Salvage

AUGUST 7, 2015—Two loaded naphtha barges under tow recently collided with two cumene barges in the busy Gulf Intracoastal Waterway along the Bolivar Peninsula, Texas, near the Houston Ship Channel, sparking a fire onboard one…
AUGUST 2, 2015 — Donjon Marine Co. Inc., Hillside, NJ, is being awarded a $44,500,000 modification to previously awarded contract N00024-11-D-4002 for salvage, salvage-related towing, harbor clearance, ocean engineering, and point-to-point towing services to support…
JULY 23, 2015 – The U.S. Navy's Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV) is providing vital salvage assistance to recover historical artifacts, including cannon, from the wreckage of the Civil War-era CSS Georgia in Savannah,…
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…
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