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German photograher Jonathan Danko Kielkowski swam out to the wreckage to snap the abandoned ship's once-buzzing rooms.
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"I jumped on its roof, Schettino had jumped on just before me. As soon as the lifeboat set off, the ship rolled over and
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New bird's-eye images showing the wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship before and after the epic 19-hour operation to turn
Salvage crews finished pulling the Costa Concordia wreck upright on Tuesday, more than 20 months after the cruise ship capsized
An attempt to pull the shipwrecked Costa Concordia upright will go ahead on Monday, Italian officials have confirmed.
Salvage crews in Italy could start as early as next week on a daunting operation to set the wreck of the Costa Concordia
Costa Concordia Wreckage To Be Raised In September As Italy Attempts Biggest Passenger Ship Salvage Ever
The plan is initially to rotate the 114,500-ton vessel, then attach flotation tanks to the side that is currently under water
Costa Cruises, a unit of Carnival Corp , avoided a criminal trial by agreeing to pay 1 million euro ($1.31 million) fine
Salvage crews are working against time to remove the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship, which is slowly being crushed under its own weight on its perch of granite seabed off the Tuscan island of Giglio. Officials said Monday that if this attempt fails, there won't be a second chance.
Captain Francesco Schettino left the ship before all the ship's crew and passengers had been taken ashore. The giant Costa
The Costa Concordia remains half-sunk and perched on rocks off the island of Giglio. Because the area is a marine sanctuary