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Costa Concordia Year-Long Refloat Operation

The operation to remove the 114,000 ton capsized cruise ship off the coast of Giglio will begin in the next few days. It is expected to cost around $300 million and will be the largest refloat attempt in history. President

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Posted in Costa Concordia, Costa Crociere, Cruise News

Costa Concordia Salvage To Begin

Salvage work to remove the Costa Concordia is due to start next month and is expected to take one year. The news was announced Saturday by Costa Crociere and the Costa Concordia Emergency Commissioner’s Office. A US owned company, Titan

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Posted in Costa Concordia, Costa Crociere, Cruise News

Titanic 100 Years On

100 Years ago today RMS Titanic had reached the spot where she would remain until this very day. After hitting an iceberg on April 14th and ultimately sinking in the early hours of April 15th she would secure her place

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Posted in Costa Concordia, Cruise News, White Star Line

A Titanic Voyage onboard Balmoral

Today will see Fred Olsen Cruise Line’s MS Balmoral embark on The Titanic Memorial Cruise. She will sail from Southampton later today and retrace the steps of the ill-fated ocean liner. The cruise really will be something rather special Not

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Posted in Cruise News, Fred Olsen Cruise Lines, White Star Line

Titanic Wreckage New Sonar Images

I recently came across an amazing article on the wreck of the Titanic. It showed amazing photographs that are so clear you would never even think the ship was underwater. They were taken using Sonar equipment and over 100,000 photographs

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Posted in Cruise News, White Star Line

More Bodies Found on Costa Concordia

It is so sad to hear that not only have divers recovered another 8 bodies from the stricken Costa Concordia but that one of them was the body of 5 year old Dayana Arlotti. Loss of life in any circumstance

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Posted in Costa Concordia, Cruise News

Muster Drill & General Emergency Signal

With the recent tragedy that took place on the Costa Concordia it seems everyone is talking about ship safety and muster drills. Because of this I decided it was only right to also cover this in my own blog. So

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Posted in Safety Onboard

Sinking of Costa Concordia

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        So last night Channel 4 aired a documentary about the recent sinking of the Costa Concordia and tried to explain to us the viewers just how it sank. Although not something you can sit and shout about it

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