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No two days are the same at SMIT Salvage

The power of the sea is unpredictable, so no two days are the same at SMIT Salvage. After all, you never know where or when a vessel can get into trouble or just how a salvage operation or wreck removal will go. It is clear that the world is your workplace at SMIT Salvage.

Proven track record

Working for SMIT Salvage means working for one of the largest salvage companies in the world. Our track record is extensive and our client base includes many shipowners, governments, oil and gas companies and leading insurers. We are able to respond to incidents 24/7 with our expert staff and specialist equipment. We do so from four offices that are strategically located near the main global shipping routes: Rotterdam, Houston, Cape Town and Singapore. The offices provide round-the-clock links to clients, ships and other officers and agents around the world. The system ensures an immediate response and quick service. In addition SMIT Salvage can rely on an extensive global network of partners and suppliers.


Salvage Flinterstar

SMIT Salvage removed 427 tons of heavy oil and 125 tons of diesel oil from the freighter Flinterstar, which sank 10 km off the coast of Zeebrugge after colliding with an LNG carrier.

Salvage jack-up work platform SEP Orion

In 2012 SMIT Salvage successfully removed the diesel oil from the grounded jack-up work platform SEP Orion at Sao Luis, Brazil. SMIT Salvage was also awarded the wreck removal contract.

Baltic Ace wreck removal

The salvage of the wreck of the car carrier Baltic Ace included the removal of the entire wreck, its cargo and fuel oil.