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2012-02-08 16:52:00

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 8,( )2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Inland Salvage Inc. (ISI) was recently selected as Salvor to conduct Wreck Removal Operations of a 2,650t Inland Drill Barge following an unsuccessful attempt by another contractor to salvage the barge. The barge partially capsized in Bayou Shaffer, near Morgan City, LA on September 4th, 2011. ISI provided initial emergency response, dive and lightering services after the barge capsized due to Tropical Storm Lee's storm surge. (Photo:...

2011-11-07 15:53:00

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inland Salvage Inc. (www.inlandsalvage.com) recently completed the salvage of a capsized tugboat near the Huey P. Long Bridge in New Orleans, Louisiana. The 46ft tugboat capsized at approximately 15:30 on September 30, 2011 and was lying partially submerged in approximately 15 feet of water near the vessel owner's fleet. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111107/DA01809) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111014/DA87020LOGO)...

2011-10-14 15:45:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inland Salvage Inc. (ISI) was recently voted in as a General Member of the American Salvage Association (ASA) during the 2011 National Maritime Salvage Conference and Exposition in Arlington, VA. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111014/DA87020LOGO) Inland Salvage Inc.'s CEO, Mr. Eli Zatezalo stated; "It is a great honor to be voted in as a General Member of such an elite organization as the American Salvage Association. We have...

2011-10-10 14:27:00

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inland Salvage Inc. (www.inlandsalvage.com) recently completed the removal of approximately 1000 tons of structural scrap steel from a sunken hopper barge and subsequent salvage of the barge which had been obstructing a loading dock on the Mississippi River near LaPlace, LA. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111010/DA83559) Immediately upon being notified by the dock's owner that Inland Salvage Inc. (ISI) had been appointed as the...

2011-10-05 10:30:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics C4 Systems has received a $12.7 million contract from the Australian Defence Force to provide AN/PRC-112G® GPS-enabled search and rescue radios and accessories. Part of the HOOK2® System, the AN/PRC-112G radio sends encrypted global positioning information, user identification, situation reports and other critical information to combat search and rescue aircraft in short bursts to reduce...

2011-09-30 15:43:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. State Department on Thursday reaffirmed U.S. support for Cyprus' sovereign right to continue to explore for natural resources. Speaking at a daily press briefing, State Department Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner said, "The United States supports Cyprus' right to explore for energy. Having a U.S. company involved in developing the energy resources of Cyprus is also positive." During the briefing, Toner also reiterated the U.S.'...

The Washable Wearable Antenna
2011-09-29 09:12:57

Wearing an antenna — without anyone knowing — is making a splash in the world of search and rescue. ESA has provided research and development guidance to Finnish company Patria, with the help of Tampere University of Technology, in designing a search and rescue radio antenna that can be sewn into a life vest.  Made from highly flexible, lightweight material that is robust against water exposure and moist conditions, and resistant to wear and tear, this special antenna...

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2011-08-02 07:10:00

Personal locator beacon proves essential to teen hikers A NOAA geostationary satellite played a pivotal role in the July 23 rescue of a group of student hikers from a vicious grizzly bear attack in Alaska, helping direct first responders to the scene. The teenagers were hiking through the Alaska wilderness and crossing a creek about 93 miles north of Anchorage when the bear attacked. Of the four teens injured by the attack, two required hospitalization. Other members of the hiking troop...

2011-07-05 10:10:00

GULFPORT, Miss., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Inland Salvage Inc. (www.inlandsalvage.com) recently completed the wreck removal of the F/V "Sandy Point" clearing the Gulfport Ship Channel. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110705/CG30162) Immediately upon being notified by the vessel's owner that Inland Salvage Inc. (ISI) had been appointed as the salvor, ISI responded to the sinking of the 168' fishing vessel "Sandy Point" which collided with the container ship...

2011-05-18 09:30:00

PEORIA, Ill., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Oceanic Research and Recovery Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ORRV) and Deep Marine Salvage Inc today announced that they have agreed upon their first intended "cluster" of 5 commodity based salvage targets. These targets have been selected from our vast portfolio of shipwrecks lost in northern hemisphere waters. The combined manifested value of these cargos is a minimum of $2 billion at current commodity prices, and consists of platinum, gold, silver, copper...