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28.06.2018 – second hearing in the Norman Atlantic civil case

Yesterday morning, in Bari Courthouse, the second hearing was held in the civil case brought by our legal team against ANEK AE and Visemar di Navigazione, following the filing of the supplementary memorandum ordered by the judge to specify in detail the damage items and factual elements for each passenger.

Once again the counterpart lawyers have raised numerous and insidious ritual and procedural exceptions, concerning the forfeiture – statute of limitations of the compensation action and rights recalling the Athens convention and the reg.CE 392/2009, in the attempt to guarantee a maximum limit to all compensation for passengers, as  established by the European Community standard, while we immediatly replied on the lateness of these procedural exceptions, on the inapplicability of the CE limits to compensation in the presence (as in our case) of criminal offenses and serious fault / willful misconduct by the carrier (or its employees), requiring finally the judge to authorize the extension of the civil case also against another company of the visemar group (Visemar Trasporti Srl) as owner of the ship and responsible – economically jointly  with the other two, for all compensation, in order to have a more adequate guarantee of solvency, taking into account the high request for compensation also for punitive damages that we proposed.

The judge decided to limit the topic of the discussion only on this last point, considered preliminary to others, and kept the case file in reserve in order to decide whether to authorize the call of Visemar Transport or not;in such eventuality the Court will set a deadline for notifying the deeds to this additional company, establishing a new hearing, or will set directly to the next hearing assigning to the parties an interlocutory term for the filing of replies on the further exceptions, as well as for the articulation of the investigations, filing of documents and certifications.

In the meantime the burned ship has been moved from the cruise dock to the entrance dock of the port of Bari, constituting a gloomy entry/exit ticket for all ships – but hopefully also a severe warning about accident prevention, where it will remain – always under seizure – pending the start of the criminal trial that may require further technical examination of the experts.

This last aspect, unfortunately, has undergone a further slowdown as the criminal court of Bari has recently been declared unfit and part of the hearing and the Public Prosecutor’s activities have moved temporarily under big “camping tents“, in conditions of extreme discomfort, and a recent government’s decree stopped all hearing until the end of the summer; however, we are confident that – after the conclusion of the preliminary investigations – the request for indictment for all the investigated is not far away, and this will certainly represent a decisive turning point for the rights and expectations of passengers and victims.

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Documento Newspaper on our client’s testimonies

An article from Documento newspaper in Greece, recently took into account our legal Team collegue Mr. Kriton Metaxopoulos and some of our client’s interview.

Numerous faults, omissions and violations of basic safety rules are detected in the report on the causes of the tragedy of the Norman Atlantic shipwreck from the experts appointed by the Italian Justice which is currently displayed in «Documento» newspaper. At the same time, people who experienced the events of December 28th 2014, talk to «Documento» newspaper and describe the dramatic moments they experienced in the Adriatic, where they literally faced death.

The appointed experts reported that the ship was overloaded with vehicles and especially refrigerator trucks. The results showed that the on board vehicles were more than the available sockets. In this context, many refrigerator trucks had their engines working while the ship was on board. Furthermore, the experts concluded that the fire caused by a vehicle engine/machine, a fact that may be related to the operation of the engines the on board refrigerator trucks. It is mentioned that the inadequacy of the available sockets on the ship compared with the number of refrigerator trucks became subject of the debate among captain Argillio Giaromazzi, ship-owner Argillio Giaromazzi and representative of ANEK, few hours before the fatal incident.  It is also noted that due to overload of the ship, the vehicles in parking lots were almost stuck with each other.

According to the appointed experts, the construction of the ship, the arrangement of its inner spaces and the time required for the activation of the ship’s fire-alarm system were the basic factors that the fire impossible to be extinguished on time.

Mr. Kriton Metaxopoulos, the lawyer who represents families of victims of the Norman Atlantic shipwreck along with Italian lawyers, mentioned in Documento newspaper the following: ‘’The facts resulted from questioning procedure until today and basically the experts’ findings confirm all the allegations and arguments of both families of the victims and tragedy survivors. In any case, according to my opinion, there is no doubt about the civil and criminal liability of the defendants’’.

