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Desperate Cruise Ship Search Suspended, Hope Fading Fast

Posted January 18th, 2012 at 10:30 am (UTC-5)
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The wait for news is growing more desperate for relatives of passengers still missing from the cruise ship that ran aground off the northwest Italian coast. Rescue workers suspended their search of the Costa Concordia Wednesday after the cruise ship shifted slightly. Divers who have been trying to search submerged parts of the ship describe […]

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Desperate Cruise Ship Search Suspended, Hope Fading Fast

Posted January 18th, 2012 at 9:35 am (UTC-5)
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The wait for news is growing more desperate for relatives of passengers still missing from the cruise ship that ran aground off the northwest Italian coast. Rescue workers suspended their search of the Costa Concordia Wednesday after the cruise ship shifted slightly. Divers who have been trying to search submerged parts of the ship describe […]

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Search Suspended After Costa Concordia Shifts

Posted January 18th, 2012 at 4:25 am (UTC-5)
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Rescue workers halted their search Wednesday of the Costa Concordia as the cruise ship shifted slightly. The Costa Concordia hit rocks and capsized off the coast of northern Italy late Friday. At least 11 people were killed and 20 are still missing. The ship’s owners blame the accident on the captain’s errors. An audio recording […]

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Coast Guard: Captain Refused Orders to Return to Italian Cruise Ship

Posted January 17th, 2012 at 11:20 pm (UTC-5)
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An audio recording of an angry exchange between the Italian Coast Guard and the captain of a capsized cruise ship reveals that the captain refused orders to get back on his stricken boat. Coast Guard Captain Gregory De Falco demanded that Captain Francesco Schettino use a ladder to climb back onto the damaged Costa Concordia […]

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Coast Guard: Captain Refused Orders to Return to Italian Cruise Ship

Posted January 17th, 2012 at 6:45 pm (UTC-5)
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An audio recording of an angry exchange between the Italian Coast Guard and the captain of a capsized cruise ship reveals that the captain refused orders to get back on his stricken boat. Coast Guard Captain Gregory De Falco demanded that Captain Francesco Schettino use a ladder to climb back onto the damaged Costa Condordia […]

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Report: Captain Refused Orders to Return to Italian Cruise Ship

Posted January 17th, 2012 at 2:35 pm (UTC-5)
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An audio recording of an exchange between the Italian Coast Guard and the captain of a capsized Italian cruise ship reveals the captain refused orders to get back on the ship. A leading Italian newspaper, Corriere della Sera, published a transcript Tuesday of the dramatic exchange. In the conversation, Coast Guard Captain Gregory De Falco […]

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Report: Captain Refused Orders to Return to Italian Cruise Ship

Posted January 17th, 2012 at 11:30 am (UTC-5)
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An audio recording of an exchange between the Italian Coast Guard and the captain of a capsized Italian cruise ship reveals the captain refused orders to get back on the ship. A leading Italian newspaper, Corriere della Sera, published a transcript Tuesday of the dramatic exchange. In the conversation, a Coast Guard official demands that […]

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Dutch Company: Fuel Extraction From Wrecked Ship to Take Weeks

Posted January 17th, 2012 at 8:40 am (UTC-5)
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A Dutch company that specializes in salvage operations says it will take weeks to remove the fuel from a cruise ship that capsized off Italy’s coast. The company says it plans to conduct a survey of the ship on Tuesday before the extraction process begins. “It is a race against time to empty the fuel […]

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Workers Restart Italian Cruise Ship Rescue Operations

Posted January 16th, 2012 at 9:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Italian rescuers are again searching for survivors inside the wreck of a luxury cruise ship that hit rocks and capsized off the coast of northern Italy. The search restarted Monday afternoon, hours after the Costa Concordia slipped on its rocky resting place in bad weather, sending divers fleeing to safety. Six people are known dead […]

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Workers Restart Italian Cruise Ship Rescue Operations

Posted January 16th, 2012 at 5:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Italian rescuers are again searching for survivors inside the wreck of a luxury cruise ship that hit rocks and capsized off the coast of northern Italy. The search restarted Monday afternoon, hours after the Costa Concordia slipped on its rocky resting place in bad weather, sending divers fleeing to safety. Six people are known dead […]

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