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.

Canada a Step Closer to Removing Cargo Ship Wreck

The Canadian authorities have taken a step toward the permanent removal of the general cargo vessel Kathryn Spirit ...

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Authorities Remove TS Taipei Wreck from Shimen Reef

The wreck of the containership TS Taipei, which grounded in March when it lost propulsion, was removed from the ...

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Flinterstar’s Bow Lifted from Sea

The bow of the sunken freighter Flinterstar that sank in October 2015 off the coast of Zeebrugge was successfully ...

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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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Flinterstar’s Wreck to Be Hoisted This Summer

Dutch shipping company Flinterstar lll BV has signed a contract with a consortium of Belgian salvage companies to ...

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MV Rena’s Wreck to Remain on Astrolabe Reef

The wreck of the containership MV Rena, which grounded on Astrolabe Reef off Tauranga in October 2011, will be left ...

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Gallery: Saloos Wreck Removed from Angolan Waters

The wreck of a RORO cargo vessel Saloos, which sank at Cabinda anchorage in Angola in May 2014, has been removed ...

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VIDEO: Baltic Ace Resurfaces

The wreck of the car carrier Baltic Ace, which sank off the Dutch coast on December 5, 2012, was removed from the ...

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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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Prosecutor Wants 26 Years for Costa Concordia Captain

Italian prosecutors have called for a 26-year prison sentence for the captain of Costa Concordia cruise ship that ...

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Concordia Captain Takes the Stand

The captain of the ill-fated cruise ship Costa Concordia, Francesco Schettino, took the stand on Tuesday before a ...

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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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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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New Zealand Wants More Rena Wreckage Removed

The New Zealand Government wants parts of the ill-fated MV Rena’s wreck, but not the whole thing, to be ...

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Divers Discover Bone Fragments Inside Concordia

Human bone fragments were found inside the ill-fated Costa Concordia wreck during a search by salvage divers ...

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VIDEO: Costa Concordia under Tow

The final voyage of the ill-fated wreck of Costa Concordia has kicked off and the wreck is being moved at the ...

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Update 1: And the Tow Begins

The departure of Costa Concordia has begun and the wreck is being towed to Genoa at two knots. The four day journey ...

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Oil Spill Scare at Concordia Wreck

At about 11 pm last night, a small amount of hydrocarbons was spotted in the mid ship/aft of the Concordia wreck, ...

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VIDEO: Underwater Glance at Refloated Concordia Wreck

One of the most challenging salvage projects in the history, both in terms of scope and budget, removal of Costa ...

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VIDEO: Concordia Is Now Afloat (Update)

The underwater preliminary activities related to the beginning of the last phase of the refloating operation of the ...

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VIDEO: Countdown Begins for Concordia’s Refloating

Installation of the last sponson, P1, on the port side of the wreck of the cruise ship Costa Concordia was ...

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