• Bell Done?!

    According to the Associated Press, despite ongoing salvage efforts and the search for seven missing people presumed dead, the bell from the Costa Concordia has disappeared. Capsized cruise ship’s bell disappears off […]

  • Costa Allegra Docks in Seychelles

    The evacuation of more than 1,000 passengers on board the ship has begun. The process is expected to take several hours. Stricken cruise ship Costa Allegra docks in Seychelles The […]

  • Costa Allegra Update

    The Costa Allegra lost power on Monday after a fire broke out in its generator room. Passengers will be transferred to Rome by aircraft upon the Costa Allegra’s arrival at the […]

  • Costa Allegra Changes Route

    A statement from the ship’s owners Costa Cruises said that after checking with maritime experts, it had decided that the planned disembarkation on the smaller-but-nearer Desroches Island could not go […]

  • Cruise Liner Under Tow

    Two tug boats continued to steam toward the stranded cruise ship on Tuesday but were not expected to reach it until the afternoon. The tugs will tow the Costa Allegra […]

  • Argentina Refuses Cruise Ships

    Two cruise ships carrying nearly 3,000 passengers have been turned away from an Argentine port apparently because they had visited the Falklands. Argentina blocks British-linked ships in Falklands spat By […]

  • Cruise Ship Adrift

    Italian cruise ship adrift off Seychelles after fire A fire broke out Monday in the generator room of an Italian cruise ship, the Costa Allegra, leaving it adrift off the […]

  • Letter from the Titanic

    A two-page note John Edward Simpson wrote to his mother days before the ship sank in April 1912 is to expected to fetch at least $50,000 at the auction later […]

  • Eight more bodies found

    Search teams have found eight more bodies in the wreck of the cruise ship Costa Concordia which capsized on 13 January. The body of a girl of five is among […]

  • Fuel Pumped from Concordia

    After nearly two weeks of delays, pumping operations began Sunday to remove some of the 500,000 gallons of fuel aboard the Costa Concordia. Dutch shipwreck salvage firm Smit is overseeing […]