Pompano firm to begin Concordia salvage within days

Sun-Sentinel
By Arlene Satchell, Sun Sentinel Work to recover the stranded  Costa Concordia cruise ship is set to begin in days, a little more than four months after it capsized off the coast of Italy, killing 32, the ship’s operators announced Friday. Leading the project will be Pompano Beach-based Titan Salvage, who along with Italian partner Micoperi, was awarded the contract last month to refloat and remove the crippled 114,500-ton ship

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Costa Concordia removal plan approved

Agenzia Giornalistica Italia
(AGI) Rome – The plan for the removal of the Costa Concordia cruise liner was approved today. The ship ran aground off the coast of Giglio Island on 13 January. The conference for the presentation of the plan was held today in Rome at the Civil Defence Department chaired by the Commissioner for emergencies, Franco Gabrielli.  

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Tragedy of Costa Concordia leads to new cruise ship regulations

DigitalJournal.com
The sinking of the Italian cruise ship, the Costa Concordia, has lead to new regulations being adopted jointly by two major cruise ship associations. The European Cruise Council and the Cruise Lines International Assoc. passed three new safety rules.

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Final 2 bodies from Costa Concordia may soon be recovered

DigitalJournal.com
When the Costa Concordia, the massive Italian cruise liner that sunk Jan. 13, went down, over 4200 passengers and crew were aboard. Thirty-two did not survive the tragedy but only 30 bodies have been recovered.
There is hope the two bodies still missing will be found, and found soon.

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Court: Italy cruise ship captain must stay under house arrest

CNN International
The cruise liner Costa Concordia, seen on January 25, hit rocks and sank off the coast of Italy’s Giglio Island. NEW: Capt. Francesco Schettino doesn’t have to be jailed, Italy’s highest court rules Rome (CNN) — Italy’s highest court ruled Tuesday

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