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Costa Concordia Salvage Operations Begin Today

Latest update on the salvage operations Costa Concordia salvage operations have been scheduled to begin today. Bad weather has delayed an attempt to pull the ship from the sea. According to latest updates from the official website on Costa Concordia removal project, the starting of parbuckling operations initially planned at 6.15, has been rescheduled for about two hours (tbc) due to the strong thunder storms last night on the island. The storms had in fact prevented the positioning of the barge on which the control room is installed and other operative units.The salvage Master Nick Sloane and the technicians of the operations team are embarking to reach the control room. In the meantime the operations for the positioning of the operating units are still ongoing. The connections with the control room have been activated and systems testing is proceeding.Once this operation is completed, the parbuckling can begin. There are no technical problems.Stay tuned to Costa Concordia removal updates athttp://www.theparbucklingproject.com or follow @InfoParbuckling on TwitterThe Parbuckling Project consists of five phasesCosta Concordia salvage project - Click on the image to enlarge(Image Source: The Parbuckling Project)1. StabilisationThe first phase involves the anchoring and stabilisation of the wreck to prevent any slipping or ...

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