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Transcript of Emergency Call Between Italian Coast Guard and Cruise Ship Costa Concordia Captain Francesco Schettino

By now everyone is aware of the cruise ship disaster that occurred a few days ago when the Costa Concordia, a ship owned by Carnival, ran aground off the Port of Livorno. What you may not be aware of is the complete cowardice of the captain, Captain Francesco Schettino, in abandoning ship when hundreds remained on board the capsizing ocean liner, and refusing a Coast Guard order to get back on his ship. Here is the full transcript of the call between a frantic and furious Italian Coast Guard officer, and Schettino Read more [...]