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MV Smart Stern Refloated and Sunk Off South Africa [PHOTOS]
A salvage team working to remove the MV Smart shipwreck in Richards Bay, South Africa successfully refloated the stern section of the broken capesize bulk carrier before towing it out to sea where it was sunk.
Monday, September 9, 2013
MV Smart Grounding: Owners Rule Out Mechanical Failure… Before Ship Hit Bottom
Owners of the stricken MV Smart say that there is no evidence to suggest that mechanical or structural failure contributed to the ship breaking up outside Richards Bay, South Africa... at least not prior to when the vessel's stern slammed into the seabed amid heavy swells.
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
SPOTD: Subtech Continues Fuel Removal from MV Smart [8 Photos]
Durban-based salvage company Subtech released the following photos of the salvage operation they are currently conducting off Richards Bay, South Africa involving the bulk carrier, MV Smart. The salvors are...
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Salvors Make Progress Pumping Heavy Fuel Oil from MV Smart
eNCA News posted an update today on the ongoing salvage of the MV Smart and the potential environmental impact of the cargo of coal that is open to the sea....
Monday, August 26, 2013
Salvors Begin Pumping Heavy Fuel Oil from MV Smart
Salvors working just outside the channel at Richards Bay, South Africa have finally begun the process of pumping 1700 tons of heavy fuel from the wreck of the MV Smart....
Friday, August 23, 2013
M/V Smart Salvage Delayed as Heavy Duty Pumps Are Brought In
eNCA News reports from South Africa on the on-going salvage effort involving the MV Smart, a capesize bulk carrier filled with coal which broke apart outside Richards Bay, South Africa...
Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Bulk Carrier MV Smart Has Split in Two After Running Aground in South Africa [UPDATE]
A bulk carrier has run aground and has broken up along the east coast of South Africa near Richards Bay.
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