The Costa Concordia ran onto rocks and capsized last year. It's been sitting there ever since. A consortium of Titan Salvage
have just gotten approval for a plan
to refloat it and take it to an Italian port to be scrapped. The project is just beginning and it's expected to be finished in about a year. [more inside]
Play by play animation and description dissecting the Costa Concordia tragedy
using available AIS data
. Warning: distracting off camera 'thunking' noise throughout
Captain John Konrad also discusses the three fatal mistakes
made by the ship's master that lead to the grounding.