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One year after disaster, Costa Concordia still hasn't moved

As the one-year anniversary of the tragedy approaches, Costa Cruises' capsized liner, the Costa Concordia, remains marooned in Giglio Harbour.

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The capsized cruise liner Costa Concordia is surrounded by cranes during ongoing salvage operations in Giglio harbour Jan. 10, 2013. This Sunday marks the one-year anniversary of the shipwreck in which 32 people died.

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A man stands in front of a food shop in Giglio harbour, Jan. 11, 2013. For some stores in the area, business has increased since the tragedy a year ago.

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Cranes surround the capsized liner. Costa Cruises is a unit of Miami-based Carnival Corp.

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A woman walks at Giglio Castle, Jan. 11, 2013. Businesses surrounding Giglio Castle haven’t seen the same uptick from curious tourists as those closer to the harbour.

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Speranza Fortuna, who runs a souvenir shop in Giglio harbour, poses in her store, Jan. 11, 2013.

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Rescue workers leaves the security area of the capsized cruise liner Jan. 11, 2013. Captain Francesco Schettino stands accused of manslaughter, causing a shipwreck and abandoning the ship.

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Salvage workers stand on the side of the capsized cruise liner Costa Concordia in front of Giglio harbour Jan. 11, 2013.

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Children look out from a bus at the capsized cruise liner Jan. 11. The cruise ship was carrying about 4,000 passengers and crew when it hit rocks and capsized after Capt. Schettino brought it too close to the island of Giglio.

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Alessandro Nosiglia, shown in front of his food shop in Giglio harbour, Jan. 11, 2013, says for some stores business has gone up.

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A woman walks out of a fruit shop in Giglio Castle, Jan. 11, 2013.

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Cranes surround the capsized liner during salvage operations Jan. 11, 2013.

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A woman sets up her souvenir shop in Giglio harbour Jan. 11, 2013.

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The Costa Concordia will likely remain in Giglio harbour until this fall. There are 450 workers on site in what has become the biggest salvage effort ever undertaken, CBS News reported.

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The new Costa Fascinosa ship is seen at Venice harbour May 5, 2012 as the cruise ship company at the centre of the Costa Concordia tragedy launched its newest vessel.

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