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(Enrico Sacchetti)

Where is the Costa Concordia Now?

The ship that went aground one year ago is slowly but surely being turned upright and salvaged

Maritime Nightmare

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(Enrico Sacchetti)

More than a year after it ran aground with 4,252 people aboard, shocking viewers worldwide, the cruise ship Costa Concordia remains wedged on rocks near the Italian island Giglio. But the luxury liner might float one last time. Its owner, the Carnival Corporation, is spending $400 million on one of the largest salvage operations ever attempted, the Parbuckling Project.

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