Costa Concordia Dismantling Completed in Italy

The dismantling and recycling of the infamous Costa Concordia cruise liner has been completed in Italy, marking the official end to final phase of what is considered the largest maritime salvage job in history.  The consortium responsible for the Costa Concordia's dismantling announced the completion of the project this month in Genoa, Italy, about three years … [Read more...]

Costa Concordia Hulk Makes Final Voyage to Scrapyard

The rusted hulk of what was once the Costa Concordia made its final journey to a dry dock in Italy where it will be cut up and recycled once and for all. On Thursday a team of five tugboats helped transfer what remains of the cruise ship across the harbor in Genoa to a Dry Dock No. 4 where the final phase of the dismantling and recycling project will take place. Since May … [Read more...]

Ship Photos of the Day – Wreck of the Costa Concordia, Or At Least What’s Left of It

The wreck of the Costa Concordia - or least what's left of it - continues to be broken up in Genoa, Italy in preparation for final demolition sometime later this year. According to the most recent update, released earlier this week, about 200 technicians are now working on cutting decks 5 to 3 while stripping internal fittings on deck 2 and 1. With the wreck lighter, … [Read more...]

A Current Look At and Inside the Dismantled Costa Concordia

The effort to dismantle the ill-fated Costa Concordia continues in Genoa, Italy with approximately 200 technicians now working to cut up and remove all fittings and structures from the vessel. According to the latest update from the Ship Recycling consortium released Wednesday, the lightening of the cruise ship has allowed the removal of the first giant … [Read more...]