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30 May 2012
Incident response and environmental clean-up specialist Braemar Howells and its sister company Braemar (Incorporating The Salvage Association) are to work together to provide a 24-hour global response capability to the world’s shipping and marine insurance sectors.
Read more … Braemar Launch Marine Salvage Support Operation
30 May 2012
The grounding of the Costa Concordia last January raised a number of important issues, not least about cruise ship design, operation and the more emotive matter of crew competency. But as this giant behemoth lies on its side at the entrance to this picturesque harbour, industry debate is starting to focus on the issue of the accelerating size of today’s ships and how they can be salved.
Read more … Salvage of Ultra-Large Vessels
24 November 2011
It is with great sadness that we have to announce that Andre Jones our Principal Surveyor in Hong Kong died recently of a heart attack. Many of you will have known Andre over a number of years during his long involvement with the Company and know that you will all join us in sending our condolences to Andre’s wife Sarah and their children Rachel and Matthew. Andre was just 56.
Read more … Principal Surveyor Andre Jones has died aged 56
18 August 2011
WHEN I think of The Salvage Association, an image of tortured machinery and mangled steel swim into mind. I know it’s a bit simplistic and far from accurate these days, but SA surveyors to me have always seemed a bit like heart specialists in the medical profession: if you have to call them in, you are in serious trouble.
Read more … Salvage Association maintains identity
10 May 2011
BMT Marine & Offshore Surveys which incorporates The Salvage Association and Murray Fenton are delighted to announce that the business and assets of the company have been acquired by Braemar Shipping Services plc, a leading international provider of shipbroking, consultancy, technical, logistics and other services to the shipping and energy industries.
Read more … Braemar Shipping Services plc acquires BMT Marine & Offshore Surveys Ltd
24 April 2011
If you thought that today’s containerships were large at over 400 metres long and 56 metres wide and capable of carrying 14,770teus, then watch out. The latest order penned by Maersk Line is for a series of 10 behemoths capable of carrying 18,000 teus and the fear is that the big is beautiful race may not stop there.
Read more … Salvaging of today’s Ultra-Large Vessels