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

3 years agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

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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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... Read Post


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