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Costa Concordia ends final voyage

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Crews will spend the next two years slowly taking the ruined ship apart. (Source: TM News/CNN) Crews will spend the next two years slowly taking the ruined ship apart. (Source: TM News/CNN)
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GENOA, Italy (TM NEWS/CNN) - The crippled Costa Concordia cruise ship has reached the end of its final voyage.

Salvage crews completed the 280-mile journey from its wreckage site to the Italian port of Genoa over the weekend.

In January 2012, the Costa Concordia ran aground and tipped on its side near the Italian island of Gilio, a disaster that killed 32.

Crews will spend the next two years slowly taking the ruined ship apart. Most of the material will be recycled or sold as scrap.

At a cost of $1.5 billion, it's being called the largest and most-expensive salvage operation ever.

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