordia salvage effort

Costa Concordia captain in court

Costa Concordia captain's hearing begins

Packed court hears evidence on Concordia crash

Costa Concordia black box to be revealed at trial

Costa Concordia captain heads to court

Costa Concordia crew: Seafarers of the Year

Six month anniversary of Costa Concordia disaster

Costa Concordia still offshore six months later


Costa Concordia wreck: 6 months later

Costa Concordia disaster - 6 months later


Costa Concordia remains, six months later

Costa Concordia captain: Crash was "destiny"


Costa Concordia captain free from house arrest

Salvage company: Cruise ship will be gone by 2013

Plan in place for salvaging Costa Concordia


Costa Concordia to be salvaged in 1 piece


Italians anxious for wrecked liner to disappear


Minn. couple ID'd from Costa Concordia wreck 

First evidence hearing in Concordia wreck


Mom faces cruise ship "nightmare" -- again


Cruise ship safety to be scrutinized by Congress


Fire aboard Costa liner leaves cruise ship adrift


Divers find 8 more bodies on Costa Concordia


Two-thirds of Costa Concordia fuel removed


Lawyers: Coke found on cruise captain's hair


Relatives say goodbye to Costa Concordia victims


Fuel removal on Italy cruise ship underway


American company may salvage Costa Concordia


Salvaging the Costa Concordia


Search for Costa Concordia missing called off


Italians worry how shipwreck will affect island


Up to 10 months to remove capsized ship


Lawsuits filed in Costa Concordia wreck


17th body removed from cruise ship wreck


Cruise passengers offered $14K compensation


Official: Would take miracle for cruise survivors


Costa Concordia searchers find another body


Oil slick potted near Costa Concordia wreck


2 more bodies found on Costa Concordia


Safety in the spotlight post cruise disaster

More holes blown in cruise ship to aid search

Pressure mounts to get fuel out of cruise wreck


Some on cruise ship may be unregistered


Search resumes in cruise ship amid rough seas

Divers find woman's body on stricken liner

Woman's body, "black box" found on cruise ship


Veteran ship captain: Cruises safest vacations


Costa Concordia "black box" found


Inside the Costa Concordia wreck

Cruise search resumes above water after shifting

Cruise company CEO: Captain misled crew, us

Shaky cruise ship hinders rescue efforts

Costa Concordia a "labyrinth" for divers

Cruise search halts; Crew's actions scrutinized

Cruise staffer: "Go back to your rooms"

Cruise ship to port: It's just a blackout

Friends pray for U.S. pair lost in ship disaster

Cruise captain sparks outrage among mariners

Captain's dinner companion defends his actions

How do you clean up a wrecked cruise liner?

Audio recording shows ship evacuation delayed

Report: Captain claims he "tripped" into lifeboat

Cruise ship search resumes; 21 still missing

Pressure mounts on cruise ship divers

Cruise ship violinist had passion for teaching

Cruise violinist is first disaster victim ID'd

Costa Concordia wreck seen from space

Cruise ship shifts, search halted indefinitely

Hope fades to find survivors of cruise disaster

Fallout continues after Costa Concordia wreck


Fears wrecked cruise ship could slip underwater

5 more bodies found on Costa Concordia

Cruise line suggests "significant human error"

Cruise co. blames captain as 6th body found

Miller: Cruise ship disaster avoidable

Cruise ship family: "Pandemonium" on board

Cruise ship a huge challenge for Italy divers

Divers blast holes in Italy ship to speed rescue

Cruise ship evacuation raises safety concerns

Fact sheet: The Costa Concordia cruise liner

Coast Guard to capt.: "Go back on board!"

Lawyer: Cruise captain "saved hundreds" of lives

Wrecked liner's captain detained by police

Capsized ship survivors tell harrowing stories

Minn. couple among cruise ship missing

Ship disaster raises cruise safety questions

5 dead pulled from listing cruise ship

Large cruise ships come with big safety concerns

How will the Costa Concordia be salvaged?

Luxury cruise ship runs aground

Firefighters climb inside the Costa Concordia

Costa Concordia passengers warned of "electrical fault"

Panicked passengers await rescue aboard Costa Concordia


Captain jailed over Costa Concordia disaster says he will go back to being a 'ship boy'
The Telegraph
Andrea Vogt, Bologna
14 May 2017 • 2:35pm
The Italian captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner that capsized in 2012 killing
32 people says he’ll cope with prison life by going back to being “ship boy.” 
The first thing the ex-ship commander dubbed “Captain Coward” did upon arriving
in his Rome jail cell this weekend was swab his new, cramped quarters.


Costa Concordia

Costa Concordia: Italian tragedy that reflected state of a nation

Drama that unfolded with cruise ship disaster captivated Italy
and stood as a metaphor for nation’s political and economic ill

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Grosseto ​

Wed 11 Feb 2015 14.26 EST





Costa Concordia

Collection by Bonnie Zeleznick 




Maritime history: Costa Concordia disaster
Six years are marking today since the fatal grounding of Costa Concordia cruise ship
in the Mediterranean Sea, resulting in 32 deaths, 64 serious injuries, and a ship total loss.
The casualty remains a classic example of how human error, lack of alertness and failure
of compliance with procedures can lead to maritime disasters.


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Captain who commanded Costa Concordia in cruise disaster that killed 32 begins 16-year prison sentence

By Tom Kington

May 12, 2017

3:03 PM
Los Angeles Times


Reporting from ROME —

Francesco Schettino, the former cruise ship captain sentenced to 16 years for steering

the Costa Concordia into rocks, was finally jailed Friday after his lengthy appeals process ran out.

Dubbed “Captain Coward” for fleeing the capsizing cruise ship in 2012 as 32 passengers and crew

drowned, Schettino handed himself over to police on Friday evening after Italy’s supreme court

upheld his 2015 conviction.

“I trust in the justice system; the verdict must be respected. I’m handing myself in right now,”

he told his lawyer, Saverio Senese, by telephone after the verdict, adding he was standing outside

a jail in Rome.

Schettino, 56, was convicted for shipwreck, manslaughter and abandoning ship after he steered

too close to rocks on the Italian island of Giglio on Jan. 13, 2012, while showing off to a Moldovan

dancer with whom he was having an affair.


News/Italy  Jail sentence upheld for Costa Concordia captain: Court rejects Francesco Schettino's
claim that others bore the blame for the 2012 shipwreck disaster.
12 May 2017

“Italy's highest court has upheld a 16-year jail sentence for the captain of the capsized Costa Concordia
luxury liner for his role in the 2012 shipwreck, which killed 32 people.  Francesco Schettino, 56, was
originally found guilty in 2015 of manslaughter, causing a shipwreck and abandoning his passengers.
Friday's ruling exhausted his appeals process, with the court rejecting his claim that others bore
the blame for the disaster.  Free pending the decision, Schettino is expected to start his prison sentence
in the coming hours.”



Letter from captivity – former Costa Concordia Captain Francesco Schettino

Michael Grey

November 15, 2018
Seatrade Maritime News


“A letter from Francesco Schettino, written in the (ultimately vain) hope that it might contribute to a safety
conference held earlier this month in London, shows, amid his remorse and despair, a desire to share his
experiences of that nightmare event. “Few captains lived a similar experience,” he notes. “Before the accident”,
he writes, “I have always stressed the importance of the Bridge Team efficiency and effectiveness. In my life
I have never left things unplanned. Notwithstanding my attitude, that night I have experienced that a whole
team of conning officers, three of them including a deck cadet while on duty at their radars and ECDIS stations,
did not detect that the ship was running aground”.”


