Workers prepare to lift the sunken Sewol ferry, centre, in waters off Jindo, South Korea. Photo: AP Workers prepare to lift the sunken Sewol ferry, centre, in waters off Jindo, South Korea. Photo: AP
Workers prepare to lift the sunken Sewol ferry, centre, in waters off Jindo, South Korea. Photo: AP

Sewol rises: South Korean ferry that sank three years ago lifted from sea bottom in delicate salvage operation

A consortium led by China’s state-run Shanghai Salvage Co. is recovering the vessel

Topic |   South Korea ferry disaster
Workers prepare to lift the sunken Sewol ferry, centre, in waters off Jindo, South Korea. Photo: AP Workers prepare to lift the sunken Sewol ferry, centre, in waters off Jindo, South Korea. Photo: AP
Workers prepare to lift the sunken Sewol ferry, centre, in waters off Jindo, South Korea. Photo: AP
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