Boluda Towage and Salvage expands tugboat fleet in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria port

Boluda Towage and Salvage expands tugboat fleet in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria port

The VB TAMARAN joins ten other units operating in the Canarian port to increase service capacity and maneuvering power Boluda Corporación Marítima’s towage division Boluda Towage and Salvage has …
Mar 29, 2019 /  Vessels
UPDATE: Grimaldi's RoRo container vessel Grande America sank in the Bay of Biscay; Priority given to anti pollution measures

UPDATE: Grimaldi's RoRo container vessel Grande America sank in the Bay of Biscay; Priority given to anti pollution measures

The Grimaldi Group announced on Tuesday that its RoRo container vessel, Grande America, who caught fire the night of March 10/11 in the Bay of Biscay sunk Tuesday afternoon. “We are pleased to confirm that there …
Mar 15, 2019 /  Accidents
Scaldis lifts Norwegian frigate out of fjord with unique Double Duo Lift method

Scaldis lifts Norwegian frigate out of fjord with unique Double Duo Lift method

Scaldis Salvage & Marine Contractors NV, the Belgian subsidiary of Jan De Nul Group, Herbosch-Kiere and DEME, in cooperation with BOA Offshore, successfully completed the salvage of the Norwegian frigate KNM Helge …
Mar 7, 2019 /  Vessels
Fire-stricken Container ship Yantian Express en route to Freeport

Fire-stricken Container ship Yantian Express en route to Freeport

The container fire that broke out on board the Yantian Express on 3 January was largely contained and brought under control after one week by immediately launched fire-fighting efforts. Since then, the remaining salvage …
Jan 25, 2019 /  Accidents
Tsavliris Salvage joins forces with Green Award Foundation

Tsavliris Salvage joins forces with Green Award Foundation

Tsavliris Salvage celebrated its induction into the Green Award Foundation during a Reception at the Yacht Club of Greece on 10 January 2019. The Senior Management of the Green Award Foundation wholeheartedly welcomed …
Jan 17, 2019 /  Curious
Container fire on the Yantian Express: Crew successfully evacuated

Container fire on the Yantian Express: Crew successfully evacuated

On 3 January, a fire broke out in one container on the deck of the Yantian Express and spread to additional containers. Due to bad weather conditions, the fire has not been successfully contained yet and has …
Jan 7, 2019 /  Vessels
MSC Zoe Begins Clean-up Ops in the North Sea

MSC Zoe Begins Clean-up Ops in the North Sea

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has started a clean-up operation in response to a substantial spill of containers in the North Sea. The cargo ship MSC Zoe encountered heavy weather while sailing toward Bremerhaven, …
Jan 3, 2019 /  Vessels
Boskalis Subsidiary Smit Salvage Acquires Two Multi-Year Marine Salvage Contracts from U.S.Navy

Boskalis Subsidiary Smit Salvage Acquires Two Multi-Year Marine Salvage Contracts from U.S.Navy

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) announces that its subsidiary SMIT Salvage acquired two five-year marine salvage contracts to serve as the exclusive marine salvage and engineering support contractor for the …
Oct 8, 2018 /  Curious
Boluda Towage and Salvage collaborates in construction of megaport on Pacific coast of Panama

Boluda Towage and Salvage collaborates in construction of megaport on Pacific coast of Panama

Boluda Corporación Marítima’s towage division has a long-term chartering contract with Chinese company SDC Panama Construction SA, contracted by the developer of the port project, Chinese investment …
Sep 27, 2018 /  Curious
Construction begins on deep-diving ocean exploration vessel

Construction begins on deep-diving ocean exploration vessel

Construction began on a world-class offshore salvage vessel in the eastern Chinese city of Qingdao on Saturday and was hailed by Chinese experts as a milestone in the country’s deep-sea exploration …
Sep 20, 2018 /  Vessels