Southern Region Evening Meeting

Southern Region
Date13 November 2012
VenueSS Shieldhall, 48 Berth, Southampton Docks

This presentation by John Noble (until recently General Manager of the International Salvage Union and now MD of the UK branch of Donjon Marine) will outline the salvage plans for the 114,000 tonne, 290m LOA Costa Concordia - how she will be righted, refloated, and towed to a breaker's yard on mainland Italy, at a cost of about $300 million.

This is a joint meeting of RIN and THe Hydrographic Society UK Southern Region.

No charge. Guests limited to one per member.

This talk is expected to be very popular, so please register your intent to attend by sending an email to

SS Shieldhall is located at 48 Berth. Enter Dock Gate 4, turn right at roundabout and continue past the Ocean Cruise Terminal to find the ship.


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