Where is the Costa Concordia right now?

port of Genoa
Despite the calm seas and the proximity to land, 32 people were killed. Now, the wrecked remains of the gigantic ocean liner are being scrapped in the port of Genoa, Italy. Its 50,000 tons of steel are being melted down and will be used in future construction and ship building projects.

Will Costa Concordia be repaired?

There is no question of repair: instead the Costa Concordia will be towed to a facility where she can be broken up and smelted down to be recycled and re-used. The closest port with any sizeable ship breaking business is Turkey, but that is a fair distance to tow a giant, badly-damaged ship.

Who are the owners of the Costa Concordia?

The consortium, known as the Ship Recycling Consortium, is made up by the Italian company Saipem, holding 51%, and San Giorgio del Porto, which held 49%. The Costa Concordia moored at the “Seawall” pier in Genoa, Italy in July 2014. Photo: Ship Recycling Consortium

Where did the Costa Concordia go on its cruise?

The graphics and maps below reveal more about what happened. The Costa Concordia left the Italian port of Civitavecchia at 19:18 local time ( 18:18 GMT). The ship was heading out on a week-long cruise around the Mediterranean with 3,206 passengers and 1,023 crew onboard.

When was the Costa Concordia declared a total loss?

Costa Concordia was officially declared a “constructive total loss” by the insurance company, and her salvage was “one of the biggest maritime salvage operations”. On 16 September 2013, the parbuckle salvage of the ship began, and by the early hours of 17 September 2013, the ship was set upright on its underwater cradle.

When is the Costa Concordia going to dry dock?

Once that work completed, crews will begin to remove all external structures from the ship, including all 30 sponsons, and seal the hull so that what’s left of the vessel can be transferred to dry dock for demolition. Photo below posted by someone on our social media shows the Costa Concordia as of November 10th.