Abandon Ship

Costa Concordia Captain On Trial In ItalyIt’s been more than a year since the Costa Concordia ran aground off the Italian coast, but Tuesday the sole defendant in the case, Captain Franceso Schettino, was scheduled to go to trial in Italy.
Carnival Announces Company Wide Safety Audit After Concordia DisasterStunned by a clear failure of evacuation and emergency procedures when it's Costa Concordia foundered off the Tuscan coast, parent company Carnival Cruise lines announced Thursday that it would examine those procedures across the board, for every cruise line it owns, and even bring in outside help.