Italian cruise ship, Costa Concordia, containing 4229 people are currently sailing to Barcelona when aground hit a reef in Tuscan, Italy. Among that number, 1,000 people a boat crew. The majority of the crew were from Asia. Reuters on Sunday (1/15/2012) reports, the passengers said most ship crews coming from Asia, only a few can speak Italian. They are slow in responding to disasters and evacuations so angered passengers.
The cruise ship Costa Concordia lies stricken off the shore of the island of Giglio as floating barriers are positioned to prevent pollution of the coasts on Jan. 18, 2012 in Giglio Porto, Italy. The official death toll is now 11, with some twenty people still missing. The rescue operation was temporarily suspended earlier due to the ship moving as it slowly sinks further into the sea.