Topic: Grounding

Salvage attempt Eemslift Hendrika successful

After the Eemslift Hendrika‚Äôs course changed and the risk of grounding became imminent, the salvage operation was brought forward and carried out Wednesday night 7 April. The Smit Salvage team was lifted on board at...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Golden Ray to be dismantled in place

The capsized car carrier Golden Ray will be dismantled in place as safely righting and refloating the vessel is not possible anymore, according to the Unified Command responsible for the salvage operation. “Maritime experts engaged in...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

BBC ship runs aground in Canada

A multipurpose vessel of German shipping company BBC Chartering had run aground in Canadian waters on June 30th. With the help of tugs, the Canadian coastguard was able to refloat the BBC Oregon the next...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers