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

AMVER Awards Continue Despite Ongoing Medical Situation

AMVER Awards Continue Despite Ongoing Medical Situation
The U.S. Coast Guard’s AMVER awards program recognizes a ship and company’s commitment to safety – a theme that is now more important than ever as we confront the COVID-19 outbreak. AMVER Awards Continue Despite Ongoing Medical Situation NEW YORK – The U.S. Coast Guard AMVER awards, a mainstay...
April 2nd, 2020 | Associations, Awards, Events, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, News, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Q1 2020 Tsavliris Activities

Q1 2020 Tsavliris Activities
.. Q1 2020 TSAVLIRIS ACTIVITIES Bulk Carrier “CHRIS GR” On 3 December 2019, the Bulk Carrier “CHRIS GR” (GT 30,632 – DWT 55,715), laden with 51,400 tonnes of brazilian yellow maize in bulk, immobilised due to main engine problem about 20 miles east off Cape Bojeador, Philippines. During...
April 1st, 2020 | Books, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Obituary – Capt. Angel Bravo Solis

Obituary – Capt. Angel Bravo Solis
Captain Angel Bravo Solis Obituary – Capt. Angel Bravo Solis On 18 March 2020, Captain Angel Bravo Solis, Master Mariner and Salvage Master from Cuba, passed away in Havana, at the age of 69, after a long battle with kidney disease. Capt. Bravo served on board dry cargo and tanker vessels for...
April 1st, 2020 | HR, Obituaries, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Sakhalin Energy Investment Company Ltd. extends terminal towage service contract with Svitzer in Sakhalin, Russia, by ten years

Sakhalin Energy Investment Company Ltd. extends terminal towage service contract with Svitzer in Sakhalin, Russia, by ten years
Svitzer operating in Sakhalin, Russia. Sakhalin Energy Investment Company Ltd. extends terminal towage service contract with Svitzer in Sakhalin, Russia, by ten years COPENHAGEN, 23 March 2020: Svitzer, global towage operator and part of Maersk, is announcing a ten-year extension of its marine service...
March 23rd, 2020 | Energy, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Crowley Charters New Tug to Provide West Coast Ship Assist and Escort Services

TBR “Hercules” Crowley Charters New Tug to Provide West Coast Ship Assist and Escort Services (SEATTLE; March 20, 2012) ­– Crowley Maritime Corp.’s marine services group has entered into a bareboat charter with Brusco Tug and Barge for an all new RApport-design tractor tug to serve...
March 20th, 2020 | Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Forth Ports places order for next generation Damen ASD Tug 2312

Forth Ports places order for next generation Damen ASD Tug 2312
l to r: Frank de Lange (Area director of North, West & South EU, Damen Shipyards Gorinchem), Stuart Wallace (COO Forth Ports Limited) Forth Ports places order for next generation Damen ASD Tug 2312 Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract with Forth Ports Limited for an ASD Tug 2312. The signing...
March 16th, 2020 | Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Torqeedo to the rescue – new Swedish Sea Rescue Society boat is first with dual diesel and electric power.

Torqeedo to the rescue – new Swedish Sea Rescue Society boat is first with dual diesel and electric power.
. Torqeedo to the rescue – new Swedish Sea Rescue Society boat is first with dual diesel and electric power. Rörö, Sweden (January 29, 2020) – Torqeedo has provided a battery-electric propulsion system for a new dual-mode boat recently launched by the Swedish Sea Rescue Society. The new boat...
January 29th, 2020 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 24-Jan-2020 CHANNEL CLOSURE FOR GASPARILLA CELEBRATION Tampa, United States DREDGING AND WRECK REMOVAL WORKS Singapore HEIGHTENED ALERT FOR NOVEL CORONAVIRUS Subic, Philippines Channel closure for Gasparilla Celebration Friday, January 24, 2020, Tampa, United States Due to the...
January 24th, 2020 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Refocus of Ardent strategy and relocation of HQ

Refocus of Ardent strategy and relocation of HQ
. Refocus of Ardent strategy and relocation of HQ Ardent, a leading Emergency Management and Wreck Removal company, today announced a refocus of its strategy and a relocation of its headquarter. Ardent will refocus its strategy away from decommissioning towards its core business of emergency management...
December 23rd, 2019 | Company Profiles, Maritime Accidents, News, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Svitzer acquires Port Towage Amsterdam

Svitzer acquires Port Towage Amsterdam
Svitzer Marken. Svitzer acquires Port Towage Amsterdam Crew, staff, and vessels retained as Svitzer acquires total ownership of joint venture with Iskes, delivering on 2025 growth strategy Amsterdam, 20 December 2019 – Svitzer, a leading provider of global marine services, has today announced it has...
December 20th, 2019 | Mergers and Acquisitions, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Damen FCS demonstrates versatility again in collaborative technology project

Damen FCS demonstrates versatility again in collaborative technology project
Qualification test in North Sea Damen FCS demonstrates versatility again in collaborative technology project Delft Dynamics, Next Ocean and Damen perform qualification test in North Sea Damen Shipyards Group, in collaboration with Delft Dynamics and Next Ocean, has trialled a new approach to search and...
November 14th, 2019 | Aviation, Health and Safety, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Technology | Read More

Risk specialist joins Navigate Response as Crisis Response Manager

Risk specialist joins Navigate Response as Crisis Response Manager
Tom Adams Risk specialist joins Navigate Response as Crisis Response Manager Navigate Response, the global maritime crisis communication consultancy, announced today that Tom Adams has joined its expanding London team as a Crisis Response Manager. Tom joins Navigate Response from the security sector...
October 30th, 2019 | Civil Unrest, Claims, Company Profiles, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Groundings, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, News, Person Profiles, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Grupo Stier celebrates its 25th anniversary with reception in the City of London

Grupo Stier celebrates its 25th anniversary with reception in the City of London
Ida Stier greeting captain Chris Adams Grupo Stier celebrates its 25th anniversary with reception in the City of London by James Brewer. Ida Stier, founder and chief executive of Grupo Stier, welcomed guests from many sectors of the maritime industry to a reception in London to mark the 25th anniversary...
October 26th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Claims, Company Profiles, Defense, Disputes, Events, Flags, Groundings, Health and Safety, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, News, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Person Profiles, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Ship Agencies, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Lifeboat crews across Europe swap places

Lifeboat crews across Europe swap places
Image provided by Mats Ryde, SSRS, Exchange 2019 Lifeboat crews across Europe swap places IMRF holds its 8th annual European Lifeboat Crew Exchange, where crew members swap places to learn about different equipment and gain experience in new locations. The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) has...
October 10th, 2019 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Reports, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Sentinel Marine recruits seven new cadets to join the North Sea’s youngest fleet of ERRVs

Sentinel Marine recruits seven new cadets to join the North Sea’s youngest fleet of ERRVs
Ian McLeod, who is a third engineer currently onboard the Fastnet Sentinel. Sentinel Marine recruits seven new cadets to join the North Sea’s youngest fleet of ERRVs Seven cadets have been recruited by emergency response and rescue vessel (ERRV) specialist Sentinel Marine as part of the firm’s drive...
September 18th, 2019 | HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Training aid ship project set for launch

Training aid ship project set for launch
BMA chairman Kevin Slade Training aid ship project set for launch Ambitious plans are being launched for a £150m training and disaster relief ship with cutting-edge British technology. Britannia Maritime Aid (BMA), a registered charity, aims to build the futuristic vessel in Britain. It is officially...
August 22nd, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

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