Genoa, 7 July 2017 – The dismantling and recycling of the Concordia cruise ship, one of the most important green ship recycling projects ever carried out in Europe, has been completed in Genoa by San Giorgio del Porto, in partnership with Saipem. The success of these operations represents an additional recognition of the high … Continued
Concordia dismantling and recycling final operations are progressing and the about 150 technicians are working on cutting the decks horizontally – deck A – and removing blocks of the hull. Simultaneously operations to clean and empty the lower decks and the engine room are about to be completed.
The ShipRecycling Consortium confirms that, as agreed with the authorities, the Concordia wreck’s transfer date has been set to 1 September 2016, unless adverse weather conditions.
With the removal of the last two sponsons occurred yesterday, preliminary operations for transfer the wreck to the Dry Dock no. 4 are concluded. By making watertight the deck 0, allowing to restore autonomous buoyancy to the hull, the wreck is moving towards the final stage of the operations of the Concordia dismantling and recycling … Continued
Concordia dismantling and recycling operations are progressing and the about 200 technicians are working on the wreck and cutting decks – from 3 to 1 – while the decks from 14 to 3 (partly) have already been removed. As the weight of the wreck becomes lighter, it has been possible to remove 21 sponsons so … Continued