Where is the Concordia now?

Despite the calm seas and the proximity to land, 32 people were killed. Now, the wrecked remains of the gigantic ocean liner are being scrapped in the port of Genoa, Italy. Its 50,000 tons of steel are being melted down and will be used in future construction and ship building projects.

What happened to the wreck of the Concordia?

The vessel, carrying 4,252 people, met a tragic end in January 2012 when it hit an underwater rock off Isola del Giglio near Tuscany. Now, half a decade on, the wreckage of the tragic ship is being dismantled in the port of Genoa. The 144,500-tonne ship is unrecognisable as workmen rip it apart for scraps.

What happened to the crew of the Concordia?

The ship’s hull was torn and water flooded into the vessel, causing an almost immediate blackout and what ensued resulted in the death of 32 people. In the years which followed, the captain and four other crew members and officials would be tried for their action, or lack of, which resulted in the fatalities.

How did the victims of the Costa Concordia died?

The court heard how the crewman `’remained on the ship to carry out the lowering of the last lifeboats” and either fell or dove into the sea because of the Concordia’s dramatic tilt and was presumed to have drowned. Other victims drowned aboard, as violently swirling water rose up inside the ship.

How did the diver died on the Costa Concordia?

A diver has died working on the Costa Concordia shipwreck, apparently gashing his leg on an underwater metal sheet while preparing the vessel for removal.

Was Costa Concordia captain drunk?

Costa Concordia: captain drank alcohol with ‘beautiful’ woman prior to crash. The captain who steered his 114,000-tonne vessel into rocks off the Italian coast last Friday was drinking wine at dinner with a “beautiful” woman minutes earlier, a witness has claimed.