The burnt and damaged vehicles’ unloading operation is expected to start on the NORMAN ATLANTIC within the next few weeks. The whole operation has been entrusted by due procedures of the Italian authorities to a specialized Italian technical company.
The unloading will be performed at stages, staring from the upper and proceeding to the lower garages. It is reasonably expected that the technical company will not reach the lowest garages, where the vehicles are said not to be burnt, before the lapse of a few months.
Parallel to the unloading of the vehicles, the experts shall thoroughly inspect the areas that will be evacuated, both for the purposes of the investigation on the causes and circumstances of the tragic maritime incident, but also, eventually, for human remains and indications connected with the missing passengers.
We shall keep you updated on developments.