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This thing over to Italy once again -- the rescuers have suspended the search for survivors again in this Italian cruise disaster.
The cost to come cornea is now resting on a very precarious ledge in the C.
Rough waters are coming in and that's threatening to push it over that -- and down into the ocean depths of the ocean so now -- -- in new audiotapes that have come and the captain's first communications with the port authorities and they show that he did not voluntarily reveal that he had even hit anything at this point listen.
We have a blackout and we -- her find the conditions on board.
Yes he's the passengers say you may have been put on my texts is correct I repeat we are verifying the conditions of the -- Proof -- Is using not communications on his Greg Burke is live in you Leo Italy and then because -- accretion of -- over initially there.
Very close to the scene of the action -- what's the latest on -- captain what he was up to you during all this.
Well Martha you know they just keep digging into that and fortunately there's a lot of documentation there's a lot of speculation but also -- lot of documentation about why it took him so long 73 minutes to make that call to abandon the ship.
Our calls in the meantime to the owners of the ship also these audio we heard saying there was only a -- not admitting anything more serious questions about why that ship.
Ended up right where it is now and the other point also questions about.
All female friend to dinner with him certainly -- -- of everything gossip swirling around -- but at that woman has been interviewed by remaining in television and Romanian -- -- she is actually defended.
The captain saying that he saved thousands of lives that certainly is not the majority view around here.
My -- that's her take on -- as a report that he ordered dinner after all this started to which is very odd.
But in terms of the ship itself in the rescue mission what are their biggest concerns right now -- Well biggest concern is it it does move.
More than slightly right now they say it's moving a little bit and that's actually why they had to suspend at least temporarily.
The search but that it moves off that ledge and goes down quite deeply that would be a problem both for any search.
For bodies and also.
For the getting the fuel off of that ship which had.
That could be dangerous both more difficult to get it off they're already putting salvaged machinery in place in order to start that should the weather remain well in the ship remained.
Stable but should it go down much deeper.
Are completely submerged that process becomes a lot more complicated and and of course a higher risk.
That that fuel could dislodge.
When the ship -- down and these are pristine waters I spoke with one of those underwater divers and he was telling me you know this is a great place to go this is one of the more beautiful places in Italy.
To do it -- -- I just take.
Doing it for this reason Martha.
Look at this unbelievable pictures of the divers under the water -- you can -- the cost -- -- Title on the side of that ship what a story Greg thank you very.
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