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Big deal: Crowley, Svitzer merge salvage operations

APRIL 21, 2015—Starting May 1 there will be a new name in maritime salvage and emergency response—Ardent. The new company will be 50/50 owned by Crowley Maritime Corporation, Jacksonville, FL, and Svitzer, Ijmuiden, the Netherlands, after the two...

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JUNE 15, 2015 — Ardent, the recent merger of Titan and Svitzer Salvage, and Spanish salvage and diving company Ardentia Marine have been awarded the contract to remove oil from the sunken fishing trawler Oleg…
MAY 4, 2015 — T&T Salvage was activated under its Salvage and Marine Firefighting Agreement to respond to a 600 foot laker that recently went aground on the St Mary's River near DeTour Village, MI.…
APRIL 21, 2015—Starting May 1 there will be a new name in maritime salvage and emergency response—Ardent. The new company will be 50/50 owned by Crowley Maritime Corporation, Jacksonville, FL, and Svitzer, Ijmuiden, the Netherlands,…
APRIL 16, 2015 — One year after the sinking of the ferry Sewol with the loss of 304 people, many of them children, South Korean President Park Geun-hye has promised to raise the vessel. Paengmokhang…
February 6, 2015 — In tests aboard a decommissioned Navy ship last fall, a humanoid robot located a live shipboard fire and sprayed it with water from a hose. Called SAFFiR (Shipboard Autonomous Firefighting Robot),…
JANUARY 29, 2015 — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) finds that maintenance deficiencies and lack of adequate emergency procedures led to the November 7, 2013 loss of electrical power and grounding of the…
JANUARY 12, 2015 — Weather continues to hamper the salvage of the car carrier Höegh Osaka. The vessel remains held in position near Southampton at anchor on the Alpha Anchorage, between East Cowes on the…
SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 — Capt. Kevin Brenton (U.S. Navy, Ret.) has joined Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today that  the company as corporate director of customer affairs for submarine programs. Brenton served most recently as…
AUGUST 12, 2014 — Chartered in the state of Alaska and based in Anchorage with an office in Houston, the Arctic Salvage Research Foundation has been formed with the mission of assuring the availability for…
JULY 27, 2014 — The wreck of the cruise ship Costa Crociere has arrived safely in Genoa, Italy, for recycling. Preparatory operations for its entry into the port began at 5.00 a.m. this morning local…
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