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Members of the US salvage company Titan and Italian firm Micoperi work at the wreck of Italy's Costa Concordia cruise ship near the harbour of Giglio Porto on September 15, 2013. Salvage workers will attempt to raise the cruise ship on September 16, 2013, weather permitting, in the largest and most expensive maritime salvage operation in history, so-called 'parbuckling', to rotated the ship by a series of cables and hydraulic machines. Thirty-two people died when the ship, with 4,200 passengers onboard, hit rocks and ran aground off the island of Giglio on January 2012. AFP PHOTO / VINCENZO PINTO (Photo credit should read VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)
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Members of the US salvage company Titan and Italian firm Micoperi work at the wreck of Italy's Costa Concordia cruise ship near the harbour of Giglio Porto on September 15, 2013. Salvage workers will attempt to raise the cruise ship on September 16, 2013, weather permitting, in the largest and most expensive maritime salvage operation in history, so-called 'parbuckling', to rotated the ship by a series of cables and hydraulic machines. Thirty-two people died when the ship, with 4,200 passengers onboard, hit rocks and ran aground off the island of Giglio on January 2012. AFP PHOTO / VINCENZO PINTO (Photo credit should read VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)
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Members of the US salvage company Titan and Italian firm Micoperi... News Photo 180933180Business,Cruise,Emergencies and Disasters,Finance,Giglio Island,Harbor,Italian,Italy,Mode of Transport,People,Salvage,Ship,Stability,Titan,Transportation,USA,Vertical,Working,Wreck,Wreck of the Costa ConcordiaPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPMembers of the US salvage company Titan and Italian firm Micoperi work at the wreck of Italy's Costa Concordia cruise ship near the harbour of Giglio Porto on September 15, 2013. Salvage workers will attempt to raise the cruise ship on September 16, 2013, weather permitting, in the largest and most expensive maritime salvage operation in history, so-called 'parbuckling', to rotated the ship by a series of cables and hydraulic machines. Thirty-two people died when the ship, with 4,200 passengers onboard, hit rocks and ran aground off the island of Giglio on January 2012. AFP PHOTO / VINCENZO PINTO (Photo credit should read VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)