Friday, March 23, 2018
Accidents

Ardent Partnership Creates New Salvage Leader in Eastern Mediterranean

Global maritime salvage company Ardent has teamed up with one of Greece’s largest providers of tugs and a leading expert in pollution control in the region to provide emergency response...

March 23, 2018
Total Views: 29

Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Accidents

Marine Salvage Legend Rich Habib Killed in Snowboarding Accident

A marine salvage legend well known for his role in raising the Costa Concordia has past away following a freak snowboarding accident in Utah. gCaptain has learned that former Salvage...

January 19, 2016
Total Views: 452

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Accidents

MV Smart Salvage Wraps Up in South Africa

  The salvage of the capesize coal carrier MV Smart in Richards Bay, South Arica has been completed more than two years after the ship ran aground, the North P&I...

September 15, 2015
Total Views: 245

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Accidents

Titan Salvage, Svitzer Salvage to Merge Under New Company

Crowley Maritime Corp. and Svitzer have agreed to merge their salvage divisions to create a new company named “Ardent.” The company will be equally owned by Crowley and Svitzer, and...

April 21, 2015
Total Views: 1033

Thursday, December 18, 2014
Accidents

SMART Bow Scuttled Off South Africa [PHOTOS]

The bow section of the bulk carrier MV Smart has been refloated and scuttled off the coast of South Africa about 17 months after the ship wrecked.

December 18, 2014
Total Views: 21

Sunday, December 14, 2014
Accidents

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: 10

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
News

Titan Salvage Receives NAMEPA Environmental Award

The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) has announced that Houston-based TITAN Salvage, a subsidiary of Jacksonville-based Crowley Maritime Corp. and part of the salvage team for the Costa Concordia shipwreck in Italy, is the recipient of its 2014 Corporate Marine Environment Protection Award.

September 24, 2014
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, January 28, 2014
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Maritime News

MV Smart Salvage Enters Phase Three

Salvage crews in South Africa have kicked off the third phase of salvage operations to remove what's left of the MV Smart shipwreck in Richards Bay.

January 28, 2014
Total Views: 27

Thursday, October 10, 2013
News

INTERVIEW: The Growth of Technology in Marine Salvage with Titan’s Captain Rich Habib

Titan Salvage's Managing Director, Captain Rich Habib, talks about emerging technology, the Costa Concordia parbuckling and keeping it old school.

October 10, 2013
Total Views: 27

Saturday, June 29, 2013
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Interesting

10 Months Later, M/V Ocean Breeze Finally Removed from Chilean Beach and Scuttled

In August of last year, the bulk carrier M/V Ocean Breeze found itself being absolutely pummeled by huge surf on a Chilean beach approximately 1.5 miles south of the Port...

June 29, 2013
Total Views: 513

Wednesday, March 27, 2013
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News

Retired USN Captain Pat Keenan Joins Titan Salvage

Crowley has announced today that retired US Navy Captain, Patrick Keenan, has joined the Titan Salvage team as Director of Operations. Besides the fact he’s a wicked nice guy, Keenan brings...

March 27, 2013
Total Views: 12

Friday, March 8, 2013

Costa Concordia is Piombino-Bound… Eventually

Officials in Italy on Friday decided that the Costa Concordia will be towed to the Port of Piombino in Tuscany for disassembly after being re-floated this fall. The Associated Press reports...

March 8, 2013
Total Views: 13

Monday, December 17, 2012
Interesting

60 Minutes Special: Salvaging The Costa Concordia [FULL EPISODE]

60 Minutes aired a special last night on the salvage of the Costa Concordia, giving viewers an inside look at Titan Salvage and Micoperi’s operation to remove the ship, in...

December 17, 2012
Total Views: 23

Friday, December 14, 2012
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News

Titan Salvage Opens New Australian Office in Cairns

CAIRNS – To meet the needs of changing market conditions and increased commercial vessel traffic in and around the Great Barrier Reef, TITAN Salvage has established a new office and equipment depot...

December 14, 2012
Total Views: 8

Thursday, October 18, 2012
News

Salvors Refloat the Hansa Berlin off Cuba

Following a lost of power during tropical storm Isaac off Cuba on 26 August, the Liberian-flagged container ship Hansa Berlin found herself bricked up off the northern coast of Cuba....

October 18, 2012
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Interesting

Costa Concordia Salvage Suffers Delays

The wreck removal of the infamous Costa Concordia is going to take longer than expected, officials in Italy announced this week. On Monday the Department of Civil Protection, which is...

August 14, 2012
Total Views: 11

Monday, July 30, 2012
Uncategorized

Last Pieces of MV Tycoon Hauled Off Christmas Island

More than six months after wrecking on the jagged cliffs of Australia’s Christmas Island, the last remaining pieces of the M/V Tycoon have been removed and crews are going home....

July 30, 2012
Total Views: 51

Monday, June 18, 2012

Costa Concordia Salvage Starts Up

Salvage operations to remove the wreckage of the Costa Concordia from the Island of Giglio have begun, South Florida’s Sun Sentinel reports. As gCaptain reported in April, the historic contract...

June 18, 2012
Total Views: 3

Friday, May 25, 2012
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News

Titan Salvage Opens Australian Office Serving Great Barrier Reef Region

(Cairns, Australia, May 25, 2012) – Responding to changing market conditions and increased commercial vessel traffic in and around the Great Barrier reef, TITAN Salvage has enhanced its marine salvage,...

May 25, 2012
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Uncategorized

M/V Tycoon Wreck Removal Commences on Christmas Island

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said today that it has contracted Titan Salvage to remove the wreckage of the M/V Tycoon from the cliffs of Christmas Island and work...

May 23, 2012
Total Views: 2