Smit to Salvage Star Centurion
After the collision between the Star Centurion and the Pertamina tanker, Antea, on Sunday 13 January the pipelay vessel Star Cenurion capsized and sank within a matter of hours. The pipelayer has setlled on a sand bank and is laying on it’s side.
Although the collision occurred in Indonesian waters the ship’s crew were rescued by vessels coordinated by the Information Fusion Center (IFC), a multinational maritime security body, in Singapore.
It has now been confirmed that the salvage operations of the Star Centurion will be conducted by Smit Salvage.
More news of the salvage operations will be reported on HeavyLiftNews when known.
Photograph from Tanjung Pinang Naval Base