Captain of Ship That Capsized Off Italy in ’12 Is Convicted
By Gaia Pianigiani
February 11, 2015
New York Times

ROME — An Italian court on Wednesday convicted the captain of a cruise liner that capsized in 2012,
killing 32 people, of manslaughter and sentenced him to just over 16 years in prison for his role in one of the worst
maritime disasters in modern Italian history. 
The captain, Francesco Schettino, 54, was convicted of multiple counts of manslaughter, causing a shipwreck and
abandoning the vessel, the Costa Concordia, before all of its 4,229 passengers and crew members had been evacuated.
The court also barred him from commanding a ship for five years and from ever holding public office.


Costa Concordia
'Costa Concordia' - 69 News Result(s)



3 Years After He Died in Ship Capsize, Funeral for Indian Crew Member Russel Rebello

India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Sunday February 22, 2015

Costa Concordia Captain Sentenced to 16 Years for 2012 Shipwreck

World News | Reuters | Thursday February 12, 2015

Costa Concordia Captain Claims Ship Was 30 Seconds From Avoiding Disaster

World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday December 14, 2014

Costa Concordia Captain Claims Ship Was 30 Seconds From Avoiding Disaster

World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday December 4, 2014


Costa Concordia Captain Admits 'Showing Off' When Cruise Ship Steered Onto Rocks

World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 3, 2014

Last Body, Believed to be of Indian Waiter, Found on Wrecked Costa Concordia

World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 3, 2014


Human Remains Found in Italy Cruise Ship Wreck

World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday August 7, 2014


Furore after Concordia Captain Gives Seminar

World News | Associated Press | Thursday August 7, 2014


Man Who Honeymooned on Concordia Part of Team Dismantling Ship: Report

World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 29, 2014


Wrecked Costa Concordia Enters Italian Port to be Scrapped

World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday July 27, 2014


Costa Concordia Nears Italian Port to be Broken Up for Scrap

World News | Reuters | Sunday July 27, 2014


Wrecked Italian Costa Concordia Begins Final Voyage

World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 23, 2014


Italian Cruise Ship Wreck Prepared for Final Voyage

World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday July 20, 2014


Bad Weather Slows Italy Cruise Ship Wreck Removal

World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 18, 2014


Italy Cruise Ship Toxins Threaten Wildlife: Activists

World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 15, 2014


Wrecked Italian Cruise Ship Costa Concordia Refloated

World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 15, 2014


Operation Starts to Refloat Ill-Fated Italian Cruise Ship

World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 14, 2014


Italian Cruise Ship Hulk to Rise From the Waves

World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 14, 2014


Italy Cruise Ship Removal Gets Go-Ahead for Tomorrow

World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 13, 2014


Italian authorities today gave their final go-ahead for operations
to lift and tow away the Costa Concordia cruise ship from
its watery resting place to begin on Monday at 0400 GMT.

World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday July 12, 2014


Refloating Operation of Italy Cruise Ship Costa Concordia May Begin by July 14

World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 9, 2014


Underwater Footage Shows Inside of Doomed Italy Cruise Ship

World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 4, 2014


Genoa Port to Dismantle Crippled Concordia: Italy

World News | Associated Press | Tuesday July 1, 2014


Italy Cruise Survivors Testify for First Time

World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday May 13, 2014


Tragedies at sea: The Sewol and the Costa Concordia

World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday April 19, 2014


Shipwrecked Concordia to be removed in June

World News | Associated Press | Friday January 10, 2014


I was captain's lover: woman on Concordia cruise ship

World News | Associated Press | Wednesday October 30, 2013


Indian man, thought to be missing waiter, found by divers in Costa Concordia wreck

India News | Reuters | Tuesday October 8, 2013

World News | Reuters | Thursday September 26, 2013


Costa Concordia hauled upright off Italy coast

World News | Associated Press | Tuesday September 17, 2013


Shipwrecked Costa Concordia declared vertical off Italy

World News | Associated Press | Tuesday September 17, 2013


Costa Concordia salvage nears final phase

World News | Reuters | Tuesday September 17, 2013


Italian cruise Costa Concordia wreck lifts off rocks in record salvage

World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 16, 2013


Engineers start ambitious Costa Concordia salvage off Italian island

World News | Reuters | Monday September 16, 2013


Costa Concordia salvage operation to go ahead

World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday September 15, 2013


Five people sentenced to jail for Costa Concordia disaster

World News | Reuters | Saturday July 20, 2013


Trial of cruise ship 'Captain Coward' opens in Italy

World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 9, 2013


A Tower of Babel rises around Italy cruise ship wreck

World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday January 13, 2013


Italy court hearings set scene for Concordia shipwreck trial

World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday October 19, 2012


100 days after Italian cruise tragedy, Indian still missing


Costa Concordia to be salvaged in 1 piece

World News | Associated Press | Saturday April 21, 2012


Italian cruise wreck: 5 more bodies found

World News | Associated Press | Friday March 23, 2012


Searching for ship-wrecked brother, Kevin faces racial abuse

India News | | Tuesday February 28, 2012


Costa Cruises liner calls for help after fire on board

World News | Reuters | Monday February 27, 2012


Divers find 8 more bodies in Italy luxury cruise wreckage

World News | The Associated Press | Wednesday February 22, 2012


Italy cruise tragedy: A month later Indian still missing; family says he'll come back

India News | | Thursday February 16, 2012


Italy cruise tragedy: Woman sues Costa Concordia over miscarriage, says report

World News | Press Trust of India | Monday February 6, 2012


Italian shipwreck: The treasure now under the sea

World News | Associated Press | Friday February 3, 2012


Costa Concordia passengers sue Carnival

World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday January 28, 2012


Stricken ship captain blames company pressure: reports

World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday January 25, 2012


2 more bodies found, fuel removal to begin on ship

World News | Associated Press | Tuesday January 24, 2012


Italian divers find 12th body as search of cruise ship resumes

World News | Associated Press | Saturday January 21, 2012


Indian crew members of Concordia headed home today

India News | | Thursday January 19, 2012


Italy cruise tragedy: 200 Indians returning home

India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 19, 2012



Love in the time of Concordia

Mumbai News | | Wednesday January 18, 2012


25 Indians head home after luxury cruise disaster

India News | | Wednesday January 18, 2012


"I left everything in the hands of the Almighty, and just jumped": Mumbai survivor

India News | | Wednesday January 18, 2012


As cruise ships get larger, are they any safer?

World News | Associated Press | Tuesday January 17, 2012


Italy cruise tragedy: Five more bodies found, toll rises to 11

World News | Associated Press | Tuesday January 17, 2012


Italy cruise tragedy: Holes blasted in ship to search for missing

World News | Associated Press | Tuesday January 17, 2012


29 missing on cruise wreck, captain questioned

World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday January 17, 2012


Italy cruise tragedy: Missing Indian's family hopes for miracle

India News | | Tuesday January 17, 2012


UN agency mulls changes to maritime law after Italy disaster

World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday January 17, 2012


Italy cruise tragedy: 201 Indians rescued, one missing

Italy cruise ship tragedy conjures memories of doomed Titanic

World News | Associated Press | Monday January 16, 2012


Italy cruise tragedy: Captain under scanner; 201 Indians rescued, one missing

World News | Agencies | Monday January 16, 2012



Articles on Costa Concordia

The Conversation


December 6, 2019

If our plan fails, can we improvise?

António Abrantes, ICN Business School

Is it possible to plan for the unforeseen? Some basic principles allow careful preparation
to be reconciled with quickly shifting circumstances.

March 1, 2016

Time to rock the boat? Cruise ships can destroy the very destinations they sell to us

Jillian Rickly, University of Nottingham

Large ocean liners with several thousand passengers can overwhelm small towns and vulnerable coastlines.

