The Costa Concordia Disaster: An Opportunity for Revision of Maritime Safety Standards?

By: Sara Tracy-Ruazol On January 13, the Italian Cruise ship Costa Concordia ran aground when it hit a reef off the western coast of Italy, near the island of Giglio.  The collision left a 300-foot-long gash in the ship’s hull, causing the ship to list and eventually partially sink into the sea.  As of this … Read more