U.S. Navy Salvage Team Completes Oil Removal from Former German Cruiser Prinz Eugen

A U.S. Navy-led salvage team has successfully removed 229,000 gallons of oil from the sunken World War II vessel ex-Prinz Eugen located in the Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands. The project, led by the Navy's Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV), which is part of the Naval Sea Systems Command, and sponsored by the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command /Army … [Read more...]

U.S. Navy Commences Oil Removal from Capsized German Cruiser ‘Prinz Eugen’ in Marshall Islands

The U.S. Navy, in partnership with the Army and the Republic of the Marshall Islands, have started the recovery of oil from the overturned World War II German heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen in the Kwajalein Atoll. These recovery efforts will ensure mission capability of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command’s Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile … [Read more...]

Resolve Raises Sunken Derrick Barge DB1 from Gulf of Mexico, Setting New Salvage Lift Record in Americas

After several months of planning, engineering, and on-site preparations, Resolve Marine has successfully raised the sunken derrick barge DB1 from the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The lift marked the heaviest salvage lift ever accomplished in the Americas. From the outset, a one-piece lift of the DB1 represented the most environmentally-friendly method for removal compared with … [Read more...]

Damaged Car Carrier Makassar Highway Reaches Port in Sweden

The damaged car carrier Makassar Highway was been moored in Oskarshamn on Thursday after salvors completed its emergency tow from open waters of the Baltic Sea. The 139-meter car carrier ran aground last Monday, July 23, off Loftahammar, Sweden, causing extensive damage to the hull plates and water ingress. Before salvors could address oil contained in breached tanks, the … [Read more...]