A South Florida salvage company, along with its Italian counterpart, has completed raising the wreck of the Costa Concordia in the early hours of Tuesday morning after a 19-hour-long operation off the Italian island of Giglio where the huge cruise liner capsized in January of 2012.
A South Florida salvage company, along with its Italian counterpart, are slowly lifting the Costa Concordia ship into an upright position off the coast of Giglio.
It’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.
The state of the cruise industry and its future was the focus of a number panel discussions Tuesday on day two of the annual Cruise Shipping Miami conference on Miami Beach.
A Florida federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Italian businesses against Carnival Corporation, based in Miami, over the deadly capsizing of the cruise ship Costa Concordia.
A South Florida salvage company, along with its Italian counterpart, released its plan to remove the capsized Costa Concordia cruise ship from off the coast of Italy.
A South Florida salvage company has been tapped with the enormous task of up-righting the sunken Costa Concordia cruise ship off the coast of Italy.
In what is being seen as another miss-step for the cruising industry, Royal Caribbean’s signature ship the Allure of the Seas reported a “small and short-lived engine fire,” a spokeswoman told CBS4 News partner The Miami Herald.
It’s not a great time to be a cruise line company if the latest financial report from Miami-based Royal Caribbean are any indication. Quarterly earnings were down a whopping 40% as bookings have been hurt by the Costa Concordia disaster, ship fires and strandings at sea.
At their first annual gathering since the Costa Concordia disaster off the coast of Italy, cruise industry leaders have gathered for the annual convention in South Florida to press for a commitment to safety and express confidence that the resulting lull in business is only temporary.