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Bad and good news from the cruise industry

Captain Schettino in the court during his trial in Grosseto this month. Most seem agreed that the awful shambles on board the big cruise ship that night was not just the fault of one person.

SOMEWHAT ironically two news stories about the cruise industry popped up close together in my in-box in the past week, one good, one bad.

The captain of the Costa Concordia, Francesco Schettino, has been sentenced to 16 years in prison after being found guilty of manslaughter and other