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Donjon-SMIT and MSRC Announce Alliance to Assist Shipowners with OPA 90 Services

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

Alexandria, VA – Donjon-SMIT and Marine Spill Response Corporation (MSRC) are pleased to announce the establishment of a cooperative alliance. This alliance, while it can support both tank and non-tank vessel owners, will include the ability of non-tank vessel owners to establish their pre-arranged agreements with both Donjon-SMIT and MSRC, required under recent NTVRP regulations […]

Alliance News Vol. 4, Issue 2 – October 2013

Sunday, October 20th, 2013

We are pleased to share with you our latest issue of Alliance News. In this issue: Donjon-SMIT From Doug Martin’s Perspective Non-Tank Vessel Owners: Can You Confidently Sign Your VRP? Donjon-SMIT Activates Rapid Response to Breached Tanker Hull Click the below link to download: DONJON-SMIT Alliance News Vol. 4, Issue 1 – March 2013

“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, […]

Alliance News Vol. 4, Issue 1 – March 2013

Monday, March 25th, 2013

We are pleased to share with you our latest issue of Alliance News. In this issue: DONJON-SMIT FROM JOHN A. WITTE, JR.’S PERSPECTIVE Donjon-SMIT Responds to Crippled Sealand Eagle Click the below link to download: DONJON-SMIT Alliance News Vol. 4, Issue 1 – March 2013

Donjon-SMIT OPA-90 Training Day

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Written by Chris Law, and reprinted from Martin & Ottaway’s blog. December 08, 2011 Donjon Marine Co. Inc., HQ in Hillside NJ hosted the latest in the Donjon-SMIT, OPA-90 Salvage and Marine Fire Fighting (SMFF) network Captain of the Port Zone (COTPZ) training drills. The drill was attended by PRONAV Flex Crew fire fighting first […]

RAYMOND LORD NAMED PRESIDENT OF DONJON-SMIT, LLC

Monday, November 7th, 2011

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 3, 2011 Contact: Debra Colbert, DONJON-SMIT, 301/332-0813; daccomm@aol.com RAYMOND LORD NAMED PRESIDENT OF DONJON-SMIT, LLC Alexandria, VA – It was announced today that Raymond Lord has been named President of Donjon-SMIT, LLC, effective November 8. A native of Houston, Texas, Mr. Lord has more than 30 years of experience […]

National Maritime Salvage Conference & Expo

Monday, August 15th, 2011

From October 4th till 6th, 2011, the American Salvage Association & Marine Log host the National Maritime Salvage Conference & Expo, a the Key Bridge Marriott hotel in Arlington, Virginia.  Presented will be renowned experts from the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard and shipping, salvage and insurance organizations to discuss and debate hot industry topics. […]

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, responds to, refloats grounded tanker in the Mississippi River

Monday, June 20th, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 20, 2011 Contact: Debra Colbert, 301/332-0813; daccomm@aol.com   Alexandria, VA – On June 13, 2011, Donjon-SMIT, LLC, was notified that a client vessel was aground in the Mississippi River just above Cubit’s Gap, about 10 miles below Venice, Louisiana. Traffic on the Mississippi was not impeded by the grounded vessel. Donjon-SMIT, […]

Frequently Asked Questions about Selecting a Salvor and VRPs

Sunday, September 19th, 2010

Frequently Asked Questions document can be downloaded here…