Costa Concordia - a tragic disaster, Part 5 of 5
This picture was taken from the beach of Isola del Giglio on 13 October 2012, showing some of the rocks and how close the wreck is to the shore.
Standard details of this vessel:
IMO: 9320544, Flag: Italy, port of registry: Genoa. Built in 2006 by Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani SPA at Sestri Ponente, Italy, yard no. 6122.
Length overall: 289.59 m, Breadth extreme: 35.5 m, Draught: 8.3 m.
GRT: 114,147, Net: 87,196, Deadweight: 8,900 tons.
Passenger capacity: 3,780.
Main engines: 2 x Sulzer 12ZAV40S, 11,739 bhp (8,620 kW) driving 2 x fixed pitch highly skewed KaMeWa propellers. Service speed: 20 knots.
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Picture added on 25 June 2013 at 08:57