salvage


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
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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: 2704

Friday, March 4, 2022
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: 8868

Tuesday, March 1, 2022
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: 6368

Monday, February 21, 2022
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: 7533

Thursday, February 17, 2022
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: 46923

Thursday, December 2, 2021
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
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Monday, October 11, 2021
Transair Flight 810 Underwater Photo
Accidents

Investigators Set to Raise Boeing 737 Cargo Jet Wreckage Off Hawaii

Investigators are set to begin the recovery operation for the wreckage of a Boeing 737 cargo jet that ditched into the waters off the Hawaiian island of Oahu

October 11, 2021
Total Views: 4504

Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Grounding Incidents

Bow Of Fragmented Crimson Polaris Is Towed Into Hachinohe Port

In regard to the grounding of wood chip carrier Crimson Polaris that occurred off the coast of Hachinohe on August 11, the bow part of the fragmented hull was

August 31, 2021
Total Views: 3566

Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Heng Tong 77 Salvage
Grounding Incidents

Pakistan Starts Heng Tong 77 Salvage

By Syed Raza Hassan (Reuters) – Pakistani port authorities plan to remove fuel from a merchant ship that ran aground in rough seas last week before

July 27, 2021
Total Views: 1777

Thursday, May 27, 2021
Golden ray fire assessment
Accidents

Golden Ray Cutting Resumes Two Weeks After Fire

Work to continue cutting the next section of the Golden Ray wreck resumed Thursday nearly two weeks after a fire halted the operation, the Incident Command

May 27, 2021
Total Views: 4860

Thursday, May 6, 2021
Indonesian Navy ships are seen at the Tanjung Wangi port as the search continues for the sunken KRI Nanggala-402 submarine
Navy

Chinese Navy Sends Salvage Ships To Join Indonesian Submarine Retrieval Efforts

gCaptain Editorial Note Embarrassing but true: The father of submarine salvage, RDML Ellsberg, is rolling in his grave with the knowledge that the US Navy has

May 6, 2021
Total Views: 12187

Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Abandoned Yacht Ship Eemslift Hendrika
Accidents

Rescue Underway for Abandoned Yacht Transport Ship Adrift Off Norway

OSLO, April 6 (Reuters) – Emergency response teams scrambled on Tuesday to prevent a Dutch cargo ship adrift in the North Sea from sinking and causing an

April 6, 2021
Total Views: 47652

Sunday, March 28, 2021
Video

Captain Nick Sloane, The Salvage Master Who Raised The Costa Concordia, Discusses What It Will Take to Refloat The Ever Given – Interview

Billions of dollars worth of global trade is hanging in the balance as salvage efforts continue to refloat the MV Ever Given in the Suez Canal. The impact of

March 28, 2021
Total Views: 29824

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

March 1, 2021
Total Views: 12312

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Accidents

Wakashio’s Stern Removal Kicks Off in Mauritius

By Vel Moonien in Mauritius – Six months after the scuttling of the Wakashio’s bow, the dismantling of the stern has finally kicked off in Pointe

February 17, 2021
Total Views: 8075

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

January 5, 2021
Total Views: 14793

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

November 9, 2020
Total Views: 11435

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

November 5, 2020
Total Views: 934

Accidents

Wakashio’s Stern Removal Expected to Be Completed by Spring as Contract Awarded

A contract to remove the stern of the Wakashio has been awarded in Mauritius as the salvage and clean-up continues more than three months after the ship

November 5, 2020
Total Views: 529