BACKGROUNDER: Costa Crociere’s Role in Defueling, ‘Caretaking’ and Ship Removal Operations


Costa Crociere responded immediately to the Costa Concordia incident to
minimize the environmental impact and protect Giglio Island’s economy and
tourism industry. The subsequent intervention planned by the company was
decided with the joint approval of Italian authorities and the municipality of
Giglio Island in a spirit of full, transparent and total cooperation.
With regard to today’s news release announcing… [Continue Reading]