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  • 5 December 2016

    A salvage control unit (SCU) has been established to discuss a place of refuge for the 2015-built bulk carrier V Due after a fire broke out on board the ship off the Isle of Anglesey on December 1, the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) informed. The 37,900 dwt bulker, which remains in a stable condition, […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Grounded Hoegh Osaka has self-floated at high water and the intention is to tow her to a holding position in Southampton Water pending a full assessment of her condition, the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency said in the latest update. As informed by the agency, a decision on the next phase of the salvage operation will be made after […]

  • 6 January 2012

    Salvors will continue container removal operations today as the weather remains favorable. Yesterday, 17 containers were removed from the no. 5 and 6 holds thus the total estimated number of containers still on board is 881. Although 389 containers have been so far removed from Rena, 98 is still believed to have been lost overboard. […]

  • 18 November 2011

    Salvors have removed a further eight containers from the grounded ship Rena but the operation is heavily dependent on good weather, Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) says. MNZ Salvage Unit Manager Kenny Crawford said a total of 31 containers had now been removed from Rena. However, the removal of containers had paused this afternoon due to […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Infrastructure, Regulation & policy, Safety, Vessels

    Around one third of cargo is estimated to have been removed from the grounded Norwegian ship Kaami off the coast of Scotland.

  • 20 July 2018

    Salvage companies have been appointed to move the vessel which ran aground off Caithness on July 18.

  • 28 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    All five holds of Bibby Line’s troubled bulk carrier MV Cheshire have cooled down, however, salvors are still unsuccessful in their attempts to board the ship due to adverse weather conditions, the shipowner said in an update. As informed, the process of decomposition is believed to have completed and there are no fumes emanating from the […]

  • 28 March 2013

    Salvors, said the President of the International Salvage Union Andreas Tsavliris, “are innovators and problems solvers and don’t walk away from a challenge”. But the difficulties which may be encountered with giant ships, he warned, “may be beyond problem solving”. At the annual ISU Associate Members’ Day in London last week, it was reported that […]

  • 26 June 2006

    Authorities, salvors and other stakeholders are working together to facilitate an effective response to the grounded container ship

  • 14 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    A number of cargo tanks aboard the heavily grounded bulk carrier MV Benita have now been pumped out, pressurised and sealed, and work continues to re-pressurise the remaining tanks and void spaces as the salvors prepare the vessel for refloating and safe removal. A demolitions expert from the US continues to assist the salvors and authorities with […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Weather conditions continue to hamper salvage activities aboard grounded car carrier Hoegh Osaka. All salvage activity is highly dependent on the weather, which is forecast to be very poor this week, peaking at 1800 on Wednesday to 0600 Thursday, UK’s Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) informed. Bad weather persisted over the weekend as well, preventing any activity […]

  • 25 November 2011

    Salvors confirmed that they detected a light sheen of oil coming from the vessel, reported to be 150m long and 20m wide. When Rena run around seven weeks ago, the Maritime New Zealand received information from the charterer Mediterranean Shipping Company that there were another 21 containers on the ship with hazardous chemicals. Latest analysis […]

  • 17 July 2006

    SALVORS, fearing that the stricken Safmarine Agulhas lodged just metres off East London harbour

  • 14 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    The crane barge Sea Tow 60 (ST60) is now moored at the stern of the grounded ship Rena and is testing equipment before beginning the operation to remove containers, says Maritime New Zealand (MNZ). MNZ Salvage Unit Manager Arthur Jobard said testing of the ST60’s cranes had begun, and could take one to two days […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    More favorable weather conditions in Solent allowed two new water pumps to be deployed on the Hoegh Osaka and its ballast system. However, no diving took place yesterday who were planning to inspect the hull of the ill-fated car carrier. The salvor’s helicopter is now on scene. A temporary danger area or air exclusion zone around the ship […]

  • 12 February 2008

    Salvors are assessing how to recover a passenger boat abandoned after it started sinking off the coast of Alderney. The Lady Maris is beached on Burhou Island after the crew and nine passengers were rescued

  • 13 July 2007

    Salvors are continuing efforts to break up the stricken container ship MSC Napoli off Branscombe in east Devon. The ship, carrying 2,300 containers, was originally grounded in January after being damaged in storms.

  • 9 February 2012

    Svitzer salvage teams yesterday focused on the labour-intensive task of emptying containers of wood on the bow section of the Rena, and preparing the bundles of timber for removal by helicopter. Salvors also worked on securing hatch covers on the bow section which had been observed moving with the swell late last week. This work […]

  • 2 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The ordeal of the fire-stricken merchant vessel SSL Kolkata is far from over.

  • 4 May 2020

    On 30 April, salvors successfully offloaded the last recoverable cargo material from MV Kaami, a cargo vessel that ran aground in the Minch between Skye and Lewis, Scotland, in late March.

  • 31 October 2011

    Salvage efforts on board the stricken Rena remain suspended because forecast sea conditions have made it unsafe for the salvors to continue working. A forecast sea state of swells totalling at least five metres in the next 24-48 hours is expected. Maritime New Zealand Salvage Unit Head Kenny Crawford says suspension of activity means there […]

  • 7 November 2011

    Salvors are in the final stages of preparing to begin pumping heavy fuel oil from the submerged number 5 starboard wing tank, Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) said. Salvage Unit Manager Kenny Crawford said that the salvors had finished filling the tank with seawater to lift oil to the top but still had four lengths of […]