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Here are a couple of images I’ve grabbed from the GiglioNews webcam. One was some months ago, the other was today. Normal life is returning to Isola Giglio.      

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Costa Concordia update

The hull of Costa Concordia is now visible as the refloating exercise has just about come to an end. I’m sure that many of my readers will have been following this anyway, but I’ve been doing the occasional post about the Concordia so I felt I had to do one today. Here’s a link to […]

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Costa Concordia salvage

The Costa Concordia parbuckling has gone well, and the ship is now off the rocks and upright. She’s still partially submerged, but she will be floated higher in the water soon – I’m not quite clear when. Congratulations are very definitely due to the salvors who have completed a very complex operation. I’ve been away […]

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Yesterday evening I watched a program on the UK’s Channel 4 TV channel about the sinking of the Costa Concordia. I wasn’t expecting it to be especially good – I was expecting it to be full of overblown rhetoric and endlessly repeated video clips. The title didn’t encourage me to expect more: “Terror at Sea: […]

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