Archive for the ‘Operations’ Category

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;   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.


Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 27, 2010 Contact:  Debra Colbert, Donjon-SMIT, 301/565-5329; 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 […]