Subsea Salvage News


Loss of Diversity Near Melting Coastal Glaciers

Nov 13, 2015

Melting glaciers are causing a loss of species diversity among benthos in the coastal waters off the Antarctic Peninsula, impacting an entire seafloor ecosystem. This has been verified in the course of repeated research dives, the results…

IDF's First-Ever Submarine Rescue Exercise

Nov 04, 2015

Israeli navy (IDF) holds special exercises with their Italian counterparts in order to perfect joint methods for rescuing the crew of a sunken submarine, reports Ynet. This type of exercise is rare among navies, and the first of its kind in Israel…

MH370 Search Discussed at EAS Seminar

Sep 23, 2015

Lessons learned from recent international search and rescue operations, including the ongoing search for MH370, were discussed during an East Asia Summit (EAS) seminar in Sydney this week. Co-chaired by Australia and Thailand, the EAS…

WWII Catalina Aircraft Wreckage Confirmed

Sep 21, 2015

The Royal Australian Air Force has confirmed that aircraft wreckage found in waters south of Cairns is that of RAAF Number 11 Squadron Catalina A24-25 that crashed on 28 February 1943, killing all 11 personnel on board. Chief of Air Force…

Donegal Fishing Boat Nearly Hit by Submarine

Sep 10, 2015

Donegal fishermen are counting their lucky stars after a near-miss with a submarine last week.  A shocked fisherman has described his close encounter with a submarine, which emerged from the water 200 yards away from his boat. According to a report in RTE Raidió na Gaeltachta Seán Briain…

Royal Navy Submarine Responsible For Fishing Trawler Incident

Sep 09, 2015

Britain’s Ministry of Defence has admitted a Royal Navy submarine was responsible for dragging a trawler backwards off the Northern Ireland coast earlier this year. A Royal Navy submarine did get entangled in a fishing boat's nets and dragged it for 18 miles…

Russians Explore Sunken USN Ship

Aug 16, 2015

Northern Fleet divers salvage weapons and equipment from the American ship “Thomas Donaldson”, which sank after a German submarine attack outside Murmansk in 1945.Divers from the Northern Fleet’s search and rescue department in 2014 started…

Unique Gun Salvaged from Barents Sea

Aug 11, 2015

Divers Northern Fleet raised from the bottom of the Kola Bay, an American anti-aircraft gun, which lay there for 70 years.Earlier it was reported that the specialists of the search and rescue (UPASR) Northern Fleet (NF) completed the…

Wrecked 'Russian Submarine' Found in Swedish Waters

Jul 28, 2015

A wrecked mini-submarine was found last week in waters off of Sweden’s eastern coast. Authorities believe it is a Russian model, primarily because of Cyrillic letters on the hull. They have not disclosed the exact location of the wreckage…

South Korea Chooses Shanghai Salvage-led consortium to Lift Sewol Ferry

Jul 16, 2015

South Korea has chosen a consortium led by China’s state-run Shanghai Salvage Co. as the preferred bidder to raise the Sewol passenger ferry which sank off Jindo Island on April 16, 2014, the country’s Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MOF) said in a statement…

SSC Completes IMCA Surface Supplied Diver Assessment

Jul 08, 2015

Four groups with a total of 43 experienced divers from Shanghai Salvage Company (SSC) have completed their IMCA Surface Supplied Diver Assessment. The assessment was conducted from the Shanghai Salvage new DP 2 Diving Support Vessel (DSV) ‘Shen Qian Hao’ while in offshore Shanghai area…

UK Rowers Rescued - Again

Jul 08, 2015

Two Englishmen - one an epileptic with head injuries - attempting to break the world record for rowing across the Indian Ocean as a duo have been rescued for a second time. The rescue mission came after a seemingly bizarre chain of communication…

Aberdeen Pupils Peek into Subsea Oil & Gas Technology

Jul 04, 2015

Pupils at an Aberdeen primary school were given a rare insight into the depths of the oil and gas industry’s subsea sector after getting to sit in the driving seat of a remotely-operated vehicle (ROV) simulator.The Tullos Primary visit…

Ocean Safety, Richard Irvin Marine Safety Merger

Jul 03, 2015

Ocean Safety has today announced the merger with Richard Irvin Energy Solutions Marine Safety Division and their Aberdeen branch. This merger follows the 3Si Group’s recent acquisition of both companies, which are set to combine premises in Aberdeen to operate from a single expanded facility…

CARAT Exercise Series Kick-off in Philippines

Jun 22, 2015

Members of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps along with their Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) counterparts kicked off the 2015 Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise series during an opening ceremony in Puerto Princesa…

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