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

Marine Towing of Tampa awarded industry First Sub M Certification

Marine Towing of Tampa awarded industry First Sub M Certification
Industry leaders use Helm CONNECT to earn First Certificate of Inspection (COI) issued under new Coast Guard regulations for towing vessels Tampa Bay –  Leading harbor towage operator Marine Towing of Tampa earned an industry first on April 20th, when its 86.7 foot, 4200 hp towing vessel Endeavor became...
May 1st, 2018 | Awards, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Reducing the burden: New global oil and gas decommissioning consortium with unique approach for operators.

Reducing the burden: New global oil and gas decommissioning consortium with unique approach for operators.
A collaborative supply chain approach to global decommissioning is launched today, offering an end-to-end solution from industry leaders, to reduce the decommissioning burden, risk and cost for operators. The new global decommissioning consortium, which includes Lloyd’s Register (LR), WorleyParsons,...
April 30th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Technical, Technology | Read More

The IMRF Launches 2018 Awards & Calls for Nominations

The IMRF Launches 2018 Awards & Calls for Nominations
… The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) has launched the IMRF Awards 2018 and is calling for nominations and entries from around the world. The Awards are unique, in that they were specifically established to recognise and reward the selfless efforts of search and rescue (SAR) operators...
April 23rd, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Health and Safety, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

U.S. Salvors successfully pass every Coast Guard Verification to-date

U.S. Salvors successfully pass every Coast Guard Verification to-date
Jim Elliott, President of the American Salvage Association. April 19, 2018 – On April 18th, Rear Admiral Anthony “Jack” Vogt, Assistant Commandant for Response Policy, released an update on the status of the most recent U.S. Salvage and Marine Firefighting (SMFF) industry verification initiative....
April 22nd, 2018 | Environment, News, Politics and Government, Pollution, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Ardent, Vernicos and EPE combine forces.

Ardent, Vernicos and EPE combine forces.
… ARDENT, VERNICOS and EPE combine forces to provide emergency response services in the eastern Mediterranean PIRAEUS, (20TH MARCH 2018) – GLOBAL MARITIME SERVICES PROVIDER, ARDENT, VERNICOS TUGS AND SALVAGE, A GREEK-BASED TUG & SALVAGE SERVICE PROVIDER AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ENGINEERING...
March 23rd, 2018 | Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

ASA Continues Mission to Provide Emergency Services

ASA Continues Mission to Provide Emergency Services
Jim Elliott- President, ASA ASA president responds to RORC Report: American Salvors Consistently Achieve Success! By: Jim Elliott, President As President of the American Salvage Association (ASA), I offer the following insights to the Rapid Ocean Response Corporation (RORC) contracted report on U.S....
March 17th, 2018 | Associations, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Ardent and Singapore Salvage Engineers join forces

Ardent and Singapore Salvage Engineers join forces
… SINGAPORE (13 February 2018) – Global maritime services provider, Ardent and Singapore Salvage Engineers (SSE), a Singapore-based maritime emergency and support services company, have formally partnered for future operations within Singapore and the adjacent waters. The two companies signed...
March 5th, 2018 | Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Iskes Towage & Salvage adds two more Damen ASD Tugs 2810 to its fleet

Iskes Towage & Salvage adds two more Damen ASD Tugs 2810 to its fleet
Damen ASD Tugs 2810. Iskes Towage & Salvage, the leading maritime service provider based in the port of IJmuiden/Amsterdam, has taken delivery of two Damen ASD Tugs 2810. The vessels were built at Damen Song Cam Shipyards, Vietnam, and delivered last year to Damen Shipyards Gorinchem, the Netherlands,...
February 19th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Tsavliris activities during Q4 2017

Tsavliris activities during Q4 2017
Bulkcarrier “Sinica Graeca” Q4 2017 Tsavliris Activities Viewes can read herebelow the latest international activities and see relevant photos from the Tsavliris Salvage: Bulk Carrier “SINICA GRAECA” On 17 August 2017, the Bulk Carrier “SINICA GRAECA” (GT 35,884 – DWT 63,270),...
February 12th, 2018 | News, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Statement following ferry disaster in the Philippines this morning – 21 December.

Statement following ferry disaster in the Philippines this morning – 21 December.
… International maritime charity Sailors’ Society has three crisis response networks which help those affected by traumas at sea. The tragedy comes the day after the thirtieth anniversary of another Filipino ferry disaster. MV Doña Paz collided with an oil tanker on 20 December 1987, with the...
December 21st, 2017 | Anniversaries, Cruise Ferry, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Tsavliris celebrates the 30th London Christmas Reception Anniversary

Tsavliris celebrates the 30th London Christmas Reception Anniversary
Andreas A. Tsavliris Tsavliris Salvage Group held their 30th Christmas Cocktail Reception at the Royal Thames Yacht Club (RTYC) in London, earlier on tonight. With about 350 key players from all sectors of the shipping industry attending, the annual event has become a highlight of the Christmas calendar...
December 12th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Groundings, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

ABB’s first Azipod® D propulsion system now in operation

ABB’s first Azipod® D propulsion system now in operation
ABB’s newest Azipod propulsion system exceeds expectations ABB, the leading propulsion solution provider, has revealed that an 8,000 kW rescue tug, the first vessel installed with its Azipod D electric propulsion system, has been successfully delivered to customer Guangzhou Salvage Bureau, a division...
December 8th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Tsavliris takes charge of top school in Athens

Tsavliris takes charge of top school in Athens
Nicholas A. Tsavliris NICOLAS A. TSAVLIRIS, NEW CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE HELLENIC-AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION Nicolas A. Tsavliris was elected Chairman of the Hellenic-American Educational Foundation (Athens College), the largest and most prestigious school in Greece. Mr Tsavliris...
November 20th, 2017 | Education and Training, Marine Insurance, News, Person Profiles, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Hands off the Hellenic Coast Guard officers

