Costa Concordia http://kunc.org en Two Bodies Found Near Costa Concordia Wreck http://kunc.org/post/two-bodies-found-near-costa-concordia-wreck The remains of two people, presumed to be a missing passenger and crew member from the ill-fated Costa Concordia, have been located by divers near the site of the wrecked cruise liner that was righted last week in a <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/09/17/223365143/watch-time-lapse-video-of-the-costa-concordia-being-righted">dramatic salvage operation</a> off the Italian coast.<p>Authorities say DNA tests will be needed to confirm whether the remains are of an Indian waiter, Russel Rebello, and passenger Grazia Trecarichi of Sicily. Thu, 26 Sep 2013 14:57:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 50072 at http://kunc.org Two Bodies Found Near Costa Concordia Wreck Carnival's Earnings Hit By String Of Cruise Ship Problems http://kunc.org/post/carnivals-earnings-hit-string-cruise-ship-problems Miami-based Carnival Corp., the world's largest cruise operator, reported a third quarter profit nearly a third lower than a year ago following a series of embarrassing and deadly mishaps involving its ships.<p>Carnival turned a $934 million profit for the period June through August, down 30 percent from the same quarter in 2012.<p>The company owns several cruise lines, including Carnival, Holland America, Princess and Costa, whose Costa Concordia liner wrecked on the Tuscan coast last year, killing 32 people. Tue, 24 Sep 2013 16:39:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 49990 at http://kunc.org Carnival's Earnings Hit By String Of Cruise Ship Problems Costa Concordia Captain Blames Crash On Helmsman http://kunc.org/post/costa-concordia-captain-blames-crash-helmsman The captain of the Costa Concordia says the helmsman of the ill-fated cruise liner failed to properly execute a last-minute corrective maneuver that could have kept the massive vessel off a rocky shoal near the coast of Tuscany.<p>Capt. Francesco Schettino, who is charged with manslaughter in the deaths of 32 people aboard the ship, which ran aground on Jan. Mon, 23 Sep 2013 21:37:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 49960 at http://kunc.org WATCH: Time-Lapse Video Of The Costa Concordia Being Righted http://kunc.org/post/watch-time-lapse-video-costa-concordia-being-righted Take a minute if you want a break from the heavy news to see the cruise ship Costa Concordia being brought into an upright position.<p>Reuters is among several news outlets that have <a href="http://live.reuters.com/Event/Raising_the_Costa_Concordia" target="_blank">posted time-lapse video</a>, condensing the 19-hour Monday-into-Tuesday operation into about 60 seconds.<p><a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/09/17/223283852/mission-success-costa-concordia-is-vertical" target="_blank">As we said earlier</a>, the ship ran aground off the coast of Tuscany in January 2012. Tue, 17 Sep 2013 14:59:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 49703 at http://kunc.org WATCH: Time-Lapse Video Of The Costa Concordia Being Righted Mission Success: Costa Concordia Is Vertical http://kunc.org/post/mission-success-costa-concordia-vertical In an operation that took 19 hours, the luxury cruise ship Costa Concordia is now in an upright position.<p>The head of Italy's Civil Protection agency, Franco Gabrielli, announced the ship had reached vertical and that the operation to rotate it was complete, according to <a href="http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_ITALY_SHIP_AGROUND?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2013-09-17-01-20-11">The Associated Press</a>.<p><a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/09/16/222998527/how-to-watch-as-the-costa-concordia-is-hopefully-righted">The process to right the ship</a> is kn Tue, 17 Sep 2013 06:14:00 +0000 49685 at http://kunc.org Mission Success: Costa Concordia Is Vertical