Project 3, the dismantling of the "Concordia" in 4 phases.
|Monday, 26 December, 2016 - Dismantling info Concordia :|
|The dismantling of Concordia continues in dry dock "Dry Dock 4", there are currently 150 technicians. The cutting of the bridge 1 is completed and the last blocks have been removed. Clean-up of the engine room at bridge 0, -1 and -2 will also be completed and work on the hull will begin.|
|Monday, October 3, 2016 -|
|A loyal site visitor PANOT Hervé sent us a lapse video of Maritime Casualty Specialists from the entrance of Concordia in dry dock Dry Dock 4.|
|Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - New video of Concordia in the dock :|
|Thursday, September 1, 2016 - the Concordia in the dry dock "Dry Dock 4" :|
|Thursday, September 1, 2016 - the last trip:|
|Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - the last trip is for tomorrow :|
|The consortium, SAIPEM and San Giorgio del Porto officially confirmed that Concordia will make his last trip, between the dock "Super Ex Bacino" and the dry dock "Dry Dock 4" on Thursday 1 September 2016, except meteorological problem.|
|Saturday, August 27, 2016 - the last voyage of the Costa Concordia :|
|The last two boxes were removed last Friday, August 26. The hull restoration work is completed. The buoyancy of the Concordia is finished, towing the dock "Super Ex Bacino" to the dry dock "Dry Dock no. 4" is to be accomplished from Monday, August 29, 2016, to be cleared and cut. This spell the end of this floating palace !|
|Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - Information of the island of Giglio :|
|To date the cleaning and restoration of the seabed of Punta Gabbianara continue, they were slowed down because of damage to the barge Micoperi 30 early August. The latter is being repaired in Porto Santo Stefano (I). The work should be completed if weather conditions permit early 2017.|
|Thursday, July 28, 2016 - dismantling of Concordia :|
|Information about the dismantling of the Concordia to 27 July 2016. To date 200 technicians are still working on the site. The decks 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14 were completely removed. Deck 3 is nearing completion of removal, which will allow to further remove 12 boxes in addition to the 8 already withdrawn bringing the number of cells removed to 20. The ship's hull is being completed redress as the withdrawal of the boxes at the end of this repair, the last (10) boxes will be removed and the hull will be towed into dry dock for its destruction.|
|Thursday, July 21, 2016 - the full movie since 13 January 2012 :|
|Monday, May 23, 2016 -|
|The bow and blister that had been installed in Giglio (I) to prevent the bow breaks during rotation.|
|Thursday, May 19, 2016 - Official information on the dismantling of Concordia :|
|The dismantling of Concordia continues to this day 200 technicians working on the site. Currently cutting decks 2 and 3 ends, while continuing the dismantling of internal parts of the decks 1 and 0. 8 boxes have been removed, S1, S2, S3, P1, P2, P3, P4 and P8, see map below. When the sealing of leaks is completed and the hull will float alone, the last boxes will be removed, and it will be moved into dry shim to be cut.|
|Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - The Concordia yesterday Tuesday 17 May, filmed by the newspaper "La Repubblica" :|
|Monday, May 2, 2016, Franco Gabrielli became the first police officer to Italy :|
|Franco Gabrielli former head of civil protection in the sinking of the Costa Concordia, which led with great success the rescue operation and the withdrawal of the Costa Concordia between 13 January 2012 and 10 September 2014 when he was closing the 'emergency state. Is, after over a one-year stay at the head of the prefecture of Rome, appointed head of the Italian police and that at the request of Matteo Renzi Italian Prime Minister, in agreement with the Italian Parliament.|
|Thursday, April 14, 2016 :|
|Thank you to Nadège and Cyril Bonnevie for giving us graciously achieve this photo taken last week in Genoa.|
|Friday, April 8, 2016, information Genoa :|
dismantling of Concordia ahead quickly :
|Tuesday, March 22, 2016, photos of Concordia taken last week :|
|Thank you to Jean Claude Bredannaz.|
|Tuesday, March 1, 2016, the Concordia in January 2016 :|
Andreas Nieke, ein großes Dankeschön für Ihre Video-Abbau von Costa Concordia.
