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Captain: I Was Last To Leave Sinking Ship →  January 15, 2012

The captain of the capsized Italian cruise ship has insisted he was last to leave the sinking ship as he gave his account of the disaster. Captain Francesco Schettino was detained yesterday on suspicion of multiple manslaughter after the boat ran aground off the Tuscan coast. Officials have suggested that he left the boat before […]

Oil washes up on NZ beaches from stricken ship →  October 10, 2011

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Salvage experts were racing to secure a container ship which ran aground on a reef off New Zealand as oil started to wash up on Monday along beaches of a popular holiday resort. The 47,230-tonne Liberian-flagged Rena has been stuck on the reef, about 12 nautical miles from Tauranga on the east […]