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The world's largest cruise ship 'Oasis of the Seas' arrives in Southampton Water on October 15, 2014 in Southampton, England. The  800 million Royal Caribbean cruise ship will dock into Southampton for a one day stay stop before departing for the US

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The world’s largest cruise ship Oasis of the Seas arrives in Southampton, England, on Wednesday. The ship will dock into Southampton for a one day stay stop before departing for the US

Schettino, the captain of the Costa Concordia, speaks to reporters after going back on board the cruise liner at Giglio harbour

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Francesco Schettino, centre, the captain of the Costa Concordia, speaks to reporters after going back on board the cruise liner at Giglio harbour on Thursday. Mr Schettino went back on board the cruise liner on Thursday for the first time since it sank with the loss of 32 lives just over two years ago, accompanying experts investigating the capsize.

A cruise ship sails out from Trieste harbor, northern Italy, at sunset.

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A cruise ship sails out from Trieste harbour, northern Italy, at sunset

The Costa Concordia ship lies on its side on the Tuscan Island of Giglio, Italy, Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Engineers on Monday succeeded in wresting the hull of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia from the Italian reef where it has been stuck since it capsized in January 2012, leaving them cautiously optimistic they can rotate the luxury liner upright and eventually tow it away. Never before has such an enormous cruise ship been righted, and the crippled Concordia didn't budge for the first three hours after the operation began, engineer Sergio Girotto told reporters.

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The Costa Concordia ship lies on its side on the Tuscan Island of Giglio, Italy. Engineers on Monday succeeded in wresting the hull of the wrecked ship from the reef where it has been stuck since it capsized in January 2012. Never before has such an enormous cruise ship been righted and the crippled Concordia didn’t budge for the first three hours after the operation began, according Sergio Girotto, engineer.

The MSC Magnifica cruise ship enters the mouth of  River Tyne at sunrise. The MSC Magnifica ship is 293.8 metres long, has 1259 cabins and can carry 2,500 passengers who are looked after by a 1,000-strong crew.

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The MSC Magnifica cruise ship enters the mouth of the River Tyne in northeast Britain at sunrise. The ship, which is manned by a 1,000-strong crew, is 293.8 metres long, has 1,259 cabins and can carry 2,500 passengers

The Mariner of the Seas, right, one of the Voyager-class vessels of Royal Caribbean International, docks at Kai Tak Cruise Terminal in Hong Kong's Victoria Harbor Wednesday, June 12, 2013. The Kai Tak Cruise Terminal located at the former Kai Tak Airport, which is designed by Foster and Partners, a HK$8.2 billion (US$1 billion) infrastructure project is expected to develop Hong Kong into a regional cruise hub in Asia and the gateway for China. The terminal start to run on June 12.

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The Mariner of the Seas, one of Royal Caribbean International’s Voyager-class vessels, docks at Kai Tak Cruise Terminal in Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour on Wednesday. Read more