Defense for captain of shipwrecked Concordia want tests on cruise liner on why systems failed

  • Article by: ANDREW MEDICHINI
  • Updated: July 18, 2013 - 4:45 PM

GROSSETO, Italy — The captain of the capsized Costa Concordia on Thursday asked the judge at his manslaughter trial to order tests on the cruise liner's wreckage to determine why electrical and other systems failed after the vessel struck a reef off an Italian island in 2012, killing 32 people.

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