Salvage
JANUARY 2, 2013 —  Shell reports that a team of five salvage experts boarded the grounded drilling unit Kulluk earlier today to conduct a structural assessment to be used to finalize salvage plans, currently being…
JANUARY 2, 2013 — The Shell mobile conical drilling unit Kulluk is stable after running aground New Year's Eve near Kodiak, Alaska, following failed attempts to tow the vessel in a fierce storm. "Following the…
SEPTEMBER 25, 2012 — Fort Lauderdale, Fla., based Resolve Salvage & Fire reports first 600 tons of steel from the bow section of the Rena wreck off Tauranga, New Zealand. This comes after six weeks…
JULY 24, 2012 — Harvey, La., based Inland Salvage Inc. (ISI) reports that it has completed the successful fuel removal, partial dismantlement and refloating of a stranded 2,500 ton posted drill barge. The drill barge…
JULY 5, 2012 — Fincantieri has received a contract for the construction of 30 steel caissons that will be used in the Costa Concordia salvage operation. The contract, described as "worth tens of millions of…
May 23, 2012—Salvors continue to work to remove containers, pieces of hatch covers and debris from the bow section of the containership M/V Rena, which struck Astrolabe Reef off of Tauranga, New Zealand, on October…
MAY 18, 2012—With Costa Concordia Emergency Commissioner Franco Gabrielli in attendance, Costa Crociere S.p.A. and Italo-American consortium Titan-Micoperi, the winner of the tender tasked with performing the work, presented their plan to remove the wreck…
Donjon Marine has successfully refloat the 277-foot ex-Staten Island, N.Y. car ferry Gov. Herbert H. Lehman. The former ferry sank in the Hudson River while in layup in Newburg, N.Y., and Donjon was awarded the…
John Walker has been appointed as head of GL Noble Denton's Marine Casualty Investigation practice for the Americas region. Based in the New York office, Mr. Walker leads a team of marine engineers, master mariners…
Donjon Marine, Co., Inc. has named John Noble as Managing Director - Donjon UK. Mr. Noble's career in commercial shipping began in 1962 when he joined HMS Conway, the preeminent pre-sea training school in the…
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