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Costa Concordia finally towed from Giglio

It took over two-and-a-half-years, but the residents of the small Italian island of Giglio finally have their island back. Earlier today the wreck of the Costa Concordia was towed out to sea by several tugboats. Concordia is being towed…

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Amazing time lapse video of raising Costa Concordia

It took 19 hours for the salvage operations to raise and right the Costa Concordia and you can watch this amazing engineering feat in this 90-second time lapse video.

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Costa Concordia salvage operation set to raise ship today

It’s hard to believe it’s been 20 months since the Costa Concordia accident off the Italian island of Giglio. Sadly the accident claimed the lives of 32 people and left the gigantic cruise ship half-sunk and resting on its…

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Costa Concordia shipwreck being viewed by airline passengers

When the Costa Concordia capsized off the Italian island of Giglio on January 13 it forever changed the cruise industry. Not only has it changed the cruise industry, but it has changed the coastal views of the island from…

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Cruise industry introduces new safety measures

Cruise lines are now required to conduct passenger safety drills before leaving port effective immediately. The new rule was announced by several cruise industry associations: Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the largest cruise industry organization in North America, European…

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Carnival Corporation issues statement regarding Costa Concordia

This statement is from Carnival Corporation & plc in Miami, FL. Carnival Corporation & plc is the parent company of Costa Cruises. On January 13, 2012, Costa Cruises’ vessel, the Costa Concordia, departed from Civitavecchia, Italy with approximately 3,200…

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