Schettino, 52, described by the daily Corriere della Serra as "the most hated man in Italy," is accused of multiple manslaughter and abandoning ship
before all the passengers were rescued.
At the centre of the investigation into the disaster is the captain, Francesco Schettino, who is being investigated by prosecutors for possible manslaughter, abandoning ship
and causing a shipwreck.
Francesco Schettino is being investigated by prosecutors for possible manslaughter and abandoning ship
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The captain of a fishing vessel that sank in the chilly waters off Alaska's Aleutian Islands choked back tears Monday as he described a terrifying night in a life boat after abandoning ship
as hastily as was done in this case doesn't follow the fine past traditions of lighter-than-air men.
Captain Francesco Schettino is on trial in Grosseto, Tuscany, accused of multiple manslaughter and abandoning ship
Schettino is on trial and could face up to 20 years in prison, if convicted, for manslaughter, abandoning ship
and causing the disaster, which left 32 people dead.
Schettino is standing (http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/articles/487991/20130709/costa-concordia-captain-francesco-schettino-trial-adjourned.htm) trial on charges of manslaughter, causing a shipwreck and abandoning ship
The sole defendant, Francesco Schettino, his eyes shaded by sunglasses, slipped in through a back door and made no comment to reporters as he arrived for his trial on charges of manslaughter, abandoning ship
and causing the wreck, near which people were bathing on the island of Giglio yesterday.
The Loss of the Criccieth Castle Cathy Woodhead (Delfryn Publications, pounds 9.95) The story of the loss of the ship Criccieth Castle, off Cape Horn during the return voyage to Wales from Chile in 1912, and the eight-day heroic struggle of Captain Robert Thomas, his family and crew to reach land after abandoning ship
. Includes more than 50 black and white photographs, sketches and maps.
The ship's captain, Francesco Schettino, is being investigated for suspected manslaughter, causing a shipwreck and abandoning ship
before all passengers were evacuated.