More money, time needed to remove Concordia wreck

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Italy Ship Aground
A fragment of rock which perforated the hull of the Costa Concordia cruise ship is placed near a statue of the Virgin Mary and a crucifix in a church of the Tuscan Island Isola del Giglio, Italy, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013. More time and money will be needed to remove the Costa Concordia cruise ship from the rocks off Tuscany where it capsized last year, in part to ensure the toxic materials still trapped inside don't leak into the marine sanctuary when it is righted, officials said Saturday. On the eve of the first anniversary of the grounding, environmental and salvage experts gave an update on the unprecedented removal project under way, stressing the massive size of the ship — 112,000 tons, its precarious perch on the rocks off the port of Giglio island and the environmental concerns at play. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)