Dancer's escape from Costa Concordia on rope ladder
14 January 2012 Last updated at 15:45 GMT
Three people are confirmed dead after a cruise ship carrying more than 4,000 people ran aground off Italy.
There were scenes of panic as the Costa Concordia hit a sandbar on Friday evening near the island of Giglio.
Sandra Cook, mother of a stranded passenger has described how her daughter, a dancer on the cruise ship, escaped on a rope ladder.