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A court hearing is scheduled for October 15th to determine if the captain and any of the co-defendants should be put on trial.
Salvage operations are underway to remove the ship from the coastline of Giglio, Italy. That operation, which began in June, will last about a year according to current estimates.
We continue to follow all the events around this tragic accident in our anchor article:
Costa Concordia Listing after Deadly Accident