Salvage
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…
Donjon Marine Co., Inc., Hillside, N.J., is being awarded a $41,000,000 ceiling priced, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-award-fee contract for salvage, salvage-related towing, harbor clearance, ocean engineering and point-to-point towing services to support the Director of Ocean Engineering,…
Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE:HOS) and Marine Spill Response Corporation (MSRC) have entered into a long-term agreement for spill response services in the Gulf of Mexico.  Two U.S.-flagged 370 class multi-purpose support vessels (MPSVs) owned…
On June 13, 2011, Donjon-SMIT, LLC, was notified that a client vessel was aground in the Mississippi River just above Cubit's Gap, about 10 miles below Venice, La.   Traffic on the Mississippi was not impeded…
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