Archive for the ‘Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals’ Category

Wallem-managed bulk carrier rescues Indonesian fishermen lost at sea for 10 days

Wallem-managed bulk carrier rescues Indonesian fishermen lost at sea for 10 days
Rescued fishermen and ISL Star Master Wallem-managed bulk carrier rescues Indonesian fishermen lost at sea for 10 days ISL Star, a bulk carrier managed by Wallem Group, together with the U.S. Coast Guard successfully retrieved a crew of eight Indonesian fishermen adrift for over a week after their boat...
August 20th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 13-Aug-2019 REMOVAL OF WRECK OFF SAM KA TSUEN TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong UNDERWATER HOSE REPLACEMENT & CHAIN TENSIONING WORKS Singapore HIGH RIVER RECOMMENDATIONS RESCINDED Mississippi River, United States Removal of wreck off Sam Ka Tsuen Typhoon Shelter Tuesday, August 13,...
August 13th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

The IMRF Awards 2019 shortlist is announced

The IMRF Awards 2019 shortlist is announced
The IMRF Awards 2019 shortlist is announced International shortlist showcases skills and commitment to saving lives at sea across the sector and around the world The judges for the International Maritime Rescue Federation Awards 2019 have announced their shortlist, following careful consideration of...
August 1st, 2019 | Associations, Awards, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Marine and logistics company, Williams Shipping, is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2019.

Marine and logistics company, Williams Shipping, is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2019.
All the Directors and partners. Jonathan Williams (MD Logistics), Victoria Williams, Ulla Williams, Philip Williams (MD Marine), Colin Williams (Director) Heather Williams, Chris Williams (Director – Willbox), Emily Walden, Mary Williams, Eric Williams (Chairman) Marine and logistics company, Williams...
July 30th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Anniversaries, Company Profiles, Energy, Events, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, People and Places, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Fleet Xpress leads the line as KOTUG International commits APAC services to high-speed connectivity

Fleet Xpress leads the line as KOTUG International commits APAC services to high-speed connectivity
RT Kuri Bay – one of the three vessels used by KOTUG to serve the Shell Prelude facility Fleet Xpress leads the line as KOTUG International commits APAC services to high-speed connectivity Significant workboat breakthrough for Fleet Xpress after leading towing services provider KOTUG International...
July 30th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  Hot Port News from GAC 05-Jul-2019 WEATHER AND WIND WARNINGS Brazil REVISED TOWAGE RATES Brisbane, Melbourne, Botany & Newcastle, Australia Weather and wind warnings Friday, July 5, 2019, Brazil The Brazilian Navy issued warnings of bad weather and strong winds in the following areas: ALPHA AREA NOTICE...
July 5th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Weather | Read More

Q2 2019 Tsavliris Activities

Q2 2019 Tsavliris Activities
The bunkering tanker “A.Michel” Q2 2019 Tsavliris Activities On 12 May 2019, the Bunkering Tanker “A. MICHEL” (GRT 4,346 – DWT 6,711), laden with 1660 tonnes IFO 380 and 950 tonnes MGO, whilst anchored at Fujairah B anchorage, UAE, suffered an underwater explosion (reported as sabotage)...
July 3rd, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Accidents, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 21-Jun-2019 TRANSPORTATION OF SAND OFF VERY LARGE CRUDE CARRIER ANCHORAGE Singapore NEW TUG PROVIDER Port Hedland, Australia HIGH RISK CREWMEMBERS United States Transportation of sand off Very Large Crude Carrier Anchorage Friday, June 21, 2019, Singapore The working period for...
June 21st, 2019 | Health and Safety, HR, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

IMRF elects new board

IMRF elects new board
The new board with Theresa Crossley, CEO of the IMRF fifth from the left. International Maritime Rescue Federation elects new board IMRF members elected their new Board of Trustees yesterday (18 June) at their Quadrennial General Meeting (QGM) in Vancouver. The meeting followed on from the 4th World...
June 19th, 2019 | Associations, Health and Safety, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Svitzer begins landmark trial of new line handling technology

Svitzer begins landmark trial of new line handling technology
Svitzer’s new line handler prototype Svitzer begins landmark trial of new line handling technology Remotely operated line catcher prototype could be a step-change innovation that improves safety standards for tug crews, reducing risk and increasing efficiencies for customers COPENHAGEN,...
May 23rd, 2019 | Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 22-May-2019 UPDATED MAXIMUM AUTHORIZED DRAFT FOR TRANSITING VESSELS Panama Canal, Panama FIRE FIGHTING TUG IN STS AREAS Suez Canal, Egypt Updated maximum authorized draft for transiting vessels Wednesday, May 22, 2019, Panama Canal, Panama As a result of the amount of rainfall...
May 22nd, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

SMS Towage calls on Damen for two ASD 2411 Tugs

SMS Towage calls on Damen for two ASD 2411 Tugs
The Damen ASD 2411 ‘Manxman’ on its maiden voyage to SMS Towage on the Humber Estuary SMS Towage calls on Damen for two ASD 2411 Tugs UK towage company SMS Towage has purchased two tugs from Damen Shipyards. The first vessel, called Manxman, was handed over on 12 April, just seven days after contract...
May 20th, 2019 | Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä propulsion solutions producing superior power for two new tug boats

