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AF Gruppen to Scrap Murchison Platform in North Sea

October 8, 2014

AF Gruppen ASA (AFG), in a consortium with Heerema Marine Contractors Nederland SE, named Heerema-AF Consortium, has signed a contract with CNR International (U.K) Limited, for the removal and disposal of the Murchison Platform in the North Sea. The Murchison oil field straddles the UK/Norway median line, with the platform itself being located on the… Continue Reading »

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Divers explore depths to find Dhammazedi Bell

August 21, 2014

400 years ago, the largest ancient bell sunk to the depths of River Rangoon after having been stolen by a governor of Thanlyin from Shwedagon Pagoda during 1600s for the purpose of melting it down to produce cannons. However, the raft that carries the bell broke halfway across the river and the bell remained submerged… Continue Reading »

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Divers Working on Costa Concordia Cable Connection

July 18, 2014

Despite the strong winds have caused an interruption of operations during the night, divers are working to connect the last chains and cables on Costa Concordia. At the moment, there are still 2 chains and 4 cables to be connected to 3 of the starboard sponsons (S4, S5, S18). The chain related to starboard sponson… Continue Reading »

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US Navy Dive Will Explore World War II-Era Shipwreck

June 11, 2014

The U.S. Navy, in partnership with the Indonesian Navy, is planning to dive later this month to the sunken USS Houston, a World War II-era shipwreck, according to Navy officials. The mission’s purpose is to assess the vessel’s condition and allow salvage and rescue divers to train at a real shipwrecksite. U.S. and Indonesian Navy divers… Continue Reading »

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Divers begin £70,000 quest to salvage treasure from ship mysteriously blown up 350 years ago off Southend coast

May 21, 2014

HMS London sank in 1665 after mysterious explosion off the coast of Essex Historic vessel discovered in 2005 but it was never fully explored by divers English Heritage is now covering the cost of a new salvage operation Experts hope the mission will uncover more about Britain’s seafaring past Charitable Trust Cotswold Archaeology will salvage… Continue Reading »

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Oceanlinx Plans to Salvage Its Wave Generator from Carrickalinga

April 17, 2014

Oceanlinx, an Australian wave energy company, is in the process of planning the removal of its wave energy generator southwest of Adelaide. The so-called “greenWAVE“ unit was damaged last month during tow operations  in shallow waters and now it is stranded off the coast of Carrickalinga. The Transport Department has met with the Carrickalinga residents… Continue Reading »

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