What happened in the salvage of the Costa Concordia?
The accident, resulting panic and confusion killed 32 passengers and injured others. The ship remained partially submerged off Giglio’s coast until 2013 when a challenging, 17-hour “parbuckling” operation was completed.
When was the Costa Concordia removed?
13 January 2012
|Out of service||13 January 2012|
|Identification||Call sign: IBHD IMO number: 9320544 MMSI number: 247158500|
|Fate||Capsized and partially sank in 2012 off Isola del Giglio, Tuscany. Salvaged in 2015 and subsequently scrapped in Genoa, Italy in 2017.|
Where is Costa Concordia captain now?
The captain of the Costa Concordia Francesco Schettino is still in prison for his part in the sinking. He was sentenced to 16 years in 2016. He was 54 at the time and not expected to leave prison until he is at least 70 years old. The captain should be in prison until 2032 and is serving his sentence in Rome.
Is Costa Concordia captain in jail?
The captain of the Costa Concordia Francesco Schettino is still in prison for his part in the sinking. He was sentenced to 16 years in 2016. He was 54 at the time and not expected to leave prison until he is at least 70 years old.
What is the status of the Costa Concordia?
Photo below posted by someone on our social media shows the Costa Concordia as of November 10th. You can see how much progress they are making on the upper decks:
Who was the captain of the Costa Concordia?
Several of the ship’s crew, notably Capt. Francesco Schettino, were charged with various crimes. The cruise ship Costa Concordia lying on its side after running aground off Giglio Island, Italy, 2012. The Costa Concordia was owned by Costa Crociere, a subsidiary of Carnival Corporation & PLC.
When did Costa Concordia have damage to her bow?
Costa Concordia on 31 July 2009, featuring repairs to her bow. On 22 November 2008, Costa Concordia suffered damage to her bow when high winds over the Sicilian city of Palermo pushed the ship against its dock. There were no injuries and repairs started soon after.
When did Francesco Schettino leave the Costa Concordia?
Approximately 15 minutes later, Schettino finally ordered the Concordia abandoned, though according to reports, lifeboats had already been launched. At around 11:20 pm Schettino left the bridge and soon after abandoned ship; he subsequently claimed that he fell off the Concordia and landed in a lifeboat.