With the lowering of the starboard sponson S12, yesterday evening, the Concordia has emerged of an additional meter reaching an average refloating of 4 meters, according to a Friday statement from Costa.

Divers have worked all night to complete the connection of the chain related to sponson S18. At the moment, the Remote Operation Center team are lowering this sponson in his final position.

In the next hours, operations will continue to lower the other starboard sponsons and then the pontoons will move to the bow area to connect the last chain related to sponson S4. With these operations the wreck will emerge even more.