Sunday, July 11, 2021
Transair Flight 810 Underwater Photo

Marine Salvage Team Finds Ditched 737 Cargo Plane Off Oahu

by John Konrad (gCaptain) National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigators have found the Boeing 737-200 cargo plane that made an emergency water

July 11, 2021
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Friday, June 5, 2015
Raising The Eastern Star

Raising The Eastern Star – China Cruise Ship Righted But Hundreds Still Missing

Article Highlights: * Death toll climbs to 103, hundreds still missing * Relatives demand answers; Beijing pledges no “cover-up” * Ship righted,

June 5, 2015
Total Views: 331

Friday, February 20, 2015
lysblink seaways

Lysblink Seaways Floats Off Scottish Shore

At just before 9PM last night, the grounded cargo ship Lysblink Seaways unexpectedly self-floated from the shore at Kilchoan, Scotland. The ship had run

February 20, 2015
Total Views: 105

Thursday, February 19, 2015
Lysblink Seaways

Svitzer Salvage Team Inspects Grounded DFDS Cargo Ship

The U.K Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) reports the grounded DFDS cargo ship Lysblink Seaway has spilled an undefined quantity of diesel oil from

February 19, 2015
Total Views: 186

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Hoegh Osaka

Car Carrier Hoegh Osaka Heads for Falmouth After Cargo Discharge

Höegh Autoliners says all units have now been discharged from its Hoegh Osaka car carrier in Southampton and the vessel is now completely empty of cargo.

February 10, 2015
Total Views: 38

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

February 3, 2015
Total Views: 88

Friday, January 30, 2015
USNS Sgt. Matej Kocak (T-AK 3005)
Maritime News

SMIT and Nippon Contracted to Salvage Grounded MSC Ship

After running aground 8 days ago off the east coast of Okinawa, Japan, plans to salvage Military Sealift Command’s USNS Sgt. Matej Kocak (T-AK 3005) are

January 30, 2015
Total Views: 57

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Østensjø Rederi thorax tug
Maritime News

Hoegh Osaka Salvage: List Cut in Half as Good Progress Continues to be Made

The UK’s Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) reports “good progress continues to be made” today as salvors aboard the Hoegh Osaka

January 21, 2015
Total Views: 17

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Maritime News

MOL Express Refloated

On Sunday 11 January, the containership MOL Express ran aground in Tateyama Harbor, Chiba Prefecture of Japan as it was maneuvering in the harbor.  The

January 14, 2015
Total Views: 3

Sunday, January 4, 2015
hoegh osaka
Maritime News

Höegh Autoliners CEO: Car Carrier Intentionally Grounded

Ingar Skiaker, Chief Executive Officer of Höegh Autoliners says his company’s ship was purposely run aground last night after it developed a severe list

January 4, 2015
Total Views: 156

hoegh osaka aground

Quadcopter Footage of Grounded Car Carrier Höegh Osaka

The 51,770 gross ton pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) Hoegh Osaka sits on Bramble Bank heavily listing on her starboard side today in the Solent.  The vessel

January 4, 2015
Total Views: 46

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

December 29, 2014
Total Views: 107

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

December 14, 2014
Total Views: 24

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

November 17, 2014
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Thursday, October 2, 2014
Ochakov crimea refloating

Russia Raises Scuttled Battle Cruiser Off Crimea

After being intentionally sunk this past March at the entrance to Donuzlav Bay in western Crimea in order to effectively block the movement of any Ukrainian

October 2, 2014
Total Views: 340

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Titan Salvage Receives NAMEPA Environmental Award

The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) has announced that Houston-based TITAN Salvage, a subsidiary of Jacksonville-based

September 24, 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

September 17, 2014
Total Views: 44

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

September 5, 2014
Total Views: 87

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

August 12, 2014
Total Views: 55

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Costa Concordia Arrives Safely in Genoa, Completing Historic Salvage Operation

The wrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner limped into its last port on Sunday, when it was towed to the northern Italian city of Genoa to be broken up for

July 27, 2014
Total Views: 257