|Monday, February 22, 2016, "Concordia" and not "Costa Concordia" :|
Small precision, but which is important, since August 2014, the Costa Concordia no longer belongs to the company Costa Cruises, but the consortium San Giorgio del Porto / SAIPEM. Therefore, although I continue to write "Costa Concordia" during this period of decommissioning the ship is actually called "Concordia".
|Thursday, February 18, 2016, the "0" point is out water :|
The progress of
on the site
of the Costa Concordia,
here is the latest information
Technicians finish cutting the inner parts (internal connections) decks, 5, 4 and 3. They also finish the cleaning and removal of separations decks 2 and 1. These breaks allow the shell to go back to an almost normal level (draft 9,50 vicinity) what will allow technicians to finally see the deck "0" to dry, because it is no longer under water.
To date 3 floats about 30 have been removed due to the lightening of the hull, "S1 and S3" starboard side and "P1" port side of the ship. Other floats are more useful and will not be deleted, the "S2" starboard side and "P2 and P3" on the port side.
Work will begin on the hull to restore buoyancy of the latter and at the end of this work all the boxes will be removed and the hull will be moved into dry dock to be destroyed. Currently 200 people work at the site.
|Monday, December 28, 2015, work progress, it remains only 5 bridges on the 17 :|
The two hundred technicians working on the dismantling of the Costa Concordia now cut deck 5, while the cleanup and removal of furniture and paneling decks, 2, 1 and 0 if they are out now pursuing water. After the suppression of the box "P1" port side, the box "S1" starboard side that was removed.
|Thursday, November 19, 2015, the last picture of the Costa Concordia :|
An Italian website visitor sends me the last picture of the dismantling of the Costa Concordia. Grazie Luca !
|Wednesday, November 11, 2015, after photos, video :|
|Saturday, November 7, 2015, new photos of the dismantling :|
Thank you to the consortium San Giorgio del Porto and SAIPEM, to share with us the progress of the Costa Concordia dismantling work. You can also discover in this clip, removing the first P1 box that was used to remove the vessel from the island of Giglio (I).
|Wednesday, October 28, 2015, cutting the bridge began 9 :|
The progress of the
dismantling of the
Concordia progress quickly.
and according to the
del Porto /
there are about 200
technicians on site.
Thus began cutting the bridge 9, the cleaning operations end on Deck 3, and start on deck 2. The first "P1" box has been removed because the ship gets lighter as go. In the coming weeks, it will be the turn of the box "S1" to be removed.
As you can see, the dismantling and this continues until the end of cleaning, stripping, cutting and removing the sealing of bridge 0. At this point, all the boxes have been removed and the hull of the Costa Concordia will be moved into dry dock "dry Dock No. 4" (see the animated video at the top of the page) to be emptied, cleaned, cut and cleared.
|Tuesday, October 27, 2015, removing a piece of the Costa Concordia :|
|Tuesday, September 29, 2015, the 23,000-ton Costa Concordia steel for the Feralpi Group :|
This is the "Feralpi Group" which won the overhaul market 23,000 tons of steel Costa Concordia. Located in the province of Brescia (I) "Lonato del Garda" rather, the steel group will merge and melt to produce special steels for its steel plant Di Calvisano Spa. Steel Costa Concordia will be used for the manufacture of reinforcement for civil and industrial floors, bridges, reinforcement for the construction of civil and industrial prefabricated reinforcement retaining walls and other steel structures such as cables steel. Nothing says that steel does not also find to the steel structure of building future cruise ships.
|Thursday, September 24, 2015, progress :|
More details on the progress of the decommissioning work.To date there are 180 to 200 people working on and around the Costa Concordia. Some of these people are working on stripping the internal structures of decks emerged from the ship. Another part of the demolition works of the external parts of the vessel and on restoring the hull buoyancy. Much of the work focuses on decks 3, 4, 5.
