How Costa Concordia looks today

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Follow-up to yesterday’s announcement that Costa Concordia captain Francesco Schettino will face trial next month charged with manslaughter and abandoning his ship. Here’s a reminder of the consequences of his alleged actions in sailing the 3,780-passenger vessel too close to the island of Giglio. Sixteen months on, the capsized hull still lies in the sea, with engineers continuing the preparatory work needed to bring the hull upright so it can be towed away. The footage was shot by Team BlackSheep, using cameras mounted on radio-controlled helicopters. The guys were arrested by Italian police who want to prohibit unofficial photography of the ship.

By | 2017-06-15T15:59:33+00:00 23 May 2013|Cruise News|1 Comment

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John Honeywell is a travel writer specialising in cruise ships and cruise travel. Winner of CLIA UK's Contribution to Cruise award 2017.

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  1. Skier Pete 25 May 2013 at 11:32 am - Reply

    This footage is several months old and not “Concordia as she is today” as the funnel was removed from the ship in January of this year

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