Tag Archives: Le Scole

One Year Ago Today, the Sinking of the Costa Concordia – What Has Changed and What Hasn’t ?

On the island of Giglio in Italy’s Tyrrhenian Sea, relatives of the 32 passengers and crew who died when the Costa Concordia crashed into rocks last year gathered today to mark the one-year anniversary of the tragedy. One year ago today, the cruise ship Costa Concordia … Continue reading

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Costa Concordia – Wreckage on Le Scole Rock

It appears that the question of where and on what the Costa Concordia ran aground is a bit more clear.  Wreckage, believed to be from the collision, has been photographed at Le Scole rock.  Thanks to Andy Hall at the Maritime Texas … Continue reading

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Costa Concordia – Steering towards Disaster, What Happened?

The question being asked by almost everyone is “how could this have happened to a modern cruise ship?”   The Costa Concordia was a modern ship, operating in well charted waters, in good weather and calm seas. Obviously, despite a wide range … Continue reading

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