Where is the Costa Concordia Now?
The ship that went aground one year ago is slowly but surely being turned upright and salvaged
- By Mark Strauss
- Smithsonian magazine, February 2013
(Enrico Sacchetti )
If all goes well, the two-hour parbuckling maneuver will climax months of work by 450 technicians. Steps include drilling 26 holes in the granite coast to hold pillars for the platforms. The sponsons will be filled with seawater to act as a counterweight as the ship is lifted.