Costa Concordia captain's 16-year conviction confirmed on appeal

Former captain Francesco Schettino had his 16-year conviction linked to the deadly Costa Concordia cruise ship disaster upheld in an appeal ruling, Italian news agency ANSA reported on Tuesday.

Appeals verdict due for Costa Concordia shipwreck captain Schettino

Italian judges were expected Tuesday to deliver a second verdict against Francesco Schettino, the former captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner which ran aground three years ago, causing 32 deaths.

Costa Concordia case since shipwreck on January 13, 2012

A timeline of events since the Costa Concordia cruise ship ran aground January 13, 2012, off the Italian island of Giglio, killing 32 of the 4,229 people aboard.