Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Rena Salvage Allowed ‘Temporary Pause’

Authorities in New Zealand have granted a “temporary pause” in the salvage of the MV Rena shipwreck on Astrolabe Reef pending a decision over the future of the wreckage and...

February 4, 2015
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

USNS Sgt Metaj Kocak Refloated from Okinawan Shoals

After careful deballasting, USNS Sgt Metaj Kocak was successfully refloated today at approximately 1730 local time, according to an emailed statement from the U.S. Military Sealift Command. The vessel was...

February 3, 2015
Total Views: 28

Friday, January 23, 2015

Hoegh Osaka Safely Back in Southampton Port

It's been an eventful three weeks for Hoegh Autholiners' pure car and truck carrier MV Hoegh Osaka and all of those involved in the response.

January 23, 2015
Total Views: 6

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Hoegh Osaka Towed to Port of Southampton – UPDATE

Update: The Hoegh Osaka has been safely berthed at 101 Berth at Western Docks Southampton. Earlier: The Hoegh Osaka car carrier has departed the Alpha Anchorage in the Solent and is...

January 22, 2015
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Hoegh Osaka Salvage Makes Progress – UPDATE

Tuesday Update: The list of the vessel has decreased to 37 degrees as of Monday night as salvors continue to pump more clean water from the lower car decks. The...

January 20, 2015
Total Views: 22

Monday, January 12, 2015

Severe Weather Continues to Hamper Hoegh Osaka Salvage

Severe weather continues to be a problem for salvors of the Hoegh Osaka car carrier in the Solent.

January 12, 2015
Total Views: 2

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Stricken Hoegh Osaka Car Carrier Drags Anchor in the Solent [UPDATE]

The stricken Hoegh Osaka dragged anchor overnight in very high winds at the Alpha Anchorage in the Solent where the vessel has been held since it self-floated on Wednesday.

January 11, 2015
Total Views: 3

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Hoegh Osaka Stable at Anchorage, Salvage Work Continues

The 51,000-ton Hoegh Osaka is currently stable at an anchorage after self-refloating at high water and with the help of strong winds Wednesday afternoon.

January 8, 2015
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Hoegh Osaka Self-Floated at High Tide

Thursday Update: Hoegh Osaka Stable at Anchorage, Salvage Work Continues Previous: The grounded Hoegh Osaka car carrier self-floated from the sands of the Bramble Ban on Wednesday afternoon and is...

January 7, 2015
Total Views: 19

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Hoegh Osaka Salvage: Wednesday’s Refloating Plans Scrapped [UPDATE]

Breaking: Hoegh Osaka Self Floated at High Tide Salvors of the grounded Hoegh Osaka car carrier in the Solent have decided not to attempt to refloat the vessel on Wednesday over the...

January 6, 2015
Total Views: 29

Monday, December 29, 2014
team vestas wind salvage

Salvors Detail the Recovery of Team Vestas Wind

Seldom does a salvage operation run as smoothly as that of the Volvo Ocean Racing yacht, “Vestas Wind”. In a joint venture between Subtech and Svitzer, a team consisting of...

December 29, 2014
Total Views: 45

Thursday, December 18, 2014

SMART Bow Scuttled Off South Africa [PHOTOS]

The bow section of the bulk carrier MV Smart has been refloated and scuttled off the coast of South Africa about 17 months after the ship wrecked.

December 18, 2014
Total Views: 18

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Svitzer, Titan Talking Salvage Tie-Up?

Titan Salvage and Svitzer are reported to be in preliminary discussions over a potential tie-up of their respective salvage businesses, according to a new report by Dow Jones News.

December 14, 2014
Total Views: 10

Monday, November 17, 2014

South Korea Preparing Sewol Salvage Task Force – Reports

The South Korean government is preparing a task force to examine options for salvaging the sunken Sewol ferry, according to local media reports.

November 17, 2014
Total Views: 1

Thursday, November 6, 2014

MV Rena Abandonment Decision Heads to Environment Court With Council’s Approval

The decision to abandon the wreckage of the former MV Rena containership from New Zealand’s Astrolabe Reef will head to the country’s top Environment Court with the recommendation from local authorities...

November 6, 2014
Total Views: 16

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Philippines Government Seeking Compensation from U.S. Over ‘Guardian’ Grounding

The Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs says it will continue to pursue compensation from the U.S. for damages to the protected Tubbataha Reef caused by the grounding of the USS...

September 17, 2014
Total Views: 21

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Cargo Ship Refloated in Iceland – PHOTOS

Efforts are underway today to refloat a Cyprus-flagged cargo ship that ran hard aground along the east coast of Iceland.

September 7, 2014
Total Views: 16

Friday, September 5, 2014

Decision to Abandon Rena Wreckage Heads to Environment Court

The Bay of Plenty Regional Council will not to make the decision to abandon the wreck of the MV Rena at Astrolabe Reef.

September 5, 2014
Total Views: 31

Monday, August 25, 2014

USCG: MT Pine Galaxy Progress Slowed

The arrival of a disabled products tanker under tow by a commercial tug to San Francisco Bay is being hampered severe weather, the U.S. Coast said late Sunday.

August 25, 2014
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Baltic Ace Salvage Suffers Major Setback

A planned attempt to the lift the sunken Baltic Ace car carrier from the seafloor near the port of Rotterdam has been abandoned because damage to the ship is worse than originally thought, the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment said Tuesday.

August 12, 2014
Total Views: 25