2 years ago, the Costa Concordia made news when it hit a rock, flooded and sank off the Giglio Islands on the western cost of Italy. 32 people died aboard the ship. Now some underwater footage shows what remains of the wreckage.
Italian cruise line Costa Crociere SpA has announced new safety measures following the deadly grounding of its ship off Tuscany, saying it will now have real-time tracking of its ships' routes and will impose limits on captains' absolute authority.
Costa Crociere SpA is offering uninjured passengers euro11,000 ($14,460) apiece to compensate them for lost baggage and psychological trauma after its cruise ship ran aground and capsized off Tuscany when the captain deviated from his route.
Experts can begin pumping fuel from a capsized cruise ship as early as Tuesday to avert a possible environmental catastrophe and the ship is stable enough to let search efforts go on for those still missing, Italian officials said.