Car carrier was deliberately grounded

JANUARY 5, 2015 — The U.K. Marine Accident Investigation Branch has started an investigation into the grounding of the car carrier Höegh Osaka on the Bramble Bank in the Solent on the

Schettino parties as Concordia tow away nears

JULY 22, 2014 — As salvors worked to prepare the wreck of the Costa Concordia for towage, the man on the bridge when the cruise ship grounded (but in a lifeboat shortly

Titan refloats grounded box ship from U.K’s Farne Islands

APRIL 24, 2013 — Crowley Maritime subsidiary Titan Salvage has successfully refloated the 262-foot containership M/V Danio from its stricken position on England’s Northumberland coast, despite challenging sea and weather conditions. Danio,

Smit awarded contract for grounded minesweeper

FEBRUARY 5, 2013 — Smit Salvage, Singapore, was awarded on Feb. 1, 2013, a $24,889,904 delivery order against previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-award-fee contract (N00024-12-D-4120) to provide support for emergency response and recovery

Grounded Alaska drilling unit refloated and under tow

JANUARY 7, 2013 — The Unified Command reports that At approximately 10:10 p.m., the Shell drilling vessel Kulluk which grounded New Year’s Eve (see earlier story)  was refloated from its Sitkalidak Island

Coast Guard lands salvage team on grounded rig

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