The Helge, sailing under the Dutch flag, which took on water off the coast of the Danish island of Jutland last week, has been salvaged. This weekend, the heavily damaged ship was towed to Esbjerg.Read more
The Norwegian Maritime Authority has visited the Eemslift Hendrika in Ålesund and published pictures of the damage on board. The ship got into difficulties due to shifting cargo on Monday 5 April, which caused it...Read more
ShippingAfter the Eemslift Hendrika’s 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
ShippingThe Suez Canal Authority has deployed two dredgers to help free the container ship Ever Given, which grounded in the Suez Canal on Tuesday 23 March. It concerns the cutter suction dredgers Tenth of Ramadan...Read more
ShippingWhile ten tugboats are still trying to free the container ship Ever Given, which grounded in the Suez Canal on Tuesday morning, Boskalis has sent a team to assist in the operation. The operation could...Read more
Heavy-liftingPRESS RELEASE – Effective May 2020, HEBO Maritiemservice has expanded into the port of Amsterdam by opening a permanent office. The company offers lifting capacity of up to 800 tonnes for project cargo, breakbulk and...Read more
SalvagePRESS RELEASE – Boskalis has acquired maritime emergency response specialist Ardent Americas to expand its presence in the US salvage market.
Ardent Americas acts under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA90) for the provision of...Read more
Maritime accidentThe water-side salvage of the mobile harbour cranes that fell from heavy lift vessel Jumbo Vision in Rostock Port on January 31 has been completed. The first of the cranes was recovered on Saturday, the...Read more
Wreck removalArdent has announced it will refocus its business strategy away from decommissioning towards its core business of emergency management and wreck removal. The company will also move its headquarters from Houston to IJmuiden in the...Read more
Heavy lift salvageScaldis has completed the salvage of the Norwegian frigate ‘KNM Helge Ingstad’ using a “unique double duo lift method” combining two heavy lift vessels with a total lifting capacity of 7,300 tonnes.
The Norwegian frigate sank...Read more
SalvageTwo large crane barges have begun lifting the sunken Norwegian frigate KNM Helge Ingstad, which collided with an oil tanker in November last year and has been stranded off Norway’s west coast since.
The operation to...Read more
BriberyMammoet Salvage is suspected of bribing an Iraqi politician to collect outstanding bills for the problematic salvage of oil tanker Amuriyah, which turned sour after terrorist group IS invaded Iraq.
The Dutch company has been paying...Read more