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                    [ArticleID] => 1435652
                    [Title] => Cruise line cancels Tunisian ports of call after attack
                    [Summary] => 

Italian cruise line Costa Crociere said Thursday it had canceled all upcoming stops in Tunisian ports, as the attack on the Bardo museum in Tunis began delivering an immediate economic hit to the country's tourism industry.

[DatePublished] => 2015-03-20 06:04:06 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1620017 [AuthorName] => Nicole Winfield [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/world/20150320/Cruiseship-Costa-Crociere-SpA.jpg ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1332124 [Title] => A CEO's mission: luring reluctant cruise takers [Summary] =>

Getting people onboard a cruise ship can be tough. They fear bland buffets, debilitating stomach bugs and a crowd whose idea of excitement is playing canasta.

[DatePublished] => 2014-06-07 02:11:51 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1739602 [AuthorName] => Scott Mayerowitz [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1306112 [Title] => Captain: Cruise ships may over-rely on electronics [Summary] =>

Cruise operators, like airline pilots, may be relying too heavily on electronics to navigate massive ships, losing the knowledge and ability needed to operate a vessel in the case of a power failure, an expert sea pilot told a federal agency on Wednesday.

[DatePublished] => 2014-03-28 01:39:39 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1664890 [AuthorName] => Ramit Plushnick-Masti [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/world/20140328/cruise-ship.jpg ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1277669 [Title] => Shipwrecked Concordia to be removed in June [Summary] =>

The Costa Concordia cruise ship wreck will be removed in June from its watery graveyard off Tuscany and taken to a port to be dismantled, the final phase of an unprecedented 600 million-euro ($817 million) salvage effort.

[DatePublished] => 2014-01-11 06:12:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1620017 [AuthorName] => Nicole Winfield [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => http://imageshack.com/a/img10/6937/0ztn.jpg ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1232551 [Title] => Italian island ponders future after the Concordia [Summary] =>

The shipwreck saga that dominated their lives for the last 20 months is winding down — and residents of the Tuscan island of Giglio are waiting to see what the future will bring.

[DatePublished] => 2013-09-20 04:55:05 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1324295 [AuthorName] => Frances D'emilio and Annalisa Camilli [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => http://img10.imageshack.us/img10/6204/qojd.jpg ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1224381 [Title] => Ahoy! The world's most famous salvage operations [Summary] =>

Long before the Costa Concordia capsized in Italy, salvagers fished out ships from the depths of the ocean with bold and innovative feats of engineering.

[DatePublished] => 2013-09-18 05:10:34 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1436556 [AuthorName] => Karl Ritter [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1224351 [Title] => Concordia success boosts pride for shamed Italy [Summary] =>

The extraordinary righting of the Costa Concordia from its watery Tuscan graveyard has given Italy a boost of sorely needed pride, helping erase the shame many felt after an Italian captain took the cruise ship off course in an apparent stunt, crashed it and then abandoned ship before everyone was evacuated.

[DatePublished] => 2013-09-18 02:55:17 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1324296 [AuthorName] => Frances D'Emilio and Nicole Winfield [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1217661 [Title] => Crews begin to lift wrecked cruise ship [Summary] =>

Crews off Italy's coast are attempting to pull the wrecked cruise ship Costa Concordia upright. It's been lying on its side since it crashed into a reef in January, 2012, killing 32 people.

[DatePublished] => 2013-09-16 17:41:04 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => News Videos [SectionUrl] => news-videos [URL] => http://img5.imageshack.us/img5/8611/o4hp.jpg ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1216811 [Title] => Italy: OK to right shipwrecked Costa Concordia [Summary] =>

Authorities have given the final go-ahead for a daring attempt Monday to pull upright the crippled Costa Concordia cruise liner from its side in the waters off Tuscany, a make-or-break engineering feat that has never before been tried in such conditions.

[DatePublished] => 2013-09-16 07:02:42 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1324294 [AuthorName] => Frances D'Emilio [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) [9] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1206001 [Title] => No Plan B if bid fails to right ship off Italy [Summary] =>

An international team of engineers and other experts has devised no "Plan B" if an attempt to right the hulking wreck of the grounded Costa Concordia goes wrong and the cruise liner splits apart or falls back on its side near an Italian island.

[DatePublished] => 2013-09-13 06:41:34 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1324294 [AuthorName] => Frances D'Emilio [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => http://img850.imageshack.us/img850/64/y699.jpg ) ) )
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