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Towage and Salvage

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Golden Ray capsizing caused by unstable loading, US Coast Guard says

The coastguard analysis showed Golden Ray failed to comply with International Maritime Organization stability standards at the time it capsized, as well as during its two voyages prior to departing the port of Brunswick

US States Casualty

Salvage of capsized Golden Ray clears hurdles for October start

‘As with any major wreck removal, there is always a need for creative solutions. I think that’s what makes a good salvor,’ said T&T Salvage president Mauricio Garrido

International United States

Sri Lanka seeks damages from New Diamond owner

The Sri Lankan Attorney General’s office believes there are sufficient grounds to bring charges against the master of New Diamond on environmental infringements. The government wants to hold the owner of the vessel accountable for all environmental damage and costs relating to firefighting and recovery

Sri Lanka Casualty

Fire on board VLCC off Sri Lanka under control

No oil spill has been reported as the fire remains localised and the cargo hold is safe. Salvage specialists and assessors are now in Sri Lanka and will assess the damage and decide on the next course of action

Tankers and Gas VLCC

Floating storage unit at risk of sinking off Venezuela

Nabarima is reported to be in very poor condition and in danger of sinking in the Gulf of Paria in Venezuela. Lloyd’s List Intelligence reports that the Venezuela-flagged very large crude carrier’s lower deck equipment is under three metres of water and it is listing. The damage has been blamed on improper handling of equipment by unskilled workers owing to crewing shortages

Venezuela Tankers and Gas

Broken Wakashio to be scuttled off Mauritius

The scuttling was awaiting confirmation from the chief salvage master that all the hydraulic oil and floating debris has been removed

Dry Bulk Casualty
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