Tag Archives: Salvage

Golden Ray Shipwreck: How Many More Golden Days?

BY GARY JONES Capsized cargo ship, the Golden Ray, where it overturned in St. Simons Sound. Credit: VICTORIA 1988/Shutterstock.com It has been a year and a half since the giant 656-ft. Golden Ray ship capsized in St. Simon Sound off the coast of the Port of Brunswick, Ga. The question inquiring minds want answered is, when will this salvage project ...

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An Education in Contamination

Best practices for managing contaminated-water diving operations BY NICK FORTUNA All images courtesy of Jim Elliott, Teichman Group The tank barge Argo had rested at the bottom of Lake Erie for more than three-quarters of a century, making nary a peep, until its cargo, long known to be dangerous, officially became an emergency in October 2015. The barge had gone down ...

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Two Sets of Eyes

The video shows a juvenile octopus crawling sideways on the bottom of Northumberland Channel, making a beeline for the ROV’s manipulator. The tiny mollusk moves with purpose, stops right underneath the manipulator, senses sudden movement and scampers off.

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What’s Happening in the Commercial Diving Industry

On Tuesday, November 27th, just prior to the start of the American Salvage Association’s 2018 Annual Meeting, the American Salvage Association along with Phil Newsum hosted a breakfast fundraising event for Congressman Elijah E. Cummings.

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