Survivors’ Testimonies

  • Mr. Ioannis Vassalos (passenger): ‘’There was no plan and the crew was not on its duty positions.  The situation was out of control.’’
  • Mr. Olivier Coissard (French passenger): ‘’There were such high temperatures that our shoes melted and our bags got burnt.’’
  • Mr. Evangelos Tsoukis (passenger): ‘’Every one of us acted spontaneously. […] There was no coordinated action or any information by the crew…’’
  • Mr. Leonidas Konstantinidis (truck driver): ‘’We were trapped and fire was getting closer to us. The only option seemed to be the sea’’.

Two years from the Norman Atlantic tragedy – Due anni dalla tragedia Norman Atlantic

norman-atlantic-in-fiammeExactly two years ago, on December the 28th 2014, the NORMAN ATLANTIC ferry, property of the Italian shipowner VISEMAR and rented by the Greek company ANEK LINES, departed from Greece and directed to Ancona, caught fire in the middle of the night off the Albanian coast, and in short time went drifting off the Adriatic sea, in a storm of six meters waves and force 8 wind, with almost 500 people on board and overrun with cars, trucks and Tir carrying goods from Greece to Italy, especially olive oil, which would then fuel the flames for days. The origins of the fire are still under investigation, via a procedure of recording evidence that, as required by the Public Prosecutor of Bari, will have to verify not only the evolution of the shipping incident, but also, and above all, the possible Crew responsibilities in emergency management on board, and the companies ones for malfunctions, as it seemed clear from the start, that the latter turned the fire – started from the deck 4 of the ship, in a real holocaust for dozens of people, 10 dead and over 19 missing, imprisoning the rest of the survivors on the top and outside deck of the ship, drifting inexorably and internally devoured by flames, and to be recovered only by helicopter and transferred one by one. A difficult rescue operation because of adverse weather and sea conditions, and that, despite having involved over 20 merchant and naval ships of different nationalities and several rescue helicopters, lasted for more than two days – an infinite time for those caught between the grip of toxic smokes, flames, incandescent floors and the icy cold of the water jets – sprayed continuously by emergency ships. The very few who managed to take their seats on lifeboats or reach the floating boat dropped overboard, lived an experience of terror and horror, even worse than those who remained trapped on the burning ferry.

No fire alarm was issued, no warning from the crew, and the passengers awoke at night between coulters of smoke and panic scenes. A panic which released – in many – the worst in human race. The first to abandon ship were some of the crew, dropping quickly the only usable lifeboat, with just a third of its precious capacity of persons. During the retrieve of the passengers using the baskets lowered from helicopters, others have literally attacked the rescuers, with bites and punches, just to be saved first, others refused to leave priority to women and children. Some people threw himself into the water to escape the flames, and was quickly swallowed by the waves of the icy December sea. Some bodies of drowned victims were found after days, torn apart by evident shark bites. Nearly twenty people are missing, but the count of those missing is certainly more serious, considering the presence on board of many illegal immigrants.

In the tragedy – however – there were also scenes of altruism and heroism, as in the case of the Orthodox priest who generously helped many shipwrecked persons to climb the dangerous rope ladder thrown by the rescue ship to the lifeboat on which they stood, leaving the way to all families before falling into the sea and get lost forever; or the greek doctor, who still works in Italy, which remained on board the ferry up until the end, providing his assistance to fellow sufferers, or like some truck drivers who, at great personal risk, managed to hook the towing tugs cable to the Norman Atlantic.

A horror lived in long and intense measure, in extreme psychophysical and weather conditions, which left indelible marks inside all people escaped from death, diagnosed in terms of “post-traumatic stress disorder“, studied for the first time in World War I and Vietnam veterans, and then ascertained as a psychological pathology, typical of disaster survivors, as in the case of the collapse of the twin towers.

After two years we are still waiting for the closing stage of the preliminary investigation by the magistracy and experts appointed by the Criminal Court of Bari. A report that will hopefully shed some light on the many shadows that since the beginning we have emphasized, with regard to ship-owners, the carrier, crew, those who certified the ship but also – and above all – in the maritime great transportation system, where the law of profit – too often – seems to prevail over the safety rules and accident prevention.