February 16, 2015

If a company causes death at sea, don’t assume that means jail time

Rick Sarre, University of South Australia

Late last week, an Italian court sentenced the captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner,
Francesco Schettino, to 16 years’ jail after finding him guilty of multiple charges of manslaughter. On January…

June 10, 2014

Another Titanic change is needed to save more lives at sea

Clive Schofield, University of Wollongong

How has our approach to saving lives at sea changed since the tragedy of the RMS Titanic
in which 1,523 of the 2,228 people she was carrying died a century ago? Surprisingly, not much.
Only this April…

September 16, 2013

Righting the Costa Concordia: how to flip a half-sunk ship

Simon Boxall, University of Southampton

The huge Costa Concordia cruiseship is due to be righted in preparation for finally being towed
away from the Italian island of Giglio.
But why has lifting and removing the wreck taken so long, given that…

January 18, 2012

Despite the Costa Concordia disaster, mass tourism is safer than you think

Brian King, Victoria University

During the decade since the 9/11 attacks and the ensuing “war on terror”, cruise ship,
resort and theme park tourist bubbles have been remarkably terror-free.
The tourist-only environments on cruise ships…



Costa Concordia Review


“Review of Costa Concordia

The 2006-built cruise ship Costa Concordia was a Carnival Corporation-owned Concordia-Class passenger liner
identified by IMO number 9320544, MMSI number 9320544 (Italy-flagged) and CallSign IBHD.
The vessel was designed and constructed in Italy and by one of world's largest shipbuilding companies - Fincantieri -
at its Sestri Ponente Shipyard (near Genova/Genoa). The ship operator was Costa Cruises (one of Carnival Corporation's
subsidiaries and its 2nd-largest brand by fleet and annual passenger traffic).

Concordia was the first of all five Concordia-class liners operated by Costa Cruises - together with the sisterships and
fleetmates Serena (2007), Pacifica (2009), Favolosa (2011) and Fascinosa (2012), plus the Carnival Cruise Line's vessel
Carnival Splendor (2008). This large-sized (115,000 GT tons) and beautifully designed vessel was wrecked
off Giglio Island (Italy) on January 13, 2012. The accident was caused by a human error that resulted in a collision/allision
with an underwater rock. Hours later, the vessel capsized and in the following year was declared a total loss (not usable).
In July 2014, the wreck was towed to Port Genoa for dismantling. The vessel's 3,5-years salvage operation turned out to be
the most expensive and the riskiest ever conducted.

This page is mainly a review on the ship's salvage operation and the accident's impact on the shipowner and the cruising
industry in general. Here you can compare facts related to this ranked "worst cruise ship sinking disaster ever", learn all
about the vessel's salvage plan and the wreckage removal operation procedures. For details on ship's collision and sinking
read its
CruiseMinus accident report. For your convenience, follows a navigation menu with shortcuts jumping down
directly to
salvage plan, removal operation and procedures,
wreckage removal progress,
Captain's wiki.”


Costa Concordia Images from Google Images






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Inside the Rotting Wreck of the Costa Concordia




This Photographer Snuck Into the Wrecked Cruise Ship Costa Concordia

Jun 28, 2017

Michael Zhang



Lloyd’s List breaks global story on Costa Concordia cruise ship

On Tuesday 17 January, Lloyd’s List broke a story regarding the Costa Concordia cruise ship that has caused headlines around the world.
Lloyd’s List has generated significant coverage across all broadcast on major online/print news sites and platforms.
The company has also created a microsite which contains all its content and PR coverage regarding Costa Concordia. Click
here to see more.



Years After Tragic Accident
by Susan J. Young  
July 17, 2017 9:30am
Travel Agent Central

“Another chapter in the Costa Concordia disaster ended this month at a Genoa, Italy, shipyard.
Ship Recycling Consortium, a company hired to salvage the ship, reported that San Giorgio del Porto
in partnership with Saipem has completed the recycling project.”


Royal Institution of Naval Architects
Post Costa Concordia

The flooding of five continues watertight compartments containing most of the ships vital equipment makes the Costa Concordia casualty an exceptional incident. While the initial technical assessment has been completed there are still on-going investigations and a criminal case and it may be sometime before the full facts are released into the public domain.


Since Costa Concordia was construction new SOLAS regulations have come into force for new build passenger ships placing a greater emphasis on the “safe return to port” philosophy This has resulted in the introduction of a number of features including;


    Improved segregation and redundancy of vital equipment for propulsion, steering and navigation

    Compulsory onboard stability computer

    Installation of flooding detection systems

    Use of electronic chart display systems (ECDIS) as the primary means of navigation


Other areas that may be revisited in the light of the Costa Concordia accident include.


    Double skin protection for WTC’s containing vital propulsion and electricity production

    Better distribution of bilge pumps

    Placing main voltage propulsion transformers in a higher location

    Relocating the main switchboard room above the bulkhead and the redundancy of electrical distribution systems



World Cruise Network
Costa Concordia


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Costa Concordia captain's sentence upheld by Italy court
12 May 2017
BBC News

“Italy's highest court has upheld the 16-year jail sentence given to the captain of the Costa Concordia,
which capsized in 2012 killing 32 people.  Francesco Schettino had handed himself in to the
Rebibbia prison in Rome after the verdict, his lawyer said.  Schettino was sentenced in 2015 after a court
found him guilty of manslaughter, causing a maritime accident and abandoning ship.”


Scientific American
August 2013 
“Refloating the Wrecked Costa Concordia Cruise Ship Could Ruin Marine Sanctuary 
The smallest mistake in refloating the crippled Costa Concordia cruise ship will sink it,
creating an environmental disaster.” 
By Barbie Latza Nadeau


Bad Luck Doesn’t Just Happen: The Case of the Costa Concordia
Ideas for Leaders
Key Concept
“Using the case of the Costa Concordia cruise ship sinking, researchers demonstrate the threat posed
by ‘zemblanity.’ While serendipity occurs when a company is prepared to take advantage of good fortune,
zemblanity is the polar opposite, occuring when a company creates its own bad luck.”


The 42 FOR A
#Costa Concordia 

# costa-concordia - Thursday 28 April, 2016

From Francesco Schettino

Costa Concordia captain says others are to blame for ship crash which killed 32

Apr 28th 2016, 3:57 PM 17,674 Views 25 Comments

The prosecution is simultaneously appealing last year’s sentence, maintaining that Schettino should have been given 26 years.


# costa-concordia - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

From News Wrap

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Mar 31st 2015, 12:56 PM 8,157 Views 1 Comment

All of the news, none of the waiting.


From Mafia

Costa Concordia cruise ship may have been used to smuggle cocaine

Mar 31st 2015, 8:45 AM 28,407 Views 17 Comments

The drugs are reported to belong to the mafia.

# costa-concordia - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

From Schettino

Costa Concordia captain sentenced to 16 years for manslaughter

Feb 11th 2015, 7:52 PM 13,207 Views 23 Comments

Prosecutors had branded him a ‘reckless idiot’.

# costa-concordia - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

From Captain Coward

Costa Concordia captain denies trying to impress Moldovan dancer with island sail-by

Dec 2nd 2014, 7:35 PM 27,173 Views 22 Comments

Francesco Schettino says he was “trying to catch three pigeons with one bean.”

# costa-concordia - Monday 3 November, 2014

From Wreck

Body found on Costa Concordia believed to be last missing crewman

Nov 3rd 2014, 3:41 PM 15,426 Views 2 Comments

Workers dismantling the ship made the grim discovery earlier today.


# costa-concordia - Monday 28 July, 2014

From Costa Concordia

Man who honeymooned aboard Costa Concordia is helping to dismantle the ship

Jul 28th 2014, 3:30 PM 12,800 Views 8 Comments

“I’ll do what I have to do. But I won’t be able to stop thinking about the cabin where we spent the best week of our lives.”

# costa-concordia - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

From Costa Concordia

Costa Concordia finally begins its journey to the scrapyard

Jul 23rd 2014, 5:22 PM 8,735 Views 8 Comments

“Today, Giglio is once again ours,” said locals relieved to see the stricken cruise liner start its final voyage.

