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Teams Assess Damage After Fire on Overturned Cargo Ship in Georgia Port

A salvage team assessed damage Saturday after a fire was ignited inside the remains of an overturned cargo ship that is being dismantled along the Georgia coast. “The assessment is likely to take several days,” the multiagency command overseeing the …

Halfway Done, Georgia Shipwreck Demolition Still Months Away from Completion

Demolition of a cargo ship that overturned on the Georgia coast reached the halfway mark Monday as a towering crane lifted the vessel’s engine room section away from the rest of the shipwreck for removal by barge. The South Korean …

Crews Remove 3rd Giant Piece of Shipwreck off Georgia Coast

Salvage crews cutting a wrecked cargo ship into giant chunks along the Georgia coast last week lifted away the third big section to be severed from the vessel since demolition began four months ago. The South Korean freighter Golden Ray …

Debris Leaks Out from Cargo Ship on Georgia Coast During Removal

Debris is washing up from a cargo ship stranded on the Georgia coast as a salvage team cuts it into chunks. The leaks are not unexpected as salvagers demolish the Golden Ray, a South Korean ship that overturned in St. …

Removal of Georgia Shipwreck Delayed Again Over Anchor Issue

An engineering problem has forced another delay before salvage crews can start removing an overturned cargo ship that’s been partially submerged on the Georgia coast for more than a year, officials said last week. The multi-agency command overseeing the salvage …

Coast Guard Expert Testifies Heavy Loads Left Cargo Ship Unstable

A U.S. Coast Guard analysis found that a cargo ship overturned after departing a Georgia seaport because of unstable loading that left its center of gravity too high, making the vessel susceptible to rolling over, an expert told officials investigating …

Georgia Port Foreman: No Issues Before Cargo Ship Overturned

A foreman who oversees dock workers at Georgia’s busy shipping terminal for automobiles said Tuesday he saw no problems as hundreds of cars and trucks were loaded onto the cargo ship Golden Ray shortly before the vessel overturned after leaving …

Overturned Ship Removal Process in Georgia to Move Forward with Virus Safeguards

Workers coming to the Georgia coast to cut apart and remove a giant cargo ship that overturned a year ago will be sequestered at a nearby resort, which will close to the public for up to four months, in an …

Removal of Wrecked Cargo Ship in Georgia Port Stalled by Virus, Hurricane Season

Efforts to cut apart and remove a capsized cargo ship off the Georgia coast are being delayed for more than two months because of hurricane season and challenges posed by the coronavirus, project leaders said Friday. Those operations will be …

Crews Removing Capsized Cargo Ship in Georgia Sidelined by COVID Infections

Coronavirus infections among the salvage crew are delaying plans to cut apart and remove a hulking cargo ship that capsized off the coast of Georgia 10 months ago. Officials had hoped to start slicing the South Korean freighter Golden Ray …