Monday, May 19, 2014
News

Efforts Underway to Refloat Grounded Cargo Ship in Galápagos Islands

Work to remove a grounded cargo ship from a reef in the waters in the Galápagos Islands commenced Monday almost 2 weeks after the vessel ran aground, sparking fears of an environmental catastrophe in the fragile ecosystem.

May 19, 2014
Total Views: 21

Thursday, May 8, 2014
Interesting

Costa Concordia Sponson Knocked Out of Position – Update W/ PHOTOS

Salvage crews have moved forward with the installation of 2 additional sponsons to the formerly submerged side of the Costa Concordia shipwreck, but may have hit a slight snag when the first sponson installed was knocked out of position.

May 8, 2014
Total Views: 29

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Salvage

Costa Concordia Gets New Hardware

Salvage crews have installed the first piece of new hardware on the Costa Concordia since the end of the winter season in Giglio, another giant watertight steel box that will eventually be used to refloat the shipwreck.

April 29, 2014
Total Views: 15

Monday, April 28, 2014
News

Jack-Up Rig Salvage Off Angola Could Take Upwards of 10 Months

By Oleg Vukmanovic MILAN (Reuters) – Salvage work to remove a capsized rig lying in shallow waters offshore from Angola’s new liquefied natural gas (LNG) export plant should be completed by...

April 28, 2014
Total Views: 22

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Salvage

Costa Concordia Salvage Kicks Into High Gear As Winter Season Ends

Officials in Italy have met with the public to discuss ongoing plans for the removal of the Costa Concordia wreckage, including providing an updated timeline for when the hulk will be refloated for the first time in more than two years.

April 15, 2014
Total Views: 0

Thursday, March 27, 2014
News

Danio Owner Fined Over Farne Islands Grounding

The German owner of the MV Danio has been ordered to pay $120,000 over the ship's grounding last year off the U.K.'s Northumberland coast, a relatively small amount compared to what could have been a potentially disastrous situation.

March 27, 2014
Total Views: 18

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
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Maritime News

Green Light to Remove Broken LUNO Bulker from French Beach

On February 5, the 100-meter MV LUNO bulk carrier broke up in dramatic fashion after it became pinned against a breakwater off the southwestern coast of France in strong winds.

March 19, 2014
Total Views: 38

Thursday, March 13, 2014
Interesting

RAW VIDEO: Resolve Raises and Removes MV Rena Accommodation Block

It's been more than two years since the MV Rena's superstructure has seen the light of day since slipping below surface at New Zealand's Astrolabe Reef in January 2012, 3 months after the containership ran aground on the clearly marked reef.

March 13, 2014
Total Views: 126

Monday, February 17, 2014
Navy

Response Continues for Grounded Fishing Vessel in Guam

The U.S. Navy says crews have removed heavy oil, diesel fuel, and batteries from the grounded Japanese commercial fishing vessel Daiki Maru 7 in Guam's outer Apra Harbor.

February 17, 2014
Total Views: 9

Saturday, February 15, 2014
Maritime News

Japanese Fishing Vessel Runs Aground in Guam -UPDATE

The U.S. Navy is partnering with federal and local agencies in Guam in response to potential environmental impacts following the grounding of Japanese fishing vessel in outer Apra Harbor on Wednesday.

February 15, 2014
Total Views: 12

Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Blog

Drone Gives Bird’s-Eye View of Costa Concordia Wreck Site – VIDEO

Here's some video of the Costa Concordia wreck site as it appeared in early January 2014, approximately two years after the Costa Concordia ran aground at Isola Del Giglio.

February 4, 2014
Total Views: 13

Tuesday, January 28, 2014
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Maritime News

MV Smart Salvage Enters Phase Three

Salvage crews in South Africa have kicked off the third phase of salvage operations to remove what's left of the MV Smart shipwreck in Richards Bay.

January 28, 2014
Total Views: 29

Friday, January 10, 2014
News

Costa Concordia To Be Refloated In June

Thirty massive tanks filled with air will lift the hulk of the Costa Concordia off the seabed in June so it can be towed away from the Italian island of Giglio where it capsized two years ago, officials said on Friday.

January 10, 2014
Total Views: 1

Monday, December 16, 2013
Interesting

Costa Concordia Salvage Update: Winter Prep Wraps Up But Removal Fate Still Unclear

The Costa Concordia shipwreck remains upright and stable on underwater platforms as crews wrap up winter preparations, according to an update from the project's official website, but details about how the vessel will be removed from Giglio remain unclear.

December 16, 2013
Total Views: 11

Monday, December 9, 2013
News

Ship Photos of The Day – Stephen L. Colby Salvage Gets Cold(er)

With temperatures dropping and a fresh blanket of snow, the Stephen L. Colby sits partially submerged in the Mississippi River near LeClaire, Iowa.

December 9, 2013
Total Views: 3

Monday, December 2, 2013
News

Stephen L. Colby Response Switches Gears on Mississippi River – Salvage Update

A Unified Command set up in response to the Stephen L. Colby towboat sinking and oil spill on the Mississippi River has shifted its operations from lightering to salvage of the half-sunk vessel.

December 2, 2013
Total Views: 3

Thursday, November 7, 2013
Salvage

MV Siderfly Removed from Germany’s Kiel Canal – UPDATE

The stricken MV Siderfly has been removed from Germany's Kiel Canal after more than a week after a collision left the vessel grounded and heavily listing along the canal embankment.

November 7, 2013
Total Views: 14

Thursday, October 31, 2013
Interesting

Kiel Canal Reopens After Bulldozers Secure Half-Sunk MV Siderfly [PHOTOS]

The Kiel Canal in Germany partially reopened Thursday after a three-day closure caused by a ship collision which left a 100-meter cargo ship on the verge of sinking into the...

October 31, 2013
Total Views: 25

Friday, October 11, 2013
Blog

VIDEO: Animation Shows Float-On of Costa Concordia Onboard Dockwise Vanguard

For those of you who have never seen Dockwise Vanguard in action, and even for those of you who have, it's difficult to comprehend how the float-on is going to go down.

October 11, 2013
Total Views: 125

Thursday, October 10, 2013
Interesting

Dockwise Vanguard to Lift Costa Concordia from Giglio

Owners of the Costa Concordia have contracted the world's largest semi-submersible heavy lift ship to lift the now-upright shipwreck and carry it, not tow it, to a location where it will be scrapped.

October 10, 2013
Total Views: 246