Monday, May 18, 2020
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Maritime News

Ardent to Wind Down Salvage Activities

After five years in business, global salvage firm Ardent says it will no longer be entering into new contracts from May 2020 onward.  Ardent, a leading emergency management and wreck...

May 18, 2020
Total Views: 253

Friday, April 10, 2020
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Accidents

Boskalis Expands OPA-90 Salvage Services with Acquisition of Ardent Americas

Dutch marine services firm Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has announced the acquisition of maritime emergency response specialist Ardent Americas, helping expand its OPA-90 services in the United States. Ardent Americas...

April 10, 2020
Total Views: 40

Monday, December 30, 2019
kea trader salvage
Accidents

Focussing on Salvage, US-Based Ardent Moves HQ to the Netherlands

Houston-based Ardent has announced it will be moving its headquarters to the Netherlands and refocussing its strategy away from offshore decommissioning in favor of its core business of marine salvage. ...

December 30, 2019
Total Views: 45

Friday, September 20, 2019
kea trader salvage
Maritime News

Ardent Top Management to Buyout Partners Svitzer, Crowley

Top management of US-based salvage and offshore decommissioning company Ardent will buy-out the company from founding partners Svitzer and Crowley after receiving financial support. The financing will come from AURELIUS...

September 20, 2019
Total Views: 52

Friday, March 23, 2018
Accidents

Ardent Partnership Creates New Salvage Leader in Eastern Mediterranean

Global maritime salvage company Ardent has teamed up with one of Greece’s largest providers of tugs and a leading expert in pollution control in the region to provide emergency response...

March 23, 2018
Total Views: 30

Monday, March 12, 2018
kea trader salvage
Accidents

Kea Trader Wreck Hit by Two Cyclones, Causing Shift on Reef

Two powerful cyclones within a month have caused the further deterioration of the wreck of the wreck of the Kea Trader off New Caledonia in the South Pacific, further complicating...

March 12, 2018
Total Views: 50

Thursday, December 21, 2017
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Accidents

Salvors Forging Ahead with Kea Trader Salvage

Marine salvage group Ardent is continuing operations on the Kea Trader, despite the vessel’s broken hull. The 2017-built Kea Trader ran aground in New Caledonia on July 12, just a...

December 21, 2017
Total Views: 36

Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Accidents

UK Signs Emergency Towing Vessel ‘Ievoli Black’ to 5-Year Contract Off Scotland

The UK’s Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) has signed a 5-year agreement with the marine salvage company Ardent for emergency towage services off the north and north-western coasts of Scotland...

December 20, 2016
Total Views: 297

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Accidents

PHOTOS: Largest Wreck Removal of 2016 Completed in Gulf of Mexico

A little more than a year after salvors from Titan and Svitzer joined forces, the combined company Ardent says it has completely the salvage industries’ largest wreck removal of 2016...

December 7, 2016
Total Views: 240