Concordia now off rock shelf

Uprighting of the Costa Concordia off the coast of Giglio, Italy, continues painstakingly but so far successfully, salvage crews have said. The wreckage of the ship has been moved off the rock shelf on which it has been lying for the last 18 months, progressively revealing its rusty and dirty water-lined starboard side. Once the ship reaches a tilt of 24 degrees, towers bolted to its port side will right the ship. Concordia is still loaded with tonnes of rotting and preserved food, drinks and alcohol, and fears the load which has ...
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