Project Tag: uscg

M/V Lumberman Scuttle

The M/V Lumberman, a 107’ steel hulled tugboat built in 1941, had a long commercial lifespan in the Pacific Northwest and Southern Alaska until being refitted as a private vessel in 1999. Sometime after 2006, the main engine was removed and the vessel was used as a floating lodge, quickly falling into disrepair. The Lumberman …

Challenging Hilo, Hawaii Wreck Removal

The S/V MIDWAY ISLAND was a sailing / fishing vessel that became grounded at the base of a cliff in Hilo Bay near Waikaku, a community just north of the city of Hilo, HI.  Global was contracted by the US Coast Guard to respond.  Under supervision of Global, and utilizing Global’s pre-staged defueling equipment, Sea …

Remote Beach Defuel and Wreck Removal

The 64-foot fishing vessel  Ann Kathleen caught fire off the Oregon Coast on May 2, 2019. The crew abandoned ship and were rescued by a nearby fishing vessel; the vessel drifted to shore and grounded on a remote beach near Bandon, OR.  Global was contacted by a surveyor representing the owner’s insurance to defuel the …