JULY 27, 2014– The wreckage of the cruise liner Costa Crociere has actually gotten here securely in Genoa, Italy, for reusing. Preparatory procedures for its entrance right into the port started at 5.00 a.m. today neighborhood time when harbor pilots boarded the ship.
Complex mooring procedures started with moving the towage and also handling of the vessel from the Resolve Earl and also Blizzard, both tugboats that brought the vessel to Genoa, to nurture pulls.
Later, Costa Crociere Chief Executive Officer Michael Thamm went onboard the wreckage to consult with elderly salvage master Nick Sloane of Titan Salvage and also his group.
“I wanted to personally thank Nick Sloane and the whole team for the extraordinary commitment they have always demonstrated throughout the project and wish them good work at the beginning of an important day of complex mooring operations,” claimed Mr.Thamm
At 3.40 pm, a paper was authorized moving possession of the ship from Carnival Corporation subsidiary Costa Crociere to the Saipem/San Giorgio consortium that will certainly ditch the vessel. The paper ruled that the sale was for the particular objective of knocking down and also reusing the wreckage as concurred and also based on the problems state by the Italian authorities and also particularly by the Ministry of Environment.