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The cruise ship Costa Concordia lies stricken off the shore of the island of Giglio, on January 17, 2012 in Giglio Porto, Italy. (Photo by Laura Lezza/Getty Images)

Costa Concordia Captain On Trial In Italy

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.

CBS Miami–07/09/2013

Technician work at pumping out 2,380 tons of fuel from the stricken cruise liner Costa Concordia lying aground in front of the Isola del Giglio (Giglio island) on January 26, 2012 after hitting underwater rocks on January 13. Rescue workers searching the site of the Italian cruise wreck for missing people said the same day that the time had come to accept that there was no chance of finding survivors. (Photo credit: FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Judge Dismisses Suit Over Concordia Capsizing

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.

CBS Miami–09/28/2012

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Cruise Line Groups Impose New Safety Rules After Concordia Disaster

The sinking of the Costa Concordia owned by a unit of Doral-based Carnival Cruise Lines is forcing cruise companies to take a second look at safety, including adopting new rules about lifeboats and access to the bridge.

04/25/2012

Rotterdam based SMIT and Livorno based NERI salvage workers start their work of diesel recovery on a pontoon from the the cruise ship Costa Concordia that lies stricken off the shore of the island of Giglio  on January 24, 2012 in Giglio Porto, Italy. Photo by Laura Lezza/Getty Images)

More Shipwreck Survivors Join Suit Against Carnival, Costa

Miami-based Carnival Cruise Lines is now facing a revised lawsuit which adds more plaintiffs and claims that seek millions of dollars in damages in last month’s Costa Concordia cruise ship disaster.

CBS4–02/14/2012

Technician work at pumping out 2,380 tons of fuel from the stricken cruise liner Costa Concordia lying aground in front of the Isola del Giglio (Giglio island) on January 26, 2012 after hitting underwater rocks on January 13. Rescue workers searching the site of the Italian cruise wreck for missing people said the same day that the time had come to accept that there was no chance of finding survivors. (Photo credit: FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Costa Offers $14.5K Per Passenger On Concordia Disaster

Uninjured passengers from the Costa Concordia disaster are being offered about $14.5-thousand a piece in a compensation deal with the cruise line..

CBS4–01/27/2012

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Carnival Announces Company Wide Safety Audit After Concordia Disaster

Stunned 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.

CBS4–01/19/2012