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.
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
JUNE 3, 2016 — Houston headquartered Ardent, the company created by the merger of Crowley Maritime’s Titan Salvage and the Maersk Group’s Svitzer Salvage, has just celebrated its first birthday. “One year
SEPTEMBER 17, 2013 — At 4.00 A.M. today local time, the Titan Salvage/Micoperi consortium announced that the Costa Concordia parbuckling operation had been successfully completed. The wreck of the cruise ship is
SEPTEMBER 16, 2013 — Although the start was delayed by some two hours, the Titan Salvage/Micoperi Consortium looks to have made a good start on the effort to right the cruise ship
MAY 18, 2012—With Costa Concordia Emergency Commissioner Franco Gabrielli in attendance, Costa Crociere S.p.A. and Italo-American consortium Titan-Micoperi, the winner of the tender tasked with performing the work, presented their plan to