The two parts of the wrecked bulk carrier OS 35 made a spectacular passage through the port and locks of IJmuiden. Sitting atop the semi-submersible barge Fjord and towed from Gibraltar to IJmuiden by Boskalis anchor handling tug Seraya, the convoy arrived in...
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...
The Captain of the Port of Gibraltar has confirmed that the operation to lift the bow of the OS 35 commenced on 27 June. The OS 35 has been sitting off the coast of Gibraltar, partially submerged and broken in two, since August last year after being involved in a...
The Gibraltar Port Authority has revealed just how Dutch contractor Koole is planning to remove the OS 35 wreck. The plan involves making the forward and aft section airtight and lifting them onto semi-submersible barges. The complete removal will take longer than...
RDC Reield Marine Services, owners of the sunken tanker Princess Empress, have engaged the Malayan Towage and Salvage Corporation (MTSC) to extract the remaining oil cargo from the wreck. MTSC will deploy specialised Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicles (ROVs) to...
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