Salvage
MAY 7, 2014 — Efforts to prepare the wreck of the Costa Concordia for refloating have run into another problem. As we reported previously, the Titan Micoperi salvage consortium has begun installing the 19 sponsons…
APRIL 30, 2014 — The committee overseeing the operation to remove the wreck of the Costa Concordia from Giglio Island, Italy, today ordered the temporary suspension of preparatory work. The decisions on how the wreck…
APRIL 26, 2014—The first of the 19 sponsons that will be installed on the Costa Concordia in preparation for the refloating of the submerged cruise ship arrived this morning in Giglio Island, Italy. The 810-ton,…
FEBRUARY 11, 2014 — Captain Ajay Prasad has joined its leadership team of Crowley Maritime Corp.'s Titan Salvage subsidiary as general manager, Southeast Asia. Captain Prasad, who started his career at sea over 20 years…
JANUARY 13, 2014 — As ceremonies marked the two year anniversary of the Costa Concordia tragedy which cost 32 lives, details emerged on progress with plans to tow the wreck away and scrap it. It…
JANUARY 8, 2014 — Donjon-SMIT and the Marine Spill Response Corporation (MSRC) have entered a cooperative alliance. This alliance, while it can support both tank and non-tank vessel owners, will include the ability of non-tank…
JANUARY 3, 2014 — The Marine Response Alliance (MRA), an association of the top U.S. emergency responders providing OPA 90 Salvage Marine Firefighting (SMFF), has launched an exclusive mobile app. It provides ship owners/operators, qualified…
DECEMBER 10, 2013 — The Coast Guard reports that response crews yesterday commenced lifting operations of the 154-foot sunken towboat Stephen L. Colby from the Mississippi River bank near LeClaire, Iowa, Monday. The 144 ft…
AUGUST 5, 2013—The American Salvage Association (ASA) and Marine Log are pleased to announce that the Honorable Duncan Hunter (R-CA), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, will provide the keynote…
JULY 2, 2013 — Adverse weather continues to beset efforts to salvage the remaining section of MOL Comfort, the five year old containership that broke into two sections June 17. In its latest update, owner…
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