Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Parbuckling operation raising the Cruise liner Costa Concordia

Well, the Cruise Ship Costa Concordia is FINALLY upright again.

But, from the looks of things, it is not going anywhere soon or perhaps ever except to the scrap yard.

You are well aware, unless you have just returned from Mars, about the disaster when this ship ran aground January 13, 2012.

If you really were on Mars and don't know about the accident, HERE'S A LINK that will explain.

Lives were lost and the ship was seriously damaged.

The picture above from Wikipedia, taken by Cezary Piwowarski, shows how it looked before the accident.

But it isn't bright, beautiful, and shiny any more.

It has been on its side for months and months.

Finally, the operation to raise the Concordia has been completed.

50 pictures of the parbuckling operation have been posted on the internet.

I think you will find these most interesting.

So, without further ado,