Carnival Cruise Lines owned the Costa Concordia.
Europe generated about 38 percent of Carnival’s revenue in fiscal 2010, the last full year for which geographic results are available. Its Genoa-based Costa Crociere unit is the continent’s largest cruise line based on passengers and ship capacity, according to Carnival.
-from the Link
Did you think the accident happened to some back-water Italian cruise-line?
Luxury and efficiency make bad shipmates.
-from an article in the Atlantic magazine written a year after the loss of the Titanic.
Why do I think that this is all a metaphor for American civilization? As the Italians have arrested the captain of the Costa Crociere, do we get to arrest the ruling elites here?