Sunday, July 20, 2014
Accidents

Costa Concordia Being Readied for Final Tow to Genoa

After 2 and a half years shipwrecked along the small island of Giglio, the end is finally within sight.

July 20, 2014
Total Views: 18

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Accidents

Officials: Costa Concordia Water Quality Tests Show No Signs for Concern

Water samples taken in and around the refloated Costa Concordia shipwreck have shown no signs crtical levels of pollution, project officials confirmed Wednesday.

July 16, 2014
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Maritime News

Underwater Footage Shows Refloated Costa Concordia

Here is some underwater footage filmed from beneath the Costa Concordia on July 15, one day after the initial refloat of the shipwreck.

July 15, 2014
Total Views: 6

Accidents

Work Continues At Costa Concordia Wreck Site

Work at the Costa Concordia wreck site in Giglio continued overnight Monday and throughout the day Tuesday following Monday's successful initial float.

July 15, 2014
Total Views: 3

Monday, July 14, 2014
Accidents

Refloating the Costa Concordia – Day 1 Time-Lapse

Day 1 time-lapse video shows the refloating of Costa Concordia shipwreck.

July 14, 2014
Total Views: 31

Accidents

Refloating the Costa Concordia: Successful First Day – UPDATE

The salvage team working to refloat and remove the Costa Concordia shipwreck from Giglio have been given green light from the Italian government to kick off one of the final phases of the largest maritime salvage job in history.

July 14, 2014
Total Views: 113

Accidents

Costa Concordia Refloated: Initial Stages of Refloating Phase Prove Successful

By Eleanor Biles GIGLIO, Italy, July 14 (Reuters) – The wreck of the luxury liner Costa Concordia was re-floated on Monday and will soon be towed away and broken up...

July 14, 2014
Total Views: 11

Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Accidents

Costa Concordia Refloating to Kick Off Monday

The time has come... the refloating of the Costa Concordia has been confirmed to kick off on Monday, July 14, 2014, exactly 914 days after the cruise liner shipwrecked along the small Italian island of Giglio.

July 9, 2014
Total Views: 11

Friday, July 4, 2014
Accidents

Costa Concordia: Countdown to Refloating and Removal Has Begun

With the green light from the Italian government, the destination port set and the last of the hardware now installed, the countdown to the Costa Concordia’s refloating and removal from Giglio Island has begun.

July 4, 2014
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Maritime News

Costa Concordia Removal Gets Final Government Approval -Update

Italian authorities voting on the final destination of the Costa Concordia shipwreck have opted to stick to original plans for the hulk, calling for its removal from the island of...

July 1, 2014
Total Views: 5

Friday, June 27, 2014
Accidents

Costa Concordia Refloating Phase Detailed

Work to refloat and remove the Costa Concordia from the island of Giglio within the next 3 weeks is continuing with or without final approval from the Italian authorities.

June 27, 2014
Total Views: 50

Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Accidents

Costa Concordia Salvage: Final Decision Delayed Once Again

Just weeks away from the planned departure of the Costa Concordia hulk from Giglio and a final decision regarding its destination is yet to be made.

June 25, 2014
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Salvage

Final Decision on Costa Concordia Wreck Removal Delayed

The final decision that will ultimately determine the fate of the Costa Concordia hulk has been delayed as officials look to examine the refloating and removal plan in greater detail.

June 10, 2014
Total Views: 4

Friday, May 30, 2014
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Maritime News

Costa Concordia to Be Scrapped in Italy – Update

Update: The plan calls for the Costa Concordia to be towed to Genoa where the ship will be dismantled, according to reports. The tow is expected to commence July 20...

May 30, 2014
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Interesting

Date Set for Costa Concordia Wreck Removal

Officials in Italy have announced the planned dates for the removal of the Costa Concordia shipwreck from Giglio, more than two years after the ship ran aground.

May 13, 2014
Total Views: 7

Thursday, May 8, 2014
Interesting

Costa Concordia Sponson Knocked Out of Position – Update W/ PHOTOS

Salvage crews have moved forward with the installation of 2 additional sponsons to the formerly submerged side of the Costa Concordia shipwreck, but may have hit a slight snag when the first sponson installed was knocked out of position.

May 8, 2014
Total Views: 31

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Salvage

Costa Concordia Gets New Hardware

Salvage crews have installed the first piece of new hardware on the Costa Concordia since the end of the winter season in Giglio, another giant watertight steel box that will eventually be used to refloat the shipwreck.

April 29, 2014
Total Views: 15

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Salvage

Costa Concordia Salvage Kicks Into High Gear As Winter Season Ends

Officials in Italy have met with the public to discuss ongoing plans for the removal of the Costa Concordia wreckage, including providing an updated timeline for when the hulk will be refloated for the first time in more than two years.

April 15, 2014
Total Views: 0

Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Blog

Drone Gives Bird’s-Eye View of Costa Concordia Wreck Site – VIDEO

Here's some video of the Costa Concordia wreck site as it appeared in early January 2014, approximately two years after the Costa Concordia ran aground at Isola Del Giglio.

February 4, 2014
Total Views: 17

Thursday, January 23, 2014
Interesting

12 Bids Received for Costa Concordia Demolition Tender -Source

Italian oil service company Saipem has bid for the job of scrapping the hulk of the Costa Concordia cruise liner, which capsized off the Tuscany coast more than two years ago, a source close to the matter said on Thursday.

January 23, 2014
Total Views: 6