Mammoet Salvage, an engineered heavy lifting and transport company, released a video of what it says was one of the most daring salvage operations ever undertaken in the Gulf of Mexico. The video presents the company’s wreck removal project of the Jupiter 1, that a part of it sank off mexico in April 2011.
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One week short of the third anniversary of the sinking of the Sewol ferry near Jindo Island, salvage workers successfully completed the final stages of moving the ship onto land at the port of Mokpo. Once the land transfer operation was complete, preparations for nine passengers who are still missing begun.
Titan Salvage has successfully completed the complex and difficult removal of the wreck of the cape-size MV Smart
After approximately 30 hours of navigation, the Concordia has travelled for 63 nautical miles at an average speed of 2 knots
With the arrival of the last ferry, operations to disconnect the mooring cables that connect the Concordia to the towers on the shore side are in progress
Work is in progress to complete the last operations before the departure of the Concordia from Giglio Island, planned for tomorrow, Wednesday July 23rd
Concordia refloating operation in progress 24/7. At the moment, the wreck has emerged of about 6.5 meters
The first day of the refloating operation of the Concordia has concluded successfully
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