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.
The Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) has released some preliminary findings from the ongoing investigation of the grounding of the Panama-registered bulker Wakashio on a Mauritius reef. A delegation of experts from Panama
A Mauritius Port Authority (MPA) tug, the Sir Gaetan, sank yesterday in the course of assisting the continuing clean-up efforts following the grounding of the capesize bulker Wakashio. This morning, Mauritius media
Yesterday, after being moved to a sea area designated by the Mauritius authorities, the forepart of the ill-fated Panamanian-flag bulker Wakashio was scuttled, almost exactly one month after its July 25 grounding
The Captain of the grounded bulk carrier Wakashio, Indian national Sunil Kumar Nandeshwar and the Chief Officer, Tilak ratna Suboda, a Sri Lankan, are now being held in police custody in Mauritius
The bow of the grounded bulk carrier Wakashio is to be towed to 8 nautical miles from the outer limit of the reefs that almost completely surround Mauritius to water 2,000 meters
Imagery posted by Mobilisation Nationale Wakashio shows that the Capesize bulker Wakashio, which grounded off the east coast of Mauritius on July 25, has now split into two sections. At around 5:00
Video posted today by Le Mauricien newspaper showed continuing efforts by Mauritians — many of them volunteers — to clean up oil spilled from the Capesize bulker Wakashio, which grounded off the