The Gibraltar Port Authority has confirmed that the operation to raise both sections of the OS 35 wreck out of the water was successfully completed on 3 July. The two sections of the hull are now safely on top of the semi-submersible vessel Fjord. Surveys of the...
Gibraltar’s Captain of the Port has issued a Wreck Removal Notice to the owners of the partially sunk and heavily damaged bulk carrier OS 35, which dictates that the wreck needs to be removed no later than 30 May 2023. Following this notice, the salvors have...
After the aft of the grounded bulk carrier OS 35 was lowered to better withstand coming bad weather, sheening of oil increased. Divers have now been able to locate the origin of the oil, which were oil pockets trapped within the frames of the hull. The oil has now...
The bulk carrier OS 35, which remains grounded in Gibraltar, withstood the bad weather of the past few days well. The aft of the vessel was lowered onto the sea bed after fears for its structural integrity in worsening weather conditions. This plan has worked well....
Adverse weather conditions that are forecast for Sunday and Monday are such that they may affect the structural integrity of the OS 35. The Gibraltar Port Authority and the salvors, Resolve, are exploring all realistic options to minimise pollution that may be caused...
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