Salvage
Titan Salvage, a Crowley Maritime Corp. company, has been awarded a contract to serve as the commercial marine salvage and engineering support contractor for the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA). In this new role, Titan…
Titan Salvage's Mark Hoddinott has accepted the position of general manager for the International Salvage Union (ISU). The position will combine the role of secretary general with that of general manager.Mr. Hoddinott will be responsible…
Seven of the ten companies invited to submit plans to remove the capsized cruise ship Costa Concordia are members of the American Salvage Association (ASA)."While terribly tragic, the capsizing and grounding of the Costa Concordia…
Harvey, La., based Inland Salvage Inc. (ISI) was recently selected as salvor to conduct wreck removal operations of a 2,650 ton inland drill barge following an unsuccessful attempt by another contractor to salvage the barge.…
Titan Maritime, L.L.C., Pompano Beach, FL, and SMIT Singapore PTE, Ltd., Singapore, were each recently awarded $43 million ceiling-priced indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-award-fee contracts by the U.S. Navy for salvage, salvage-related towing, harbor clearance, ocean engineering, and…
Fort Lauderdale, Fla., based Resolve Marine Group, Inc. reports that Jeff Johnson has joined the company as Manager, Training and Response with responsibilities in both Resolve's Salvage & Fire (Americas) emergency response/OPA-90 subsidiary and at…
Costa Concordia captain Francesco Schettino was placed under house arrest yesterday as investigation of the accident continued. Prosecutors reportedly are considering charges that could include manslaughter, abandoning ship before all others, and causing a shipwreck.…
Hillside, N.J., headquartered Donjon Marine, Co., Inc., a provider of multi-faceted marine services including marine salvage, heavy lift, dredging and related emergency response services was contracted in early November 2011 to raise a 300-ton barge…
Severe weather overnight has separated the MV Rena into two pieces, which are now about 20-30m apart on the Astrolabe Reef, Maritime New Zealand said in a statement issued 9.30 am local time, January 8.…
The Costamare-owned 3,032 TEU containership Rena, which  grounded on Astrolabe Reef off Tauranga on October 5, 2011, now appears to be in danger of breaking up. Maritime New Zealand is "racing to remove as much…
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