Monday, March 1, 2021
Accidents

Golden Ray Wreck Removal Hits Hiccup Cutting Section Seven

Crews working to cut up and remove the Golden Ray wreck from Georgia’s St. Simons Sound will shift their focus to another section after a chain failure while cutting the...

March 1, 2021
Total Views: 10874

Thursday, February 11, 2021
Accidents

Cutting Resumes After Chain Failure in Golden Ray Wreck Removal

Crews working on the wreck removal of the Golden Ray have resumed cutting operations after a slight delay to conduct maintenance to the cutting apparatus. Cutting operations resumed early Wednesday...

February 11, 2021
Total Views: 26827

Monday, January 25, 2021
Accidents

Crews Prepare for Next Cut in Golden Ray Wreck Removal

Crews are getting ready to perform the latest cut in the Golden Ray wreck removal as the massive salvage operation continues more than a year after the car carrier ran...

January 25, 2021
Total Views: 6810

Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Accidents

Second Section Removed in Golden Ray Wreck Removal

The heavy lift vessel VB-10000 has lifted the stern section of the Golden Ray onto a barge after completing the second of seven cuts in massive wreck removal operation. The...

January 5, 2021
Total Views: 14089

Monday, January 4, 2021
Accidents

Second Section Cut in Golden Ray Wreck Removal

Crews finished with the second cut of the Golden Ray wreck in St. Simons Sound, Georgia on Saturday and the section now awaits lifting onto a barge for disposal, the...

January 4, 2021
Total Views: 6774

Tuesday, December 29, 2020
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Year In Review – Top Maritime Stories of 2020

What a year! With 2020 coming to a close, we’re taking a look back at the maritime stories that continued to make headlines all year long. IMO 2020 The year...

December 29, 2020
Total Views: 13840

Monday, December 28, 2020
Accidents

Crews Start Cutting Second Section of Golden Ray

Crews working to cut up and remove the Golden Ray in St. Simons Sound, Georgia have started cutting the stern section, known as “Section Eight”. The cutting comes after crews...

December 28, 2020
Total Views: 18218

Sunday, November 29, 2020
Accidents

Photos: Section One of Golden Ray Wreck Cut and Lifted Onto Barge

Crews have finished cutting and lifting the first section of the wreck of the Golden Ray, marking a major milestone in the wreck removal project. Preparations are now underway for...

November 29, 2020
Total Views: 62457

Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Accidents

First Cut in Golden Ray Salvage Progresses Through Keel

Responders are continuing with the first cut in the salvage of the Golden Ray car carrier in St. Simons Sound, Georgia, the St. Simons Sound Incident Command said Wednesday in...

November 25, 2020
Total Views: 36707

Monday, November 9, 2020
Accidents

VB10000 Starts Cutting Golden Ray Wreck

Update: Section One Cut Complete – Photos The heavy lift vessel VB10000 began cutting the Golden Ray on Friday more than a year after the car carrier wrecked in St....

November 9, 2020
Total Views: 8615

Thursday, November 5, 2020
Accidents

Golden Ray Cutting Awaits Weather Window

The work to cut up and remove the Golden Ray from St. Simons Sound, Georgia is about to kick into high gear as crews await a weather window and deal...

November 5, 2020
Total Views: 823

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Accidents

Photos: Towering VB10000 Arrives at Golden Ray Wreck Site

The heavy lift vessel VB10000 has arrived in St. Simons Sound, Georgia for the highly anticipating cutting and lifting operation in the salvage of the Golden Ray. The vessel arrived...

October 28, 2020
Total Views: 3108

Friday, October 23, 2020
Accidents

Golden Ray Salvage: VB10000 Set to Arrive Next Week

The heavy lift vessel VB10000 will soon head to St. Simons Sound in Georgia where it will prepare for cutting and lifting operations in the salvage of the Golden Ray...

October 23, 2020
Total Views: 672

Thursday, October 8, 2020
Accidents

Engineering Challenges Delay Golden Ray Salvage Further

The unified command overseeing the salvage of the Golden Ray wreck in St. Simons Sound, Georgia says salvage operations will be delayed further due to “engineering challenges” related to the...

October 8, 2020
Total Views: 301

Thursday, September 10, 2020
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Accidents

Coast Guard to Hold Public Hearing into Golden Ray Capsizing

The U.S. Coast Guard has announced a formal public hearing into the September 2019 capsizing of the vehicle carrier Golden Ray in Georgia’s St. Simons Sound. More than a year...

September 10, 2020
Total Views: 177

Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Accidents

Golden Ray Operations Resume After Hurricane Isaias

The Unified Command overseeing the salvage of the MV Golden Ray says operations have resumed following Hurricane Isaias. The UC has since since placed resources back into position to continue work....

August 11, 2020
Total Views: 37

Sunday, July 26, 2020
Accidents

Golden Ray Salvage Suspended Due to COVID-19, Hurricane Season

The Unified Command overseeing the wreck removal of the Golden Ray in St. Simons Sound has announced that work will be suspended due to combined impacts of hurricane season and...

July 26, 2020
Total Views: 56

Monday, July 6, 2020
Accidents

Crews Readying Heavy Lift Vessel VB-10000 for Golden Ray Salvage

The twin-hulled heavy lift vessel VB-10,000 has arrived at the Port of Fernandina in Florida for its final modifications as it prepares to cut up and remove of the capsized...

July 6, 2020
Total Views: 536

Wednesday, May 27, 2020
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Accidents

Golden Ray Removal Claim Likely to Exceed $400 Million

The removal of the overturned Golden Ray in St. Simons Sound, Georgia is likely to top $400 million, according to the insurer handling the claim.  The price tag easily puts...

May 27, 2020
Total Views: 851

Monday, April 6, 2020
Accidents

Golden Ray Salvage Continuing ‘Day and Night’

The coronavirus pandemic is showing now sign of slowing down the salvage of the Golden Ray wreck in St. Simons Sound.  The Unified Command responsible for overseeing the operation says...

April 6, 2020
Total Views: 69