May 2018

On Wednesday 25th of April 2018 at Yacht Club of Greece, Piraeus, a group of experts from Fort Lauderdale (USA), London (U.K.) and Piraeus (Greece) gathered to present important technical topics on salvage, towage, wrecks removal, damage stability and training through simulators, in compliance with the international and regional rules and cover all questions with specific clarifications to the audience.

Mr. Dimos Iliopoulos

Specifically, Mr. Daniel Dettor from London presented an overview of Resolve’s global service offering including their involvement in OPA-90 and China SPRO whilst also outlining Resolve’s recent growth in both geographic footprint and asset and personnel investment.

Mr. Joseph Farrell III, from Resolve Headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Florida significant case studies of past success stories of salvage, towage and wreck removal both difficult and challenging.

Mr. John Curley from London discussed the case of “RENA” wreck removal in New Zealand, the methodology used and the difficulties encountered.

Mr. Michael Mitchell, from London, presented the different types of casualties and emergencies, while at the same time explained which the right contract for each case is.

Finally, Mr. Dimos Iliopoulos (Greece) set the guidelines for making the right operational decision for the damage stability.

A reception with dinner and drinks followed, where the attendees had the opportunity to further discuss the standards and the stringent regulatory demands, the anticipated changes entering the salvage industry, the environmental issues impacted by the incidents, accidents, and wrecks.

In the immediate term, another event during Possidonia 2018 exhibition (Athens Metropolitan Expo) will take place on 06th June 2018 at the Conference Hall at 17:00 hours covering various significant topics based on successful Resolve activities.

Mr. Joseph Farrell III

About the company: Resolve Marine Group, a global leader in emergency response, salvage and wreck removal, provides innovative and reliable maritime solutions across the world through dedicated salvage and emergency response resources.

The long-standing experience of more than 38 years behind Resolve ensures that the company is able to rapidly respond to any emergency around the clock, 24 hours per day, 365 days a year, handling any towage or salvage request with immediate and effective response guarantee.

Outstanding professionalism and team allegiance are characteristics that have shaped Resolve as a trusted name in the salvage and wrecks removal sector.

Source: Maritimes