Costa Concordia – ‘Ενας χρόνος μετά…



One-Year Anniversary of Costa Concordia Tragedy in Photos



Today marks the 1-year anniversary of the Costa Concordia tragedy which claimed 32 lives off Giglio on 13 January 2012. The following are images depicting the salvage operations which continue on a round-the-clock basis by Titan Salvage and Microperi.  The salvage operation is aimed for completion by the end of the summer in 2013.

Costa concordia wreck stormy weather

Stormy weather batters the Costa Concordia worksite

costa concordia

costa concordia night salvage operations

Salvage operations continue 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

costa concordia welders salvagecosta concordia welders salvage

costa concordia salvage deck

The sideways world of a salvage operation.

costa concordia worksite

costa concordia

Costa Concordia as seen on 14 January 2012. By Roberto Vongher

“Grave imprudence and incompetence” – Transcript of the Preliminary Court Inquiry into Costa Concordia Disaster

costa concordia landing platform

The submarine landing platform on which the Costa Concordia will be righted on to.

costa concordia conductor pipe.

A 36 meter “conductor” which will be embedded into the seafloor to support the landing platform underneath the Costa Concordia.

costa concordia drilling

Large diameter drilling operations

salvage office costa concordia

New makeshift offices on board the Costa Concordia

anchor block positioning costa concordia

Anchor block positioning

titan salvage divers costa concordia

Divers from Titan Salvage work to prepare the seafloor infrastructure for the delicate parbuckling project later in 2013

titan salvage diver

costa concordia satellite image

Costa Concordia seen from space, Image courtesy Digital Globe

BY  ON JANUARY 13, 2013