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“Nontank Vessel Response Plans and Other Response Plan Requirements” Final Rule

Monday, September 30th, 2013

The “Nontank Vessel Response Plans and Other Response Plan Requirements” Final Rule was published September 30, 2013 in the Federal Register. The regulations come into effect on October 30th, 2013 and NTVRPs must be submitted to the U.S. Coast Guard by January 30, 2014. The rule, in accordance with the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, […]

DONJON-SMIT CLIENT RECEIVES FIRST TANK VESSEL RESPONSE PLAN SALVAGE/MARINE FIREFIGHTING UPDATE APPROVAL UNDER NEW REGULATIONS

Monday, July 11th, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 11, 2011 Contact: Debra Colbert, 301/332-0813; daccomm@aol.com Alexandria, VA – A Donjon-SMIT client today received the first Tank Vessel Response Plan (TVRP) Salvage and Marine Firefighting (SMFF) Update Approval issued by the U.S. Coast Guard under the new SMFF regulations. The SMFF regulations, effective as of February 22, 2011, required that […]

DONJON-SMIT ANNOUNCES NEW, INNOVATIVE SALVAGE, LIGHTERING & MARINE FIREFIGHTING PACKAGE

Monday, July 19th, 2010

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 19, 2010 Contact: Debra Colbert, Donjon-SMIT, 301/565-5329; daccomm@aol.com Click here for PDF version Alexandria, VA — Donjon-SMIT, LLC’s Board of Directors has announced that its new salvage, lightering and marine firefighting (SMFF) services package is now complete and includes an innovative new Coast Guard-approved and International Group of P&I […]

Donjon-SMIT personnel assist in the salvage of the M/V Fedra

Monday, June 15th, 2009

On October 10, 2008, during a significant storm, the M/V Fedra grounded and subsequently sank off the eastern side of Europa Point in Gibraltar in approximately 20 feet of water. As a result of the grounding and pounding of the vessel due to sea conditions, the vessel separated in two pieces at the forward end […]

Welcome to DONJON-SMIT

Friday, March 13th, 2009

DONJON-SMIT is a unique provider of Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA-90) maritime emergency response services in which the nearly 200 years of corporate expertise of  DONJON and  SMIT is combined. The joint venture provides marine salvage, lightering and firefighting services for compliance and response related to OPA-90 requirements. We are one of the first […]