# costa-concordia - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

From Giglio

It'll take four days to tug the Costa Concordia to its final destination

Jul 22nd 2014, 8:52 AM 12,886 Views 11 Comments

Genoa is 340km away.


# costa-concordia - Monday 14 July, 2014

From Cruise Liner

Crews begin to re-float sunken Costa Concordia

Jul 14th 2014, 7:04 AM 8,646 Views 11 Comments

32 people died when the cruise liner sank two years ago.

# costa-concordia - Friday 4 July, 2014

From Under The Sea

Watch: This is what it's like to swim around the sunken Costa Concordia

Jul 4th 2014, 3:30 PM 16,132 Views 2 Comments

Police divers have released video of the vessel which sank two-and-a-half years ago.


# costa-concordia - Monday 11 November, 2013

From Italy

Dublin man among four arrested on suspicion of stealing from Costa Concordia

Nov 11th 2013, 9:54 PM 36,919 Views No Comments

Police say the men were seen on the ship with a Costa Concordia rucksack, and are suspected of trying to take items as souvenirs.

From News Fix

Here’s what happened today: Wednesday

Sep 25th 2013, 11:33 PM 13,002 Views 5 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about a violent assault in Galway, jobs at Twitter and house repossessions.

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From The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Sep 25th 2013, 8:37 AM 8,192 Views 13 Comments

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.


From Italy

Search begins for bodies still aboard the Costa Concordia

Sep 25th 2013, 7:30 AM 9,903 Views 12 Comments

Two bodies are still missing, 20 months after the cruise ship hit the rocks off the coast of Tuscany.

# costa-concordia - Saturday 21 September, 2013

From In Numbers

Ryanair, female bishops and obese kids: The week in numbers

Sep 21st 2013, 7:30 PM 5,950 Views 3 Comments

Plus: how much money is the Government hoping to get from the sale of Bord Gais Energy?

# costa-concordia - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

From Italy

VIDEO: Watch the Costa Concordia being pulled upright

Sep 17th 2013, 9:26 AM 16,553 Views 19 Comments

The cruise ship was pulled upright during a 19-hour operation.


From Shipwreck

'A perfect operation': Costa Concordia pulled upright off Italian coast overnight [PICS]

Sep 17th 2013, 7:18 AM 14,110 Views 20 Comments

“A perfect operation, I must say,” said one of the engineers after the cruise ship – on its side since January 2012 – was pulled upright overnight.

# costa-concordia - Monday 16 September, 2013

From Shipwreck

Storm delays huge operation to raise Costa Concordia

Sep 16th 2013, 8:39 AM 6,923 Views 5 Comments

Italian engineers are expected to begin the operation this morning with flotation tanks to be attached to the underwater side of the vessel.

From News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Aug 16th 2013, 9:01 PM 7,776 Views 5 Comments

Everyone’s talking about poor hygiene in hospitals, home births and students cheating in the Leaving Cert.

From Shipwreck

Italy cruise ship wreck to be raised in September

Aug 16th 2013, 2:07 PM 11,250 Views 16 Comments

The salvage has been delayed for almost a year because of technical difficulties.


# costa-concordia - Saturday 20 July, 2013

From Shipwreck

Italian court jails five over Costa Concordia ship disaster

Jul 20th 2013, 8:12 PM 14,667 Views 31 Comments

The longest sentence went to the crisis coordinator who was sentenced to two years and 10 months in jail.

# costa-concordia - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

From Captain

"Most hated man in Italy" goes on trial over Costa Concordia sinking

Jul 9th 2013, 11:36 AM 8,565 Views 21 Comments

The opening day of the trial was cut short after just a few minutes because of a national lawyers’ strike.

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# costa-concordia - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

From Italy

Captain of Costa Concordia to face trial for manslaughter of 32 people

May 22nd 2013, 4:41 PM 5,444 Views 17 Comments

Francesco Schettino faces 20 years if convicted.

# costa-concordia - Sunday 3 March, 2013

From Costa Concordia This post contains images

Here's how the Costa Concordia wreck is being removed

Mar 3rd 2013, 11:00 AM 20,701 Views 14 Comments

Workers have to undergo a four-day mountain climbing course before starting the job to equip themselves for the dangerous conditions.


# costa-concordia - Saturday 12 January, 2013

From Costa Concordia

PHOTOS: One year later, Costa Concordia still not removed from scene of disaster

Jan 12th 2013, 3:23 PM 20,077 Views 26 Comments

Officials have promised that the ship, which is twice the size of the Titanic, will be removed by September.


# costa-concordia - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

From Costa Concordia

Costa Concordia: Former captain faces survivors at pre-trial

Oct 16th 2012, 8:59 AM 4,551 Views 11 Comments

Dozens of survivors are suing ship owner Costa Crociere and its US parent company Carnival Corporation for hundreds of millions of dollars.


# costa-concordia - Saturday 21 July, 2012

From Costa Concordia

Costa Concordia hearing delayed until October

Jul 21st 2012, 10:28 AM 2,004 Views No Comments

However, no trial is expected until the beginning of next year at the earliest.

# costa-concordia - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

From Costa Concordia

Costa Concordia captain 'sorry' over disaster

Jul 11th 2012, 9:47 AM 3,555 Views 20 Comments

Speaking on Italian TV, Francesco Schettino says he was sorry that 32 people died when his ship ran aground in January – but also blamed “destiny” for the tragedy.

From 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Jul 11th 2012, 8:30 AM 6,966 Views 6 Comments

Nine things you need to know this morning…

# costa-concordia - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

From Costa Concordia

Costa Concordia 'sailed with watertight doors open and unapproved maps'

Jul 3rd 2012, 2:58 PM 7,135 Views 8 Comments

Cruise ship struck rocks of the Tuscan coast in January and capsized, killing 32 people.

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# costa-concordia - Sunday 1 April, 2012

From Shipping

Who gets to keep goods salvaged from ships - and at what risk?

Apr 1st 2012, 10:00 AM 19,686 Views 6 Comments

In the wake of the Rena and Concordia disasters, takes a look into ship salvaging and the ownership of ‘lost’ cargo.

# costa-concordia - Sunday 4 March, 2012

From Costa Concordia

Captain of Costa Concordia 'wasn't wearing his glasses'

Mar 4th 2012, 3:43 PM 5,965 Views 30 Comments

Francesco Schettino also ordered officers to lie to coastguards after the accident, an inquiry has been told.

# costa-concordia - Friday 2 March, 2012

From Cruise Ship Fire This post contains images

In pictures: Passengers finally escape crippled Costa Allegra

Mar 2nd 2012, 11:02 AM 2,998 Views 6 Comments

So, er, where’s my suitcase?

# costa-concordia - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

From Costa Allegra This post contains videos

Bread and torches being delivered to Costa Allegra by helicopter

Feb 29th 2012, 4:00 PM 2,651 Views 3 Comments

Video: One woman explains how her family became caught up in both the Costa Concordia and the Allegra disasters.

# costa-concordia - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

From Costa Allegra

French fishing vessel towing Costa Allegra to Seychelles island

Feb 28th 2012, 10:30 AM 1,972 Views 5 Comments

The cruise ship was left stranded in the Indian Ocean after a fire broke out in the generator room, cutting power to the Allegra.

# costa-concordia - Monday 27 February, 2012

From Costa Allegra

Costa cruise ship adrift off the Seychelles in the Indian Ocean

Feb 27th 2012, 4:57 PM 7,196 Views 22 Comments

The ship is part of the same fleet as the Costa Concordia which ran aground off the coast of Italy in January.