Hands off the Hellenic Coast Guard officers
The Greek Ministry of Shipping and the Aegean which also houses the Hellenic Coast Guard’s HQ’s To our great perplexity, we hear that the Greek minister of shipping and the Aegean has ordered the commandant of the Hellenic Coast Guard (HCG) to transfer to other posts the officers who dealt...
October 24th, 2017 | Environment, IMO, Oil Spill, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  23-Oct-2017 MARINE WORKS INSIDE CAUSEWAY BAY TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong REMOVAL OF WRECK OFF BROTHERS POINT, TAI LAM CHUNG Hong Kong SEAWALL ENHANCEMENT WORKS TO THE EAST OF THE RIVER TRADE TERMINAL Hong Kong YACHT RACE FROM HONG KONG TO DAYA BAY Hong Kong CREATION OF RENDEZVOUS POSITION...
October 23rd, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Sports, Weather | Read More

Time to refloat dangerous wrecks and save the environment too

Time to refloat dangerous wrecks and save the environment too
From the refloating of the “Cabrera” Following the successful refloating and raising of the aft section of the cargoship Cabrera Andros island in the Cyclades in Greece’s central Aegean Sea, it is a rare so to say opportunity to use the Smit crane involved for other actions while she’s...
October 23rd, 2017 | Associations, At the end of the day..., Communication, Environment, Groundings, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Tourism, Oil Spill, P and I Clubs, Pollution, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Tourism | Read More

Refloating of “Cabrera’s” aft part successfully completed

Refloating of “Cabrera’s” aft part successfully completed
From the Cabrera’s refloating The refloating of the aft part of the cargo ship “Cabrera” was successfully completed today. The Cabrera during the early hours of 24 December 2016 due to bad weather conditions run aground at the north coast of the island of Andros resulting to her sinking The...
October 22nd, 2017 | Environment, Maritime Accidents, News, Oil Spill, Pollution, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Durban vessel movements remain suspended pending sounding surveys

Durban vessel movements remain suspended pending sounding surveys
What a mess; but luck is always there… Close Collaboration Minimises Shipping Disruptions in Port of Durban   [DURBAN, South Africa, 11 October 2017]  Swift action by Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), in collaboration with the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) and African...
October 11th, 2017 | Groundings, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Weather | Read More

Q3 2017 Tsavliris Activities

Q3 2017 Tsavliris Activities
The “Rainbow Harmony” Viewers can read herebelow Tsavliris’ Salvage Group activities for Q3 2017 On 14 June 2017, the Bulk Carrier “RAINBOW HARMONY” (GT 22,456 – DWT 35,106) immobilised about 300 miles west of Luanda, Angola following generators failure.  During the incident...
September 20th, 2017 | Maritime Accidents, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

HELMEPA on the “Agia Zoni II” incident

HELMEPA on the “Agia Zoni II” incident
HELMEPA Director General, Mr. Dimitris Mitsatsos It is with sadness and apprehension that we follow the development of the oil spill resulting from the wreck of the vessel “Agia Zoni II” in the Saronic Gulf. Unfortunately, accidents are unavoidable but for their minimization there is a need for prevention...
September 14th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Environment, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, News, Politics and Government, Pollution, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Crowley to deploy powerful tug Veteran in the Port of Los Angeles / Long Beach

Crowley to deploy powerful tug Veteran in the Port of Los Angeles / Long Beach
The “Veteran” Newly Upgraded Goliah Will Relocate to San Francisco  (SAN PEDRO, Calif.; Aug. 22, 2017) ­– Crowley Marine Services is deploying the tugboat Veteran in the Port of Los Angeles/Long Beach to provide enhanced docking safety for all vessels, including large petroleum...
August 22nd, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

The 2nd International Conference “Advanced Port Fleet – the Basis of Safety” at St. Petersburg

The 2nd International Conference “Advanced Port Fleet – the Basis of Safety” at St. Petersburg
… The 2nd International Conference “Advanced Port Fleet – the Basis of Safety” is meant to be a practical platform for discussions between shipbuilders, customers and contractors related to the fleet of icebreakers, tugboats and vessels providing bunkering and environmental services.   Leading...
August 22nd, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

First of ten Stan Tug 1907 ICE completed by Great Lakes Shipyard for The Great Lakes Towing Company

First of ten Stan Tug 1907 ICE completed by Great Lakes Shipyard for The Great Lakes Towing Company
…from the handover ceremony The first of ten Stan Tug 1907 ICE vessels has been delivered by Great Lakes Shipyard to its sister company The Great Lakes Towing Company, both based in Ohio, USA. Named Cleveland, she is a significant milestone in a licencing programme agreed between Damen Shipyards...
August 22nd, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

TK Foundation gives IMRF $450,000 to support African SAR development

TK Foundation gives IMRF $450,000 to support African SAR development
Bruce Reid  The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) has been awarded $450,000 USD by The TK Foundation to support its work building vital maritime search and rescue (SAR) capability in Africa. The funding will be spread over three years and will support the IMRF’s Global SAR Development...
August 14th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, News, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Multraship strengthens Black Sea presence with Multratug switch to Bourgas

Multraship strengthens Black Sea presence with Multratug switch to Bourgas
… Leading towage and salvage specialist Multraship* is further strengthening its prominent position in the Black Sea region by transferring its state-of-the-art Damen-built tugboat Multratug 26 to the Bulgarian port of Bourgas for operation by its 100-percent owned subsidiary, Bourgas Tug Service. Pepijn...
August 4th, 2017 | Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More