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Raise the Concordia! *

OK, they’re not actually going to ‘raise’ her, they’re just going to get her into a position from which she can be towed away  to be cut up. The ‘how to do it’ details were announced a few days ago. Rather than try to repeat them myself, here’s a link to an interactive page on the Guardian newspaper website.


( * : this is a reference, of course, to the 1980 movie ‘Raise the Titanic!’. This was so expensive, and lost so much money (by the standards of 1980) that Lew Grade, one of the backers, allegedly commented that ‘it would have been cheaper to lower the Atlantic’…)

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