Brief description of events: The casualty, a chemical / oil tanker, collided with the container vessel TS HONG KONG approximately 9 Nautical miles off the fishing port Nan-Liao (Taiwan). Three years later, in 2008, Framo, a Norwegian pump manufacturer, was contracted to remove the cargo from the wreck at a water depth of 72 meters.

Date of incident:   October 10th, 2005
Location:   Taiwan Strait, Taiwan

samho brother

Brief description of events: Vessel was deployed on a ferry service between islands of the Azores until it was moved to Lisbon in 1999 where the accommodation and bridge interior of the ship except for the engine room was largely scrapped as the owner was planning to convert it into a cruise ship. Subsequently the remaining casco went into lay-up status. Salvage Company Multraship based in Terneuzen, The Netherlands were contracted to remove the wreck by means of wreck grabbing in the spring of 2010

Date of incident:   1999
Location:   Port of Lisbon, Portugal

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MV Stoli

Casualty Name: MV STOLI
Brief description of events:
Whilst on the way from Sardinia to Saint-Tropez, the yacht went aground and started to take water. The Skipper decided to beach her and requested for salvage assistance. The yacht was refloated and towed to Propriano port, where she was....

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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