Wärtsilä propulsion solutions producing superior power for two new tug boats
Wärtsilä solutions are delivering outstanding performance for two new tugs operated by the Turkish Directorate General of Coastal Safety. Copyright Yutek. Wärtsilä propulsion solutions producing superior power for two new tug boats Wärtsilä Corporation,  26 March 2019 at 10 am EET – The...
March 26th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Svitzer holds naming ceremony for newest London tug, Svitzer Meridian

Svitzer holds naming ceremony for newest London tug, Svitzer Meridian
.. Svitzer holds naming ceremony for newest London tug, Svitzer Meridian Event on the Thames, in partnership with National Grid Grain LNG and Sanmar, celebrates latest addition to ten-strong London fleet  LONDON, 21 March, 2019: In London, leading global towage operator Svitzer and key partners have...
March 21st, 2019 | Events, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Celebrating women in maritime search and rescue

Celebrating women in maritime search and rescue
Theresa Crossley, CEO IMRF Celebrating women in maritime search and rescue Women are helping to save lives at sea every day all around the world “There are women in lifeboat crews, women leading national and international search and rescue organisations and women developing innovative technologies...
March 7th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Health and Safety, News, People and Places, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
04-Mar-2019 SVITZER ANNOUNCES ESCALATION OF TARIFFS Australia LAYING OF SUBMARINE CABLES Singapore Svitzer announces escalation of tariffs Monday, March 4, 2019, Australia Svitzer Australia has advised that its public tariffs will escalate by an average of 2.8% Australia-wide from 1 April. This follows...
March 4th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

The IMRF Awards 2019 – for maritime search and rescue – are now open for nominations

The IMRF Awards 2019 – for maritime search and rescue – are now open for nominations
.. The IMRF Awards 2019 are now open for nominations​ It’s time to thank the exceptional, inspirational people who save lives at sea The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF)   is calling for outstanding individuals, teams, professionals or volunteers, companies and organisations...
March 4th, 2019 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Latest Opportunities from Jobs in Maritime – Nautical Archaeology Society –

Latest Opportunities from Jobs in Maritime – Nautical Archaeology Society –
Latest Opportunities from Jobs in Maritime – Nautical Archaeology Society – Protecting our maritime past for the future – Feb 2019 Out of these, only 75 are currently protected under the Protection of Wrecks Act 1973; protecting a restricted area around the wreck from uncontrolled interference. Modern...
February 20th, 2019 | Jobs, Maritime History and Museums, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Survitec supplies LFB with new DSB 470 FR rescue boat

Survitec supplies LFB with new DSB 470 FR rescue boat
The London Fire Brigade with the DSB 470 FR during flood and stability tests SURVITEC SUPPLIES LONDON FIRE BRIGADE WITH NEW DSB 470 FR RESCUE BOAT Leading provider to the Emergency Services industry, Survitec, has secured a contract with Babcock International Group (Babcock) to supply the London Fire...
February 11th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
06-Feb-2019 ENGAGE TOWAGE JOINT VENTURE ANNOUNCED Melbourne, Australia WEATHER UPDATE (6 FEBRUARY 2019) North Queensland, Australia Engage Towage Joint Venture announced Wednesday, February 6, 2019, Melbourne, Australia Engage Marine Pty Ltd (Engage Marine) and Smit Lamnalco are pleased to announce...
February 6th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Weather | Read More

LCC: Constructive Total Loss and SCOPIC

LCC: Constructive Total Loss and SCOPIC
James Turner, QC of Quandrat Chambers Members will be aware of the significant Court of Appeal judgment in “The Renos” last year. The claim dealt with the question of whether SCOPIC costs could count towards a CTL calculation in a Hull and Machinery claim. Because of the way in which SCOPIC operates,...
February 6th, 2019 | Claims, Defense, Disputes, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Tsavliris Salvage joins forces with Green Award Foundation

Tsavliris Salvage joins forces with Green Award Foundation
l to r: Nicolas Tsavliris, Andreas Tsavliris, Dimitrios Mattheou (Chairman, Green Award Foundation), George Tsavliris, Jan Fransen (Executive Director, Green Award) Tsavliris Salvage celebrated its induction into the Green Award Foundation during a reception at the Yacht Club of Greece on January 10,...
January 17th, 2019 | Awards, Emissions, Environment, Events, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
07-Jan-2019 CREW RESCUED AFTER VESSEL SINKS Black Sea, Turkey Crew rescued after vessel sinks Monday, January 7, 2019, Black Sea, Turkey A research and rescue operation is underway after a distress signal was received from a Panama-flagged vessel reported to be sinking 77 sea miles off the Black Sea...
January 7th, 2019 | Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
24-Dec-2018 EXERCISING SAFETY AND VIGILANCE DURING FESTIVE SEASONS Singapore REMOVAL OF WRECK Hong Kong GEOPHYSICAL SURVEY AT PING CHAU Hong Kong PORT OPENED AFTER TSUNAMI Merak, Indonesia Exercising safety and vigilance during festive seasons Monday, December 24, 2018, Singapore The Maritime and Port...
December 24th, 2018 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

The BDI@1,339: another Capes classic spike!

The BDI@1,339: another Capes classic spike!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 43 points – once again thanks to the Capes!!! Geopolitics dodgy. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capes’ BCI  stood at 2,080 plus 155  !!! The Panamaxes’ BPI  cliched just a point and now reads 1,473  .- Same story for the Supras’ BSI now...
December 6th, 2018 | Awards, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Markets, Reports, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More