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Danish yard candidate for Costa Concordia scrapping

The wreck after one of the most talked-about shipwrecks in history, cruise ship Costa Concordia, could potentially be taken apart in Grenå, Denmark. Shipyard Fornæs Shipbreaking has the necessary facilities for the big job and is featured on the list of contenders for the giant order, according to ShippingWatch's sources.

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Of all the places in the world, the wrecked cruise ship Costa Concordia could end up spending its last days in Grenå, Denmark.

CEO Christian Hjelm of Fornæs Shipbreaking, which has some of the largest shipbreaking facilities in Northern Europe, confirms to ShippingWatch that the company has been in serious discussions in recent weeks with the various interests currently working to find a suitable place to take the big ship apart.

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