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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 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, 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, […]

DONJON-SMIT Assists SMIT in Deep Sea Horizon Firefighting

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

Donjon-SMIT is providing personnel to assist one of its parent companies, SMIT Americas, in the firefighting efforts onboard the MODU Deep Sea Horizon.

DONJON-SMIT, LLC PROVIDES EMERGENCY TOWING ASSISTANCE TO VESSEL SOUTH OF NANTUCKET

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 27, 2010 Contact:  Debra Colbert, Donjon-SMIT, 301/565-5329; daccomm@aol.com Alexandria, VA—On Monday, January 18, 2010, Donjon-SMIT, LLC, an OPA-90 Alliance, was notified by QI Gallagher Marine Services that a vessel required emergency towing assistance.  The Tavricheski Bridge, managed by UNICOM Ship Management, had broken a main engine camshaft and lost […]

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 […]