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Costa Concordia Salvage Suffers Minor Setback

The Costa Concordia has still not been retrieved by salvage crews and a recent setback could mean it will be even longer before the ship is pulled from the site of its wreck. A salvage crew was trying to pull the ship upright last Tuesday when they heard a loud sound that they determined was made by a caisson, a …

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Costa Concordia: The Island of Giglio After Salvage

The Costa Concordia, the cruise ship that ran aground near the island of Giglio, is beginning the salvage process today with a technique called parbuckling. The ship will then be pulled off the seabed and rotated onto giant platforms 30 meters about 98 feet below the water level. Areas of the ship that have been dry for months will be …

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