Avv. Massimiliano Gabrielli a bordo del norman atlanticOur team “Giustizia per Norman Atlantic” has represented so far about fifty people whose lives were devastated in various ways in the shipping incident, as passengers or as family members of victims or missing. Since the early days we were involved because of our experience in maritime disasters such as the sinking of the “Concordia” and “Jolly Nero“, and directly in the forefront we have provided (in person) assistance for immediate needs and to return home several families, support in the investigations on the DNA for the possible identification of missing persons, aid for the recover of the vehicles following the withdrawal of the vessel seizure (a year and a half after the accident), and then starting – on one hand – filing about 50 complaints and an intense work of investigations in the criminal proceedings – through our consultants and accessing the ship, and – on the other side – opening the negotiations with Anek & Visemar lawyers, in order to achieve a fair and honorable compensation in favor of our clients. Continua a leggere

Costa Concordia case and Norman Atlantic

Costa Concordia and punitive damages

Costa Concordia and punitive damages

As known, the ruling on appeal in criminal proceedings about the sinking of Costa Concordia ship, has recently upheld the conviction of captain Francesco Schettino to 16 years in prison. Our legal team has participated in this criminal trial since the beginning, representing, as “Giustizia per la Concordia” the interests of circa a hundred passengers and one of the victims, through a civil request  of compensation filed in the criminal case, running in the court of Grosseto in first degree, and in front of the Court of appeal of Florence then.

Our work, however, it was also and above focused towards establishing facts, detection of truth and identification of ALL responsibilities that, over those undeniable, objective and subjective, of the Captain, have prepared the ground to realize the tragedy, and in particular those of the shipping company because of the many failures, the crew unpreparedness, lack of immediate demand of tugboats and criminal management of the emergency, all widely linked to a consolidated savings policy by Costa Crociere, and more generally from all the shipping companies of big ships.

In the first degree instance, our clients, which – differently many others passengers, did not accept the company offer (€ 11.000,00, giving up any further claims and rights), obtained the conviction for a provisional compensation payment by Costa Cruises, variable between 30 thousand and 50 thousand euro for each passenger. In Appeal the payment due has been increased of about 15 thousand euro, raising the provisionals in a range from 45.000,00 to 65.000,00 euro for each passenger. Up to six times the original offer , as accepted by most passengers!

About punitive damages, the case will proceed in Supreme Court, as recently in our country, we faced many openings to this important side effect of a conviction, in presence of gross negligence.

We can not but emphasize that the compensation ruling on the Concordia case, and the positive results obtained in that criminal trial, can ad will reflect also directly on the Norman Atlantic case, as the winding parameters of the damage used by the courts, took into account the existence of psychological harm, in terms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), resulting from the participation of our clients to a traumatic experience that left indelible marks in their lives.

Knowing in detail the personal story lived on board of the Norman Atlantic by all of our clients that we assist in this other major naval disaster, we can state without a doubt, that their experience on board of the ferry on fire has been extremely stronger than the one lived aboard of the Concordia, both in terms of duration (up to two days) that of the physical and psychological intensity (exposure to extreme conditions, intoxication from fumes, no assistance on board etc.) and finally major financial losses in the event for the loss of all goods and personal effects, destruction of vehicles and transports etc.

It is worth noting that insurers of both vessels are in fact the same subjects, (P&I club, referring to a joint consortium of shipping companies), and then all damages paid in favor of the Concordia passengers are an objective parameter that must be taken into consideration both at the time of further negotiations in the case of Norman Atlantic, and also in the case of a winding-up on the outcome of the criminal trial, in course of establishment in Bari.

In NA criminal proceedings, the Public Prosecutor office of Bari is finalizing the unloading and disposal of all destroyed vehicles by the outside decks of the ship, and experts are concluding their investigations, aimed at identifying the causes of the fire, the propagation mode of management emergency.

So we trust that soon there will be an acceleration in both the criminal proceedings in the possible negotiations in the accident of Norman Atlantic, which remains one of the largest in recent years in the Mediterranean.

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Costa Concordia and punitive damages

Costa Concordia and punitive damages

Come noto la sentenza di appello nel processo penale sul naufragio della Costa Concordia ha recentemente confermato la condanna del comandante Francesco Schettino a 16 anni di reclusione. Il nostro team legale ha partecipato sia dall’inizio a questo processo, rappresentando gli interessi di un centinaio di passeggeri e di una delle vittime, attraverso la costituzione di parte civile e la richiesta di una liquidazione risarcitorio già in sede penale da parte del tribunale di Grosseto prima, e della Corte d’appello di Firenze poi.Il nostro lavoro, però, si è incentrato anche e sopratutto in direzione dell’accertamento dei fatti, dell’accertamento della verità e della individuazione di TUTTE le responsabilità che, oltre quelle innegabili, oggettive e soggettive, del Comandante, hanno preparato il terreno al realizzi della tragedia, ed in particolare quelle della compagnia di navigazione per via dei tanti malfunzionamenti, della impreparazione dell’equipaggio, della mancata richiesta immediata dei rimorchiatori e della criminale gestione della emergenza, il tutto diffusamente legato ad una consolidata politica di risparmio da parte di Costa Crociere, e più in generale delle compagnie di navigazione delle grandi navi.

