Foul smell expected from ship as rotting food seeps out

Julian Druker, a reporter for 5 News, tweeted from Italy where he is watching the Costa Concordia being lifted:

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Experts also predict a foul smell from the Costa #Concordia shortly as the vessel's rotting food (8200kg of beef; 10,800 eggs) seeps out

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Costa salvage effort complete

The Costa Concordia salvage operation has been completed, the head of Italy's civil protection authority announced. It took engineers 19 hours to raise the ship from its side.