WORK has started to refloat
sunken tall ship Zebu - three weeks after the historic vessel sank at her moorings in the Albert Dock.
Spokesperson for Llandudno RNLI, Alan Sharp, said: "Today's six-hour service by the inshore lifeboat was an exceptionally long one for this class of lifeboat, and the operation to refloat
the yacht from its position on the sand proved to be a difficult one.
HIGH DRAMA Rescuers managed to refloat
some of the whales.
Around 80 conservation workers and volunteers were trying to refloat
the surviving whales as high tide rolled in.
Salvage experts Svitzer had abandoned a plan to refloat
the Hoegh Osaka, which was beached on Bramble Bank near to Southampton, Hampshire, because it was believed to be holding too much water, which would have had to have been pumped out first.
Salvesen UK, a Liverpool-based contractor established for over 40 years and now conducting over 1000 diving projects a year, were engaged by Comet Technical Services on behalf of the National Museum of the Royal Navy to conduct a dive survey and some NDT inspection of the vessel during March, the result of which was that the hull was deemed in good enough condition to attempt the refloat
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An unprecedented operation to refloat
the shipwrecked Costa Concordia began Monday in Italy, with salvage workers attempting to raise the rusty liner from its watery grave on the shores of a rugged Tuscan island.
It was agreed to launch the Seahouses Inshore Lifeboat on the rising tide so that a line could be attached to the yacht as it refloated
, and assistance given to the sole crewman to safely refloat
However, it was reliably learnt that elaborate efforts were made to refloat
ISI demonstrated its diversified capabilities with the offshore deployment ISI salvage and emergency response equipment and personnel in the successful fuel removal, partial dismantlement and refloat
of a stranded 2,500 ton posted drill barge.
It took KPT an hour to refloat
the vessel through an operation which commenced at around 4 a.