Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Hoegh Osaka Salvage Makes Progress – UPDATE

Tuesday Update: The list of the vessel has decreased to 37 degrees as of Monday night as salvors continue to pump more clean water from the lower car decks. The...

January 20, 2015
Total Views: 27

Monday, January 12, 2015

Severe Weather Continues to Hamper Hoegh Osaka Salvage

Severe weather continues to be a problem for salvors of the Hoegh Osaka car carrier in the Solent.

January 12, 2015
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Hoegh Osaka Self-Floated at High Tide

Thursday Update: Hoegh Osaka Stable at Anchorage, Salvage Work Continues Previous: The grounded Hoegh Osaka car carrier self-floated from the sands of the Bramble Ban on Wednesday afternoon and is...

January 7, 2015
Total Views: 29

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Hoegh Osaka Salvage: Wednesday’s Refloating Plans Scrapped [UPDATE]

Breaking: Hoegh Osaka Self Floated at High Tide Salvors of the grounded Hoegh Osaka car carrier in the Solent have decided not to attempt to refloat the vessel on Wednesday over the...

January 6, 2015
Total Views: 45

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Svitzer, Titan Talking Salvage Tie-Up?

Titan Salvage and Svitzer are reported to be in preliminary discussions over a potential tie-up of their respective salvage businesses, according to a new report by Dow Jones News.

December 14, 2014
Total Views: 12

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
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Maritime News

Sanmar Delivers New Tug to Svitzer and the Port of Tyne [PHOTOS]

Prolific Turkish tug-builder Sanmar has sent another tug on its way to work recently, their 16th so far this year. The Svitzer Tyne, as the name suggests, is heading to...

December 9, 2014
Total Views: 79

Friday, June 27, 2014

First Reverse Stern Drive Compressed Natural Gas-Fueled Tug Planned

What do you get when put a world-class shipyard, a leading propulsion expert, and an international towing specialist, together into one room?

June 27, 2014
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
mv luna shipwreck france
Maritime News

Green Light to Remove Broken LUNO Bulker from French Beach

On February 5, the 100-meter MV LUNO bulk carrier broke up in dramatic fashion after it became pinned against a breakwater off the southwestern coast of France in strong winds.

March 19, 2014
Total Views: 51

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Missing Crew Member of Baltic Ace Found, Salvage Operations Suspended

Dutch police have identified a body found on 19 December, 20 nautical miles west of IJmuiden, as that of the 31 year-old Polish first mate of the Baltic Ace, a RoRo...

January 15, 2013
Total Views: 91

Sunday, May 6, 2012
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Fire Incidents

Tugboat Explosion Kills 7 Off Qatar

Nearly a week ago, 7 people were killed off Qatar when an offshore LNG buoy terminal exploded unexpectedly.  Tugboat 53, which is part of the Svitzer/Nakilat fleet in Qatar, was conducting maintenance...

May 6, 2012
Total Views: 34

Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Robert Maersk Uggla

Maersk’s Grandson Takes Over as CEO of Svitzer

COPENHAGEN (Dow Jones)–Danish industrial conglomerate A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S (MAERSK-B.KO) said Wednesday it has appointed Robert Maersk Uggla as the new head of its tugboat subsidiary Svitzer. The 33-year-old Uggla, who...

February 29, 2012
Total Views: 23