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  • 28 October 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The uncharted wreck found yesterday, off Rabaul in Papua New Guinea, is likely to be a World War II Japanese submarine. Underwater vision taken by the Australian Minehunter, HMAS Gascoyne shows the wreck of a submarine, 55 meters below the surface in Simpson Harbour. The wreck is partially buried in the harbour floor but remains […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks will enter into force on 14 April 2015 following the deposit, on 14 April 2014, of an instrument of ratification by Denmark, with the International Maritime Organization (IMO). Among several provisions, the convention will place financial responsibility for the removal of certain hazardous wrecks on shipowners, […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    The SS Dicky wreck is set to be relocated due to increasing community concerns over public safety and, just as importantly, to preserve an important piece of history. Archaeologists, surveyors, council staff and contractors started preliminary investigations of the SS Dicky at Dicky Beach on the Sunshine Coast in a bid to save the iconic wreck. […]

  • 17 September 2013

    Conclusion of the parbuckling phase of the Costa Concordia wreck removal proved to be a huge success, as the stakeholders confirm their satisfaction with the outcome. Despite numerous challenges, accurate calculations and predictions of the designers enabled the salvage team to carry out the operation smoothly. The project, the most expensive and most sophisticated in […]

  • 24 May 2012
    Business & Finance

      The Australian Government has stepped in to remove the wreck of the MV Tycoon from the Port of Christmas Island. The vessel broke free of its moorings and crashed into cliffs on 8 January 2012, and is now a wreck. Removal of the wreck is normally the responsibility of the owner. However, as the […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The Danish Maritime Authority confirms having received a report on the finding of a wreck off the west coast of Jutland. According to the report, the wreck found is UC-30. The report also states that there are unexploded mines and torpedoes on board. However, currently the Danish Maritime Authority cannot confirm that the wreck found […]

  • 9 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Boskalis/SMIT has been hired for the complete removal of one wreck and the partial clearance of three other ship wrecks from the Dutch part of the North Sea. The Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, Rijkswaterstaat, has ordered the clearance works to be executed, as the removal of the mentioned wrecks is expected to […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship has been safely towed to the Port of Genoa where it will be dismantled. The stripped wreck has been towed from the port of Pra’ Voltri following the first stage of the wreck’s dismantling project that saw over 5,700 tons of materials removed from the ship. The material was removed […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    More than 153 years after it was lost in a violent collision at sea, government and university maritime archaeologists have identified the wreck of the ship Robert J. Walker, a steamer that served in the U.S. Coast Survey, a predecessor agency of NOAA.  The Walker, while now largely forgotten, served a vital role as a […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The New Zealand Government wants parts of the ill-fated MV Rena’s wreck, but not the whole thing, to be removed, opposing the application to leave the wreck where it is on the Astrolabe Reef, off the coast of Tauranga. The bow section of the wreck on the top surface together with the associated debris to […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The wreck of the car carrier Baltic Ace, which sank off the Dutch coast on December 5, 2012, was removed from the seabed of one of the busiest shipping lanes which provides access to the Port of Rotterdam by the end of October of 2015. The video above shows the highlights of the process which […]

  • 13 April 2015

    The Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks enters into force on Tuesday (14 April 2015). The Convention places strict liability on owners for locating, marking and removing wrecks deemed to be a hazard and makes State certification of insurance, or other form of financial security for such liability, compulsory for ships of 300 […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The port side sponson P2 has been lifted off via Conquest crane and is now being submerged at the Concordia wreck, the Parbuckling Project Team informed yesterday.   The team projected that it will take a few hours to connect the sposon to the wreck. Following this installation, technicians will progress with the last of […]

  • 9 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    In the Dutch section of the North Sea are four wrecks of sunken ships that are forming an obstruction to shipping. Rijkswaterstaat, the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, has ordered the complete removal of one of these wrecks and the partial clearance of the other three in order to restore the shipping channels […]

  • 7 June 2007

    Talks are to be held in London to consider how best to dispose of the damaged container ship, MSC Napoli. The last of the 2,300 containers have been removed from the ship since it was grounded off Branscombe in January.

  • 22 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dutch shipping company Flinterstar lll BV has signed a contract with a consortium of Belgian salvage companies to remove the wreck of its general cargo ship Flinterstar, which sank in October 2015 off the coast of Zeebrugge. The consortium will be headed by SCALDIS, a joint company of DEME, Jan De Nul and Herbosch-Kiere. The wreck of the 9,000 dwt vessel, which sank after colliding […]

  • 24 August 2015

    Panama and Cyprus have become contracting states to the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks. Ambassador Arsenio Dominguez, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Panama to IMO, met IMO Secretary-General Sekimizu last week to deposit the instrument of accession to the Convention. In addition, the Republic of Cyprus has ratified the 2007 Nairobi International Convention […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Director of Maritime New Zealand has decided to allow a temporary pause of salvage work of MV Rena’s wreck pending resolution of the resource consent application. The decision was reached following a request from the owners of the Rena to pause salvage work required by the Maritime Transport Act. The Rena’s owners lodged a […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The long-awaited removal of the Costa Concordia wreck from Giglio Island will have to wait for yet another day as the final date has been pushed for Wednesday, July 23rd, according to the latest briefing by salvage officials.   The delays in refloating of the ship along with execution of pre-departure activities have pushed the […]

  • 14 January 2013

    The wreck of the luxury cruise ship Costa Concordia is still lying just off the island of Giglio, where it was grounded a year ago. On Sunday January 13th a year after the disaster, sirens rang out from the wreckage place in memory of the 32 people who died. The families and friends of the […]

  • 19 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    KOOLE MAMMOET Salvage has completed wreck removal operation of the roll-on-roll-off container vessel SALOOS offshore Angola. The vessel capsized in May 2014 at Cabinda anchorage in Angola, carrying 155 containers and cargo. After the grounding of the vessel, an unknown amount of containers was scattered in an area of 60 km² with several containers stranded on […]

  • 3 April 2012

    The company retained by India to remove the ship wrecks under Kankesanthurai (KKS) Harbor has completed its work, according to The Official Government News Portal of Sri Lanka. It has been found that one of the main problems in rebuilding the KKS Harbor is the presence of six ship wrecks of which 4 are inside […]