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Ill-Fated Ship: The Costa Concordia Rises Again

Engineers succeeded Tuesday in righting the Costa Concordia cruise liner off the Italian island of Giglio, where it had capsized when it ran aground in January 2012, killing dozens of people.

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    ISOLA DEL GIGLIO, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 16: The par buckling project to raise the stricken Costa Concordia continues on September 16, 2013 in Isola del Giglio, Italy. The procedure has never been carried out on a vessel as large as Costa Concordia before. (Photo by Marco Secchi/Getty Images)
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    ISOLA DEL GIGLIO, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 16: The par buckling project to raise the stricken Costa Concordia continues on September 16, 2013 in Isola del Giglio, Italy. The procedure has never been carried out on a vessel as large as Costa Concordia before. (Photo by Marco Secchi/Getty Images)
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    ISOLA DEL GIGLIO, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 16: The parbuckling project to raise the stricken Costa Concordia continues on September 16, 2013 in Isola del Giglio, Italy. The procedure has never been carried out on a vessel as large as Costa Concordia before. (Photo by Marco Secchi/Getty Images)
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    ISOLA DEL GIGLIO, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 17: Members of the salvage team celebrate and congratulate to each other after the successful operation to right the Costa Concordia cruise ship on September 17, 2013(Photo by Marco Secchi/Getty Images)
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    ISOLA DEL GIGLIO, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 17: News boards display headlines about the righting of the Costa Concordia on September 17, 2013 in Isola del Giglio, Italy. (Photo by Marco Secchi/Getty Images)
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    Broadcast crew work in front of the wreckage of Italy's Costa Concordia cruise ship near the harbor of Giglio Porto, on September 17, 2013. Salvage operators in Italy lifted the Costa Concordia cruise ship upright from its watery grave off the island of Giglio in the biggest ever project of its kind. The ship's horn sounded for the first time since the January 13, 2012 tragedy, its sound mixing with applause and cheers in the port in a dramatic climax to the massive salvage operation. Local residents and survivors spoke of an eerie feeling as the ship rose, saying the sight reminded them of the tragedy that claimed 32 lives.(Photo by VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)
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    ISOLA DEL GIGLIO, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 17: A close-up of cabins on the severely damaged side of the stricken Costa Concordia after the par buckling salvage operation successfully uprighted the ship at around 4 am on September 17, 2013 in Isola del Giglio, Italy. (Photo by Marco Secchi/Getty Images)
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    ISOLA DEL GIGLIO, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 17: A close-up of cabins on the severely damaged side of the stricken Costa Concordia after the parbuckling salvage operation successfully uprighted the ship at around 4 am on September 17, 2013 in Isola del Giglio, Italy. (Photo by Marco Secchi/Getty Images)
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    ISOLA DEL GIGLIO, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 17: The severely damaged side of the stricken Costa Concordia is visible after the par buckling salvage operation successfully uprighted the ship at around 4 am on September 17, 2013 in Isola del Giglio, Italy. (Photo by Marco Secchi/Getty Images)
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    ISOLA DEL GIGLIO, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 17: A close-up of cabins on the severely damaged side of the stricken Costa Concordia after the par buckling salvage operation successfully uprighted the ship at around 4 am on September 17, 2013 in Isola del Giglio, Italy. (Photo by Marco Secchi/Getty Images)
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    ISOLA DEL GIGLIO, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 17: The severely damaged side of the stricken Costa Concordia is visible after the par buckling salvage operation successfully uprighted the ship at around 4 am on September 17, 2013 in Isola del Giglio, Italy. (Photo by Marco Secchi/Getty Images)
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    A view of the wreck of Italy's Costa Concordia cruise ship after emerging from water on September 17, 2013, near the harbor of Giglio Porto. (Photo by ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A view of the wreck of Italy's Costa Concordia cruise ship after emerging from water on September 17, 2013, near the harbor of Giglio Porto. (Photo by ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Broadcast crew work in front of the wreckage of Italy's Costa Concordia cruise ship near the harbor of Giglio Porto, on September 17, 2013. Broadcast crew work in front of the wreckage of Italy's Costa Concordia cruise ship near the harbor of Giglio Porto, on September 17, 2013. Salvage operators in Italy lifted the Costa Concordia cruise ship upright from its watery grave off the island of Giglio in the biggest ever project of its kind. The ship's horn sounded for the first time since the January 13, 2012 tragedy, its sound mixing with applause and cheers in the port in a dramatic climax to the massive salvage operation. Local residents and survivors spoke of an eerie feeling as the ship rose, saying the sight reminded them of the tragedy that claimed 32 lives. (Photo by VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)
