Sustainability in the heavy lifting industry

Cost efficiency and sustainability, two topics that are frequently discussed in the offshore and maritime industry. There are many developments and innovations going on in this area.

Siteam Anja’s Lightering Operation Starts

After two attempts to reach the stricken oil tanker Siteam Anja failed due to inclement weather, a smaller tanker ...

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Update: CSCL Indian Ocean Reaches Hamburg

China Shipping Container Lines’ stricken boxship CSCL Indian Ocean has arrived at Hamburg Port and tied up at ...

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Modern Express Heading for Shore, Tow Attempt Unsuccessful

The drifting car carrier Modern Express is heading towards land and is now some 200 km away from Gironde, ...

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Update: Fuel Oil Removed from Sunken Flinterstar

All remaining heavy fuel oil (HFO 380) has been removed from the general cargo ship Flinterstar, which sank after ...

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China Consortium Signs Sewol Salvage Deal

A consortium of companies led by China’s  state-run Shanghai Salvage Co. has officially signed a contract ...

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South Korea Chooses China Consortium to Lift Sewol Ferry

South Korea has chosen a consortium led by China’s state-run Shanghai Salvage Co. as the preferred bidder to ...

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Ardent Joins Forces with Southern Africa’s Subtech

Ardent, the newly created company between Svitzer and Crowley, is launching a joint venture with Southern Africa’s ...

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South Korea Opens Bidding for Sewol Ferry Salvage

South Korea Opens Bidding for Sewol Ferry Salvage

The government of South Korea has today opened bidding to select a salvage company to raise the Sewol ferry which ...

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South Korea Forms Body to Choose Sewol Ferry Salvor

South Korea Forms Body to Choose Sewol Ferry Salvor

The government of South Korea has formed an official body which will choose a salvage company to raise the Sewol ...

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South Korea Approves Sewol Ferry Salvage Plan

South Korea Approves Sewol Ferry Salvage Plan

South Korea has approved plans to raise the Sewol ferry that sank in April last year killing more than 300 people, ...

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Temporary Pause of MV Rena’s Salvage

The Director of Maritime New Zealand has decided to allow a temporary pause of salvage work of MV Rena’s ...

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VIDEO: Hoegh Osaka Towed to Southampton

Grounded car carrier Hoegh Osaka, loaded with millions of dollars worth of cars, has been towed to the Port of ...

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Update 3: Hoegh Osaka Set for Towage

Update 2 Hoegh Osaka to Be Uprighted This Afternoon

Salvage crews have managed to move the grounded car carrier Hoegh Osaka to the almost upright position, with the ...

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Update: Salvors Prep for Hoegh Osaka’s Hull Inspection

More favorable weather conditions in Solent allowed two new water pumps to be deployed on the Hoegh Osaka and its ...

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Fugro Supporter Joins MH370 Search

An additional vessel has been commissioned to carry out underwater search activities for missing Malaysia Airlines ...

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Bad Weather Hampering Osaka's Salvage

Weather conditions continue to hamper salvage activities aboard grounded car carrier Hoegh Osaka. All salvage ...

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Tug Collides with Hoegh Osaka

One of the two tugs attached to Hoegh Osaka moved from her position on Saturday afternoon and collided with the ...

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South Korea to Launch Sewol Salvage Task Force

South Korea to Launch Sewol Salvage Task Force

South Korea is planning to set up a government-civilian task force to perform a technical analysis of how to ...

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Council: MV Rena Should Be Left in Place

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has  granted the Rena owners’ request to refer the application to leave the wreck in ...

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Nevsky Shipyard Snares Four

Nevsky Shipyard Snares Four

Russia’s Nevsky Shipyard and the Direction of State Contractor of Marine Transport Development Program signed ...

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Extensive Damage Delays Baltic Ace’s Removal

Dive inspections have shown that the sunken car carrier Baltic Ace has been damaged more than expected, thus ...

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