Tag Archives: Marine Salvage

Vega Sagittarius – 13km west of Nuuk, Greenland

On August 21, 2012, a four man emergency response team was dispatched to assist SMIT Salvage on the lightening and refloat of the grounded motor vessel Vega Sagittarius 13km west of Nuuk, Greenland. In spite of significant damage to the

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Gelso M

On March 10th, 2012, the combined chemical and oil tanker, Gelso M, ran aground on the rocks in Santa Panagia, Italy due to bad weather.  SMIT Salvage was called upon to respond and work with the Italian Coast Guard and

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M.V. Aristeas P

Defiant Marine assisted SMIT Salvage on the refloating of the M.V. Aristeas P grounded in Argentina on the Parana River.  Defiant Marine had the pleasure of working with SMIT salvage master Captain Jeroen Mooij and Naval Architect, Chris Law, from

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Associate Member of the International Salvage Union

Defiant Marine, Inc. was approved as an Associate Member of the International Salvage Union.  The International Salvage Union (ISU) member salvorsprovide essential services for the world’s maritime and insurance communities. Members are engaged in marine casualty response, pollution defense, wreck

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Defiant Marine, inducted into (ASA)

Defiant Marine, Inc. was inducted into the American Salvage Association (ASA) as a Corporate Associate Member during its annual meeting on October 3rd, 2011 in Arlington, VA.  The American Salvage Association represents the interests of the marine salvage industry.  The

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