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ISU Names Hoddinott General Manager

Feb 13, 2012

TITAN Salvage’s Mark Hoddinott Accepts Position as General Manager at ISU. TITAN Salvage's Mark Hoddinott has accepted the position of general manager for the International Salvage Union (ISU). The position will combine the role of secretary general with that of general manager…

ASA to Bid on Removal of Costa Concordia

Feb 10, 2012

Seven members of the American Salvage Association (ASA) have been invited to submit competitive bids to remove the capsized cruise ship Costa Concordia, which ran aground off the Italian island of Giglio in late January. One member already involved with response…

Underwater Stern Tube Seal Replacement

Feb 09, 2012

When a 204-meter cruise vessel suffered an oil leak in its stern tube seal assembly, Hydrex was asked to carry out a permanent seal replacement. The repair was carried out with the Hydrex flexible mobdock technique and performed in stages…

Grounded Containership Refloated in Savannah

Feb 09, 2012

Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Savannah, Ga., investigates vessel grounding on Savannah River. The Coast Guard is investigating the grounding of an 859-foot container ship on the Savannah River, Wednesday. Savannah Pilots reported the UASC Khor Fakkan…

Horizon Line Vessel Rescues Sailboat Crew

Feb 09, 2012

Horizon Lines Vessel Stages Predawn Rescue of Sailboat Passengers Adrift in Pacific Storm. Horizon Lines, Inc. the nation's leading domestic ocean shipping and integrated logistics company, today announced that one of its vessels enroute to Hawaii from the U…

MHI System Enhances Stability, Reduces Risk

Feb 08, 2012

MHI Develops System to Enhance Damage Stability of Ships To Reduce Capsizing Risk: Response to Revised SOLAS Convention; First Order for Vessel with New System Placed by Nippon Shipping. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has developed a system to enhance the damage stability of ships…

Containership Rescues Shipwreck Survivors

Feb 06, 2012

MOL-operated Containership Rescues 116 Shipwreck Survivors off Papua New Guinea.  Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced that the MOL-operated containership MOL Summer rescued 116 survivors from the ferry Rabaul Queen, which sank about 17 km east of Papua New Guinea…

Containership Rescues 116 Shipwreck Survivors

Feb 03, 2012

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. reports that the MOL-operated containership MOL Summer rescued 116 survivors from the ferry Rabaul Queen, which sank about 17 km east of Papua New Guinea.According to local reports, the Rabaul Queen with about 350…

Costa Calls on Salvage Companies for Ship Removal Plans

Feb 02, 2012

Costa Crociere has set up a technical committee, with representatives from Costa Cruises, Carnival Corporation & plc, Fincantieri, Rina and sector experts, including academics, who will work for the best possible drawing up of the plan, on a joint basis with the competent authorities…

Inland Salvage to Remove Capsized Barge

Feb 02, 2012

Inland Salvage Inc. awarded Wreck Removal Contract of Capsized Inland Drill Barge. Inland Salvage Inc. (ISI) was recently selected as Salvor to conduct Wreck Removal Operations of a 2,650t Inland Drill Barge following an unsuccessful attempt by another contractor to salvage the barge…

Seaflex Bouyancy Shows Real Utility

Jan 31, 2012

Unique Maritime Group’s marine buoyancy solutions help stricken vessel and world’s largest windfarm; highlights the diverse uses for Seaflex buoyancy systems. Unique Maritime Group, one of the world’s leading integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solution providers…

Tennessee River Partially Reopened After Allision

Jan 30, 2012

Coast Guard reopens portion of Tennessee River to commercial traffic after bridge collapse. The Coast Guard has reopened a portion of the Tennessee River, Saturday, after a section of the Eggner Ferry Bridge collapsed following an allision with a vessel…

NOAA Satellites Help Rescue 207 in 2011

Jan 25, 2012

In 2011, NOAA satellites were critical in the rescues of 207 people from life-threatening situations throughout the United States and its surrounding waters. The satellites picked up distress signals from emergency beacons carried by downed pilots…

Owner's Cargo Returned After Rolling Off Barge

Jan 25, 2012

Two Heavy Lift Derrick Barges used to raise 485 ton reactor off Cherry Point, WA. A 485 ton, 140 foot long stainless steel reactor vessel rolled off a barge into approximately 60 feet of water off Cherry Point, WA. The reactor was filled with nitrogen to prevent corrosion during transportation…

New Year, New Vessel

Jan 23, 2012

Start the year off right with the newest addition to your fleet. Vessels come with lots of manuals and instructions as well as increasing amount of high-tech equipment. That said and even if it just involves a new digital camera or Blu-Ray Player…

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