I have to admit, and I have said this before, its better to stick with the Norwegian and Dutch captains. (NCL, RCL, Holland America, Cunard's British)
If you think Italians are bad, you should have seen the days when many lines used Greeks. - Sunglasses after dark, bringing their Harley's on board.
When Oceanos sank in 1991 they were the first ones off the ship.