Almost two years to the day since Captain Francesco Schettino invited a Moldovan dancer on to the bridge of the Costa Concordia moments before it hit the rocks, a captain from the same cruise line has been reprimanded for allowing a Romanian woman to pose with a machinegun on the bridge of his ship.
The Costa Atlantica was sailing through the Gulf of Aden with an armed escort to ward off potential attack by Somali pirates when the skipper invited Sasha Alexandra on to the bridge. More . . .