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    This combination made on September 17, 2013 shows a file picture taken on June 23, 2012 showing the Costa Concordia near the harbour of Giglio Porto (top) and a picture of the Concordia after being pulled upright (down) in the biggest ever project of its kind on September 17, 2013. Thirty-two people died when the ship, with 4,200 passengers onboard, hit rocks and ran aground off the island of Giglio on January 2012. The Costa Concordia cruise ship wreck was turned upright on September 17, 2013 off the Italian island of Giglio in the biggest ever salvage operation of a passenger ship, officials said. "The parbuckling operation has been completed. We have reached zero degrees (vertical)," said Franco Gabrielli, the head of the civil protection agency which has overseen the project. AFP PHOTO/ VINCENZO PINTO (Photo credit should read VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)
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    ISOLA DEL GIGLIO, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 17: The severely damaged side of the stricken Costa Concordia is visible after the parbuckling operation successfully up righted the ship around 4 am on September 17, 2013 in Isola del Giglio, Italy. (Photo by Marco Secchi/Getty Images)
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    This combination made on September 17, 2013 shows four photos of the Costa Concordia, after the cruise ship ran aground and keeled over off the Isola del Giglio taken on January 14, 2012 (TopL), beginning to emerge during the salvage operation on September 16, 2013 (TopR) and (BottomL) and after he was turned upright (BottomR) on September 17, 2013. "The par buckling operation has been completed. We have reached zero degrees (vertical)," said Franco Gabrielli, the head of the civil protection agency which has overseen the project. (Photo by FILIPPO MONTEFORTE,ANDREAS SOLARO,VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)
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    ISOLA DEL GIGLIO, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 16 (Photo by Marco Secchi/Getty Images)
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    People look at the wreckage of Italy's Costa Concordia cruise ship which begins to emerge from water on September 17, 2013 near the harbor of Giglio Porto. (Photo by ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)
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    ISOLA DEL GIGLIO, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 17: The severely damaged side of the stricken Costa Concordia is visible after the par buckling operation successfully up righted the ship around 4 am on September 17, 2013 in Isola del Giglio, Italy. (Photo by Laura Lezza/Getty Images)
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    ISOLA DEL GIGLIO, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 17: The severely damaged side of the stricken Costa Concordia is visible after the par buckling operation successfully up righted the ship around 4 am on September 17, 2013 in Isola del Giglio, Italy. (Photo by Laura Lezza/Getty Images)
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    ISOLA DEL GIGLIO, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 17: Government Deputy Commissioner for Concordia Emergency Franco Gabrielli is welcomed by Giglio island locals after the par buckling operation which successfully up righted the Costa Concordia, on September 17, 2013 in Isola del Giglio, Italy. (Photo by Laura Lezza/Getty Images)
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    ISOLA DEL GIGLIO, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 17: Government Deputy Commissioner for Concordia Emergency Franco Gabrielli (R) and Micoperi Project Manager Sergio Girotto are welcomed by Giglio island locals and journalists during the press conference after the par buckling operation which successfully up righted the Costa Concordia, on September 17, 2013 in Isola del Giglio, Italy.(Photo by Laura Lezza/Getty Images)
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    ISOLA DEL GIGLIO, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 17: Senior Salvage Master Nick Sloane is welcomed by the inhabitants of the Giglio island after the parbuckling operation which succesfully uprighted the Costa Concordia, on September 17, 2013 in Isola del Giglio, Italy. (Photo by Laura Lezza/Getty Images)
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    A picture taken on September 17, 2013 shows the wreckage of Italy's Costa Concordia cruise ship which begins to emerge from water near the harbor of Giglio Porto. ( Photo by ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A picture shows the wreck of Italy's Costa Concordia cruise ship during sunset near the harbour of Giglio Porto on September 16, 2013. (Photo by ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)
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    ISOLA DEL GIGLIO, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 17: The severely damaged side of the stricken Costa Concordia is visible after the par buckling operation successfully u prighted the ship around 4 am on September 17, 2013 in Isola del Giglio, Italy. (Photo by Marco Secchi/Getty Images)