The Costa Concordia appears to be close to fully upright following a 20-hour process to shift the stricken cruise liner.
"Everything is going on according to plan," said the last operational update.
The brother of a waiter whose body has not been recovered from the Costa Concordia, hopes the search team will find his remains.
The operation to shift the stricken Costa Concordia ship from the rocks off the Italian island of Giglio has been completed.
Engineers successfully shifted the wreckage of the stricken ship from rocks, but the salvage operation is expected to go on into the night.