Accident Costa Concordia / Despair / Shipwreck in italy - Cruise ship - Rescue
www.costacruise.com for more information Cruiseship accident Costa Concordia The ship had set sail from Civitavecchia Costa Cruises and was directed to Savona, carrying about 4200 passengers. He had a problem with the electric forced the crew to transfer all the occupants on the lifeboats in the direction of the neighboring island of Giglio Rescuers early Monday found the body of a man in the wreckage of the luxury liner Costa Concordia, bringing to six the death toll after it ran aground off the island of Giglio, ANSA news agency said. The rescuers from the fire brigade, who spent the night looking for around 15 missing people, found the body of a passenger wearing a lifevest on the second deck in the unsubmerged part of the huge vessel, ANSA said. Costa Crociere, the owner of the luxury liner that ran aground off the coast of Italy, said Sunday its captain had made "errors of judgment" as the search continued for 17 missing. The admission came hours after rescue teams brought two passengers and an injured crew member off the half-submerged Costa Concordia to safety, but recovered the bodies of two more victims. "It seems that the commander made errors of judgment that had serious consequences," said a company statement, adding that he had not followed company procedures in his management of the emergency. Prosecutors arrested Captain Francesco Schettino and first officer Ciro Ambrosio late Saturday. The prosecutor leading the investigation, Francesco Verusio, told <b>...</b>
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