(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

The removal of the Costa Concordia from the Italian reef off the Tuscan coast of Giglio is proceeding slowly, according to the plan.

FOX News Radio's Courtney Walsh has this report from Rome:

(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

The sunken vessel has been lying on its side since it ran aground in January last year. Now, engineers say the hull of the ship that was carrying over 4,000 when it sank is rotating slowly off the reef. (Italian speaking) Head Engineer Sergio Girotto saying an underground camera showed 'detachment' from the rocks. Some 6,000 tons of force were applied to right the ship, which is twice the size of the Titanic. Girotto added there was no sign of the two bodies still missing of the 32 who died. The Costa is expected to be righted later tonight (Monday night) and will be towed for salvage.

(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

In Rome, Courtney Walsh, FOX News Radio.

(AP Photo/Alessandro La Rocca, Lapresse)
(AP Photo/Alessandro La Rocca, Lapresse)

Editor's Note: Over 500 people are working on this salvage, the largest in marine history. The price tag so far: $800 million dollars.

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