To read the account of the Captain abandoning his ship (Concordia) and his not being willing to help others.
That is chilling.
Maybe even the start of a great horror movie?
Recordings between the captain of the Costa Concordia cruise ship and the Livorno Port Authority, which is part of the Coastal Guards, have given new insight into what happened on the ship when it hit rocks Friday night just off Italy’s western coast.
A total of 23 people remain missing following the wreck, which led to 11 deaths, Italian officials said Tuesday. Capt. Francesco Schettino is under arrest and may face charges that include manslaughter, shipwreck and abandoning a ship when passengers were still on board, according to an Italian prosecutor.
Below are several transcripts of recordings between authorities and the captain published by the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera and translated by CNN’s Hada Messia. The first calls came in right after midnight.
Livorno Port Authorities: “Concordia, we ask you if all is OK there.”
Concordia: “All is well.”
Port authority: “Concordia…
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