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Costa Concordia Crew ‘Not Drilled in Evacuation Procedures’


September 15th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The staff that was aboard the Concordia did not have all it takes to be able to conduct the emergency procedures that were to be put into ... Read more...

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Concordia captain must stay under house arrest: Court


April 12th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 12 (IANS/AKI) An Italian court has rejected a request by the captain of the ill-fated Costa Concordia cruise ship to release him from house arrest.Francesco Schettino captained the ... Read more...

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Expert rules out Titanic scale disaster


April 5th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) A Titanic scale disaster is not likely to happen again, thanks to the many lessons learnt from its sinking a 100 years ago, says a shipping ... Read more...

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Eight more bodies found after Italy ship disaster (Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Search teams have found another eight bodies in the wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship which sank off the Italian coast last month, a ... Read more...

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Four bodies found aboard sunken ship


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 23 (IANS/AKI) Four bodies were found Wednesday aboard the cruise ship that sank off Italy's western coast bringing to 21 the number of dead in last month's tragedy.The ... Read more...

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Italy ends searching people in Concordia’s submerged part


February 1st, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 1 (IANS) Italian officials Tuesday decided to end searching any further for the missing 15 people of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia in its submerged part.The search ... Read more...

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Italy cruise ship survivors to get compensation


January 27th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 27 (IANS) Passengers on the wrecked Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia will receive a compensation lump sum of 11,000 euros (around $14,000) each, the Italian Association of Tour ... Read more...

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Italy cruise shipwreck toll reaches 16


January 25th, 2012 - 6:06 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 25 (IANS) The toll in Italy's cruise ship accident Tuesday rose to 16 after a body of an elderly woman was recovered from the stricken vessel.The victim was ... Read more...

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Rebirth for us, say ship tragedy survivors from Tamil Nadu


January 20th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 19 (IANS) "It is a rebirth! Only god saved us", were the comments that gushed out of survivors of the ill-fated Italian oceanliner Costa Concordia on reaching here ... Read more...

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Italy shipwreck: 23 Indian survivors return to Mumbai


January 20th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Twenty-three Indian survivors of the sunken Italian cruise ship 'Costa Concordia' arrived in Mumbai Thursday.While two members arrived in the afternoon, 21 others arrived in the ... Read more...

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Italy shipwreck: 75 Indians return, rest on way


January 19th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) A near-death experience and the sheer miracle to be alive. Around 75 Indians of the 200 rescued from the sunken Italian cruise ship 'Costa Concordia' ... Read more...

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Italian cruise tragedy: 17 Indians return, others on way


January 19th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Seventeen of over 200 Indians rescued from the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia, which hit a rock and sank off the coast of Italy last ... Read more...

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Italian cruise ship may cause environmental disaster


January 19th, 2012 - 7:46 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 19 (IANS) The Italian government has expressed concern that storms may cause fuel leaks from the cruise liner which ran aground off Italy's western coast."The ship is positioned ... Read more...

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200 Indians passengers of capsized Italian liner returning


January 19th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The 200 Indians, who were rescued from the Italian cruise ship, Costa Concordia, which had hit a rock and sank off the coast of Italy ... Read more...

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Italy’s cruise ship captain ‘was like a Ferrari driver’


January 18th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) Francesco Schettino, the captain of an Italian cruise ship who allegedly crashed his luxury liner into rocks off the island of Giglio has been accused of ... Read more...

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Ship’s sinking: Captain refused to coordinate evacuation (Lead)


January 18th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 18 (IANS) A recorded conversation between the captain of a wrecked Italian cruise liner and a port official has revealed that he left the ship before all the ... Read more...

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Five more bodies found on wrecked Italian ship


January 18th, 2012 - 3:26 am ICT by IANS
Moscow/Rome, Jan 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Rescuers found five more bodies Tuesday on the capsized Costa Concordia cruise ship, bringing the overall toll to 11, Italy's ANSA news agency said.All the ... Read more...

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Rescuers blast holes in Italian cruise liner


January 17th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti reported) Italian Navy specialists carried out two controlled explosions Tuesday to facilitate a search inside the cruise liner that capsized off the country's coast.The operation will ... Read more...

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One Indian crew member missing in Italian ship capsize


January 16th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 16 (IANS) Rebello Russell Terrance, an Indian crew member on board the Italian cruise ship which ran aground in the Mediterranean Sea, is missing and has not been ... Read more...

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130 Indians saved from Italian shipwreck, control room set up


January 16th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) India has set up a control room in both New Delhi and in its mission in Italy to help families find out about their relatives ... Read more...

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Italian cruise ship captain detained


January 15th, 2012 - 7:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italian prosecutors have detained the captain of the luxury ship cruiser that ran aground near the coast of Tuscany early Saturday, Italian media reported.The 290-metre-long, ... Read more...

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Toll in cruise ship accident off Italy rises to eight (Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Eight people died in the early hours of Saturday after a cruise ship ran aground off the Italian coast, media reports said.The 290-metre-long, 1,500-cabin Costa ... Read more...

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Two killed as ship runs aground off Italy


January 14th, 2012 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 14 (IANS) Two people were killed after a luxury cruise ship carrying more than 4,000 ran aground off the Italian coast Friday, prompting a major rescue operation that ... Read more...

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