The Costa Concordia's 19-Hour Salvage in Timelapse, Photos, and GIFs

After an incredible 19-hour salvage effort, the crippled Costa Concordia cruise liner was successfully pulled upright from its side in the waters off Tuscany yesterday in a make-or-break engineering attempt that had never before been tried in such conditions. Here's a much, much closer look. » 9/17/13 10:58am 9/17/13 10:58am

You Won't Believe What It'll Take to Free the Costa Concordia

The 114,500-ton Costa Concordia luxury liner has been rotting on an Italian reef since last January, after a collision that killed 32 of the 4,229 passengers and crew on board and has left the ship stranded for nearly 24 months. This morning, a crew of more than 500 engineers is attempting to finally right the Costa… » 9/16/13 11:00am 9/16/13 11:00am

A Quadcopter's-Eye View Of The Costa Concordia Shipwreck

The wreck of the cruise ship Costa Concordia in early 2012 resulted in 32 deaths and the destruction of the ship, resulting in a $300 million salvage operation that may be the most expensive in history. A pair of quadcopters equipped with cameras capture the sad vessel and the massive operation to remove it from the… » 5/21/13 3:49pm 5/21/13 3:49pm

Owners of Capsized Italian Cruise Ship Want to Save It With Something…

It's been a month since the fatal sinking of the Costa Concordia off the coast of Italy. And, now that the half million gallons of on-board fuel are being safely siphoned off, the ship's owner must decide—raise it from the seabed with hundreds of thousands of ping-pong balls or call in the Jawas and have it dismantled… » 3/09/12 11:00pm 3/09/12 11:00pm