Sunday, 22 January 2012

Graphic: Saving the Costa Concordia


Graphic: Saving the Costa Concordia

Click on the image for a larger view.One of the tasks Costa Cruises has before it is to try to extract the fuel from the stranded Costa Concordia and to attempt to raise the vessel.

Costa has said in a statement that it "recognized the need to promptly address issues concerning the protection of the marine environment following the Costa Concordia accident."

The line has commissioned Smit Salvage of Rotterdam, Netherlands, to draw up a plan to recover the fuel reserves from the Concordia.

Toronto newspaper the National Post this week constructed a graphic of some of the possible techniques and outcomes of extracting the fuel and maneuvering the ship. The article is here. Click on the graphic to see a larger version.