In primo grado i nostri clienti, che non hanno accettato la offerta di pagamento della società di 11mila euro (accettando la quale in moltissimi altri passeggeri, invece, hanno purtroppo rinunciato ad ogni ulteriore pretesa e diritto) hanno ottenuto la condanna di Costa Crociere al pagamento di una provvisionale sui risarcimenti, variabile tra 30mila e 50 mila euro per ciascun passeggero. In Appello tutti i risarcimenti sono stati aumentati di circa 15 mila euro, portando le provvisionali dai 45mila a 65 mila euro per ciascun passeggero. Fino a sei volte la offerta originaria, accettata dalla maggior parte degli altri passeggeri!

Riguardo ai danni punitivi, proseguiamo in Cassazione, visto che nel nostro paese si sono avuti molti riconoscimenti di questa particolare forma di condanna in presenza di colpa grave, e che le Sezioni Unite sono state recentemente chiamate a pronunciarsi al riguardo.

 Al riguardo non possiamo non evidenziare che la sentenza sulla Concordia ed i positivi risultati ottenuti nel processo penale non può che riflettersi anche sul caso del Norman Atlantic, in quanto i parametri di liquidazione del danno da parte dei giudici, hanno tenuto conto sostanzialmente della sussistenza di un danno psicologico, in termini di disturbo da stress post traumatico (ptsd), derivante dalla partecipazione dei nostri clienti ad una esperienza traumatica che ha lasciato segni indelebili nella loro vita.

Conoscendo nel dettaglio la storia personale vissuta a bordo del Norman Atlantic da parte dei tanti clienti che assistiamo anche in questo disastro navale, siamo in grado di affermare senza ombra di dubbio che la loro esperienza a bordo del traghetto in fiamme è stata estremamente più forte di quella vissuta a bordo della Concordia, sia in termini di durata (fino a due giorni) che di intensità fisica e psicologica (esposizione a condizioni psicofisiche estreme, intossicazione dai fumi, mancata assistenza a bordo etc.) ed infine maggiori danni patrimoniali in caso di perdita di tutti i beni ed effetti personali, distruzione degli automezzi e trasporti etc.

Vale la pena evidenziare che gli assicuratori di entrambe le navi sono di fatto gli stessi, riferibili ad un consorzio solidale tra compagnie di navigazione, e quindi i danni liquidati in favore dei passeggeri della Concordia costituiscono un parametro che dovrà essere preso in considerazione tanto in sede di ulteriori trattative per il caso del Norman Atlantic, che nel caso di una liquidazione ad esito del processo penale in corso di instaurazione a Bari.

 Nel procedimento penale, la Procura di Bari sta tuttora ultimando allo scarico e smaltimento degli automezzi distrutti dai ponti esterni della nave, ed i periti stanno concludendo le loro attività di indagine, volte alla individuazione delle cause dell’incendio, modalità di propagazione di gestione della emergenza.

 Confidiamo quindi che a breve ci sarà una accelerazione sia nel procedimento penale che nelle possibili trattative nell’incidente del Norman Atlantic, che resta uno dei più gravi degli ultimi anni nel mediterraneo.

Norman Atlantic: recovered by the experts the audio from black box – RECUPERATO DAI PERITI L’AUDIO DALLA SCATOLA NERA

Nel fermo immagine di un video della Guardia Costiera le operazioni di soccorso alla Norman Atlantic, 28 dicembre 2014. ANSA/GUARDIA COSTIERA +++EDITORIAL USE ONLY - NO SALES+++After a long summer stop, some good news coming from the criminal investigations in course in Bari to ascertain the cause of the fire of the Norman Atlantic and identifying any possible responsible for what happened that tragic night.

Thanks to the valuable work of the Judge’s experts on the black box that was found in the dashboard very damaged by the fire,  rumors confirms that it was finally possible to retrieve the audio files that firtly appeared not recorded or lost!

