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Speaking about the refloating operation, Italy's environmental minister Gian Luca Galletti said: "It began well but it will be completed only when we have finished the transport to Genoa.
Refloating and moving the Concordia - a 300-meter, 114,000-ton vessel - out of Giglio's shoreline was a major engineering effort.
Following installation of the last sponson, we can start the countdown to refloating and final departure of the wreck," Michael Thamm, chief executive of Costa Cruises, a unit of the liner's owner Carnival Corp, said in the statement.
Tahlawi added: "Zamil Offshore Services, with the help of a group of engineers and specialized labor in coordination with the concerned insurance company, completed the process of refloating the aquarium under the supervision of the port management.
You only have two options in Ireland when a whale strands, refloating or euthanasia, and a whale that big just can't be refloated.
Ali Hamadeh, a political analyst with AN NAHAR newspaper, called for the formation of a government of technocrats or refloating caretaker Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri's toppled Cabinet as a means to end the power vacuum in the country following the failure of Prime Minister-designate Najib Mikati to form a new government.
meant the chance of successfully refloating the whales was ''virtually nil.
The carrier leaked two tonnes of heavy fuel oil onto the reef when it ran aground, but crews managed to pump out most of the 970 tonnes before refloating it.
Private equity firm Texas Pacific Group (TPG) - which, along with CVC Capital Partners and Merrill Lynch, controversially took the retailer private in 2003 and saddled it with a huge debt burden before refloating it in 2006 - sold its entire 9.
Private equity firm Texas Pacific Group (TPG) - which along with CVC Capital Partners and Merrill Lynch controversially took the retailer private in 2003 and saddled it with a huge debt burden before refloating it in 2006 -sold its entire 9.
We believe that the remaining bodies are onboard," said Juma Mubarak, managing director for Mubarak Marine, the Dubai-based company tasked with refloating the sunken ship.
The refloating operations could take two to three months," Bautista said.
The vessel's refloating was the culmination of months of work by salvage experts.
The use of the side-scan sonar has resulted in the recovery of victims that otherwise may have remained missing without refloating to the surface.
The elevator was made 105 feet wide to eliminate the need for conventional dry dock facilities that are disproportionate and thus time-consuming to empty and refill for refloating.