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Now upright, Costa Concordia could be refloated by June

Dec 16, 2013 09:56 AM

The salvage director says additional flotation tanks are being attached as the ship rests on an underwater platform

Courtesy Daily Mail

(ROME) — Crews are attaching additional flotation tanks, or sponsons, to Costa Concordia and the cruise ship could be refloated by June, Digital Journal reported. Franco Porcellacchia, the engineer overseeing the salvage, said he was "extremely confident" of the schedule to raise the ship from the underwater platform on which it now rests. Thirty-two people died when the ship ran aground off Giglio, Italy, on Jan. 13, 2012.

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