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Saturday, March 30, 2024
The Shipwreck MV Dali
Incidents

High Pressure Gas Pipeline Halts Salvage of MV Dali

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Salvage efforts to remove the MV Dali from Baltimore’s Key Bridge were delayed indefinitely yesterday after a high-pressure

March 30, 2024
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Monday, July 17, 2023
Salvage Industry Saw Revenue Plummet in 2022 Amid COVID-19 Challenges
Shipping

Salvage Industry Saw Revenue Plummet in 2022 Amid COVID-19 Challenges

The International Salvage Union (ISU) has reported a sharp decline in revenue for international salvage companies in 2022, as the full impact of the COVID-19

July 17, 2023
Total Views: 838

Wednesday, July 5, 2023
OS wreck removal
Accidents

OS 35 Shipwreck Lifted from Gibraltar Waters

The operation to raise both sections of the OS 35 shipwreck out of the water off Gibraltar was successfully completed this week, with the two sections of the

July 5, 2023
Total Views: 16866

Wednesday, June 14, 2023
FSO Safer: The $140 Million Effort to Defuse a ‘Ticking Time Bomb’
News

FSO Safer: The $140 Million Effort to Defuse a ‘Ticking Time Bomb’

(Bloomberg) — An operation is finally underway to transfer the oil from a stricken tanker off the coast of Yemen that maritime salvage experts have

June 14, 2023
Total Views: 1889

Monday, May 29, 2023
Malaysia Detains Chinese Ship Linked To Suspected Illegal Salvage Of British WW2 Wrecks
Salvage

Malaysia Detains Chinese Ship Linked To Suspected Illegal Salvage Of British WW2 Wrecks

KUALA LUMPUR, May 29 (Reuters) – Malaysia’s maritime authorities on Monday said cannon shells believed to be from World War Two

May 29, 2023
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Thursday, April 20, 2023
FSO Safer: Salvage Agreement for Reached to Avert Looming Disaster Off Yemen’s Coast
Shipping

FSO Safer: Salvage Agreement for Reached to Avert Looming Disaster Off Yemen’s Coast

SMIT Salvage, a subsidiary of Dutch maritime services company Boskalis, has signed an agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to remove

April 20, 2023
Total Views: 2515

Thursday, March 9, 2023
‘OS 35’ Shipwreck Survives Winter Storms
Accidents

‘OS 35’ Shipwreck Survives Winter Storms

The Captain of the Port in Gibraltar has received a report about the damage to the OS 35 shipwreck caused by recent storms. The damage to the accommodation

March 9, 2023
Total Views: 6460

Friday, January 6, 2023
‘OS 35’ Wreck Removal Set to Kick Off in Gibraltar
Accidents

‘OS 35’ Wreck Removal Set to Kick Off in Gibraltar

The operation to remove the wreckage of the OS 35 bulk carrier from Gibraltar waters is set to kick off with the arrival of equipment from South America.

January 6, 2023
Total Views: 13566

Wednesday, December 28, 2022
Containership Towed to Safety in English Channel
Accidents

Containership Towed to Safety in English Channel

The Liberian-flagged containership HSL Nike has been towed to safety after losing power in the English Channel. French authorities report the ship was en route

December 28, 2022
Total Views: 2564

Monday, December 12, 2022
Tresta Star Wreck to Be Abandoned on Reunion Island
Accidents

Tresta Star Wreck to Be Abandoned on Reunion Island

By Vel Moonien in Mauritius (gCaptain) – Tresta Star won’t be removed off the coast of Réunion Island. Due to the fact that the wreck removal will be

December 12, 2022
Total Views: 20982

Wednesday, November 9, 2022
young-yong-tanker aground
Grounding Incidents

US Approves Salvage Of Sanctioned Oil Tanker Aground Near Singapore

By Chen Lin and Isabel Kua (Reuters) – The United States has allowed some transactions to take place with a sanctioned oil supertanker in effort to free

November 9, 2022
Total Views: 9050

Monday, July 25, 2022
Austal USA to Construct to Two More Navajo-Class Salvage Tugs for U.S. Navy
Defense

Austal USA to Construct to Two More Navajo-Class Salvage Tugs for U.S. Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded Austal USA with a $156 million contract to construct two additional steel-hulled Navajo-class Towing, Salvage, and Rescue Ships

July 25, 2022
Total Views: 3203

Friday, July 15, 2022
Salvage Industry Saw ‘Modest’ Revenue Recovery in 2021
Accidents

Salvage Industry Saw ‘Modest’ Revenue Recovery in 2021

International salvors saw a modest recovery in gross revenues in 2021 despite challenging economic conditions and issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the

July 15, 2022
Total Views: 1751

Sunday, April 17, 2022
Ever Forward Free
Grounding Incidents

Salvage Team Frees Ever Forward Containership

by John Kornad (gCaptain) After weeks of heavy salvage work in the Chesapeake Bay, the massive continership Ever Forward is free and underway.  The

April 17, 2022
Total Views: 30324

Thursday, March 10, 2022
People's Liberation Army (PLA Navy) ship Yueyang
Navy

China Tests Freedom Of Navigation With Partial Sea Closure

by Yimou Lee (Reuters) China closed off a part of the South China Sea close to Vietnam this month in its hunt for a crashed aircraft, Taiwan’s

March 10, 2022
Total Views: 2778

Friday, March 4, 2022
US Navy Salvages Sunk Stealth Fighter Jet From South China Sea
Navy

US Navy Salvages Sunk Stealth Fighter Jet From South China Sea

The United States Navy has recovered a state-of-the-art F-35C Lightning that fell into the South China Sea after a landing mishap in January. The aircraft was

March 4, 2022
Total Views: 9321

Tuesday, March 1, 2022
Felicity Ace seen burning in the Atlantic Ocean off the Azores Islands. Picture was released Friday, February 18, 2022 by the Portuguese Navy. Photo courtesy Portuguese Navy
Fire Incidents

Bentleys And Lambos Sink In Storm Aboard Burning Ship Felicity Ace

By Monica Raymunt (Bloomberg) The cargo ship that caught fire in the Atlantic while transporting roughly 4,000 Volkswagen AG vehicles to the U.S. has sunk

March 1, 2022
Total Views: 6643

Monday, February 21, 2022
Two Large Salvage Tugs Set to Join Felicity Ace Firefighting Effort
Accidents

Two Large Salvage Tugs Set to Join Felicity Ace Firefighting Effort

Two large salvage tugs are expected to arrive at the Felicity Ace car carrier which remains adrift after a fire in the Atlantic Ocean. An update from the

February 21, 2022
Total Views: 7636

Thursday, February 17, 2022
Car Carrier Felicity Ace Abandoned After Catching Fire in Atlantic Ocean
Accidents

Car Carrier Felicity Ace Abandoned After Catching Fire in Atlantic Ocean

A car carrier is abandoned and on fire in the North Atlantic near the Azores. All 22 crew members of the M/V Felicity Ace abandoned ship safely and were

February 17, 2022
Total Views: 47934

Thursday, December 2, 2021
Resolve Marine Contracted for Archaeological Stabilization of Clotilda
Press Releases

Resolve Marine Contracted for Archaeological Stabilization of Clotilda

Resolve Marine, a global leader in specialized marine, emergency response, salvage, wreck and recovery services, today announced that Phase 3 exploration and

December 2, 2021
Total Views: 1091
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