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Costa Concordia

Costa Concordia is a ship built launched on 2nd of September 2005 and made her maiden voyage on the 14th of July 2006. The ship is now partially capsized, submerged and heavily damaged vessel of Isola del Giglio in Italy.

It was on Friday 13th of January 2012 around 21:00 local time (UTC+1) that the Costa Concordia ran aground on the rocks at Isola del Giglio whit 4,229 persons aboard, six of them died during the accident and as of 15th of January 15 persons where uunaccounted for, three persons had been found on that day, two south korean passengers and an italian crew member.

Broker and industry experts in Italy belives that the ship is a total loss whit damages estimated to be as high or higher then $500 millions, so far the cruiseline Costa hasen´t confirmed anything about what will happen to the ship. Dutch salvage experts has been called in to assist in removing the ship, which ahs about 2,380 tons of fuel that needs to be removed first.

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