Costa Concordia: Tug firm’s role in salvage operation

A tug belonging to Holyhead Towing helped pull the ship upright in a 19-hour operation.The luxury vessel had been stuck off Italy’s Tuscany coast since running aground in January last year killing 32 people.The £500m salvage operation was described as one of the largest and most daunting ever undertaken.Holyhead Towing’s tug Afon Cefni was part of the operation to right the vessel. But it was all in a day’s work for the managing director Mark Meade whose fleet of boats operate in more than a dozen countries.

Tug firm’s role in salvage operation

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