Donjon Marine Salvages FV Lady of Grace Donjon Marine, Co., Inc. was contracted in March 2007 by the owners and underwriters of the 80-ft., 220 ton fishing vessel Lady of Grace, was lost in Nantucket Sound in approximately 60 ft. of water in January. The four crewmembers of the Lady of Grace were lost during the sinking. The location of the casualty was open-ocean, so weather was a factor in mobilizing for the work. Once weather and site conditions were acceptable, Donjon mobilized its 400-ton capacity derrick barge Columbia, NY to the site with the use of its 7,000-hp salvage tug, Atlantic Salvor. Donjon's 12-person salvage team was lead by Salvage Master William Kratz III. The vessel was lifted from the bottom and placed on the deck of the Columbia and delivered to Donjon's scrap facility located in Staten Island, NY for recycling. worked over the past six years to expand Wärtsilä's North American involvement to extended peaking gas power plants which meet the shaping and intermediate needs of utilities and the industry. Bueno Joins ACR Jose Bueno Joins the ACR Electronics Sales Team as International Sales Manager. Bueno is an international sales and marketing veteran having most recently held positions with Directlink International and Cosmo Communications Corp. both located in Miami, Florida. Bueno will oversee marine and bridge electronics, government, outdoor and aviation market sales for ACR¹s international division covering Asia, the Pacific Rim and Latin America. "Jose brings more than 25 years expertise in sales, marking and operations in consumer electronics to his new assignment at ACR Electronics," said Hardin. Under terms of each contract, Oceaneering will provide a dynamically positioned ROV support vessel equipped with three ROVs -- two work class and one observation class. The vessels will be the Ocean Intervention III, formerly named the Island Ranger, and the Maersk Attender. Both contracts have initial terms of one year and begin May 2007 and June 2007, respectively. At the end of the initial terms, BP has two consecutive oneyear options to extend these contracts. Superior Offshore Names Chemin as COO Superior Offshore International, Inc. a provider of subsea construction and commercial diving services on the outer continental shelf of the Gulf of Mexico, has named Patrice Chemin as its Chief Operating Officer, or COO. Mahachai Shipyard Begins Dredger Sakchai Rujiprapa of Mahachai Dockyard is preparing to build two distinctly different dredgers: a smaller bucket dredge for a private Thai customer will be similar to a design currently operated by the government. A larger and more complex dredge is in the early stages of construction for an Indonesian mining company. This vessel will be a suction dredge capable of bring ore up from the sea bottom in depths up to 30 m. The 85 x 21-m vessel will be self-propelled by a pair of Cummins KTA19 M3 engines rated 600 hp at 1,800 rpm, and turning 76-in. propellers through Twin Disc 5170 gears with 7:1 ratios. Oceaneering Announces Contracts Oceaneering International, Inc. won two contracts from BP Americas Production Company (BP) to provide vessel and remotely operated vehicle (ROV) services in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) to support hurricane damagerelated platform decommissioning operations. May, 2007 · MarineNews · 15
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