The decks 14 and 13 are completely removed. Finishing over the removal of the decks 12, 11 and 10. The plates are cut and descended to earth to be reduced volumetric size as needed and transported factory for recycling.
The floats of the control room (boxes) was moved ashore to continue monitoring the buoyancy of the vessel. Hydraulic strands floats (boxes) the greatest have been deleted on the starboard side of the ship. Which does not hinder the stability of the vessel is lightened by the day. In the coming weeks, floats (boxes) will be deleted. As regards pollution, regular samples of water and air report no problems. Source San Giorgio del Porto / SAIPEM
|Sunday, September 20, 2015, the last platform was withdrawn at Giglio :|
On August 11, there remained the company Micoperi to remove the last two platforms (1 & 2), but the weather meant that this work has taken longer than expected. Today the operation is completely finished! It remains to this day as the steel piles, concrete blocks and a few grout bags that have yet to be removed to get to the Punta Gabbianara its initial configuration.
|Wednesday, September 16, 2015, new photos of cutting the Costa Concordia:|
Maria Carrera, whom I thank, sent me new pictures of the progress of the dismantling of the Costa Concordia. In these photos we distinguish cutting deck 11 and teardown stern. Click on the pictures to enlarge.
|Saturday, September 12, 2015, the destination of various materials :|
I give you some elements on the destination of the materials that have or will be removed from the upper decks of the Costa Concordia. The indication "destroyed" does not mean that some of the items will not be recycled, but they must first be dismantled and separated prior to recycling for materials that can be recycled.
|Thursday, September 10, 2015, the first photos:|
Here are the first pictures of the cutting upper decks and the photo of the listed starboard bow which no longer displays the name "Costa Concordia", huge windows replace the name of the ship. Click on the pictures to enlarge.
|Thursday, August 20, 2015, a new video:|
In this new video of Simone Alagio, we see that 12,13 and 14 decks have been removed. Starboard is also noted that the boxes were lowered side, and at this stage of dismantling the Costa Concordia has an area of 13 m draft as the day of his departure from Giglio (I) was just over 18 m. Grazie Simone Alagio
|Wednesday, August 19, 2015, the Costa Concordia there 4 days :|
Fabio Vaccargiu filmed there four days the Costa Concordia, we note that the name "Costa Concordia" was deleted on the bow of the ship. Now these are huge openings that were made probably for ventilation and passage of light. The destruction of this magnificent vessel continues unabated ... Grazie Fabio Vaccargiu.
|Tuesday, August 11, 2015, late withdrawal of platforms Giglio :|
The work of removing six platforms come to an end with the load on the barge Micourier2 platforms, 3,4,5,6. The barge Micourier2 should leave the island of Giglio (I) as soon as the weather permits, and thereby loading platforms 1 and 2 of the Micourier1 barge. The convoy then take the direction of the port Ortona in Abruzzo (I). With the withdrawal of platforms and cleaning that goes on there will be nothing left of the memory of the shipwreck in Giglio (I), except that sad memories in the memory of victims' families and survivors! Pictures of GiglioNews : GiglioNews.it
|Monday, July 27, 2015, the deck 14 has been removed and removing a platform Giglio :|
work is under way
removal of the bridge
be able to start
of the bridge
Stripping the deck 14 to deck 6 is completed, the teams in charge of this activity will start stripping bridges 5, 4, 3 and 2. The sheets are cut into pieces of 8 m X 2.5 m, for that 'they can be transported by route.170 people working on the site now. Today it is one year since the Costa Concordia arrived in Genoa (I) .Meanwhile in Giglio, the first platform to present the 6 removed by barge Micoperi 30. Grazie giglionews.
|Wednesday, July 22, 2015, the Costa Concordia filmed a cruise ship :|
Giuseppe Di Giovanni filmed the Costa Concordia moored at the dock "Ex Superbacino" of the ship where he was, and that there are few weeks. Grazie Giuseppe !
