Divers today believe they found the remains of the final two people missing from Costa Concordia.
* Cruise Industry and City of Venice Agree to Talk about Alternatives
Those protests over the weekend in Venice that delayed cruise ships by a couple of hours may have done some good for the protesters’ cause. Yesterday, MSC executive chairman Pierfrancesco Vago said the industry has agreed to discuss alternatives to the route which sails down the Guidecca canal past St. Mark’s Square. That could mean moving the port or the cruise terminal to accommodate some other route.
* What? No Grey Poupon?
Crossing the Atlantic today, on one of her regular runs, Queen Mary 2 made a special delivery in the middle of the ocean. QM2 left New York on Sunday, but yesterday its crew received a special request for assistance from Mylene Paquette, a Canadian rower is attempting to become the first North American woman to row solo across the Atlantic. She started out from Halifax on July 6 and hit the remnants of Atlantic storm Humberto and lost her anchor, satellite phone and other supplies.
|Rower Mylene Paquette as seen from Queen Mary 2 today.|
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