Raising the Tricolor

About 200 workers, divers and engineers, will work on the operation, which will use some of the methods used to raise the Russian submarine Kursk in October 2001. The cable used to cut off the nose of the Kursk will also be used to slice up the Tricolor into pieces weighing between 500 and 1,500 tonnes. These will be raised by the cranes and put on the barges to go to Zeebrugge in Belgium.

Bron: BBC News, 18-07-2003;