Raising the Costa Concordia Off the Coast of Italy Where 32 People Died

Giant cruise ship, twice the size of the Titanic, was raised and is being towed to a scrap yard.
1:22 | 07/14/14

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High stakes mission under way to salvage the Costa Concordia the cruise liner that ran aground more than two years ago. We showed -- the images here of world news taking you through that -- and tonight the Costa Concordia has now been -- The giant -- on the move and ABC's chief foreign correspondent Terry Moran reporting it. This is a huge operation nothing like it ever attempted. But business I confronted for the good -- In the group -- any level and so today after two and a half years nearly a billion dollars the giant wreck of the Costa Concordia twice the size of the Titanic. Was at last lifted off the -- -- we floated for one final journey to the scrap yard. To -- the stricken ship -- was prompted the thirty giant metal containers attached to the sides of the vessel raising or just six -- herself a tense operation. Toxic fuel and waste could spill that she breaks apart. 32 people -- that awful night she ran aground off the coast of Italy. Underwater the scenes from that last crews are still frozen in time as the decay sets in. Now that Costa Concordia will be slowly towed to the Italian port of Genoa and there -- we'll be scrapped. And all that will be left. Is the memory of the tragic. Terry Moran ABC news --

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