European shipowners urge for certainty as soon as possible on EU/UK trade framework

European shipowners touched upon some key issues regarding Brexit in today’s public hearing in the European Parliament’s Transport committee’s hearing on the « Impact of Brexit on Maritime Transport ». ECSA’s Secretary General Martin Dorsman discussed the long term objectives for the European shipowners and said: “It is crucial that …

Wreck removal of TS Taipei (Video)

SMIT Salvage successfully removed the wreck of the TS Taipei offshore Shimen in the north of Taiwan. The container ship ran aground after an engine failure, broke in two and sank. For this complex project SMIT Salvage deployed its 1,000 ton floating sheerleg Cyclone and the semi-submersible pontoon Giant 6. …