Golden Ray response operations resume

The St. Simons Sound Incident Unified Command working on the salvage of the capsized car carrier Golden Ray has resumed operations after the passage of Hurricane Isaias. The response has since placed

Resolve Marine frees ice-bound platform barge off Alaska shoreline

When a platform barge used to support gold mining operations grounded in shallow water west of Nome Harbor back in April, Resolve Marine Alaska mobilized teams and resources in response Response teams

VIDEO: COVID-19, hurricane concerns force pause in Golden Ray removal ops

The St. Simons Sound Incident Unified Command working on the salvage of the capsized car carrier Golden Ray announced a pause in removal operations during an online media conference June 24. The

Lindsay Malen-Habib named President of American Salvage Association

The Executive Committee of the American Salvage Association (ASA) reports that Lindsay Malen-Habib is taking on the role of ASA president, effective immediately. Malen-Habib has been an active ASA member for over

VIDEO: Giant heavy lift vessel preps for Golden Ray removal

The largest heavy lift vessel ever built in the U.S., the twin-gantry, twin-barge catamaran VB-10,000, designed and owned by Versabar Inc., New Orleans, has arrived in the Port of Fernandina, Fla., to

Resolve response tug honored with AMVER award for fourth year

Resolve Marine, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., reports that its U.S.-flag response tug Pioneer has received an AMVER Award for a fourth consecutive year. Resolve says the award represents an acknowledgment of its continued

VIDEO: Brazilian Navy supervises scuttling of giant ore carrier

Within days of being refloated by salvors, a 2016-built, 300,800 dwt ore carrier has been declared a constructive total loss (CTL), towed to deep water and sunk under supervision of the Brazilian

Resolve Marine refloats grounded cargo vessel

Despite the challenges posed by the global pandemic, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., headquartered Resolve Marine has successfully refloated the grounded cargo vessel Kaami, completing response operations with her tow to a dry dock

Ardent no longer entering any new contracts

Emergency management and wreck removal company Ardent said last week that it “will no longer enter into new contracts from May 2020 on.” Ardent noted that it had sold certain parts of

Golden Ray removal will involve largest lift vessel built in the U.S.

Salvage operations to remove the capsized car carrier M/V Golden Ray from St. Simons Sound, Georgia, will involve the use of the largest lift vessel built in the United States, the VB-10,000