Though spectacular salvage and wreck removal projects continue to hit the headlines, the ocean salvage industry continues to face pressures that has seen some major players leave the market in recent years.
Despite COVID-19, casualties have continued, regulatory changes have persisted, and salvage and marine firefighting providers are expected to meet response standards despite travel restrictions and social distancing requirements. Although the pandemic hasn’t
Before the car carrier Golden Ray capsized in St. Simons Sound, Ga., on September 8, 2019, it was 200 meters (669 feet) long. As responders continue to dismantle it, the remaining portion
After taking a pause to maintain apparatus, the St. Simons Sound Response team today resumed cutting operations on the hull of the capsized car carrier Golden Ray, which is being sliced into
The St. Simons Sound Incident response team resumed cutting operations to separate Section Seven from the wreck of the capsized car carrier Golden Ray Wednesday. The team has already removed two sections
After successfully completing removal of Section Eight, the stern, of the capsized car carrier Golden Ray (see earlier story), the St. Simons Sound Incident Response team is now continue to prepare for
The St. Simons Sound Incident response team has completed cutting operations to separate a second section —the stern, designated as Section Eight—from the wreck of the capsized car carrier stern Golden Ray.
The St. Simons Sound Incident response team is now well into the cut that will separate the stern section of the capsized car carrier Golden Ray. Meantime, the bow section of the
New video released by the St. Simons Sound Response Unified Command shows the technique being used by the twin-gantry heavy lift catamaran VB 10,000 to cut the capsized car carrier Golden Ray
Dismantling and removal of the wreck of the capsized car carrier Golden Ray from St. Simons Sound, Ga., continues to prove a challenging task. As we reported earlier (see story), the heavy