A group of experts from Fort Lauderdale (USA), London (U.K.) and Piraeus (Greece) gathered to present important technical topics on salvage, towage, wrecks removal, damage stability and training through simulators, in compliance with the international and regional rules and cover all questions with specific clarifications to the audience.
Specifically, Mr. Daniel Dettor from London presented an overview of Resolve’s global service offering including their involvement in OPA-90 and China SPRO whilst also outlining Resolve’s recent growth in both geographic footprint and asset and personnel investment.
Mr. Joseph Farrell III, from Resolve Headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Florida significant case studies of past success stories of salvage, towage and wreck removal both difficult and challenging.
Mr. John Curley from London discussed the case of “RENA” wreck removal in New Zealand, the methodology used and the difficulties encountered.
Mr. Michael Mitchell, from London, presented the different types of casualties and emergencies, while at the same time explained which the right contract for each case is.
Finally, Mr. Dimos Iliopoulos (Greece) set the guidelines for making the right operational decision for the damage stability.
A reception with dinner and drinks followed, where the attendees had the opportunity to further discuss the standards and the stringent regulatory demands, the anticipated changes entering the salvage industry, the environmental issues impacted by the incidents, accidents, and wrecks.