The New England cruise industry breathed a sigh of relief this week as The Costa Concordia was lifted off a reef in Italy after almost two years.
One year after a tragedy at sea, survivors of the Costa Concordia shipwreck and relatives of the 32 people who died gathered Sunday in Giglio, Italy.
The operator of the Costa Concordia which ran aground off the coast of Italy is making an offer to passengers who were able to escape the tilting ship.
Benji Smith and Emily Lau were passengers on the Costa Concordia. They say they received little help from the Italian authorities, the ship company, and the American Embassy.
Having seen the duplication of effort of sailors doing that work, it seems almost impossible for a disaster of this scope to take place.
At least seven Massachusetts residents are safe after their cruise ship ran aground off the coast of Italy on Friday night.
Three people from Braintree were among those on board a packed cruise ship that ran aground off Italy on Saturday.