Is the Concordia ship still there?
The dismantling and recycling of the infamous Costa Concordia cruise liner has been completed in Italy, marking the official end to final phase of what is considered the largest maritime salvage job in history. The cruise ship was later refloated and towed to Genoa in July 2014 for dismantling and recycling.
What was El Faro carrying?
On September 29, 2015, at 8:10 p.m., El Faro left Jacksonville, Florida for San Juan, Puerto Rico, carrying a cargo of 391 shipping containers, about 294 trailers and cars, and a crew of 33 people—28 Americans and 5 Poles.
Who dies on cruise ship?
Storm Chasers alum Joel Taylor died while traveling on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship, Us Weekly can confirm. “We extend our most sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the 38-year-old male guest from the United States who died while onboard Harmony of the Seas,” the cruise line told Us in a statement on Wednesday, January 24.
Do cruise ships ever sink?
While cruise ships account for only a small percentage of the sea vessels that sink every year, it is believed that tens of thousands of boats sink each year. Many of the boats that sink are docked, but a lot of them sink at sea, from ferry boats to freighters to sailboats and yachts, and yes, even cruise ships occasionally sink.
When did the Italian cruise ship sink?
Cruise Ship Sinking in Italy : Pictures. Saturday, January 14, 2012, a cruise ship in Italy sunk as the captain of the ship ran it aground. The Italian captains horrible mistake killed 3 people and injured 20 more as the 4,200-passenger Costa Concordia ran into rocks close to shore.
What happened to Costa Concordia?
It’s nearly five years to the day that the Italian cruise ship the Costa Concordia capsized, killing 32 people. The vessel, carrying 4,252 people, met a tragic end in January 2012 when it hit an underwater rock off Isola del Giglio near Tuscany .