Thursday, April 18, 2013

Ship Photos of The Day – First Caissons Installed on Costa Concordia

The first caissons, or sponsons, have been installed on the port side of the Costa Concordia.

April 18, 2013
Total Views: 41

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Costa Concordia Salvage Update: Crews Install Largest of Five Subsea Support Platforms [PHOTOS]

The salvage operation to remove the Costa Concordia cruise ship from the shores of Giglio hit a milestone today when crews positioned the largest of five subsea support platforms onto...

April 4, 2013
Total Views: 48

Friday, March 8, 2013

Costa Concordia is Piombino-Bound… Eventually

Officials in Italy on Friday decided that the Costa Concordia will be towed to the Port of Piombino in Tuscany for disassembly after being re-floated this fall. The Associated Press reports...

March 8, 2013
Total Views: 17

Monday, December 17, 2012

60 Minutes Special: Salvaging The Costa Concordia [FULL EPISODE]

60 Minutes aired a special last night on the salvage of the Costa Concordia, giving viewers an inside look at Titan Salvage and Micoperi’s operation to remove the ship, in...

December 17, 2012
Total Views: 31

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 Is The Costa Concordia Salvage Website You Have Been Waiting For

The re-floating stage is illustrated in this picture, after the parbuckling phase has been completed and caissons have been attached to the starboard side of the wreck. Ever since it...

November 13, 2012
Total Views: 11

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Costa Concordia Salvage Suffers Delays

The wreck removal of the infamous Costa Concordia is going to take longer than expected, officials in Italy announced this week. On Monday the Department of Civil Protection, which is...

August 14, 2012
Total Views: 15

Monday, June 18, 2012

Costa Concordia Salvage Starts Up

Salvage operations to remove the wreckage of the Costa Concordia from the Island of Giglio have begun, South Florida’s Sun Sentinel reports. As gCaptain reported in April, the historic contract...

June 18, 2012
Total Views: 8

Friday, May 18, 2012

Costa Concordia Salvage Plan Revealed [PHOTO TOUR]

Representatives from Costa Crociere and the Italo-American consortium Titan-Micoperi today presented the details of their much anticipated plan to remove the wreck of Costa Concordia from the Island of Giglio...

May 18, 2012
Total Views: 95

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Costa Concordia Wreck Removal Video, Not Quite Accurate

Here’s how the Costa Concordia wreck removal will likely NOT happen, but they definitely show us some interesting insight into ship salvage. We talked with Titan Salvage today to check...

May 9, 2012
Total Views: 12

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Titan Salvage and Italy’s Micoperi Win Contract to Remove Costa Concordia

Costa Crociere has announced that it has chosen U.S-based Titan Salvage and the Italian firm Micoperi to remove the stricken Costa Concordia from Giglio Island, beating out several leading salvage...

April 22, 2012
Total Views: 101

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Costa Concordia To Be Floated And Towed In One Piece

On the morning of March 24th at 08.00 CET SMIT Salvage successfully completed the removal of fuel from the stricken cruise ship Costa Concordia leaving many to wonder what’s the...

April 3, 2012
Total Views: 3

Friday, February 3, 2012

Costa Crociere Solicits Bids for Concordia Removal

Costa Crociere, operator of the Costa Concordia, has invited 10 of the world’s leading salvage companies to bid for the contract to remove the stricken vessel from the rocks of...

February 3, 2012
Total Views: 12

Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Ship Salvage Code Red

How To Pull A Sinking Ship From The Rocks [VIDEO]

  Ever since the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia ran aground off Giglio, her gleaming white hull lying precariously sideways on the rocky seabed has sparked the question, can she...

January 24, 2012
Total Views: 169