January

A GSC-team left to assist in a salvage operation of a bulk carrier which ran aground near Balikpapan, Indonesia. The salvage team, consisting of a Salvage Master, Salvage Engineer


March

One of our SCR's was appointed by Owners for a salvage operation of a bulk carrier with flooded engine room off Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

One of our SCR’s was appointed by Owners for the salvage operation of a bulk carrier with flooded engine room off the Taiwan coast


May

A busy month for GSC

A GSC-team, consisting of a Salvage Master and a Naval Architect, was sent out for a refloating operation of a general cargo vessel which ran aground on the Magdalena River, near Barranquilla, Colombia. Directly after successfully refloating the vessel, the team assisted in the refloating of another vessel which also ran aground on the same river. In a timeframe of only eight days the team arrived home fulfilling both jobs.

One of our Salvage Experts was appointed to assist a Ship Owner during the re-floating operation of a 11400 TEU container vessel aground in Xiamen, China Product tanker drifting off Brest, France


June

GSC was appointed to advise a Crisis Management Team for an engine break down / emergency tow of a Chemical Tanker in the English Channel.


July

GSC SCR appointed for stricken bulk carrier in strait Dempo, Indonesia.

One of our SCR’s was appointed by Owners for a stricken bulk carrier in strait Dempo, Indonesia.


August

GSC provided a Salvage Master to a Greek salvage company. The salvage master was mobilised to Denmark, where he went onboard of a ungeared bulk carrier which ran aground near Frederikshavn.

Tanker laden with 93000 tons of gasoline grounded in the port of Merak, Indonesia. A GSC Salvage Expert was called in from our Singapore office to assist the Owners with the refloating attempt, which was successfully executed after some internal shifting of cargo and ballast water.


September

In September GSC assists in two continents

On the 21st September 2011 GSC assistance was provided to a Owner of a chemical tanker with engine room problems in the Indian Ocean.

On 25th September a GSC salvage master left for Kenya to assist in a salvage operation of a general cargo vessel. The vessel loaded with steel bars and coils was attacked by armed pirates on two skiffs approximately 180 nautical miles east- south-east from Mombasa, Kenya. The vessel was set on fire after a failed piracy attempt on 20 September 2011.


October

Swedish Club appoints one of GSC's SCR for salvage operation Tauranga.

On 6th October 2011 one of our SCR's was appointed by the Swedish Club as SCR for the salvage operation of a container vessel which ran aground about 12 nm from Tauranga, on the east coast of New Zealand's North Island.


November

The picture above shows GSC's SCR hoisted onboard of a container vessel which grounded near Tauranga early October

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Casualty Name: MV EFI THEO
Brief description of events:
Whilst inbound on the Escravos River for Wari Port, Nigeria, and laden with a cargo of wheat, the vessel collided with MV ARVIKA. As a result of the collision the vessel encountered a flooded cargo hold and subsequently grounded. Owners entered into....

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GSC opens office in Taipei

GSC beeldmerk logoGSC opens an office in Taipei to better serve its clients in Northeast Asia. The office will be headed by Julian Lee, who has been a GSC partner since 2018 and started his career in this field as a commercial and operational senior executive for an internationally operating salvage company in Singapore. He achieved an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, Phoenix, US and is a native Mandarin speaker. 

 

In addition to Julian, GSC has employed Neil Lin, as a Salvage Surveyor. He brings a decade of experience with local salvage, wreck removal and offshore experience to the team. For instance, he was involved in the salvage of the MV MORNING SUN, THOR ACE and the SANCHI, to name but a few. Lin is also a native Mandarin speaker. 

 

The new office address: 

 

Taiwan Office
Global Salvage Consultancy Co. Ltd
12F, No. 107, Sec.4 Zhongxiao Road,
Da’an District, Taipei
10690, Taiwan