Costa Concordia

Costa Concordia: Schettino starts serving prison term

MAY 15, 2017 — Former Costa Concordia captain Francesco Schettino began serving a 16-year prison term Friday after Italy’s Supreme Court upheld his sentence and lower court convictions for manslaughter, causing a

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Schettino sentenced to 16 years in prison

FEBRUARY 11, 2015 — A  court in Grosseto, Italy, has sentenced Captain Francesco Schettino to 16 years imprisonment for his role in the Costa Concordia cruise ship tragedy and barred him from

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Schettino: I won’t run away

JANUARY 27, 2015 — Italian prosecutors, who are seeking a 26 year prison term for former Costa Concordia captain Francesco Schettino, have asked that he be put in pre-sentencing detention, but he

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Schettino could face 22 year prison term

DECEMBER 2, 2014 —A prosecutor in Groseto, Italy,  plans to request over 20 years in prison for ex Costa Concordia captain Francesco Schettino for causing the January 2012 wreck that claimed 32

Costa Concordia wreck arrives in Genoa

JULY 27, 2014 — The wreck of the cruise ship Costa Crociere has arrived safely in Genoa, Italy, for recycling. Preparatory operations for its entry into the port began at 5.00 a.m.

Crane ship nears end of Concordia salvage role

JULY 15, 2014 — The wreck of the Costa Concordia today remained stable and securely moored following yesterday’s refloating operation. After operations continued overnight, technicians worked to connect the last four chains