Decommissioned merchant ship "Elpida" is sunk by Cypriot authorities to create an artificial reef near the shores of Larnaca, Cyprus, December 7, 2019. Cyprus began creating the area's first artificial reef on Saturday, sinking a 63-meter cargo ship that had been destined for scrap. REUTERS/Marinos Meletiou

Decommissioned merchant ship "Elpida" is sunk by Cypriot authorities to create an artificial reef near the shores of Larnaca, Cyprus, December 7, 2019. A 63-meter cargo ship has been sunk off the coast of Cyprus in an attempt to make the area's first artificial reef. REUTERS/Marinos Meletiou

Decommissioned merchant ship "Elpida" is sunk by Cypriot authorities to create an artificial reef near the shores of Larnaca, Cyprus, December 7, 2019. The commercial vessel, named Elpida, had been destined for scrap but instead it will lie 30 meters below the surface off the port city of Larnaca. REUTERS/Marinos Meletiou

Divers swim near the decommissioned merchant ship "Elpida" sunk by Cypriot authorities to create an artificial reef near the shores of Larnaca, Cyprus, December 8, 2019. Alexandros Papandreou/Handout via REUTERS

A divers swims near the decommissioned merchant ship "Elpida" sunk by Cypriot authorities to create an artificial reef near the shores of Larnaca, Cyprus, December 8, 2019. Alexandros Papandreou/Handout via REUTERS