GALLERY The titanic Costa Concordia ballasting operations.

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costa-concordiaOnMonday, if there are no delays, the Costa Concordia wreck will make its way to the port of Genoa, where demolition operations will begin. It took time: the passenger ship that sank in front of Giglio Island (killing 32 people), turns out to be the largest tonnage ship ever wrecked. In fact, regallasting operations require a titanic amount of resources. Photographer Serena Galvani is at Giglio and is following the Costa Concordia’s ballasting step by step. Its this mini photostory of operations.


THREE KEY MOMENTS IN BRINGING CONCORD BACK TO THE SURFACE
lifting-cup

Stern raising operations

ballastingThe refloating of the Concordia

emptying-boxesThe emptying of skips

 

 

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