Quite clear the importance of being able to listen to the voices of the Captain and of the crew to reconstruct what happened on the main bridge in the hectic period during the emergency’s phase. We are confident that these data – miracolously recovered – will help to let emerge the truth of what really happened, allowing justice to identify and punish all the possible responsibles, also at a corporate level. We think also that the extraction of the black box data will be useful to understand or at least to explain not only the origin but also the spread of the fire, which also drew the Safety Room of the dashboard.

With this brilliant operation the experts really contributed to the investigations, which we belive it will now dramaticaly accelerate and will soon end with the committal for trial of all the responsibles. And it is not difficult to guess that the audio files will carry out sensational developments. Our goal is not only to assist the passengers of the Norman Atlantic but the most extraordinary and ambitious step that we aim is being able – at the end of the trial – to improve safety of navigation trying to economically punish shipping companies to induce them to equip themselves with modern and functional security systems, instead of saving money on safety measures and crews.

Soon we will update about other possible development on investigation phase, that has recently being extended for six more months, and the possible disembark of the vehicles still onborad of the Norman Atlantic ship, docked in Bari.

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Nel fermo immagine di un video della Guardia Costiera le operazioni di soccorso alla Norman Atlantic, 28 dicembre 2014. ANSA/GUARDIA COSTIERA +++EDITORIAL USE ONLY - NO SALES+++

Finalmente, dopo il lungo stop estivo, una svolta nelle indagini peritali in corso a Bari  per accertare le cause dell’incendio del Norman Atlantic e individuare i responsabili di quanto accaduto quella tragica notte. Grazie al prezioso lavoro dei periti sulla scatola nera recuperata della plancia di comando  con l’involucro esterno fuso, é stato miracolosamente possibile recuperare i file audio che parevano in una prima fase non registrati o perduti!

Di tutta evidenza l’importanza di poter ascoltare le voci del Comandante  e dell’equipaggio per ricostruire quanto accaduto in plancia nelle concitate fasi dell’emergenza. Siamo certi che questi dati finalmente ed insperabilmente recuperati faranno emergere la verità, consentendo alla giustizia di individuare e punire tutti responsabili anche eventualmente a livello societario.

Pensiamo, inoltre, che l’estrazione dei dati della scatola nera sarà utile anche per capire o meglio per spiegare non solo l’origine  ma anche la diffusione dell’incendio, che ha attinto anche la Safety Room della plancia di comando. Con questa brillante operazione i periti hanno senza dubbio dato un grosso impulso all’attività investigativa, che ci auguriamo quanto prima possa chiudersi con il rinvio a giudizio di tutti i responsabili. E non è difficile ipotizzare che grazie ai file audio ci saranno a breve svolte clamorose. Il nostro obiettivo è tutelare le persone che assistiamo che erano a bordo del Norman Atlantic ma il risultato più straordinario e ambizioso che ci prefiggiamo è quello di riuscire – attraverso il processo – a migliorare il sistema della sicurezza della navigazione cercando di fare punire economicamente le compagnie di navigazione per indurle a dotarsi di sistemi di sicurezza moderni e funzionali invece che risparmiare su mezzi ed equipaggi .

Presto contiamo di fornire nuovi aggiornamenti sulla fase delle indagini, che è stata recentemente prorogata di sei mesi, e sul possibile sbarco dei veicoli ancora a bordo della nave Norman Atlantic, ormeggiata nel porto di Bari.

APERTO IL PORTELLONE DEL NORMAN ATLANTIC

150507710-118e363f-b239-433d-a977-4a35de312779Il portellone della Norman Atlantic è stato finalmente aperto, dopo oltre cinque mesi dal naufragio che causò la morte di 11 persone (18 passeggeri ufficialmente ancora dispersi), in funzione delle attività tecniche disposte dal GIP di Bari nell’ambito dell’incidente probatorio per stabilire le cause dell’incendio ed i malfunzionamenti che hanno provocato il naufragio del traghetto al largo delle coste albanesi.

150508594-a8b856a4-262c-4f76-884b-189156e6e172-2Le operazioni di apertura dell’accesso automezzi alla nave, ormeggiata davanti al terminal crociere del porto di Bari, erano iniziate la scorsa settimana, coinvolgendo i tecnici, Vigili del Fuoco, Capitaneria di Porto, Guardia di Finanza e Polizia, ed hanno comportato il taglio con la fiamma ossidrica dei pistoni del portellone, praticamente fusi dal calore, calandolo lentamente attraverso due enormi gru.

