Big deal: Crowley, Svitzer merge salvage operations

APRIL 21, 2015—Starting May 1 there will be a new name in maritime salvage and emergency response—Ardent. The new company will be 50/50 owned by Crowley Maritime Corporation, Jacksonville, FL, and Svitzer, Ijmuiden, the Netherlands, after

Costa Concordia refloat prep put on hold

APRIL 30, 2014 — The committee overseeing the operation to remove the wreck of the Costa Concordia from Giglio Island, Italy, today ordered the temporary suspension of preparatory work. The decisions on

Titan Salvage appoints new GM Southeast Asia

FEBRUARY 11, 2014 — Captain Ajay Prasad has joined its leadership team of Crowley Maritime Corp.’s Titan Salvage subsidiary as general manager, Southeast Asia. Captain Prasad, who started his career at sea