Friday Focus: How to Salvage a Ship


(Source: Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. / YouTube)

A video released by dredging company Royal Boskalis shows the salvage operation that took place to save the Modern Express roll-on/roll-off (ro/ro) that had drifted 152 nautical miles in the Bay of Biscay, off the coast of France.

The ro/ro vessel lost stability in heavy weather and a team of dedicated salvage experts of SMIT Salvage was on the scene within 24 hours.

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