Costa Concordia

  • Five people sentenced to jail for Costa Concordia disaster July 21, 2013

    Rome: Four Costa Concordia crew members and a company official were sentenced to jail in Italy on Saturday for their part in the 2012 cruise ship disaster that killed 32 people, leaving only Captain Francesco Schettino still on trial. The five received sentences of between 18 and 34 months for multiple...
  • Italy happy with the fishermen killing probe: MEA February 24, 2012

    New Delhi: The Ministry of External Affairs on Friday said that the visiting Italian minister was satisfied with the probe in the fishermen killings case. He also said that the Italian Foreign Minister also will visit the country on Tuesday for further discussion and the improvement of the bilateral ties...
  • Divers find 8 more bodies in Costa Concordia wreckage February 23, 2012

    Rome: Divers searching the capsized Costa Concordia cruise ship off a Tuscan island found eight bodies Wednesday on one of the passenger decks, including that of a missing 5-year-old Italian girl, authorities said. Italy's national civil protection agency, which is monitoring the operation off a Tuscan island, said three of the...
  • Need to analyse the incident: Italian Dy FM February 22, 2012

    Italian Deputy Foreign Minister Staffan De Mistura said that a proper dialogue was needed to have a proper solution. ...
  • Costa Concordia captain faces 2,500 years in prison February 8, 2012

    Giglio: The captain of the capsized Costa Concordia could be sentenced to a cumulative total of more than 2,500 years in prison if convicted of causing a shipwreck, abandoning ship and multiple counts of manslaughter, it emerged on Monday. The length of sentence was calculated, which totted up the jail terms...