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The parbuckling phase of the salvage operations has been successful, with the Concordia now upright. The next phase will be to re-float the ship so that it can be removed. This is expected to be completed in June this year barring any unforeseen weather or other delays.
Eight ports are bidding for to be the site of the dismantling of the ship. In addition 12 companies are bidding for the job of breaking up, scrapping and recycling the vessel. Total cost of the operations is expected to be €600m (£496m).
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