Prosecutors requested a sentence of 26 years in prison for the former Costa Concordia’s captain Francesco Schettino.
On 22 July, 2014 the wreck of Costa Concordia will be ready for transportation to its final destination, namely the Port of Genoa Voltri. Take a look to the possible routes.
Concordia refloating operation in progress 24/7. Here the time laps refloating. The wreck has emerged of about 6.5 meters. There are still 6 starboard sponsons to be lowered to their final position.
From the word go, the priority of the Concordia removal project has been to protect the environment of Isola del Giglio, Costa Concordia said in a statement.
The Costa Concordia’s refloating operation can be divided into 4 separate stages. Follow the live twitting operations.
The salvage team have confirmed that the Concordia refloating operation is set to go ahead starting on Monday, July 14.
Refloating of Costa Concordia is scheduled to start by the middle of July upon authorization of the Monitoring Observatory, and the definitive departure from Giglio Island to Genoa, Italy, is planned by the end of the month.
In three weeks Costa will be ready to tow the Concordia from Giglio Island, in a period of time that statistically presents the most favorable weather and sea conditions.
Over-3-metre-long 400 kg rare shark washes up on Giglio Island.
The wreck of the Costa Concordia will be scrapped in Genoa later this year, italian papers said Saturday.