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MARINE STRUCTURES
AND VESSELS

Shipbreaking
 

We are the world's leading sustainable marine recycling company, with 60 years' experience in the marine industry.

We handle projects of any size, from small tugboats and offshore supply vessels, through to the largest commercial and military vessels in the world. We have the capacity to decommission and recycle in excess of 300,000 tonnes of ships and vessels each year, ensuring the highest recycling rates possible, whilst maximising returns for our customers.

Our services include:

  • Ship breaking
  • Remediation
  • Investment recovery
  • Decommissioning and recycling of redundant vessels and oil and gas assets
  • Barge breaking
  • Third-party towing
  • Heavy lift services

Each of our facilities has several formal Best Management Practices in place to ensure regulatory compliance. We are committed to keeping our people safe and minimising the impact of our processes on the environment through continuously monitoring and improving upon our pollution prevention measures.

SHIP AND
VESSEL RECYCLING

We have been recycling ships and marine structures since the end of World War II. Past customers include the US Navy, US Maritime Administration, Royal Australian Navy and numerous multi-national ship owners.

We have arranged and successfully completed the towing of many vessels and marine structures using our in-house expertise and a network of trusted and experienced third-party tow companies.

In 2015, we managed and completed the tow of ex-USS Ranger all the way from Bremerton, Washington, down the west coast of the Americas, through the Straits of Magellan and up the east coast of the Americas to Brownsville, Texas; a journey of over 16,000 nautical miles.

PLATFORM AND
RIG DECOMMISSIONING

We have three strategically located facilities across the Gulf of Mexico equipped to handle platform and rig decommissioning. Our waterfront facilities in Texas and Louisiana are all equipped with heavy lift cranes capable of individual lifts of up to 350 tonnes. With over 3,000 feet of bulkhead available amongst the facilities, receipt of floating material is our speciality.

With a long track record in the industry, we can handle all required remediation either in-house or through a network of trusted third-party contractors.

Our services include:

  • Waste and fluid remediation
  • Mercury remediation
  • NORM removal
  • Asbestos abatement and secure destruction

BARGE
RECYCLING

We have been recycling barges in the Gulf South for around 60 years, growing to become the largest wrecker and recycler in the United States. We operate five strategically located facilities equipped to handle these vessels, in Alabama, Louisiana and Texas.

We deal with purchases ranging from one barge to 100, offering collected or delivered services for a very competitive price.

Remediation of barges can be handled using in-house expertise or through a network of trusted third-party contractors.

Our remediation services include:

  • The removal of NORM impacted material
  • The capture and removal of oily water and bilge water
  • The removal of hydraulic fluids
  • Foam removal
  • Styrene removal
  • Asbestos abatement
  • Concrete removal

Marine recycling
video

Find out more about our marine recycling services in our video.

CONTACT US

Contact our Buying Team to find out how we can recycle your marine structures and vessels.