Thursday, July 12, 2018
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PHOTOS: One Year After Grounding, Kea Trader Salvage Continues in South Pacific

It’s been one year now since the 2,194 TEU capacity containership Kea Trader ran aground on a reef in the South Pacific, setting off one of the more complex container...

July 12, 2018
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Tuesday, April 3, 2018
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Salvage Crews Getting Ready to Remove Kea Trader Wreck in South Pacific

Shanghai Salvage Company has started moving personnel and resources to New Caledonia to carry out the final removal of the stricken cargo ship Kea Trader from a reef now eight...

April 3, 2018
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Monday, March 12, 2018
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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
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Tuesday, March 6, 2018
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Shanghai Salvage Awarded Contract to Kea Trader from Durand Reef

After a four-month tender process, Shanghai Salvage Company has been awarded the contract to remove the stricken cargo ship Kea Trader from a reef near New Caledonia in the South...

March 6, 2018
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Thursday, December 21, 2017
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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
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Monday, November 13, 2017
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PHOTOS: Stricken Kea Trader Breaks in Two Off New Caledonia

Severe weather in the South Pacific has caused the grounded Kea Trader to break in two over the weekend, further complicating an already difficult salvage operation that is now in...

November 13, 2017
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Friday, September 29, 2017
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2017-Built Containership Headed for Scrap After Grounding

The 2017-built containership Kea Trader will have to be scrapped after running aground off New Caledonia just a few months into service.  The ship’s owner Lomar Shipping said Friday that...

September 29, 2017
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