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Engineering officials in Italy say they have succeeded in lifting the cruise ship Costa Concordia free of rocks, 20 months after it ran aground.
Efforts to right the ship, one of the largest and most daunting salvage operations ever undertaken, are expected to last up to 12 hours.
The ship has been detached from rocks and moved on to a platform constructed on the sea bed, officials said.
Don't know why they don't 'do her up' where she is and have her as a hotel? Suppose the locals would object to that.