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Costa Concordia salvage: Divers to refloat the capsized cruise ship

English: Costa Concordia Polski: Statek pasaże...

Costa Concordia Polski: Statek pasażerski Costa Concordia

For twenty months, the once luxurious Costa Concordia cruise ship has been lying in saltwater, waiting for divers to arrive and refloat the massive structure. The Costa Concordia salvage effort is on an unprecedented scale, and righting the banked ship without damaging environmental consequences was a huge task. On September 17, 2013 at 4 a.m. local time, the ship was declared completely upright.  It’s the latest news in a saga of a needless crash that killed 32 people and showed the world a captain who abandoned ship to save himself rather than staying on board to ensure the safety of his passengers and crew. Read more