Costa Concordia refloating to start Monday
07/09/2014 6:08 PM
07/09/2014 6:10 PM
The process of refloating the Costa Concordia shipwreck is scheduled to begin on Monday, according to the consortium working on the removal project.
Final authorization is still pending from an oversight body, and the date could change if weather conditions are bad.
Once the vessel has been refloated in the waters off the Italian island of Giglio, it will be towed to Genoa and dismantled for recycling. The ship struck rock off the Tuscan coast in January of 2012, killing 32 people.
Costa is owned by Doral-based Carnival Corp.
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