5 Convicted in Costa Concordia Disaster; Capt Not Included

Friday Morning an Italian judge handed down the rulings for 4 crewmembers, and one land based manager, of the Costa Concordia.

These sentencing’s are a result of a plea barging that the collective 5 took. Thus leaving Capt. Schettino as the only remaining defendant in this case.

  • Ciro Ambrosio (Bridge Officer)
    • 1 year 11 months
  • Jacob Rusli Bin (Helmsman)
    • 1 year 8 months
  • Manrico Giampedroni (Hotel Director)
    • 2 years 6 months
  • Roberto Ferrarini (Crisis Coordinator, Costa Crociere S.p.A.)
    • 2 years 10 months
  • Silvia Coronica (Bridge Officer)
    • 1 year 6 months


If this sentencing seems harsh for people that weren’t directly involved, keep in mind this is the same country that imprisoned six scientists for failing to predict a 2009 earthquake.