The insurers contacted Maast to conduct a recovery and retrieval of the vessel which was eventually secured off the coast of Madagascar. With the support of the Kenya Ports Authority, Maast secured the vessel at its private port facility before righting it for inspection and scrapping.
Salvage work has been in our DNA since the company’s inception over 50 years ago. We were more than happy to take up the offer from the P&I club to secure the vessel and work with Kenyan parastatals to return the vessel to Mombasa where it could be safely disposed of ensuring minimal risk to the maritime industry and preventing any further environmental damage.
The machinery from the vessel was donated to the local maritime academy to further support the development of the Kenyan students and pave their way into the Maritime Industry.
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