Work Being Done on Concordia

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#1
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I saw on the webcam that they are finally starting to do work on the Costa Concordia (sp?). Such a sad story.
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And now, a year later, they are about ready to put her upright. The report I read was that it should happen in September. Here is a link to the Giglio webcam. http://www.younkers.com/shop/women/b...ss_641766.html
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Originally posted by Scrapnana
And now, a year later, they are about ready to put her upright. The report I read was that it should happen in September. Here is a link to the Giglio webcam. http://www.younkers.com/shop/women/b...ss_641766.html
Sorry, I copied the wrong address. It should be this.
http://www.giglionews.it/20100224409...anoramica.html
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Latest news says the parbuckling will start on Monday, 16 September. This site give a very good explanation (with graphics) of this process.
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Well -- she is uprighted.

But there is still a lot of work to be done before she actually heads to the scrap yard.
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With the discovery of the last two bodies, hopefully healing can begin for the families. Prayers for both families.
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