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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘italian shipwreck’

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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2,000-Year Old Shipwreck Yields Buried Treasures

A 2,000-year old shipwreck is enough to get anyone with the love of a good mystery excited; when it’s reported to be almost perfectly preserved in the soft mud below the waters of Italy, it’s enough to make one practically foam at the mouth. As a Goonie for life, this story fascinated me. That’s what divers are saying they’ve found …

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