145744681-f6923040-f48b-4a00-9254-504a9294202aDall’esterno sono visibili le carcasse di TIR, Pullman ed autovetture completamente bruciate, parcheggiati sul ponte che per primo sembra essere andato a fuoco. Si vedono chiaramente le strutture in ferro della nave bruciate e in parte crollate, mezzi pesanti ed auto totalmente distrutti, anche se risulta che ai ponti 1 e 2 il carico ed i mezzi siano rimasti praticamente intatti (ma non è affatto detto che siano recuperabili, a causa della intensa esposizione a calore, fumo ed acqua del sistema drenching).

145744744-7a95962d-a1bb-428f-8ae9-3cb5abc5d4caUna volta aperta la poppa della nave, saranno prelevati campioni dei liquidi che si trovano all’interno del ponte perchè vengano analizzati dall’Arpa che dovrà dare indicazioni per lo smaltimento, al fine di evitare eventuali danni ambientali, ed a partire dall’11 giugno si procederà poi allo svuotamento (tecnicamente chiamato ‘smassamentò) del relitto e i tecnici nominati dal gip nell’ambito dell’incidente probatorio saliranno a bordo, dando inizio alle operazioni di perizia vera e propria. Il nostro pool di avvocati sarà presente per rappresentare le parti offese, affiancato dal consulente Prof. Antonio Scamardella, ingegnere navale della università di Napoli. Le attività tecniche si concluderanno entro i prossimi sei mesi, e si presume che durante questo periodo possano essere rinvenuti a bordo altri resti umani appartenuti ai molti dispersi ed al numero ancora imprecisato di clandestini che, si sa per dato praticamente certo, erano presenti nei locali garage durante l’incidente..

A seguito dei primi sopralluoghi da parte dei periti, si procederà quindi al progressivo scarico degli automezzi e dei container, anche al fine della messa in sicurezza e smaltimento del relitto, e possibile restituzione di quanto non distrutto dal fuoco agli aventi diritto. A bordo del traghetto, oltre alle autovetture, viaggiavano moltissimi mezzi pesanti per trasporto di generi alimentari, come pesce, olio di oliva etc..

Vedi il VIDEO del servizio del TG1: DENTRO LA NORMAN ATLANTIC

Su Ns. istanza disposto TEST DNA sui familiari dei dispersi #Norman Atlantic

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Dopo oltre 5 mesi dall’incendio del Norman Atlantic non si è ancora accertata la identità di alcune delle salme recuperate a bordo ed in mare, ed i familiari di alcune vittime hanno incaricato i ns. Avvocati di richiedere alla Procura di Bari di procedere ad un prelievo urgente dei loro campioni biologici, al fine di confrontarli con quelli dei corpi rimasti senza nome; infatti i resti umani totalmente carbonizzati, recuperati a bordo della nave,  e quelli irriconoscibili recuperati in mare, a distanza anche di due mesi, sono già stati sottoposti al test DNA ma non era ancora stato effettuato altrettanto con i parenti dei dispersi, onde procedere poi all’esame comparativo ed eventuale identificazione.

Il giorno 18 maggio 2015 presso gli uffici della Procura di Bari, verrà quindi finalmente affidato l’incarico ai consulenti medico-legali di effettuare presso il policlinico di Bari il prelievo dei campioni biologici per il TEST DNA ai congiunti di due tra i passeggeri dispersi il 28.12.2014, anche in funzione del prossimo avvio delle operazioni peritali a bordo del relitto, che prenderanno il via dopo la udienza di incidente probatorio del 22.05.2015, e che potrebbero anche portare al rinvenimento di altri corpi rimasti a bordo in zone della nave non ancora esplorate: il numero dei dispersi accertati è di 19 passeggeri, di cui tre clandestini.

L’accertamento ha anche una determinante rilevanza riguardo ai tempi per i risarcimenti, poiché la condizione di morte presunta non è stata ancora dichiarata e, ad oggi, i parenti delle vittime non hanno ricevuto alcun tipo di risarcimento od indennizzo dalle compagnie Visemar ed Anek Lines, neppure a titolo di acconto.