|Tuesday, June 16, 2015, the Costa Concordia is really damn ?|
said at a
organized by the
Concordia was not dead
and that he would
Ship" !! "I
would not say that this is the
of the ship
will be recycled and
it is not
said that his steel
is not used
to create new
The upper decks of the ship are totally destroyed them that's for sure, but the shell she has it you really suffered to the point of being thrown to the scrap heap ? So a future new life to the Costa Concordia, which of course will bear a different name! Whatever...
|Thursday, June 11, 2015, the machinery control room and the bridge of command of the Costa Concordia originally :|
|Friday, May 15, 2015, the last voyage of the Costa Concordia 2 videos :|
|Wednesday, May 13, 2015, the Costa Concordia cut into slices:|
The division of the Costa Concordia will be to cut the wafer, in Italy they call it cutting the mortadella. In total, 15,000 slices of 11m long, 2m wide and weighing each weighing between 1.6 to 2 tons. This second phase will therefore be to remove 30,000 tons of steel, eventually there will be only 20 000 tonnes of the hull.
To remove 30 000 tonnes will require a total of 3000 containers of 40 feet each. Will also be removed during this second phase of the 30 boxes that were used to bailout and towing from the island of Giglio (I), in total there another 18 500 tonnes must be added.
Costa Concordia service weighed in all, 56 000 tonnes, more passengers and crew members. During his transfer Giglio (I) in Genoa (I) are the total weight was 74 500 tonnes. 90% of the materials will be recycled.
|Tuesday, May 12, 2015, the Costa Concordia is docked in its new platform "Ex Superbacino" :|
Phase 1 is completed, the transfer of the Costa Concordia to the dock of the former Superbacino went smoothly and without incident. The ship's mooring operations ended the 15 hours surrounding this Tuesday, May 12, 2015, in total it took just over 24 hours for the preparation, the connection tugs, travel and docking maneuvers to dock Ex-Superbacino. Detail of very substantial resources have been put in place :
11 vessels including tugs 4, 2 with a bollard pull of 144 tonnes and 2 at the rear of the ship. A barge equipped with a crane of 200 tons, two anti-pollution vessels, 1 environmental control ship and 3 of Coast Guard ships.
The staff on the Costa Concordia: 1 head of operations, one representative of the Consortium Ship Recycling 1 driver. For the management of the boxes, "Strand jack" system (hydraulic system): 1 system manager, system operator 1, 1 system technician, 1 BCS system operator, programmer 1 operator GHS, 1 head machine, 1 head electrician. Medical personel is also present: 1 doctor and paramedics.
The convoy of the support staff of 20 people, including: Marine Engineers, mooring teams, mechanics, electricians, HSE staff, firefighters.
25 people are on the docks: Marine Engineers, technicians systems "Strand jack" Technicians shipbuilding personnel for environmental monitoring and sampling of water and various other personnel.
From Wednesday, May 13, Phase 2 will begin it will consist of the removal of bridges, the highest, the bridge 14, the lowest deck, the deck 2. It will then remain as the shell of the deck 2, the deck -2.
|Monday, May 11, 2015, the dismantling of the Costa Concordia :|
Impressive images of the inside of the ship.
|Thursday, May 7, 2015, the last voyage of the Costa Concordia is scheduled for Monday, May 11 :|
will move it leaves its
"Pra Voltri" to go
into the "Molo
Superbacino" Phase 1
completed with the removal
The consortium San Giorgio del Porto / SAIPEM, awaiting approval of the port authorities to move the ship over a distance of 10 miles (18 km), distance covered in 11 hours.
The total operation is expected to last about 24 hours. The port authorities are in contact with several weather services to have the best travel conditions for this course travel. When the Costa Concordia will be moored safely to its new dock, phase 2 will begin.
An official of the Port Authority of Genoa said that there is a strong chance that the movement of Costa Corcordia takes place Monday, May 11 Pra Voltri departure 16h arrival at the wharf Ex Superbacino Tuesday, May 12 at around 8.30am. 6 tugboats will take charge of the maneuvers and towing. Anti-pollution ships and Coast Guard will also be mobilized. The speed of the train will be 2 knots.
