Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Abandoned Yacht Ship Eemslift Hendrika

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 oil spill off...

April 6, 2021
Total Views: 47546

Thursday, March 25, 2021
Ever Given Suez Backhoe
Grounding Incidents

Suez Canal Choked as Elite Salvage Team Tackles Stuck Ship

*Despite having three days to arrange travel, the salvage team is just starting to arrive in Egypt. *”The best chance for returning shipping to normal may not come until Sunday or Monday...

March 25, 2021
Total Views: 20889

Monday, February 19, 2018
ts taipei grounding

VIDEO: Here’s How SMIT Salvage Removed the Grounded TS Taipei in Taiwan

In March 2016, Taiwan was faced with a major environmental disaster after the containership TS Taipei ran aground and split in two near New Taipei City in the northern part...

February 19, 2018
Total Views: 546

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Salvage Underway After Crew Abandons Bulk Carrier Off Cape Town

A salvage operation is underway to retrieve an abandoned bulk carrier from the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of South Africa following a fire in its engine room on Sunday....

December 6, 2016
Total Views: 32

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Transocean Beached Offshore Oil Rig during sunset
Maritime News

Transocean Winner ‘Stable’ Under Tow After Spending Two Weeks Aground in Scotland

The drilling rig that ran aground in bad weather on the Isle of Lewis a little over two weeks ago has been successfully refloated and stablized and is now under tow...

August 23, 2016
Total Views: 3

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Hard Aground: Transocean To Refloat Drilling Rig in Scotland

Salvors are planning to attach a second towline to the grounded drilling rig, Transocean Winner, crews continue to prepare to refloat the drilling rig off the Isle of Lewis in Scotland, the UK...

August 18, 2016
Total Views: 64

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Salvage Team Preparing to Board Grounded Drilling Rig in Scotland

Final preparations were being made Tuesday afternoon to put a small team of salvage experts on board the grounded semi-submersible Transocean Winner off Scotland’s Isle of Lewis after the rig...

August 9, 2016
Total Views: 12

Thursday, May 19, 2016

VIDEO: The Spectactular Salvage Operation to Save the Modern Express

In this video, SMIT Salvage tells the story of the amazing race to save the Modern Express, a 164-meter-long Roll-on/Roll-off vessel which earlier this year lost stability in heavy weather and was...

May 19, 2016
Total Views: 2121

Friday, January 30, 2015
USNS Sgt. Matej Kocak (T-AK 3005)
Maritime News

SMIT and Nippon Contracted to Salvage Grounded MSC Ship

After running aground 8 days ago off the east coast of Okinawa, Japan, plans to salvage Military Sealift Command’s USNS Sgt. Matej Kocak (T-AK 3005) are under way today. In...

January 30, 2015
Total Views: 52

Monday, April 28, 2014

Jack-Up Rig Salvage Off Angola Could Take Upwards of 10 Months

By Oleg Vukmanovic MILAN (Reuters) – Salvage work to remove a capsized rig lying in shallow waters offshore from Angola’s new liquefied natural gas (LNG) export plant should be completed by...

April 28, 2014
Total Views: 26