The sinking of the Costa Concordia
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Costa Concordia

 

The Costa Concordia was the temple of entertainment, relaxation and emotion that made your stay, exclusive vacation.
Imposing and grand, the Costa Concordia was one of the biggest ships in the Costa fleet, it was the day of his inauguration the largest and most beautiful Italian cruise ship, it was the pride of Italy! A real floating temple of entertainment that surprised passengers. Wellness, sports, entertainment and cultural experiences thousand gathered in one room waiting for you on board the Costa Concordia.

Almost two thousand square meters spread over two decks exclusively to sport and wellness, four swimming pools, two with removable glass cover to enjoy the sun, even in winter.

The exclusive space Fitness exclusive Spa Costa equipped suites and cabins with direct access to the spa area: steam baths, ancient rites and care in the pure oriental tradition to rediscover the pleasure of mental and physical balance.

Sunny and spacious decks, thirteen bars, five restaurants and over five hundred cabins with balconies overlooking the Mediterranean where you live intensely every moment spent on board.

 
1500 do not cabins : 55 Samsara cabins, 505 with private balcony, 58 suites with private balcony, 12 suites Samsara.
5 restaurants, including two paid reservation (Club Concordia and Samsara Restaurant).
29 lifts.
1 laundry.
1 nurse in the operating room.
13 bars, including a Cognac & Cigar Bar and Coffee & Chocolate Bar.
5 Jacuzzis.
4 swimming pools, two with retractable glass roof.
1 children's pool.
1 nursery.
1 slide.
1 Spa Costa 6,000 sqm on 2 floors, with gym, baths, thalassotherapy, sauna, treatment room, Turkish bath, UVA solarium.
1 multipurpose sports field.
1 jogging track.
1 gym and fitness.
1 giant screen.
1 theater on 3 floors.
1 casino.
1 nightclub.
1 Formula 1 Grand Prix simulator.
1 virtual world game room, Squok Club with PlayStation gaming space.
6000 works of contemporary art and antiquities.
 

Length

289,60 m

Hull length 247,40 m
Midship beam (width) 35,50 m
Midship with caissons 62,50 m
Draught (partly under water height) 8,30 m
Draught after bailout 18 m
Air draft (height off part water) 70 m
Air draft after bailout 50 m (about)
Gross tonnage (internal capacity) 114 137 casks
Tonnage and (commercially usable volume) 87 196  casks
Shifting 114 500 tonnes
Total weight in operation (without the passenger and crew member) 56 000 tonnes
Total weight empty (without furniture and interior trim) 50 100 tonnes
Total weight furniture and interior trim 5 900 tonnes
Total weight with 30 boxes 74 500 tonnes
Propulsion 6 x moteur Wärtsilä Diesel
Power 75 600 kW - 102 000 ch
Cruising speed 19,6 kt, (36,3 km / h)
Maximum speed 23 kt (43 km / h)
Deck 17 including 13 reserved for passengers
Class Concordia
Ships in this class 5 -1, rest 4 (Serena, Pacifica, Favolosa, Fascinosa)
Type Cruise ship
Power plant 64 000 Mw (able to supply a city of 50,000 inhabitants)
cabins 1 500
passengers 3 780
Crew 1 100
Flag       Genoa Italy
foghorn Listen to the fog horn
Commissioned by Costa Monday, January 19, 2004
launching Friday, September 2, 2005
Receipt by Costa Friday, June 30, 2006
Baptism Friday, July 7, 2006
Godmother The Czech model Eva Herzigová
inaugural cruise Sunday, July 9, 2006
Commissioning Sunday, July 9, 2006
Shipyard Fincantieri, Sestri Ponente shipyard in Genoa (Italy)
Shipowner Costa Croisières
Homeport Genoa Italy
IMO (International Maritime Organization) 9320544
RINA (Italian Naval Registry) 81824
Radio identification UIT

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MMSI (Maritime Mobile Service Identity) 24715850
Price ship EUR 450 million
   
Date and time of the Shipwreck Friday, January 13, 2012, at 21: 45 pm and 7 seconds
sinking of place Island of Giglio in Tuscany (Italy)
   
Mooring place dismantling Genoa (Italy) since July 27, 2014
Port number of attachment of dismantling International Register Genoa (I) nr.73
   
Redress :  

Start

Monday, September 16, 2013, at 9: 06 am

End

Tuesday, September 17, 2013, at 4: 00 am
   
Bailout:  

Start

Monday, July 14, 2014, at 6: 00 am

End

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 17: 30 pm
   
Towing :  

Departure from the island of Giglio (I)

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 11: 37 am

Arrival in Genoa (I)

Sunday, July 27, 2014, at 5: 00 am
Distance traveled 200 miles (370, 400 km)
   
Moving in the port of Genoa (I) :  

Departure dock Pra Voltri

Monday, May 11, 2015, at 16: 00 pm

Arrive at dock Ex-Super Bacino

Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at 15: 30 pm
Distance traveled in the port of Genoa (I) 10 miles (18,500 km)
   
Departure dock Ex-Super Bacino Thursday, September 1, 2016, 9: 00 am
Arrive at Dry Dock 4 Thursday, September 1, 2016, 11: 30 am
Distance traveled 1,8 miles (3, 300 km)
   
Dismantling :  

Start

Thursday, October 16, 2014

End

Forecast June 2016
   
Average number of field technicians 200 people
Price the bailout and towing in Genoa (I) EUR 1.5 billion
Price dismantling EUR 100 million
Demolition site San Giorgio del Porto / SAIPEM - Genoa (I)
Owner (since August 2014) San Giorgio del Porto / SAIPEM - Genoa (I)
   
The names of the top 13 passenger decks and 4 decks and technical crew cabins.
   
Deck -2 Technical rooms - Machine room
Deck -1 Technical local
Deck 0 Cabins crews and services (laundry, infirmary, etc.)
Deck 1 Olanda / Hollande / Holland
Deck 2 Svezia / Suisse / Swiss
Deck 3 Belgio / Belgique / Belgium - Kitchens - Athenaeum Theatre parlor and stage - Restaurants Roma, Milano and Samsara
Deck 4 Grecia / Grèce / Greece - Athenaeum Theatre first balcony
Deck 5 Italia / Italie / Italy - Second balcony Athenaeum Theatre - Grand Bar Berlino - Barcellona Casino
Deck 6 Gran Bretagna / Grande Bretagne / Great Britain
Deck 7 Irlanda / Irlande / Ireland
Deck 8 Portogallo / Portugal - command bridge
Deck 9 Francia / France - The Lido Mediterraneo with giant screen, pool and Self Service
Deck 10 Germania / Allemagne / Germany
Deck 11 Spagna / Espagne / Spain - electric generator equipment rooms - Restaurant Club Concordia
Deck 12 Austria / Autriche / Austria - Sports grounds (jogging track and ball games) - Slide - Spa
Deck 13 Polonia / Pologne / Poland
Deck 14 Technical local - Fireplace -
 
For details, see the official plans of Costa Concordia : click here
 
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