New deck chrusher making inroads

APRIL 2019 – The salvage continues with the deck crusher making inroads. It is slow work but the picture clearly show the hull has been...

Salvage Update March 27

Bon Voyage As previously reported, BGL has spent the winter months developing the new cutting system in partnership with James Fisher Marine Services with all the trials and last minute modifications now complete with the system is ready for deployment. Forcing water...

Salvage update February 2019

“We have been wanting to update shareholders for some time but have had to deal with a number of extraneous issues that were relevant to any decision to return to our Salvage programme. That said, we can now announce that notwithstanding a highly competitive market we...

Salvage Update January 2019

Britannias Gold – Update 21/01/2019 Moving into 2019 to continue the 2018 salvage campaign, BGL intends returning to the Neptune site as soon as suitable weather allows. As you will know from the updates supplied during the recent campaign, the salvage team had great...

Salvage Update 2 – December 2018

Progress over the last 10-days on site has been good with marked improvement in the hull plate removal rate and excavations of overburden. Perseverance and determination are the two words that spring to mind when it comes to this wreck as BGL has worked its equipment...

Salvage Update – December 2018

Britannias Gold – Salvage Update 05/12/2018 Progress at site since our last update has been satisfactory given the conditions we have been working in and the continuing removal of hull plate has proven to be time consuming and difficult. As mentioned in our last...

Salvage Update 3 – November 2018

Following on from our last update distributed on the 12/11, the offshore team has continued operations in a bid to remove the hull plating above the desired strong room location. This has proven particularly difficult due to the plates physical properties which after...

Salvage Update 2 – November 2018

Salvage Programme Progress Report 2 It has been a challenging week with repeated visits from Irish Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard questioning our activities. Although BGL is legally within its rights to undertake salvage operations within international waters, the...

Salvage Update November 2018

Current Salvage Operation Update 1 On arrival at site, BGL conducted as-found surveys of the target to confirm findings of the survey visit in April. There were no changes which allowed for preliminary salvage operations to commence in the form of grab and ROV cutting...