Subsea Salvage News


MT Orkim Harmony Arrive Safely in Kuantan port

Jun 20, 2015

Oil tanker MT Orkim Harmony arrived safely at the Kuantan Port in Tanjung Gelang about 7am today (Saturday, June 20), nine days after it was hijacked by a group of pirates off Tanjung Sedili, Johor.  The vessel, which was carrying about 6…

WWI U-Boat Propeller Returned to German Navy

Jun 16, 2015

A brass propeller from the first U-Boat to be sunk a century ago has been given back to the country it belongs to, the U.K. Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) reported. The propeller from the German World War I submarine U-8 was handed…

DNV GL's P&A Guideline Could Save O&G $ 32 bln

Jun 16, 2015

The plugging and abandonment (P&A) of offshore wells represents a significant cost to operating companies and national authorities. On the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS) alone, the cost is estimated to be USD108bn (NOK1870bn) over the next 40 years…

Diver Pleads Guilty to Fraud Involving Historic Cannons

Jun 15, 2015

A commercial diver has pleaded guilty at Southampton Crown Court to a fraud offence in excess of £46,000 following a two year investigation by the U.K. Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA). The diver, Vincent Woolsgrove of Ramsgate, Kent…

Yangtze Ship Disaster: Nearly 400 Confirmed Dead

Jun 06, 2015

Nearly 400 bodies are recovered from a Chinese ship that capsized on the Yangtze River. Only 14 survivors, one of them the captain, were found after the ship carrying 456 people sank on Monday night. Disaster teams found hundreds more bodies…

Capsized Chinese Ship: Chance of Survivors Slim

Jun 05, 2015

Huge cranes righted the Eastern Star, the capsized Chinese cruise ship, but still submerged in water. The next step would be to lift it. Authorities said they would search every cabin, the official news agency Xinhua reported. The death…

Aker Solutions Wins Offshore Mexico Order

Jun 03, 2015

Aker Solutions won its first order for a project offshore Mexico as it secured a contract from Saipem to supply umbilicals for the Pemex-operated Lakach deepwater natural-gas field.Aker Solutions will deliver electro-hydraulic steel tube…

Chinese Hope for 'Miracle' to Find Ship Survivors

Jun 03, 2015

Relatives of more than 400 people missing after a cruise ship capsized on China's Yangtze River were hoping for a 'miracle', as authorities said they were racing against time to find any survivors.  Divers pulled three people alive from…

Ship Carrying 458 People Sinks in Yangtze River

Jun 01, 2015

A passenger ship carrying 458 people sank in the Yangtze River in central China after encountering what the rescued captain said was a storm and strong winds, the government’s Xinhua News Agency reported. The ship, which departed from the…

Global Diving & Salvage Opens California Office

Jun 01, 2015

Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. announced the expansion of its California regional operations with the addition of a new office in Southern California. Located in Signal Hill near Long Beach, the new office supports Global’s core service lines: marine construction…

New Salvage Joint Venture in Africa

Jun 01, 2015

As part of the next step in creating its global marine services network, Ardent, the newly created company between Svitzer and Crowley, is launching a joint venture with Southern African diving and marine services company, Subtech. Subtech…

Great Barrier Reef Kept Off UNESCO 'Danger' List

May 30, 2015

A heritage committee of the UNESCO cultural agency stopped short of placing Australia's Great Barrier Reef on an 'in danger' list, but the ruling on Friday raised long-term concerns about its future.The long-awaited ruling by UNESCO's…

Lerwick Port Promoting Shetland Fishing Industry

May 29, 2015

The importance of investment in the Shetland fishing industry has been highlighted today by Lerwick Port Authority Chief Executive, Sandra Laurenson.The industry – white fish, pelagic, shellfish and aquaculture – is the biggest single contributor to the islands' economy…

Libyan War Plane Bombs another Tanker

May 25, 2015

A fighter jet operated by Libya's military force backed attacked an oil tanker that was about to anchor in the northern city of Sirte, reports local media. Lt Gen. Saqr al-Garrouchi, the commander of Libya's Tobruk parliament and government-backed air force…

PSC, BP Claims Against Transocean Resolved

May 21, 2015

Transocean Ltd. announced that it has reached two separate settlement agreements, with the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee (the 'PSC') and with BP Exploration & Production Inc. and BP America Production Co. ('BP'). These settlements together…

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