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El Faro’s Voyage Data Recorder Recovered

Aug 09, 2016

The voyage data recorder (VDR) from El Faro, a U.S. flagged cargo ship that sank during Hurricane Joaquin in October 2015, has been recovered from the ocean floor late Monday evening, the U.S. National Transportation Board (NTSB) said. The recovery of the capsule caps a 10-month-long effort to retrieve the recorder, which was designed to record navigational data and communications between crewmembers on the ship’s bridge…

Sonar: Critical to Bridge Demolition, Recovery

Jul 31, 2019

What happens when a bridge or other structure is no longer in use and needs to be removed? There are several options, the most exciting of which is demolition.These jobs require caution and careful planning to guarantee safety and ensure that…

APL Vancouver En-route to Singapore

Feb 14, 2019

The fire-stricken 9,200 teu APL Vancouver is en route to a Singapore lay-by berth for inspection by surveyors, following the decision last week to declare general average (GA).'The vessel was cleared for departure on February 12th following inspections by the Salvage team and Class surveyor…

ROVs to Investigate Lost Shipping Containers

Nov 13, 2018

Remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROV) will be deployed to investigate containers lost from a cargo ship in heavy seas off Australia.The YM Efficiency, operated by Taiwan shipping company Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation, was sailing…

Solis Marine Consultants Hires Clark

Oct 23, 2018

London-based Solis Marine Consultants has announced the appointment of Nigel Clark to its senior management team.Clark, who until recently was Managing Director of Braemar Salvage Association, will assist the Solis management team with the preparation…

Chinese Rescue Diver to Receive IMO Bravery Award

Jul 09, 2018

A rescue diver from China who made a series of underwater dives to rescue three people from a sunken cargo ship will receive the 2018 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery At Sea.A Panel of Judges decided that the rescue merited the highest award…

MMT Appoints Sverlinger CEO

Jun 27, 2018

P-O Sverlinger was named CEO of MMT Group. Sverlinger comes from the management consultancy firm Triathlon Group, where he is one of two founders, as well as CEO.During his time at Triathlon, the firm has grown into a sizeable, stable and successful…

Evans to Lead International Salvage Union

Apr 05, 2018

The International Salvage Union has selected Roger Evans as its new Secretary General. He will succeed Mark Hoddinott who is retiring later this year after six years in the post. Evans is expected to join ISU during July to begin the handover…

NYK to Sponsor Shell XPrize Finalist

Mar 31, 2018

NYK has agreed to sponsor Team KUROSHIO,* a finalist in the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE competition, by providing the transportation for the team’s unmanned robots, which are being used in this international competition to quickly and accurately map the ocean floor…

Ardent, Vernicos, EPE Partner

Mar 24, 2018

Ardent, Vernicos Tugs and Salvage, a Greek-based tug & salvage service provider and Environmental Protection Engineering (EPE) a Greek-based Oil Spill Response provider, have formally partnered for future operations within Eastern Mediterranean and the adjacent waters…

Ardent and Singapore Salvage Engineers Join Forces for Emergency Response

Mar 06, 2018

Maritime services provider Ardent and Singapore Salvage Engineers (SSE) have joined forces for future operations within Singapore and adjacent waters. The two companies signed a cooperation agreement on the 19th of January 2018 to closely…

Seven Sailors Killed as US Navy Destroyer Collides with a Container Ship

Jun 18, 2017

Bodies of seven U.S. sailors recovered after the U.S. destroyer collided with with Philippine-flagged vessel CX Crystal near south of Tokyo Bay in Japan. The bodies of missing sailors were found in flooded compartments of the USS Fitzgerald…

T&T Subsea: A Veteran’s Day Mission

Nov 19, 2016

On Veteran’s Day this year, T&T Subsea divers worked to help save the Battleship Texas, the over 100-year-old U.S. naval vessel and historic landmark ship of Texas launched in 1912 that fought in both World Wars.T&T Subsea, the Teichman Group’s dedicated commercial diving company…

USNS Grasp, DPAA Begin Recovery Mission

Oct 07, 2016

U.S. Navy divers assigned to Mobile Diving Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2 and civilian members from the USNS Grasp (T-ARS 51) began operations Sept. 23, in support of a Defense Personnel Accounting Agency (DPAA) mission off the coast of Montalto di Castro…

Anchors Removed for moving Transocean Winner onto vessel

Sep 30, 2016

Work has begun this morning to raise four of the primary anchors of the Transocean Winner rig in Broad Bay, in anticipation of moving it onto the Hawk.It’s expected this initial work will take about 12 hours. The four secondary anchors will also be removed…

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