Project Tag: marine salvage

ROV Recovery of Sunken Tug Samantha J

The 35’ steel-hull tug Samantha J sank in the Northumberland Channel near Nanaimo, BC in 2014 after she was overcome by the barge she was towing. The vessel sank in 230 feet of water and remained submerged for 4 years with hundreds of gallons of fuel oil, engine oil and hydraulic oil on board. Recurring …

Derelict Commercial Vessel Removal

A Monumental Task: Removing Multiple Derelict Commercial Vessels Goble, OR lies on the Columbia River approximately 70 nautical miles from the Pacific Ocean, and the area surrounding the site provides critical habitat to salmon, osprey and numerous other species of birds, fish and mammals. The Columbia is the largest river in the Pacific Northwest, vital …

Amazon River Anchor Untangle

When a bulk carrier suffered an anchor entanglement on the swiftly flowing Amazon River in Brazil, Global’s salvage experts responded quickly. Working closely with the vessel owner, captain and local resources, the team completed the complex process of unfouling the anchor chains; the vessel was able to continue her voyage and fulfill her contract at …