It began an operation to raise the cruise ship Costa Concordia
lifting operation will be the most expensive in history. The cost is estimated at $ 1 billion.
To the port side will be welded onto the huge, hollow containers, in which will gradually inject 18,000 tons of cement, which will have to gradually align it.
According to the ship already prepared a special area. The main phase of the operation is scheduled for Monday, September 16th.
Rescuers are still searching for the bodies of two people who remain missing. Total during the crash on board were 4200 passengers, 32 of them died.
operation circuit 5. Graphical
After filling in all the cement container vessel should stand on the site:
6. The intermediate stage of recovery. Hot-site and on supports. After that, water pumping will occur.