Phase 2 is to remove the bridge from the upper decks 14 passengers to the deck 0. Subsequently the Costa Concordia will once again moved to the dry dock "Dry Dock" which is close to the pier "Molo Ex Superbacino" where there it is the shell that will completely emptied of its contained cleared and then cutting the hull will begin at 6 bridge deck -2.
|Monday, March 16, 2015, a person soaks in the night on the Costa Concordia and filmed inside :|
|The person profile for "AdHoc F1", it has a YouTube account and did not have any fear to seep break at the construction site of the Costa Concordia in the night. Then she will sneak between containers on the dock to a gangway to the ship, then it enters the Costa Concordia and will go up to the deck 9 and it will happen to the "Mediterraneo Lido", where the film stops! Soon a sequel ? Or the person has been arrested ? We may be soon. Surely equip a GoPro camera while she filmed her journey. Note that the security service is apparently nonexistent, it should not be so surprised to find items for sale on the web.|
|Friday, March 6, 2015, information San Giorgio del Porto / SAIPEM :|
|280 people currently work at the site of Concordia, including 250 on board. The removal of furniture, various decorative elements / dressing and cleaning up the deck 6 are completed. On the other bridges, work is progressing rapidly. The risk of pollution around the Concordia nothing to report.|
|Saturday, February 28, 2015, the first official pictures of the dismantling :|
|Grazie mille San Giorgio del Porto e Saipem.|
|Saturday, February 21, 2015, information dismantling Costa Concordia :|
Some information Genoa
and dismantling of the
Costa Concordia, which
continues with the
removal of the entire inner
part of the ship: Partitions, doors,
furniture, decorations, etc.
! To do this
it was necessary to
proceed with the installation of various
Currently between 8 and 10 000 tonnes of material was removed.
The Costa Concordia will then be towed to another basin the "Molo Ex Superbacino" normally in the month of March 2015. In this basin, will begin removing upper decks of 14 to 5.
Will also be controlled 30 chambers that were used to straighten and refloat Costa Concordia to sail to Genoa. They will be replaced by the creation of watertight compartments and installation if needed airbags.
When there will be more than the hull of the Costa Concordia, it will be towed again in another basin the "Dry Dock", which is actually a dry dock, where the hull will be cut and recycled.
At the end of the project, 80% of the Costa Concordia has been recycled.
Video on the map shows the proposed dismantling animation. Google earth map
|Ship Recycling, San Giorgio Del Porto, Saipem, presents the Costa Concordia dismantling the project in two films.|
|Saturday, January 24, 2015, the Costa Concordia early January 2015 :|
|The German TV channel Deutsche Welle made a report early January to Genoa Voltri (I) on the dismantling of the Costa Concordia.|
|Monday, November 10, 2014, the first images of dismantling :|
|Here are the first images of the Costa Concordia dismantling work. Ferdinando Garre the consortium's director explains the different stages of the closure with the first phase is to remove the upper parts of the Costa Concordia. Then the ship will be towed to a dry dock where it will be cleaned of all hazardous products and even cut shell pieces.|
|Tuesday, November 4, 2014, images of the Costa Concordia :|
|Wednesday, October 29, 2014, the deadline for the dismantling will be respected:|
|The director of the Consortium for ship recycling Valerio Mulas, in char ge of the Concordia project said that the total destruction of the Costa Concordia will be completed by the end of June 2016 : "We can confirm that the dismantling will be completed in 22 months, we will meet deadlines and work will be completed in spring 2016. An environmental monitoring plan was prepared affecting both water, sediments, atmosphere and noise. "|
|Monday, October 27, 2014, the Costa Concordia Wreck Removal Project :|
|Saturday, October 18, 2014, securing the Costa Concordia is finished :|
The Port Authority of Genoa (I) announced that the work of the Costa Concordia security updates are completed, the dismantling begins. Luigi Merlo, president of the port authority of Genoa (I) issued the latest certifications to the companies concerned. The first phase, which began on 16 October on the withdrawal of all the furniture and the various structures making up the inner lining of the vessel, but also all the wastes found in the secure parts of the ship. The majority of these materials and waste will be recycled as provided in the dismantling contract.
