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.

Sewol Wreck Transported to Port of Mokpo

The wreck of the ill-fated Korean ferry Sewol has been transported to the Port of Mokpo where it would be ...

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Sewol Wreck to Be Transported to Mokpo on March 30

The wreck of the ferry Sewol, which was lifted last week following overnight salvage operations, is expected to ...

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South Korea Lifts Sewol Wreck

The South Korean government managed to lift the wreck of the ferry Sewol in the morning hours of March 23 following ...

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South Korea to Recover Sewol Wreck in Early April

The wreck of the Sewol ferry, which sank almost three years ago with over 300 people on board, may emerge from the ...

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Weather Hampers Sewol Salvage, Ops to Resume Next Week

The salvage teams are scheduled to continue their operations on the sunken Sewol ferry off South Korea’s southern ...

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South Korea Starts Lifting Sewol Wreck

South Korea’s Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MOF) has launched the salvage operation to recover the wreck of the ...

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South Korea to Lift Sewol Wreck in July

The wreck of the Sewol ferry, which sank exactly two years ago taking more than 300 people with it, could emerge ...

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Sewol Ferry Operator Hit with USD 161M Compensation Claim

South Korea’s Ministry of Justice has filed a lawsuit against Cheonghaejin Marine Co., the operator of the ...

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Supreme Court Sentences Head of Sewol Operator to 7 Years

The South Korean Supreme Court has upheld the verdict against the head of Sewol ferry operator Kim Han-Sik, who has ...

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Divers Start Inspecting Sewol Wreck

Salvage experts of the consortium of companies led by China’s state-run Shanghai Salvage Co started the underwater ...

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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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96 Sewol Compensation Claims Approved

South Korea’s Compensation Review Committee has approved compensation for 96 claims related to the last ...

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27 Companies Bidding for Sewol Salvage Project

Twenty-seven companies, teamed up in seven consortia, have submitted their bids for the salvage of the ill-fated ...

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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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CEO of Sewol-Operator Gets Seven Years

The CEO of the company that operated the ill-fated Sewol ferry got a seven-year prison sentence after a South ...

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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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Nautilus: Sewol Tragedy Is Not One Man’s Fault

Sewol Tragedy Is Not One Man's Fault

An international maritime union Nautilus International has criticised a South Korean appeals court’s decision to ...

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Sewol Ferry Captain Gets Life

Sewol Ferry Captain Gets Life

South Korea’s appeals court found the captain of the Sewol ferry that sank in April last year killing 304 ...

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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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Sewol Anniversary Marked by Protests

Sewol Anniversary Marked by Protests

Protesters and family members of 304 victims who died one year ago in the Sewol ferry sinking stopped the planned ...

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