# costa-concordia - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

From Costa Concordia

Child’s body recovered from Costa Concordia

Feb 22nd 2012, 7:30 PM 8,411 Views 10 Comments

Eight more bodies have been found on the stricken liner, but authorities were unable to recover them all due to worsening weather.


# costa-concordia - Monday 13 February, 2012

From Costa Concordia

Costa Concordia fuel-pumping process begins

Feb 13th 2012, 2:35 PM 1,449 Views 6 Comments

Plans to empty the cruise ship’s fuel tanks were first delayed by the search and rescue operation for victims and then by bad weather.

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# costa-concordia - Thursday 2 February, 2012

From Costa Concordia

Explainer: What will treasure hunters find on the Costa Concordia?

Feb 2nd 2012, 5:01 PM 6,181 Views 8 Comments

Cash, jewellery, works of art – once the recovery effort is over the capsized liner will likely become a treasure trove for profit-minded divers.


# costa-concordia - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

From Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Jan 31st 2012, 7:49 PM 3,421 Views 1 Comment

In tonight’s Fix: Latest on ‘SOPA Ireland’; radical changes for taxis; and who’s in trouble over Eye Of The Tiger?

From Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Jan 31st 2012, 4:42 PM 3,900 Views 4 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From Costa Concordia

Search for Costa Concordia missing called off

Jan 31st 2012, 3:30 PM 2,501 Views 4 Comments

Concerns for the safety of rescue workers have prompted Italian authorities to call off the search for the 16 people unaccounted for after the cruise ship capsized.

# costa-concordia - Monday 30 January, 2012

From Costa Concordia This post contains videos

Group of Costa Concordia survivors to sue company for €350m

Jan 30th 2012, 12:27 PM 2,408 Views 10 Comments

A group of six people are launching a multi-million euro lawsuit against the owner of the Costa Concordia cruise liner, saying that the experience will ‘never leave’ them.

# costa-concordia - Sunday 29 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jan 29th 2012, 11:00 AM 46 Views 2 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.


# costa-concordia - Saturday 28 January, 2012

From Costa Concordia

Seventeenth body found underwater in Costa Concordia

Jan 28th 2012, 6:31 PM 4,411 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, a fuel pumping operation scheduled to begin today has been set back by bad weather.


# costa-concordia - Friday 27 January, 2012

From Costa Concordia

Costa Concordia company offers compensation to passengers

Jan 27th 2012, 4:08 PM 4,199 Views 17 Comments

Passengers who survived this month’s tragedy off the Italian coast have been offered €11,000 each in compensation by the company that owns the Costa Concordia.


From Costa Concordia

Two more bodies recovered from Costa Concordia

Jan 23rd 2012, 4:10 PM 2,525 Views 4 Comments

As the death toll of the cruise ship crash hits 15, Italian officials say the operation to pump fuel off the ship can begin.


# costa-concordia - Sunday 22 January, 2012

From Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Jan 22nd 2012, 7:48 PM 5,145 Views 1 Comment

In tonight’s Fix: State assets, assassinations, apologies, and a glamour model turns to economics…

From Costa Concordia

Were there clandestine passengers on the Costa Concordia?

Jan 22nd 2012, 7:30 PM 12,140 Views 6 Comments

After the discovery of a 13th body, a rescue official has raised the possibility that stowaways could push the death toll higher.

From Costa Concordia This post contains videos

WATCH: Eerie video of divers exploring capsized Costa Concordia

Jan 22nd 2012, 4:18 PM 6,752 Views 10 Comments

Police have released incredible footage from inside the stricken ship, as a 13th body was found inside today.

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jan 22nd 2012, 11:00 AM 45 Views 2 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.


# costa-concordia - Saturday 21 January, 2012

From Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Jan 21st 2012, 7:51 PM 4,871 Views 3 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Abusive emails, alcohol tests and a triple limb transplant…


From Costa Concordia

Woman's body found in corridor of capsized Costa Concordia

Jan 21st 2012, 4:57 PM 3,597 Views 5 Comments

The body, wearing a lifejacket, was discovered by divers in a portion of the ship submerged under water.


From Costa Concordia

Fuel detected in sea around capsized Costa Concordia

Jan 21st 2012, 1:53 PM 1,766 Views 1 Comment

But it’s thought the substance is diesel from machinery aboard the stricken cruise ship – not the heavy fuel oil from its huge tanks.

# costa-concordia - Friday 20 January, 2012

From Costa Concordia This post contains videos

Video: Costa Concordia crew member defends captain

Jan 20th 2012, 3:04 PM 3,401 Views 4 Comments

The search for survivors was suspended again today after the ship shifted overnight


# costa-concordia - Thursday 19 January, 2012

From Explainer

How could the Costa Concordia be salvaged?

Jan 19th 2012, 12:10 PM 8,788 Views 7 Comments

The ship’s size, danger of leaking fuel and damage to the hull are all factors to consider when working out how to move the Costa Concordia.

From Costa Concordia

Hopes of finding more Costa Concordia survivors fading

Jan 19th 2012, 8:13 AM 1,674 Views 1 Comment

The search for survivors was suspended yesterday because the ship had moved in the water.


# costa-concordia - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

From Italy

Costa Concordia: Search suspended as ship shifts

Jan 18th 2012, 5:47 PM 2,846 Views 3 Comments

The Italian coastguard has been forced to suspend the search for missing people after the capsized vessel began to shift, sparking fears it may slide into deeper waters.

From Costa Concordia This post contains videos

Watch: Footage shows nighttime Costa Concordia evacuation

Jan 18th 2012, 8:07 AM 3,347 Views 4 Comments

Meanwhile, the cruise operator is looking into new claims that the ship had passed closer to Giglio island last summer.

# costa-concordia - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

From Italy

Italian captain being placed under house arrest

Jan 17th 2012, 9:03 PM 5,504 Views 32 Comments

The captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner has left jail and been placed under house arrest tonight – as the official death toll from the tragedy rises to 11.

From Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Jan 17th 2012, 4:44 PM 4,529 Views No Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…


From Costa Concordia

Five more bodies found in Costa Concordia

Jan 17th 2012, 3:50 PM 4,470 Views 22 Comments

“Get going – there are already corpses”: Costa Concordia captain ordered back to ship by Italian port official.

From Safety At Sea

As cruise ships get bigger, are they getting safer?

Jan 17th 2012, 1:50 PM 3,723 Views 26 Comments

Industry experts discuss the pros and cons of increasing cruise ship size…

From Costa Concordia This post contains videos

29 missing as search of stricken Costa Concordia continues

Jan 17th 2012, 8:08 AM 1,969 Views No Comments

Meanwhile, the Italian environment minister has expressed concern that the ship could start leaking oil.

# costa-concordia - Monday 16 January, 2012 Continued

From Costa Concordia This post contains images

In pictures: the capsized Costa Concordia

Jan 16th 2012, 9:06 AM 10,054 Views 1 Comment

An investigation has been launched into the ship running aground as the search for survivors continues.

From 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Jan 16th 2012, 8:18 AM 6,396 Views 9 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

From Costa Concordia

'Significant human error' led to capsizing of Costa Concordia vessel

Jan 16th 2012, 7:42 AM 3,483 Views 3 Comments

The Italian owner of the ship was highly critical of its captain in a statement issued yesterday. Francesco Schettino is being held on suspicion of manslaughter.

# costa-concordia - Sunday 15 January, 2012

From Italy

Two more bodies found aboard Italian cruise ship

Jan 15th 2012, 3:53 PM 4,262 Views 1 Comment

The discovery of two more victims on board the Cost Concordia has brought the death toll from the tragedy to five.

From 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Jan 15th 2012, 8:50 AM 7,060 Views 19 Comments

Nine things to know on this Sunday morning…

From Costa Concordia

Honeymooners rescued from sinking cruise liner

Jan 15th 2012, 7:54 AM 4,802 Views 8 Comments

The South Korean newly-weds were removed from the half-submerged ship 24-hours after it ran aground.

