Salvage

MARCH 10, 2017 — The 3,171 dwt Netherlands-flagged general cargo ship Skagern has run aground in the Gota River southwest of the locks in Trollhättan, Sweden. The Swedish Maritime Administration reports that the grounding occurred…
MARCH 8, 2017 — Coast Guard crews are coordinating salvage efforts for an offshore service vessel aground off the west Cameron Jetties, Cameron Parish, LA. At 7:20 a.m. today Vessel Traffic Service Port Arthur, Texas,…
MARCH 1, 2017 — Resolve Marine Group, Inc. and the Indian Navy have successfully rolled and righted the 3,800 t guided missile frigate INS Betwa. Due to a loss of stability while undocking, the vessel…
DECEMBER 20, 2016 — The U.K. Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) has signed an agreement with Ardent for emergency towage off the north and north-western coasts of Scotland. Under the agreement, the Marnavi-owned 139 t…
DECEMBER 7, 2016 — Houston headquartered salvor Ardent last month completed the largest wreck removal of 2016 — removing the Troll Solution jack-up from the seabed of Mexico's Bay of Campeche Weighing approximately 7,000 tons,…
October 13, 2016

Salvage: Under Pressure

OCTOBER 13, 2016 — When accidents happen and the DNV GL Emergency Response Service (ERS) team is called in, every minute counts, and close cooperation with salvage services is essential for a good outcome. One…
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015 – UPDATE: Increasingly rough conditions at sea have meant the operation to load the Transocean Winner onto the Hawk in Broad Bay, Isle of Lewis (see earlier story), has had to be…
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015 – The U.K. Marine & Coastguard Agency reported today that final preparations are now underway to move a Transocean semisubmersible drilling rig that grounded of Scotland on August 8 (see earlier story).…
AUGUST 29, 2016 — The 561 ft cruise ferry Caribbean Fantasy which caught fire off Puerto Rico on August 17 is covered by an OPA-90, Salvage and Marine Fire Fighting "SMFF" coverage program provided by…
AUGUST 23, 2016 — The U.K. Maritime & Coastguard Agency reports that the drilling rig Transocean Winner that ran aground in bad weather on the Isle of Lewis nearly two weeks ago has been successfully…
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