Costa Concordia Runs Aground Giglio, Italy

Overnight the cruise ship Costa Concordia ran aground on the island of Giglio off of the Tuscan coast in Italy.

The vessel is reported to be listing 20 degrees and the 3,200 passengers and 1,000 crew were ordered to abandon ship.

A huge rescue operation is underway and sadly it seems that a number of people have lost their lives.

The Costa Corcordia

We last tracked the cruise liner on Wednesday –

You can see photos of the Costa Concordia on our website at

If you have AIS data for the region please let us know.

Thanks to Terry Kenton for submitted this photo taken at Civitavecchia, Italy.

Vessel Details

Name: Costa Concordia
Flag: Italy
MMSI: 247158500
IMO: 9320544
Call Sign: IBHD
Built: 2006
Length x Breadth: 291 m X 38 m