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Cruise Ship Owners Criticize Captain

Posted January 16th, 2012 at 1:50 am (UTC-5)
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The owner of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia, which ran aground Friday killing at least six people, says the vessel’s captain made “errors of judgment.” The Costa Crociere ship lines said Sunday the captain had brought the Costa Concordia too close to shore and made decisions during the emergency that did not follow company […]

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Cruise Ship Owners Criticize Captain

Posted January 16th, 2012 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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The owner of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia, which ran aground Friday killing five, says the vessel’s captain made “errors of judgment.” The Costa Crociere ship lines said Sunday the captain had brought the Costaa Concordia too close to shore and made decisions during the emergency that did not follow company procedures, which it […]

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Italian Cruise Ship Owner: Captain Made ‘Errors of Judgment’

Posted January 15th, 2012 at 5:50 pm (UTC-5)
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The owner of the Italian cruise ship Costa Condordia, which ran aground Friday killing five, says the vessel’s captain made “errors of judgment.” The Costa Crociere ship lines said Sunday the captain’s decisions during the emergency did not follow company procedures, which it says are in line with international standards. It did not specify what […]

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Death Toll in Italian Cruise Ship Disaster Reaches Five

Posted January 15th, 2012 at 1:05 pm (UTC-5)
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The number of those killed in the Italian cruise ship disaster has risen to five after search crews on Sunday discovered the bodies of two elderly men in the submerged section of the Costa Condordia. The huge vessel with more than 4,000 people on board ran aground late Friday off the northern Italian coast. On […]

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Third Survivor Resured from Italian Cruise Ship; 17 Still Missing

Posted January 15th, 2012 at 9:15 am (UTC-5)
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A third survivor has been rescued from that Italian cruise ship that ran around late Friday off the coast of northern Italy as the number of missing has been reduced from around 40 to 17. A helicopter lifted a crew member from the ship on Sunday, 36 hours after the incident. He was hospitalized with […]

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Third Survivor Rescued on Overturned Italian Ship

Posted January 15th, 2012 at 6:30 am (UTC-5)
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Rescue workers on the stricken Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia have rescued a third survivor. The workers found the survivor Sunday as they searched through the ship. Late Saturday, a South Korean couple on their honeymoon were rescued from their cabin. At least three people were killed when the ship ran aground Friday evening in […]

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Third Survivor Located on Sunk Italian Ship

Posted January 15th, 2012 at 4:20 am (UTC-5)
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Rescue workers on the stricken Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia say they have made voice contact with a third survivor. A rescue spokesman said Sunday workers have not yet been able to remove the person from the overturned cruise ship. Late Saturday, a South Korean couple on their honeymoon was rescued from their cabin. At […]

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South Korean Ship Explodes, Sinks

Posted January 15th, 2012 at 1:35 am (UTC-5)
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Maritime authorities say at least three people are dead and eight missing after a South Korean fuel tanker exploded. The South Korean coast guard says the explosion of the 4,191-ton ship occurred Sunday morning in the Yellow Sea off the western port city of Incheon. The crew consisted of 11 Koreans and five Burmese. Two […]

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Two Survivors Rescued from Sunk Italian Cruiser

Posted January 14th, 2012 at 8:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Firefighters have reached two survivors trapped in a cabin on the stricken Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia in the Tiranian Sea. The firefighters had made voice contact with the couple Saturday and found them in a cabin. At least three people were killed when the ship ran aground Friday evening off the northern Italian coast […]

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3 Dead After Ship Runs Aground in Italy

Posted January 14th, 2012 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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Italian officials say at least three people were killed and several injured when a luxury cruise ship ran aground off the coast of Tuscany on Friday. That is fewer dead than first reported. Authorities say more than 4,000 passengers and crew members were aboard the Costa Concordia when it ran into trouble near the Tuscan […]

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