Home

Costa Concordia Salvage Operation Completed In Italy (VIDEO/PHOTOS)

Leave a comment

FROM

world

Click link below picture
.

The crippled Costa Concordia cruise ship was pulled completely upright early Tuesday during a complicated, 19-hour operation to wrench it from its side where it capsized last year off Tuscany, with officials declaring it a “perfect” end to a daring and unprecedented engineering feat.

Shortly after 4 a.m., a foghorn wailed on Giglio Island and the head of Italy’s Civil Protection agency, Franco Gabrielli, announced that the ship had reached vertical and that the operation to rotate it – known in nautical terms as parbuckling – was complete.

“We completed the parbuckling operation a few minutes ago the way we thought it would happen and the way we hoped it would happen,” said Franco Porcellacchia, project manager for the Concordia’s owner, Costa Crociere SpA.

“A perfect operation, I must say,” with no environmental spill detected so far, he said.

Applause rang out among firefighters in the tent where the project engineers made the announcement. An hour later, Nick Sloane, the South African chief salvage master, received a hero’s welcome as he came ashore from the barge that had served as the floating command control room for the operation.

.
Costa Concordia Salvage Operation

Salvage operators in Italy lifted the Costa Concordia cruise ship upright from its watery grave off the island of Giglio in the biggest ever project of its kind. (Photo by VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images) | Getty
.
.
Click link below for story, video and slideshow:
.
______________________________________________________________________________

Italy Approves Attempt To Set Costa Concordia Upright, Plan To Tow Ship’s Remains To Port

1 Comment

FROM

world

Click link below picture
.

Italy has given the go-ahead for an ambitious attempt to set upright the Costa Concordia cruise liner, which went aground near an Italian island in 2012, killing 32 people.

The national Civil Protection agency said Friday the operation will be carried out later this month, once final safety certificates are issued. The exact date depends on calm seas near Giglio Island.

If engineers and crews succeed in righting the Concordia, the vessel will be eventually towed to a port for dismantling.

The manslaughter trial of the Concordia’s captain, Francesco Schettino, resumes on Sept. 23. The ship struck a reef, took on water and listed badly before capsizing off Giglio’s port.

.
italy costa concordia upright

Tourists stand on rocks near the Costa Concordia cruise ship on August 25, 2013 at Giglio Island. (VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)
.
.
Click link below for story and slideshow:
.
______________________________________________________________________________

Sheenarchy

The other aspect

Aditya Mishra

राजनीतिक तड़का और मोहब्बत की मिठास के साथ प्यार भरा एहसास

Talentos & Desafios

By Roger Maia

Timeless Mind

Self Realisation, Health, Wealth, Success, Power, Divinity, Manifesting, Occult, Meditation, Paranormal, Spirituality, magic

favys priority

power of a child and a woman

The New World

“Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.” - Louis L'Amour

Life in Words

Life in Words

LazyLedger

Foundation of being better in yourself.

Central City Girl

Lift your head up. Madness is Genius.

Fun and Factz 4 U : Learn And Earn Through Blogging

Movies, Songs, Travel, Poetry, Games and Technical Guide

Pitacos e Achados

Dicas e Pitacos para o dia a dia

MY-Alborada

Poesía, viajes y fotografías. Poetry, travel and photographs

The Gleaming Glow

Everything is good, if you are good enough

Anna Coleman

Living. Loving. Dancing. xx

M😊😔D

My 6 Personalities

Lluís Bussé

Art | Culture | Photography | Poetry

Iqra Zaman Kayani's Blog

Writings And Photography

Mr. NahasFinance

Today's generation is financially illiterate, so I am going to attempt to change that one person at a time.

The News18India

thenews18india.com

Law of Attraction finds me!

My transition from outwardly rituals to internal mantra of sub conscious mind

Lady P Diary

In recent times, DEPRESSION has been the major cause of suicide. ANGER has led to premature death, LOW SELF ESTEEM has led to suicide because they do not see themselves as being able to carry on with life and feel others are better than they are. I have taken it upon myself to listen and write to the public and victims of these. If distance cannot make me listen and interact with you physically, then I hope my message would reach and touch your heart knowing that you are not in this alone and you can come out of it. Also, mastering the habits of a healthy lifestyle, peace of mind, better communication will have a great impact on your journey through life. I will be sharing my personal stories and stories of individuals but their actual names won't be mentioned. Most of these stories will be written in the first person narrative. Promising you a noteworthy read! Cheers!

Welcome to akuner

People who love to eat & travel are always good people!

Briciolanellatte Weblog

Navigare con attenzione, il Blog si sbriciola facilmente

truthiskef

a strong woman with superpowers

Sanoj Jose

Helping You Find Answers to Your Thoughts

Zarablog

Shares updated news about celebrities, popstars, polities, fashion, designs and make life fun for you

Tap ON (Tapan)

I masturbate my thoughts here.. Seriously..

Teenage

#AnythingYouWant

Discover

A daily selection of the best content published on WordPress, collected for you by humans who love to read.

Aditi Mehta

Personal tinged with political | Stream of consciousness.

BrainStorms

I ain't voiceless

KASHiVOLOGY

The conversations

life quotes

Truth of life

Ram book notes

Book notes for your success, prosperity and personal growth.

Haber Kayda Değer

"Çoksesliliği önemser"

A Japanese mission for -from Sail of the Lord church-

From a church, sincerely loving God in Tokyo, japan.

DonyazCorner

My insight into Sex, Relationship's, and family! Along with a dabble of short stories and poetry

itsthebiblophile

Writing can be anything for anyone but for me it's to express the overwhelming feelings I feel that cannot be said .[Disclaimer : everything posted here will be my own work (p.s. work here means everything written and not the images) unless mentioned otherwise. Please do not copy.]