Big Step for Costa Concordia Salvage Operation

Costa Concordia.
Costa Concordia seen from space on Google Earth.

11:00 PM EDT

If weather conditions favor on Monday morning, salvage crews will attempt to raise the sunken 125,000-ton Costa Concordia at 6am local time, midnight Eastern time.

This will be the first time that an operation of this magnitude has been attempted on a sunken vessel this size.

See how the salvage operation will be done here and the photo gallery here.

You can view the live Reuters webcam of them raising Costa Concordia here.

Costa Concordia sank on January 13, 2012 off the Tuscan Coast of Italy, killing 32 people. The salvage operation cost is approximately $800-million.

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