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Owners of Capsized Italian Cruise Ship Want to Save It With Something They Saw on MythBusters [Ships]

It's been a month since the fatal sinking of the Costa Concordia off the coast of Italy. And, now that the half million gallons of on-board fuel are being safely siphoned off, the ship's owner must decide—raise it from the seabed with hundreds of thousands of ping-pong balls or call in the Jawas and have it dismantled for scrap. More »
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Operation to raise capsized cruise ship underway

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GIGLIO ISLAND, Italy (AP) — A complex system of pulleys and counterweights on Monday began pulling upright the Costa Concordia cruise ship from its side on a Tuscan reef where it capsized in 2012, an anxiously awaited operation of a...

Storm delays lifting of capsized ship off Italy

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GIGLIO ISLAND, Italy (AP) — A fierce thunderstorm has delayed the start of a daring bid to raise upright the Costa Concordia cruise ship which capsized off the coast of Italy in 2012.

Costa Concordia Capsizing Costs Over $2 billion for Owners

Vehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

FRANKFURT, July 6 (Reuters) – The Costa Concordia disaster, when the cruise liner capsized off Italy more than two years ago, will likely end up costing the ship’s owners just [...] The post Costa Concordia Capsizing Costs Over $2 b...

Costa Concordia: Parbuckling Project Raises Sunken Cruise Ship [Watch Live]

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The Costa Concordia is being raised from a rocky Italian seabed after a parbuckling effort proved successful. Engineers took the the task of raising the Costa Concordia from its seabed perch on a Tuscan reef, where close to two year...

Owners Of Capsized Italian Cruise Ship Want To Save It With Something They Saw On MythBusters

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmodo Australia

It’s been a month since the fatal sinking of the Costa Concordia off the coast of Italy. And, now that the almost 2 million litres of on-board fuel are being safely siphoned off, the ship’s owner must decide — raise it from the seab...

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