# costa-concordia - Saturday 14 January, 2012

From Italy

Two detained over sinking of cruise ship off Italian coast

Jan 14th 2012, 7:32 PM 12,077 Views 16 Comments

The captain of the Costa Concordia and one other crew member have been detained by police following this morning’s tragedy off the Italian coast.


Ghost ship: Wreck of tragic Costa Concordia is torn apart for scrap at a shipyard five years
after the cruise liner capsized, killing 32 people

  • It is nearly five years to the day that the Italian hit an underwater rock off the island of Giglio, near Tuscany 
  • Now, half a decade on, the wreckage of the tragic ship is being dismantled for parts in the port of Genoa

·                  The 144,500-tonne ship is unrecognizable five years after what was Italy's worst maritime disaster since WW2
Giulia Crouch For Mailonline
Published: 08:54 EDT, 14 January 2017 | Updated: 12:54 EDT, 14 January 2017
Daily Mail
Ghost ship: Wreck of tragic Costa Concordia is torn apart for scrap at a shipyard five years
after the cruise liner capsized, killing 32 people


The disaster of Costa Concordia cruise ship: An accurate reconstruction based on Black Box and automation system data

Publisher: IEEE



Paolo Gubian ; Mario Piccinelli ; Bruno Neri ; Paolo Neri ; Francesco Giurlanda

In this paper, an accurate reconstruction of the events preceding the January 13th, 2012 impact of the Costa Concordia
cruise ship with the rocks of Isola del Giglio is presented, along with the emergency countermeasures activated by the
ship automation system after the impact. The reconstruction is entirely based on data recorded by the information
systems of the ship and demonstrates the importance of this kind of data from a scientific and forensics point of view.
First the authors, three of whom have served as consultants in the trial in Grosseto, Italy, show how information stored
in the Voyage Data Recorder, the so called “Black Box”, has been used to calculate the exact time and coordinates of the
impact point. An accurate evaluation of these data represents a “conditio sine qua non” to ascertain the effects of the
helmsman's error, who allegedly misunderstood the Master's orders just 20 seconds before the impact.



What Went Wrong on the Costa Concordia

The sight of behemoth pleasure vessel Costa Concordia sideways in the sea became an indelible image around the world.
Here's the full story of how this entirely avoidable vacation-turned-nightmare unfolded.

RELATED: How They'll Salvage the Costa Concordia.

By Barbara S. Peterson

July 14, 2014

Popular Mechanics


Commission adopts new rules in wake of Costa Concordia disaster | translated by Sam Morgan  
June 6, 2016
“The European Commission has adopted a series of legal proposals aimed at simplifying and modifying the safety
and security framework for passenger boats in EU waters. EURACTIV Spain reports.


Updating the legislation has been a reaction to “lessons learned, including accidents and the evolution of technology”,
said the Commission, which insisted that the safety of more than 400 million passengers that set sail in EU waters
every year would be guaranteed in a more effective and efficient manner.”


Costa Concordia trial: Was captain Francesco Schettino really the only one at fault for the disaster?
The doomed cruise liner's skipper has been convicted, but some think he has been made a scapegoat
Michael Day @michael2day
Sunday 15 February 2015 21:44
The Independent

“the national consumer group Codacons and some experts point to court documents showing that technical
failings in the vessel and the haphazard evacuation plans added to the death toll. Giuliano Leuzzi, Codacons’
chief lawyer, said there was an “obvious causal link between them and numerous deaths”.


And referring to suggestions that the delayed order to abandon ship was to blame for most if not all the fatalities,
Professor Bruno Nero, a safety expert at Pisa University who advises Codacons, said: “Do we really believe that
if hundreds or thousands of people had fled straight away into the seas in the darkness in January, then there
wouldn’t have been a single death? I don’t.”


Jim Walker, a Miami-based maritime lawyer and a frequent critic of Costa Cruises and its US parent company,
Carnival Cruises, concurred. “Captain Schettino, although clearly guilty, was quickly turned into a scapegoat
by Costa Cruises [the Concordia’s owner] and its parent company, Carnival Corporation,” he told
The Independent on Sunday. “The disaster involved a myriad of factors that point to corporate recklessness,
in addition to the obvious negligence of the captain. Poor communication between the crew members and
passengers, inadequate safety procedures, poor evacuation procedures, and technical defects in the ship
(faulty water-tight doors) all revealed legal fault by the cruise line.””



Costa Concordia vs. Titanic: Do They Compare?
By Stephanie Pappas
January 18, 2012

Live Science


10 lessons from the Costa Concordia disaster

Michelle Deal-Zimmerman

Baltimore Sun
January 17, 2012

From what I've read so far, the capsizing of the Costa Concordia appears to have been perfectly preventable.
The captain's foolhardy navigation, as well as his alleged abandoning of the ship (per this Italian Coast Guard
transcript), may indeed prove to be criminal. But there are always lessons to be learned from even the most
tragic situations. Here are a few:

1. Pay attention to the lifeboat drill.

2. Know the ship.

3. Know your fellow passengers.

4. Know your crew members.
5. Stay calm, but expect chaos.
6. Be a good swimmer .
7. Keep your passport with you at all times - and a little cash.
8. Reconsider travel insurance.
9. Taking a cruise has its risks.
10. Avoid watching the film Titanic.


Carnival sells cruiseship to Italian yard in radical step for European scrapping 
Costa Victoria shipyard sale puts Italy on the cruiseship recycling map
The Global Shipping News Source
29 June 2020 6:08 GMT Updated 30 June 2020 4:04 GMT
By Jonathan Boonzaier  in  Singapore

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Cruise sector extends US ports ban to mid-September
Cruise And Ferry 
19 June 2020 23:48 GMT

“Costa Cruises’ sale of a cruiseship to Italy’s San Giorgio del Porto Shipyard (SGdP) has turned out
to be scrap deal with significance for the European recycling sector.  Purchasing the vessel from the
Carnival Corp subsidiary is part of the yard’s plan to become Europe's first facility capable of recycling
large cruiseships in accordance with European Union environmental regulations.  Costa's 75,200-gt
Costa Victoria (built 1996) was initially thought to be heading for an accommodation ship role when
details first broke of the sale two weeks ago.  However, upon arrival at the shipyard group’s
Piombino Industrie Marittime (PIM) facility last week, it was revealed that the ship will be used as a
trial vessel in a project to recycle cruiseships.”


Crisis Communication and Crisis Management

An Ethical Approach

First Edition 
Burton St. John III - University of Colorado Boulder, USA   
Yvette E. Pearson - Old Dominion University, USA
Corporate/Strategic Communications | Crisis / Risk Communication | Public Relations Management
August 2016 | 224 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Case 7.2 The Costa Concordia Shipwreck  page 28 ff.




Schröder-Hinrichs, Jens-Uwe, Erik Hollnagel, and Michael Baldauf.
"From Titanic to Costa Concordia—a century of lessons not learned."
WMU journal of maritime affairs 11, no. 2 (2012): 151-167.


Regoli, Francesco, David Pellegrini, Anna Maria Cicero, Marco Nigro, Maura Benedetti, Stefania Gorbi, Daniele Fattorini et al.
"A multidisciplinary weight of evidence approach for environmental risk assessment at the Costa Concordia wreck:
integrative indices from Mussel Watch."
Marine environmental research 96 (2014): 92-104.


Avio, Carlo Giacomo, Lara Roberta Cardelli, Stefania Gorbi, David Pellegrini, and Francesco Regoli.
"Microplastics pollution after the removal of the Costa Concordia wreck: First evidences from a biomonitoring case study." Environmental Pollution 227 (2017): 207-214.


