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Officials search for missing Costa Concordia waiter

Now that Costa Concordia has arrived at the scrapyard, officials have resumed searching for the missing body of a waiter who died when the ship sunk off the coast of Giglio in January 2012. Russel […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jul 29 2014
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Costa Concordia completes final journey

Costa Concordia has completed its final journey to the port where it will be dismantled and recycled, two-and-a-half years after it hit rocks and sank. The 115,000-tonne wreckage travelled over 300-kilometres at a speed of […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jul 28 2014
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Costa Concordia on the move

The rusty 115,000-tonne Costa Concordia set off on her final journey yesterday, two-and-a-half years after she hit rocks and capsized off the coast of Giglio in Italy, claiming the lives of 32 passengers. Surrounding boats […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jul 24 2014
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Concordia removal delayed by a day

The removal of the Costa Concordia wreckage has been pushed back by a day to allow salvage workers to run further tests. The 115,000-tonne vessel was to be towed away from Giglio in Italy today, […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jul 22 2014
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Costa Concordia’s final journey starts on Tuesday

The Costa Concordia wreckage is almost ready to be towed away from the Giglio in Italy where it hit rocks and sunk two-and-a-half years ago. Last week, salvage workers completed the first phase of removal, […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jul 21 2014
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Inside the Costa Concordia wreckage

Photos from inside Costa Concordia have surfaced, less than a day after the 950-foot wreckage was refloated. Published on the Daily Mail, the eerie images reveal what is left inside the vessel after spending two-and-a-half […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jul 16 2014
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Costa Concordia completes first stage of removal

The Costa Concordia wreckage has emerged from the water for the first time in two and a half years, as engineers successfully commence salvage operations. “The ship is floating and is well balanced,” Costa Cruises […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jul 15 2014
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Costa Concordia removal starts next week

Costa Concordia is close to leaving Italian waters, with the final stages of removal expected to start on Monday. If good weather persists, the ship will be refloated one last time using two sponsons – […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jul 11 2014
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VIDEO: Go inside the Costa Concordia wreckage

Ever wondered what the inside of Costa Concordia looks like two and a half years after it sunk off the coast of Giglio in Italy? Italian divers have released a new video, which takes viewers […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jul 7 2014
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Costa Concordia update: the ship will finally be removed

Italian authorities are confident the Costa Concordia wreckage will be removed from Giglio in Italy by the end of the month, two and a half years after it sunk. The ship hit rocks off the […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jul 2 2014
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Costa Concordia’s removal suspended

Costa Concordia could remain off the coast of Italy’s Giglio Island longer than expected, as the line ceases removal operations to respond to environmental concerns. According to Italian media, the company in charge of removing […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . May 1 2014