How they turned the Costa Concordia upright
Salvage operators in Italy lifted the Costa Concordia cruise ship upright off the island of Giglio on Tuesday. The Local sees how the biggest ever project of its kind was done.
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Photos by The Parbuckling Project
Firstly, four submarine anchor blocks were fixed to the seabed between the wreck and the coast. These were used to stabilize the Costa Concordia and stop it slipping or sinking further.
Photo: The Parbuckling Project