Brief description of events: The vessel capsized whilst performing dredging operations. The vessel was towed by local tugs to the coast line. China based Salvors Guangzhou Salvage were contracted to parbuckle the vessel and redeliver her in a floating condition.

Date of incident:   March 21st, 2018
Location:   Off Batu Pahat, Malaysia

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Brief description of events: Whilst entering the approached of Surabaya port, under Pilot assistance, the vessel grounded. The vessel was refloated by the assistance of local tugs.

Date of incident:   June 7th, 2018
Location:   Off Gresik, Indonesia

Brief description of events: Whilst entering the port of Doula, laden with clinker, the vessel grounded. The vessel refloated without any tug assistance.

Date of incident:   March 8th, 2018
Location:   Doula, Cameroon

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 a LOF salvage agreement with Greece based Salvors Five Ocean Salvage, whom invoked the SCOPIC Clause. A SCR from the dutch GSC office was mobilised to the site to assist.

Date of incident:   November 18th, 2018
Location:   Escravos River, Nigeria

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Brief description of events: Whilst proceeding to the Pilot Station the vessel grounded. The Master and her crew managed to refloat the vessel without tug assistance.

Date of incident:   October 23rd, 2018
Location:   Bonny River, Nigeria

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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