Saturday, March 27, 2021
Monday, December 15, 2014
Boskalis and KOTUG Forming Harbor Towage Joint Venture
Dutch marine services provider Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. and KOTUG International B.V., a leading harbor towage also based in the Netherlands, have agreed to merge their European harbor towage businesses.
Thursday, July 3, 2014
Boskalis and SAAM Joint Ventures Begin 100-Vessel Americas Harbor Towing Ops
Royal Boskalis Westminster and SAAM have announced the successful creation of a joint harbor towage operation consisting of 100 tugboats within North and South America.
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
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.
Thursday, August 8, 2013
Bulk Carrier Kiani Satu Runs Aground Off South Africa [IMAGES]
South Africa’s National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) has reported that as of 1002 local time, all 19 crew members from the bulk carrier Kiani Satu are safe after being airlifted...
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Sunday, February 3, 2013
SMIT Borneo Crane Barge Arrives in the Philippines
The Crane barge, SMIT Borneo, arrived off the coast of Palawan province in the Philippines from Singapore today. This vessel will be used to remove USS Guardian piece by piece...
Sunday, January 6, 2013
Saturday, January 5, 2013
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Friday, July 20, 2012
Salvors Board Burning MSC Flaminia
Update (Tues. 7/24/12): Blaze Contained on MSC Flaminia Update (Mon., 7/23/12): The third tug, Carlo Magno, reached the burning MSC Flaminia over the weekend. Since then, the first tug on...
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Photos Reveal Damage to MSC Flaminia After Blast, Second Explosion Disrupts Firefighting [UPDATED]
Update (Tues. 7/24/12): Blaze Contained on MSC Flaminia Update (Fri. 7/21/12): Salvors Board Burning MSC Flaminia Update 1: Firefighting operations on MSC FLAMINIA had to be aborted late Tuesday night...
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Smit Lamnalco Lands Long-Term Berthing Work at Papua New Guinea LNG Project
Smit Lamnalco said Thursday that it has secured a 10-year marine support and towage contract covering ExxonMobil-led LNG export terminal operations in Papua New Guinea (PNG), representing the first formal...
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
With 180 Ships in 30 Countries, SMIT Lamnalco Focuses on the Most Challenging Areas [CEO INTERVIEW]
My interview with SMIT Lamnalco’s Chief Executive Officer, Daan Koornneef, at this year’s Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, Texas. When I think of SMIT, I think salvage. Tell me a...
Friday, February 3, 2012
Costa Crociere Solicits Bids for Concordia Removal
Costa Crociere, operator of the Costa Concordia, has invited 10 of the world’s leading salvage companies to bid for the contract to remove the stricken vessel from the rocks of...
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