COSTA CONCORDIA RAISING A GIANT

Weight 114,500 tonnes 570 average blue whales 114,000 tonnes
1 The ship is secured to the ground with cables 2 Platforms are built on the seabed to assist the operation 3 Flotation tanks tted with pulling devices are welded onto the port side and the ship is pulled up 4 Another set of otation tanks are welded to the starboard side 5 Finally, the tanks are emptied, to re oat the ship

Length 951 feet

Canary Wharf, London 800 feet tall