Thursday, August 18, 2016

Hard Aground: Transocean To Refloat Drilling Rig in Scotland

Salvors are planning to attach a second towline to the grounded drilling rig, Transocean Winner, crews continue to prepare to refloat the drilling

August 18, 2016
Total Views: 148

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
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Hard Aground – Abandoned Ship Threatens Mexican Coast

The bulk carrier “M/V Los Llanitos” is breaking apart and close to sinking off the Pacific coast of Mexico. For almost nine months she has been

August 17, 2016
Total Views: 558

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Salvage Team Preparing to Board Grounded Drilling Rig in Scotland

Final preparations were being made Tuesday afternoon to put a small team of salvage experts on board the grounded semi-submersible Transocean Winner off

August 9, 2016
Total Views: 25

Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Tow to Alang Shipbreakers Proving Troublesome for Wrecked MV Benita

More trouble for salvors of the MV Benita wreck just a few days they were able to refloat the vessel from the southern shore of Mauritius where it

July 27, 2016
Total Views: 68

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Grounded Benita Won’t Be Blown to Pieces in Mauritius

The salvors behind the refloating of the MV Benita are downplaying the use of explosives to remove the vessel from the rocks in Mauritius, saying any use

July 13, 2016
Total Views: 28

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

‘Benita’ Salvage Update: Oil Removal Continues as Salvors Explore Options, Worker Injured

Work continues around the clock to remove a large bulk carrier from the shores of Mauritius after it ran aground last month following an incident involving a

July 6, 2016
Total Views: 9

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Insurer Says MV Benita Grounding a Medical Issue, Not Mutiny

The insurer of a Liberian-flagged bulk carrier which ran aground last week in Mauritius following an apparent brawl on board says that the incident was

June 22, 2016
Total Views: 565

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Weather Hampers Lifting of Sewol Wreck in South Korea

High waves have forced salvage crews to delay the operation to lift the sunken Sewol ferry in South Korea until later this month. The lifting of vessel kicked

June 14, 2016
Total Views: 72

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Lack of Communication ID’d as Probable Cause of 2015 Houston Ship Channel Collision

A pilot’s inability to respond appropriately to hydrodynamic forces and a lack of communication was found to be the probable cause between a bulk carrier

June 9, 2016
Total Views: 96

Friday, June 3, 2016

Lightering Ops Underway for Grounded Freighter in Lake Superior [PHOTOS]

The U.S. Coast Guard has reported that lightering operations on the grounded MV Roger Blough began Friday a full week after the American freighter ran

June 3, 2016
Total Views: 66

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Salvage Update: MV Roger Blough Hard Aground in Lake Superior

Lightering operations have been planned for the Great Lakes freighter hard aground on a reef in Lake Superior, but it’s likely to be several

June 1, 2016
Total Views: 131

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

PHOTOS: U.S. Freighter ‘Roger Blough’ Hard Aground in Lake Superior

A U.S.-flagged freighter that spent Memorial Day weekend hard aground in Lake Superior is still stuck Tuesday as salvage crews continue on plans to refloat the

May 31, 2016
Total Views: 480

Friday, May 27, 2016
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Pollutants Removed From Grounded Bulk Carrier in Mexico

The removal of fuel and all hazardous materials from the stranded bulk carrier Los Llanitos concluded earlier this month as the salvage now moves to

May 27, 2016
Total Views: 57

Thursday, May 19, 2016

VIDEO: The Spectactular Salvage Operation to Save the Modern Express

In this video, SMIT Salvage tells the story of the amazing race to save the Modern Express, a 164-meter-long Roll-on/Roll-off vessel which earlier this

May 19, 2016
Total Views: 2359

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Poor Passage Planning Led to MV Cemfjord Sinking with Loss of 8 Lives -REPORT

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch has released its report into the January 2015 sinking of the MV Cemfjord, finding that the incident was the result

April 21, 2016
Total Views: 318

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Cargo Loading Errors Led to Hoegh Osaka Grounding on Bramble Bank – Incident Report

The Hoegh Osaka had no chance of surviving the Bramble Bank turn shortly after the vessel departed from the port of Southampton on January 3, 2015 with

March 17, 2016
Total Views: 972

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

In Pictures: The Amazing Race to Save the Modern Express

The amazing race to save the Modern Express began on January 26th, 2016 when British authorities picked up a distress call from the roll-on/roll-off cargo

February 2, 2016
Total Views: 3833


Salvage Master Nick Sloane Joins Resolve

South African Salvage Master Nick Sloane has joined Resolve Marine Group as Senior Salvage Master.  Sloane has been in the business for decades but is

February 2, 2016
Total Views: 112

Friday, January 29, 2016

Salvage Team Boards Modern Express in Bay of Biscay – UPDATE

Update: The salvage team has abandoned the Modern Express for the night after an attempt to establish a tow line was unsuccessful, Maritime Prefect

January 29, 2016
Total Views: 208

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Weather Prevents Salvors from Boarding Listing Car Carrier

For Latest Updates: Modern Express Adrift in Bay of Biscay Thursday: The Panamanian-flagged car carrier Modern Express continues to drift eastward in the Bay

January 28, 2016
Total Views: 30