It is important to remember that the furniture and decorative objects and various ship's structures are not officially for sale according to the contract between the company owner to date Costa Concordia "San Giorgio del Porto" and Costa Cruises. The company Costa Cruises reserves the right otherwise to prosecute for fraudulent sale to avoid macabre market of this terrible tragedy.
|Wednesday, October 15, 2014, the Costa Concordia filmed by a drone in Genoa (I) :|
|Sunday, October 5, 2014, photo Costa Concordia Giglio :|
|Friday, September 12, 2014, dismantling starts next week :|
|According to the site "the repubblica.it" which publishes a press release of the "National Association of Concordia memory", the dismantling of the Costa Concordia will begin next week. The first step is to remove all the furniture and non-ferrous materials from inside the ship. These works will take approximately four to five months and will be made by the company UNICA. When this phase is completed the Costa Concordia has been reduced by about 15,000 tons, is who will spend a waterline of 18m to just over 15m. This difference of 3 m is important for the Costa Concordia can be towed into the port of Sampierdarena Sampierdarena formerly some 16 km away from the current location, without having to dredge the bottom of the sea. There will begin the second phase, the dismantling of the upper decks, and then the tow last in dry dock No. 4, the one where the hull will in turn destroyed.|
|Thursday, August 28, 2014, the furniture and the Costa Concordia materials are not for sale :|
|According to the site ANSA.it date, charitable associations would collect furniture that could be reused and given to people in need. Ferdinand Garre, president of San Giorgio del Porto has informed during a meeting at the Prefecture of Genoa very little furniture is reusable because of their long stay in the sea. The new owner of the Costa Concordia, also states that 80% of the materials will be recycled, and that part is considered as waste and should be treated as such. Ferdinand Garre also stressed that the consortium San Giorgio del Porto and Saipem are committed to Costa Cruises not to sell objects or materials with Costa Concordia logo, to prevent the sale of souvenir goods that belonged to this disaster.|
|Saturday, August 2, 2014 the Costa Concordia will be 80% recycled :|
will be destroyed
only 20%! 80%
of the ship will
in turn completely
recycled (as we reported
a few weeks ago)
normally in the building
After emptying the upper decks of all the furniture, fabrics, decorations, etc., bridges are cut horizontally, avoiding of course to destabilize the vessel, current calculations are studies to allow this.
Then the shell is empty of dirty water through a pumping system and transferred by truck in a wastewater treatment facility. And then the hull will be cleaned of all pollutants (food, cleaners, oil, fuel, etc.), then all the electrical and mechanical parts will be dismantled and all this will also be recycled.
In the end, the hull will be cut after washing into three parts, the front, back and middle so there will be recycled scrap. One notices the Costa Concordia will continue to live, maybe tomorrow an object in your kitchen contain a part of this ship, but you never would.
|Monday, July 28, 2014, the companies in charge of dismantling :|
SAIPEM and San Giorgio del Porto are the two Italian companies which will have the heavy responsibility of dismantling the Costa Concordia, short presentation of the two companies :
Saipem is a subsidiary of the ENI group, is world leader in its business, it was created in 1956 and headquartered in Milan, employs 33,400 people worldwide, and is specialized in the research and oil drilling. SAIPEM a wide experience in environmental protection.
Regarding San Giorgio del Porto, this company is well known in Marseille (France) because it is the parent of the CNM (Chantier Naval de Marseille), founded in 1928 as a traditional shipyard it will grow to become a reference World in the repair and conversion of all types of vessels, employing around 140 people. The group met in San Giorgio del Porto, T.Mariotti, Mariotti Yachts, CNM Marseille, chaired by Ottavia Garre of the holding GIN Genova Industrie Navali.
|Monday, October 27, 2014, the Costa Concordia arrival in Genoa :|
|San Giorgio del Porto :|
|Video presentation of the shipyard "San Giorgio del Porto" Genoa parent Shipyard Marseille (France).|
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