Salvage
JANUARY 30, 2013 — All efforts to tow the minesweeper USS Guardian off a reef in the Philippines having failed, the Navy has decided that the only way remove the ship without causing further damage…
JANUARY 8, 2013 —  Unified Command confirmed yesterday that the Kulluk has arrived in its final safe harbor location in Kiliuda Bay where it will undergo assessment. At approximately 12:15 p.m. Alaska Time yesterday the…
JANUARY 7, 2013 — The Unified Command reports that At approximately 10:10 p.m., the Shell drilling vessel Kulluk which grounded New Year's Eve (see earlier story)  was refloated from its Sitkalidak Island position. Initially, the…
JANUARY 2, 2013 —  Shell reports that a team of five salvage experts boarded the grounded drilling unit Kulluk earlier today to conduct a structural assessment to be used to finalize salvage plans, currently being…
JANUARY 2, 2013 — The Shell mobile conical drilling unit Kulluk is stable after running aground New Year's Eve near Kodiak, Alaska, following failed attempts to tow the vessel in a fierce storm. "Following the…
SEPTEMBER 25, 2012 — Fort Lauderdale, Fla., based Resolve Salvage & Fire reports first 600 tons of steel from the bow section of the Rena wreck off Tauranga, New Zealand. This comes after six weeks…
JULY 24, 2012 — Harvey, La., based Inland Salvage Inc. (ISI) reports that it has completed the successful fuel removal, partial dismantlement and refloating of a stranded 2,500 ton posted drill barge. The drill barge…
JULY 5, 2012 — Fincantieri has received a contract for the construction of 30 steel caissons that will be used in the Costa Concordia salvage operation. The contract, described as "worth tens of millions of…
May 23, 2012—Salvors continue to work to remove containers, pieces of hatch covers and debris from the bow section of the containership M/V Rena, which struck Astrolabe Reef off of Tauranga, New Zealand, on October…
MAY 18, 2012—With Costa Concordia Emergency Commissioner Franco Gabrielli in attendance, Costa Crociere S.p.A. and Italo-American consortium Titan-Micoperi, the winner of the tender tasked with performing the work, presented their plan to remove the wreck…
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