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  • 4 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) subsidiary SMIT Salvage has been awarded a contract to remove a damaged jack-up platform from the seabed offshore Angola. Including the award of this contract, SMIT Salvage has acquired approximately USD 70 million of work year to date.  During its installation near a pigging platform in July 2013, the platform […]

  • 4 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) subsidiary SMIT Salvage has been awarded a contract to remove a damaged jack-up platform from the seabed offshore Angola. Including the award of this contract, SMIT Salvage has acquired approximately USD 70 million of work year to date. During its installation near a pigging platform in July 2013, the platform […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Boskalis subsidiary SMIT Salvage has acquired two five-year marine salvage contracts to serve as the exclusive marine salvage and engineering support contractor for the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) NAVSEA is the division of the U.S. Navy responsible for engineering, building, buying and maintaining Navy ships and submarines. SMIT Salvage will provide the U.S. Navy […]

  • 26 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    On 24th March SMIT Salvage successfully completed its assignment on the removal of fuel from the Costa Concordia. Over the last couple of days, the SMIT Salvage diving team was transferring HFO from the last settling tank in the engine room. Early this morning, the last tanks were completed, closed and sealed off. The entire […]

  • 26 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    On Saturday morning, CET SMIT Salvage successfully completed its assignment on the removal of fuel from the Costa Concordia. Over the last week, the SMIT Salvage diving team was transferring HFO from the last settling tank in the engine room.  The last tanks were completed, closed and sealed off on Saturday. The entire oil removal […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Salvage operation for sunken Perro Negro 6 jack-up drilling rig is due to start in this quarter. The rig sank in approximately 130 feet (40 meters) of water after the seabed collapsed under one of its three legs. The event occurred during the rig positioning on location prior to starting drilling operations, between the coasts […]

  • 4 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    SMIT Salvage has been awarded a contract to remove a damaged jack-up drilling rig from the seabed offshore Angola.

  • 30 July 2020
    Vessels

    Smit Salvage has been awarded the contract to refloat the giant bulker that ran aground off Mauritius over the weekend. Local contactor CELERO will also join the salvage operation and assist in the pumping out of fuel from the ship. The Capesize bulker Wakashio is believed to be carrying 3,894 tonnes of low-sulphur fuel oil, […]

  • 16 May 2016

    Panamanian-flagged bulk carrier New Mykonos, which ran aground on January 29, south of Faux Cap, southern Madagascar, broke into two and sank last week, according to AllAfrica. The ship is reportedly lying in 25 metres of water, almost fully submerged. The 1997-built bulker was carrying a full load of coal, totaling in 160,000 tons, when it got grounded while underway from […]

  • 12 February 2016

    Following a successful inspection of Sea Worker on February 10, a team of divers from Smit Salvage yesterday started to mount the equipment to remove the diesel oil from the offshore installation vessel that ran aground and capsized off Denmark, according to A2SEA. The removal of the oil from Sea Worker was scheduled to start after the successful mounting of […]

  • 28 April 2014

    Saipem’s Perro Negro 6 jack-up rig which sank in the Atlantic Ocean, offshore Angola, in July last year, is expected to be removed from the seabed by March, 2015. The incident occurred during the rig positioning on location between the coasts of Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo, in approximately 40 meters of water. […]

  • 6 December 2010

    SMIT Salvage, a wholly owned subsidiary of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., has acquired two ship salvage contracts in India. The combined value of the contracts is approximately € 50 million. The first assignment involves the refloating of a container vessel off the western coast of India. The vessel was involved in a collision with another […]

  • 22 March 2007

    Dockwise has contracted SMIT Salvage to salvage the Mighty Servant 3. Dockwise has chosen Smit out of four competitors for their experience and the fact that they have equipment ready near the North Angolan coast where the vessel is resting at the sea bottom in approx. 53 meters of water after it sank on 6th […]

  • 26 January 2012
    Business & Finance

      SMIT Salvage together with its partner Fratelli Neri have made good progress yesterday in the further preparations for the oil removal from the Costa Concordia. The Divers have inspected the forward section of the submerged underwatership of the ship and have marked the drilling locations of the heavy fuel oil tanks. Yesterday morning, the […]

  • 22 January 2007

    Dockwise has contracted SMIT Salvage to salvage the Mighty Servant 3. Dockwise has chosen Smit out of four competitors for their experience and the fact that they have equipment ready near the North Angolan coast where the vessel is resting at the sea bottom in approx. 53 meters of water after it sank on 6th […]

  • 1 February 2016

    The four-member salvage team of SMIT Salvage has managed to board the drifting car carrier Modern Express earlier this morning and set up a tow line, French Maritime Authority said in an update. The tow line has been attached to the Spanish tug Centaurus, hired by Smit Salvage, which has now started the towing operation […]

  • 7 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Gallery: SMIT Salvage Team Boards Modern Express, Attaches Tow Line The four-member salvage team of SMIT Salvage has managed to board the drifting car carrier Modern Express earlier this morning and set up a tow line, French Maritime Author… Read More Bahrain, Saudi Arabia Ban Iranian Ships from Their Ports Bahrain and Saudi Arabia have […]

  • 11 July 2006

    The leaking container ship (Safmarine Agulhas) grounded off the East London harbour is being watched carefully for any signs of pollution, the salvors said on Monday. “The structural integrity of the vessel continues to be monitored and internal assessments are continuously being undertaken,” said Smit Salvage spokesperson Clare Gomes.

  • 15 February 2018

    Watch a video of TS Taipei wreck removal offshore Shimen in the north of Taiwan.

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The wreck of Cabrera, which grounded and sank off Greece in late 2016, was removed from the water in October this year.

  • 19 November 2010

    The tug ‘Fairplay-22’ that capsized in Rotterdam Port on November 11 has been refloated by Smit Salvage with the help of their sheerleg ‘Taklift 7’. After the remaining water had been pumped out of the tug, a search-team tried to locate the still missing Captain inside the tug but was not successful.

  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The ill-fated car carrier Modern Express, which has been drifting in rough seas for over a week, safely arrived at the Spanish port of Bilbao in the afternoon of February 3, the Spanish Maritime Safety Agency said. The 10,454 dwt vessel was moored at the port’s dock where it will now be inspected, and the initial works on partially […]