Press Report | Global Salvage Consultancy Group (GSC) signs a MoU with London based Cwaves

Cwaves and GSC, both highly respected names within the maritime consultancy and casualty sectors are pleased to announce a pooling of their resources to offer a comprehensive service for salvage and wreck removal operations through an informal association.

Cwaves, a well-established London based maritime consultancy, with a strong reputation for its engineering prowess including Naval Architects, Maritime Civil Engineers, Structural Engineers, Marine Engineers, Master Mariners and Members of the SCR Panel at Lloyd’s, have provided professional consultancy services involving marine casualties for over a decade.

GSC, is renowned globally for its marine casualty response, salvage and wreck removal consultancy and for providing the services of Special Casualty Representatives, Salvage Consultants, Salvage Masters and Project Managers for wreck removal operations. It has a team of Master Mariners and SCRs located globally in the Netherlands, Singapore and South Africa.

The synergies of the professional services provided by the two companies, combined with their global reach offers undoubted benefits to the marine insurance sector and its clients.

The companies will collaborate closely to provide a full and seamless service in all aspects of marine casualty response, salvage and wreck removal to Owners, their Property and Liability Insurers, their legal advisors and clients, wherever incidents occur.

The arrangement is structured to enable both companies to act independently where appropriate, avoiding any conflict of interests, or to pool their resources to provide a comprehensive response in major casualty situations Worldwide.

The Directors believe the solutions that have been provided by each company individually will be enhanced by the appropriate use of the additional disciplines offered by the other, whilst a seamless transition between specialist project requirements is maintained.
Please contact either company in the usual manner with the added reassurance that any major casualty can be fully and cost effectively serviced, by a genuinely independent and professional multi-disciplinary team.

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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