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The Cost Of Raising the Costa Concordia

Two years ago today the Costa Concorida hit ground of the coast of Italy. In order minimize  environmental impact a $300 Million (USD) contract to raise, refloat and tow the ship to a nearby salvage yard for dismantlement was awarded to a Florida based company. So far, the ship has been raised and costs have soared over $800 million. The entire process is expected to be complete this year.

The infographic below, by Canadian Business,  explains the engineer behind the massive operation.





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