For the price per pound of high end steak, the degraded shell of the Costa Concordia will be tipped upright Monday in Greece. This is a bit more than it cost to build the entire vessel brand spanking new. Somewhere money is being spent for political reasons, not economic ones. The operation is fascinating and I wish it success. The Daily Mail's photograph of the scene is dramatic and the link includes an animation of "parbuckling".
Update: It worked. See story and video too at link,.