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  • 3 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Australian Maritime Unions Standing Their Ground The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) and the Australian Maritime Officers Union (AMOU) have confirmed they will push ahead with a legal challenge to the Abbott Government’s …Read more Costa Concordia Changes Hands The notarial deed establishing the transfer of ownership of the Concordia from Costa Crociere to the […]

  • 22 September 2013

    VIDEO: Fire Breaks Out on Saipem’s Rig Scarabeo 5 The drilling rig Scarabeo 5 cought fire this morning while at Keppel Verolme yard, the Netherlands, undergoing special survey works. Costa Concordia Parbuckling: Job Well Done! Conclusion of the parbuckling phase of the Costa Concordia wreck removal proved to be a huge success, as the stakeholders […]

  • 27 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    VIDEO: Float-On and Transport of Costa Concordia Onboard Dockwise Vanguard Following the successful parbuckling of Costa Concordia, and in anticipation of the pending refloat, Dockwise, a wholly-owned subsidiary …Read more Dockwise Vanguard to Transport Costa Concordia Wreck? Dockwise Vanguard may be the solution for the transportation of Costa Concordia wreck to the scrapyard, since the […]

  • 20 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    VIDEO: Float-On and Transport of Costa Concordia Onboard Dockwise Vanguard Following the successful parbuckling of Costa Concordia, and in anticipation of the pending refloat, Dockwise, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., provides…Read more LPG Tanker Attacked by Pirates off Trinidad An LPG tanker has fallen victim to a pirate attack in the vicinity […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    According to the Parbuckling project site, 14 out of 15 sponsons have been installed on Costa Concordia’s starboard side. The installation of the final 15th side sponson S1 is expected to be concluded today. The total number of sponsons to be installed on the starboard side and on the port side of Costa Concordia is […]

  • 22 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    1. Italy: Costa Concordia Parbuckling Completed The parbuckling operation has been successfully completed around 4:00 a.m this morning. Now the 950-foot long Costa Concordia wreck, with its gross tonnage of 114,500 GT, is upright and resting safely on the specially built artificial sea bed, at a depth of approximately 30 meters. 2. 2G Robotics Commences […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    All 15 sponsons have been successfully installed on the damaged starboard side of the Costa Concordia. Operations had begun at the end of April, with an average of 350 technicians working 24/7. Now the Conquest MB1 and is rotating crane will be positioned on the port side of the wreck to begin operations for the […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Now the disaster ship Costa Concordia floats again, the work of the Dutch Conquest MB1 crane ship and her crew is there almost done. The Dutch company Conquest Offshore has in the recent months, in cooperation with a large group of international companies, installed the sponsoons that will refloat the Costa Concordia. The unique crane […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    After 22 hours of navigation of Costa Concordia, the convoy is now at over 50 miles off Giglio Island with about 140 miles from Genoa Prà-Voltri. At present, navigation speed is 2.0 knots . Weather and sea conditions are good, with calm sea and 6-7 knots of wind from North/North East. The first environmental sampling […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The installation of sponson S7 at the Costa Concordia wreck site has been completed. According to The Parbuckling Project, the Barge Micourier2 with sponsons S6 and S5 on board arrived at the site and the installation of S6 started yesterday. As previously reported the installation of the starboard side sponsons S8, S9, S10, S11 and […]

  • 1 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    SMIT Salvage is continually monitoring the weather forecast however adverse weather conditions continue to impact oil removal operations from cruise ship Costa Concordia. Company remobilize their equipment alongside the Costa Concordia, complete the preparations on the forward fuel tanks and commence with the oil removal operation when conditions become favourable. [mappress] World Maritime News Staff, February […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    In April 2012, ADUS Deepocean was approached by Titan Salvage to undertake the project of facilitating a high resolution 3D survey of the Costa Concordia. The Costa Concordia salvage operation is the largest marine salvage operation of its kind and the ship was successfully righted mid September of this year. Upon righting the ship, scanning […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Salvage workers have found human remains of what is believed to be the last victim of the ill-fated cruise ship Costa Concordia that sank in January 2012, according to Italian Coast Guard cited by Reuters. The remains were found on deck eight, previously inaccessible by divers. The sinking of Costa Concordia two and a half […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Installation of the last sponson, P1, on the port side of the wreck of the cruise ship Costa Concordia was completed as planned yesterday afternoon.   Now, ahead of authorization from the Monitoring Observatory, technicians can start to test all the systems for the final refloating of the Concordia. ” we can start the countdown […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    VideoRay Pro 4 ROVs were used extensively as part of the Costa Concordia wreck removal project, which began in May 2012. The groundbreaking operation relied on 7 VideoRay Pro 4 ROV systems to provide eyes underwater in the extremely challenging and dangerous environment around the wreckage site. The ROVs and their tireless operators have worked […]

  • 16 September 2013

    The parbuckling operation of the Costa Concordia wreck is going according to plan. Italian salvage officials confirmed at noon that the Costa Concordia hull had been rotated about 3 degrees, what is the equivalent of 1.5 – 2 metres. The operation started at around 9.00 a.m. (0700 GMT), almost three hours later than expected, due […]

  • 20 September 2013

    Dockwise Vanguard may be the solution for the transportation of Costa Concordia wreck to the scrapyard, since the owner of the cruise ship Carnival Cruises commissioned the transport ship, the Italian media reported. Dockwise Vanguard is a semi-submersible heavy transport vessel (SSHTV) and currently the largest of its kind. The vessel is built by Hyundai […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The departure of Costa Concordia has begun and the wreck is being towed to Genoa at two knots. The four day journey began at around 11 a.m. this morning, the salvage team informed.   Preliminary activities for Costa Concordia’s departure maneuvers began at 6 am, this morning. The arrival in Genoa is planned at the […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    Italy’s Tuscany and the island of Giglio officials will seek 220 million euros ($274 million) in damages from Costa Cruises for Costa Concordia disaster. As Reuters reports, Enrico Rossi, Tuscany region’s president, will seek 30 million euros for the damages that Concordia caused to the region’s image and tourism. Carlo Scarpa, a consultant to Giglio’s local government asked the court […]

  • 17 December 2013

    Members of the team responsible for informing the public about the state of Costa Concordia wreck organized a meeting last week to share some new information about Costa Concordia removal project. The meeting was attended by Maria Sargentini, Chairman of the Observatory, Sergio Ortelli, Mayor of Giglio, and Franco Porcellacchia, coordinator of the Concordia wreck […]

  • 14 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    On Sunday afternoon, at 16.55, the first oil was removed from the Costa Concordia. In line with the presentation made on the January 28, the initial operation is focused on the forward fuel tanks. Currently four of the six forward fuel tanks have now been installed with a sealable flange. As operations continue, the remaining […]

  • 22 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mercy Ships to Build New Hospital Ship Mercy Ships announced that it has reached an agreement with Asian and European shipbuilding firms to purpose-build a new 36,600-GRT hospital ship for Mercy Ships. Contracts were signed between Mr. Dong Qiang, VP of China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC), and Donald K. Stephens, President/ Founder of Mercy Ships, […]