Ludeno, Giovanni, Carlo Brandini, Claudio Lugni, Daniele Arturi, Antonio Natale, Francesco Soldovieri,
Bernardo Gozzini, and Francesco Serafino.
"Remocean system for the detection of the reflected waves from the costa concordia ship wreck."
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing 7, no. 7 (2014): 3011-3018.



Giustiniano, Luca, Miguel Pina e Cunha, and Stewart Clegg.
"The dark side of organizational improvisation: Lessons from the sinking of Costa Concordia."
Business Horizons 59, no. 2 (2016): 223-232.


Raspini, Federico, Sandro Moretti, Alfio Fumagalli, Alessio Rucci, Fabrizio Novali, Alessandro Ferretti,
Claudio Prati, and Nicola Casagli.
"The COSMO-SkyMed constellation monitors the Costa Concordia wreck."
Remote Sensing 6, no. 5 (2014): 3988-4002.


Broussolle, Joan, Vladimir Kyovtorov, Marco Basso, Guido Ferraro Di Silvi E. Castiglione,
Jorge Figueiredo Morgado, Raimondo Giuliani, Franco Oliveri, Pier Francesco Sammartino, and Dario Tarchi.
"MELISSA, a new class of ground based InSAR system. An example of application in support to the Costa Concordia emergency."
ISPRS journal of photogrammetry and remote sensing 91 (2014): 50-58.


Alexander, David E.
"The'Titanic Syndrome': risk and crisis management on the Costa Concordia."
Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management 9, no. 1 (2012).


Di Lieto, A. "Costa Concordia: Anatomy of an Organsiational Accident."
University of Tasmania (2012).


Casoli, E., D. Ventura, L. Cutroneo, M. Capello, G. Jona-Lasinio, R. Rinaldi, A. Criscoli,
A. Belluscio, and G. D. Ardizzone.
"Assessment of the impact of salvaging the Costa Concordia wreck on the deep coralligenous habitats."
Ecological Indicators 80 (2017): 124-134.


Volo, Serena, and Donald Lee Pardew.
"The Costa Concordia and similar tragic events: the mathematics and psychology
of the loss and restoration of travellers' trust."
Current Issues in Tourism 16, no. 2 (2013): 197-202.



Dankowski, Hendrik, Philipp Russell, and Stefan Krüger.
"New insights into the flooding sequence of the costa Concordia accident."
In International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering,
vol. 45509, p. V08AT06A025. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2014.


Piccinelli, Mario, and Paolo Gubian.
"Modern ships Voyage Data Recorders: A forensics perspective on the Costa Concordia shipwreck."
Digital investigation 10 (2013): S41-S49.



Bacci, T., M. Penna, S. F. Rende, B. Trabucco, P. Gennaro, F. Bertasi, V. Marusso, L. Grossi, and A. M. Cicero.
"Effects of Costa Concordia shipwreck on epiphytic assemblages and biotic features of Posidonia oceanica canopy."
Marine pollution bulletin 109, no. 1 (2016): 110-116.


Howard, Joanna L., and E. Frank Stephenson.
"Stocks on the rocks: a costa Concordia sinking event study."
Atlantic Economic Journal 41, no. 4 (2013): 461-462.



Ciampalini, Andrea, Federico Raspini, Silvia Bianchini, Dario Tarchi, Michele Vespe, Sandro Moretti, and Nicola Casagli.
"The Costa Concordia last cruise:
The first application of high frequency monitoring based on COSMO-SkyMed constellation for wreck removal."
ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 112 (2016): 37-49.



Toesca, R., V. Guyon, M. Marchand, J. Bessereau, F. Abbona, K. Amérigo, F. Beaurain et al.
"Early psychological care of the French victims of the Costa Concordia shipwreck."
International maritime health 64, no. 1 (2013): 2-6.


Casoli, E., D. Ventura, M. V. Modica, A. Belluscio, M. Capello, M. Oliverio, and G. Ardizzone.
"A massive ingression of the alien species Mytilus edulis L.(Bivalvia:
Mollusca) into the Mediterranean Sea following the Costa Concordia cruise-ship disaster."
Mediterranean Marine Science 17, no. 2 (2016): 404-416.


Schintu, Marco, Alessandro Marrucci, Barbara Marras, Marco Atzori, and David Pellegrini.
"Passive sampling monitoring of PAHs and trace metals in seawater
during the salvaging of the Costa Concordia wreck (Parbuckling Project)."
Marine pollution bulletin 135 (2018): 819-827.


Dickerson, Thomas A.
"The Cruise Passenger's Rights and Remedies 2014: The COSTA CONCORDIA Disaster: One Year Later,
Many More Incidents Both on Board Megaships and during Risky Show Excursions."
Tul. Mar. LJ 38 (2013): 515.


The Story Of The Costa Concordia
January 26, 2018


Mucciarelli, Marco.
"The seismic wake of Costa Concordia."
Seismological Research Letters 83, no. 4 (2012): 636-638.


Squadrone, Stefania, Nicola Nurra, Marco Battuello, Rocco Mussat Sartor, Caterina Stella,
Paola Brizio, Martino Mantia, Daniela Pessani, and Maria Cesarina Abete.
"Trace elements, rare earth elements and inorganic arsenic in seaweeds from Giglio Island
(Thyrrenian Sea) after the Costa Concordia shipwreck and removal."
Marine pollution bulletin 133 (2018): 88-95.


Neri, Paolo, Mario Piccinelli, Paolo Gubian, and Bruno Neri.
"A Ship Motion Short-Term Time Domain Simulator and its Application to Costa Concordia
Emergency Manoeuvres Just Before the January 2012 Accident."
In Seminal Contributions to Modelling and Simulation, pp. 57-71. Springer, Cham, 2016.


Penna, Marina, Paola Gennaro, Tiziano Bacci, Benedetta Trabucco, Enrico Cecchi, Cecilia Mancusi,
Luigi Piazzi, Francesco Sante Rende, Fabrizio Serena, and Anna Maria Cicero.
"Multiple environmental descriptors to assess ecological status of sensitive habitats in the area affected
by the Costa Concordia shipwreck (Giglio Island, Italy)."
Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 98, no. 1 (2018): 51-59.


Manconi, A., P. Allasia, D. Giordan, M. Baldo, and G. Lollino.
"Monitoring the stability of infrastructures in an emergency scenario: the “Costa Concordia” vessel wreck."
Global view of engineering and the environment. CRC Press, London (2013): 587-591.


Awal, Zobair Ibn, and Kazuhiko Hasegawa.
"A Study on Accident Theories and Their Application in Costa Concordia Accident."
In Proceedings of the 16th Academic Exchange Seminar
between Osaka University and Shanghai Jiao Tong University, pp. 22-2. 2013.


Lamberti, Alberto, Alessandro Antonini, and Giovanni Ceccarelli.
"What could happen if the parbuckling of Costa Concordia had failed:
Analytical and CFD-based investigation of possible generated wave."
Coastal Engineering Proceedings 34 (2014): 55-55.


Allotta, Benedetto, Lorenzo Brandani, Nicola Casagli, Riccardo Costanzi, Francesco Mugnai,
Niccolò Monni, Marco Natalini, and Alessandro Ridolfi.
"Development of Nemo remotely operated underwater vehicle
for the inspection of the Costa Concordia wreck."
Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers,
Part M: Journal of Engineering for the Maritime Environment 231, no. 1 (2017): 3-18.


Gómez-Enri, J., A. Scozzari, F. Soldovieri, and S. Vignudelli.
"ENVISAT radar altimetry for coastal and inland waters: case-study of the Costa Concordia ship
to understand non-water targets using a tomographic technique."
Int Water Technol J 3, no. 2 (2013): 60-69.


