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Food for thought on grounding of Costa Concordia

Actions of captain and crew and procedures followed fell far short during the emergency evacuation of the Italian-flag cruise ship, leading to the loss of 32 lives

LAST week I attended a lecture in London which was the most thought provoking I have heard for a very long time. The speaker was Captain Michael Lloyd, a retired ship's master with many years of experience at sea behind him and a formidable reputation as a campaigner on maritime safety issues....

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