TSAVLIRIS SALVAGE GROUP - News & Announcements

Tsavliris 2014 Activities So Far… - 2014 Jul 03

TSAVLIRIS SALVAGE GROUP has witnessed a continued spate of activity following on from the 14 LOF's secured in 2013.


The current year has seen TSAVLIRIS appointed to undertake nine salvage cases, eight under LOF and one under alternative terms. The cases include: bulk carrier "CASSEIOPIA STAR" (20,200GRT, 32,300DWT) laden with 27,500MT of barite ore, an immobilization due to engine failure 1,500 nautical miles west of the Canary Islands; laden containership "HANJIN ITALY" (114,140GRT, 122,9660DWT) involved in a collision off Kusu Island, Singapore Straits - TSAVLIRIS was engaged to project manage the anti-pollution services.


Furthermore, bulk carrier "LIGARI" (38,800 GT, 75,500 DWT), laden with 66,000MT of corn, involved in a collision, in Korea Straight, South of Busan; bulk carrier "CAPE ELISE" (88,800 GT, 174,000 DWT) laden with 164,000 m/t of coal, immobilized 200 miles west of the Irish coast; bulk carrier "RAPALLO" (25,600 GT, 75,000 DWT) laden with 71,000 m/t of coal, grounded east of Anholt Island, Denmark, and bulk carrier "LMZ ARIEL" (57000 DWT, 33032 GT) laden with 50,000 tons steel slabs, suffered loss of propulsion and immobilized about 400 miles north east of Ponta de Madeira, Brazil.


More recently Tsavliris has been engaged in the salvage operation of container vessel "YUSUF CEPNIOGLU" (5,000 GT, 7000 DWT), laden with containers, grounded on the north western coast of Mykonos Island, Greece, RORO Cargo Ship "SALOOS" (7,000 GT, 4,400 DWT), laden with containers, which capsized off Cabinda, Angola, and bulk carrier "TEKTONEOS" (25,899 GT, 43,620 DWT), fully laden with 39,000MT sulphur in bulk, following engine room fire, about 150 nautical miles South West of Pylos, Greece.


TSAVLIRIS does not read too much into the marked increase in the number of cases it has undertaken recently, although the company expresses gratitude to those who have and continue to treat them as their salvor of choice.