Awal, Zobair Ibn, and Kazuhiko Hasegawa.
"A Study on Accident Theories and Their Application in Costa Concordia Accident."
In Proceedings of the 16th Academic Exchange Seminar between Osaka University
and Shanghai Jiao Tong University, pp. 22-2. 2013


Allotta, Benedetto, Lorenzo Brandani, Nicola Casagli, Riccardo Costanzi, Francesco Mugnai,
Niccolò Monni, Marco Natalini, and Alessandro Ridolfi.
"Development of Nemo remotely operated underwater vehicle for the inspection of the Costa Concordia wreck."
Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part M:
Journal of Engineering for the Maritime Environment 231, no. 1 (2017): 3-18



Fiaschi, Andrea, Luca Matassoni, Alessia Lotti, and Gilberto Saccorotti.
"Micro-seismic monitoring after the shipwreck of the Costa Concordia at Giglio Island (Italy)."
Acta Geophysica 65, no. 5 (2017): 1019-1027.


Lamberti, Alberto, Alessandro Antonini, and Giovanni Ceccarelli.
"What could happen if the parbuckling of Costa Concordia had failed:
Analytical and CFD-based investigation of possible generated wave."
Coastal Engineering Proceedings 34 (2014): 55-55.


Dotta, Giulia, Giovanni Gigli, Federica Ferrigno, Giuliano Gabbani,
Massimiliano Nocentini, Luca Lombardi, Andrea Agostini, Teresa Nolesini,
and Nicola Casagli.
"Geomechanical characterization and stability analysis of the bedrock
underlying the Costa Concordia cruise ship."
Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering 50, no. 9 (2017): 2397-2412.



Gómez-Enri, J., A. Scozzari, F. Soldovieri, and S. Vignudelli.
"ENVISAT radar altimetry for coastal and inland waters: case-study of the Costa Concordia ship
to understand non-water targets using a tomographic technique."
Int Water Technol J 3, no. 2 (2013): 60-69.


Lasić, Davor, Marija Žuljan Cvitanović, Boran Uglešić, and Goran Dodig.
Psychiatria Danubina 24, no. 3. (2012): 333-335.



Allotta, B., L. Brandani, N. Casagli, R. Costanzi, F. Mugnai, N. Monni,
M. Natalini, and A. Ridolfi.
"Development of Nemo ROV for the inspection of the costa concordia wreck."
Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Part MJ Eng. Marit. Environ (2015).


Kvamme, Victor.
"Use of behavioral theories for the interpretation of human behavior in the Costa Concordia disaster."


Hajduk, Jerzy.
"Assessment of crew action of M/v Costa Concordia after collision with underwater rocks."
Logistyka 4 (2014): 2840-2848.


Serafino, Francesco, Giovanni Ludeno, Claudio Lugni, Antonio Natale, Daniele Arturi,
Carlo Brandini, and Francesco Soldovieri.
"Diffracted waves from the aground Costa Concordia cruise and detected
by the Remocean system."
In 2013 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium-IGARSS,
pp. 1618-1621. IEEE, 2013. 


Gubian, Paolo, Mario Piccinelli, Bruno Neri, Paolo Neri, and Francesco Giurlanda.
"The disaster of Costa Concordia cruise ship: An accurate reconstruction
based on Black Box and automation system data."
In 2015 2nd International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies
for Disaster Management (ICT-DM), pp. 178-185. IEEE, 2015.


Sánchez, Ricardo, and Gordon Wilmsmeier.
"The Costa Concordia disaster and the cruise industry:
An analysis of risks and challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean."


Furusho, M.
"Disaster of Italian passenger ship Costa Concordia–
a nightmare 100 years after the Titanic."
The Mariners’s Digest 28 (2013): 31-35. 


Senauth, Frank.
The sinking and the rising of the Costa Concordia.
AuthorHouse, 2013.


Di Lieto, Antonio.
Bridge Resource Management:
From the Costa Concordia to Navigation in the Digital Age.
Hydeas Pty Limited, 2015.


Elnabawybahriz, MOHAMED NABIL,
"The impact of low efficient evacuation plan during costa concordia accident."
International Journal of Mechanical Engineering (IJME) 5, no. 1 (2016): 43-54. 


Body, Marine Casualties Investigative.
"Cruise ship Costa Concordia marine casualty on January 13."
2012 report on the safety technical investigation. gCaptian website:


Nadeau, Barbie Latza, Holly Yan, and Greg Botelho.
"Costa Concordia captain convicted in deadly shipwreck."
CNN, February (2015).


Mennaa, Fabio, Erica Nocerinoa, Salvatore Troisib, and Fabio Remondinoa.
"Photogrammetric Surveying of the Costa Concordia."


Brazier, Andy.
"What can we learn from the Costa Concordia?."
Loss Prevention Bulletin 224 (2012).


Poncibò, Cristina.
"Forum shopping and consumer collective redress in action:
the Costa Concordia Case."
In Collective redress in Europe: why and how?, pp. 251-272.
Brtitish Institute of International and Comparative Law, 2015. 


Dake, Shawn J.
"A short history of the Costa Concordia."
Maritime Matters (2012).


McKenna, J.
"Costa Concordia: Last victim found in wreckage."
The Telegraph (2014).


Gantt, J.
"Carnival corporation: The Costa Concordia crisis."
Arthur W. Page Society (2013).


Pauly, Christoph P.
"Valves used in salvage of the Costa Concordia."
World Pumps 2014, no. 1 (2014): 20-21.


Vidan, Pero, Capt Rino Bošnjak, B. Eng, Ivan Derado, and B. Eng.


Bender, Katherine.
"Costa Concordia Crash Sparks New Regulation:
May be too Late to Salvage Business."
(2012): 69.


Foster, Jeremy, Mary Jo Sorrentino, Charles Florance, and James S. O’Rourke.
Carnival cruise lines: Wreck of the costa concordia.
The Eugene D. Fanning Center for Business Communication,
Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame, 2012.
Carnival cruise lines: Wreck of the costa concordia.


Clarke, Andrew, Jonathan Earthy, Archimede Mulas, and Dominic Taunton.
"Using a design approach to re-analyse the Costa Concordia Incident." (2016).


Corazza, Laura, Elisa Truant, Simone Domenico Scagnelli, and Chiara Mio.
"Sustainability reporting after the Costa Concordia disaster:
a multi-theory study on legitimacy, impression management and image restoration."
Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal (2020).


Mancini, G., E. Casoli, D. Ventura, G. Jona-Lasinio, A.
Criscoli, A. Belluscio, and G. D. Ardizzone.
"Impact of the Costa Concordia shipwreck on a Posidonia oceanica meadow:
a multi-scale assessment from a population to a landscape level."
Marine pollution bulletin 148 (2019): 168-181.


Piazzi, L., E. Cecchi, P. Gennaro, M. Penna, B. Trabucco, and G. Ceccherelli.
"Spread of non-indigenous macroalgae and disturbance:
Impact assessment of the Costa Concordia shipwreck (Giglio Island, Italy) using the ALEX index."
Ocean & Coastal Management 183 (2020): 104999.


Claudia, Carmassi, Porta Isabella, Bertelloni Carlo Antonio, Impagnatiello Paolo,
Capone Cosima, Doria Angelo, and Corsi Martina.
"PTSD and Post-Traumatic Stress Spectrum in the Italian Navy Operational Divers Group
and Corps of Coast Guard Divers employed in Search and Rescue activities
in the Mediterranean refugees emergences and Costa Concordia shipwreck."
Journal of Psychiatric Research (2020).


Manconi, A., P. Allasia, D. Giordan, M. Baldo, and G. Lollino.
"Monitoring the stability of infrastructures in an emergency scenario:
the “Costa Concordia” vessel wreck." Global view of engineering and the environment.
CRC Press, London (2013): 587-591.


Culjak, Anna. Organisation und Devianz: Eine empirische Fallrekonstruktion der Havarie der Costa Concordia.
Springer-Verlag, 2014.


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