Golden Ray Wreck Removal Nearing End as Final Cut Completed

The St. Simons Sound Incident Response says the cut to separate sections four and five was completed Saturday, leaving the last two sections that will now need to be lifted onto a barge for eventual towing to a Louisiana recycling facility.

NTSB Opens Public Docket in Golden Ray Investigation

The docket, released Thursday, contains 96 items totaling over 1,700 pages, including interview transcripts, photographs and other investigative materials.

Russia orders 12 tugs from two shipyards

Russian organisations have ordered two series of ice-class harbour tugs to modernise fleets in ports around the nation’s huge coastline

Golden Ray Wreck on Fire

The fire reportedly started Friday morning during pre-cutting operations involving hot work on section three of the wreck.

Salvage Crews Arrive at SEACOR Power Wreck

Salvage crews began removing fuel from SEACOR Power’s tanks on Monday, kicking off salvage operations for the overturned lift boat off the coast of Port Fourchon, Louisiana.

Ever Given Freed Allowing Shipping to Resume Through Suez Canal

Shipping was on the move again late on Monday in Egypt’s Suez Canal after tugs refloated a giant container ship which had been blocking the channel for almost a week, causing a huge build-up of vessels around the waterway.

Disassembly of WAKASHIO wreck continues

The arrival of the barge HONG BANG 6 along with three tugs has initiated the dismantling operation, which was officially launched on February 18th.

Stern Section of Golden Ray Removed on Barge

The salvage team working at the wreck site of the Golden Ray completed the removal of the stern section, known as Section Eight, of the vessel on Tuesday morning.

Chinese firm wins deal for Wakashio’s stern removal

Chinese rescue and salvage company Lianyungang Dali Underwater Engineering has won a contract to remove the stern section of the Wakashio bulker from a reef off Mauritius’ coast.

Salvage Team Still Working to Get Burnt-Out VLCC Tanker to Port

Two weeks after the joint teams from India and Sri Lanka were successful in dowsing the fire aboard the VLCC New Diamond, the salvage crews are still working on a plan for the ship. They are looking for a port and a means to off load the cargo of 270,000 tonnes of crude oil aboard.