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Role Of Salvor in Southern Africa Waters
 

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Presented by: Capt Dave Main at the 2009 Railways and Harbours Conference in Cape Town.

Presented by: Capt Dave Main at the 2009 Railways and Harbours Conference in Cape Town.

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    Role Of Salvor in Southern Africa Waters Role Of Salvor in Southern Africa Waters Presentation Transcript

    • Railways & Harbours Conference 2009 │ Role of the Salvor 6 March 2009 │ Dave Main
    • Ship Salvage Is a science of vague assumptions, based on debatable figures, from inconclusive instruments, performed with equipment of problematical accuracy, by persons of doubtful reliability and of questionable mentality.
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    • Ships Aground Grounding
    • Fire & Explosions Fire & Explosion
    • Fire & Explosion
    • Betelgeuse Bantry Bay UK Explosion
    • Tankers in Distress Tankers in distress
    • Fire & Explosion
    • Structural damage to Tankers Structural damage to tankers
    • Structural damage to Bulk Carriers Structural damage to bulk carriers
    • Threat posed by bulk carriers 659 active Cape-size bulk carriers out of a total of 5500 bulk carriers worldwide
    • The threat posed by Bulk Carriers
    • Container Ship Carla missing part of her bow!
    • Katina P Katina P
    • Functions of a Salvor
      • Salvage Services
      • Liaison with Owners
      • Operational techniques
    • 1. The Services The Services
      • Emergency response
      • Wreck removal
      • Environmental Care
    • ‘ Jolly Rubino’ Jolly Rubino
    • Jolly Rubino
    • Jolly Rubino
    • Jolly Rubino
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    • ‘ BBC China’ BBC China
    • ‘ Nino’ Nino
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    • ‘ Sealand Express’ Sealand Express
    • Tuesday August 19 th ‘ Sealand Express’ runs aground on Sunset Beach
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    • Refloating Operation - 13 September
    • ‘ Cape Africa’ Cape Africa
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    • Mighty Servant 3 - sinking
    • Mighty Servant 3 - recovery
    • Umfolozi
      • Reputation
      • Local knowledge & expertise, equipment & personnel
      • Proximity to casualty/rate of response
      • Network - Contact with owners / underwriters / P& I club
      The sooner you appoint a salvor, the less risk you are exposed to. How is a salvor appointed?
    • IN THE BEGINNING …... THE CALL FOR HELP
    • PRIMARY INTERACTION: GENERAL EXPECTATIONS
    • MAKING IT FIT AND WORK!
        • Where experience and networking counts!
    • ‘ Sealand Express’ (Cape Town, 2003) Rapid Decision Making
    • salvage/ wreckremoval external lifting inducing air/IG Cutting into liftable pieces Basic Techniques
    • ‘ Mighty Servant 3’ External lifting & introducing air
    • ‘ Tricolor’ Cutting into liftable pieces
    • Salvage & Wreck Removal/Reduction Salvage & Wreck Removal/Reduction
    • Salvage Equipment & Resources
    • “ Hot Tap” Hot Tap
    • Dyneema
    • International Cooperation:
      • International Salvage Union
      • International resource network
      • R & D advantages
      • For example:
          • Dyneema
          • Hot Tap
          • Diamond Cutting Wire
          • Recovery of Oil from Depth
      International Cooperation
      • Inter-governmental cooperation (eg: SA Government, DEAT)
      • Pooling of resources and vessels
      • African Union – maritime policy wip
      • Training & Development
      Regional Cooperation
    • Any Questions?