Assistance to ships in distress

SMIT Salvage is involved in emergency response, wreck removal operations and environmental care services. SMIT Salvage is one of world's largest salvage companies offering worldwide marine emergency response coverage.

The track record of SMIT Salvage is without parallel. The company maintains specialized equipment and expert personnel in a state of round-the-clock readiness to respond to incidents anywhere in the world. It does this by operating out of four locations which are strategically situated in relation to the main international shipping routes: Rotterdam, Houston, Cape Town and Singapore.

SMIT’s communication centres in Rotterdam, Houston, Cape Town, and Singapore provide a 24-hour link to customers, vessels, SMIT Group offices and agents around the world. This communication system guarantees an immediate response and rapid service. In addition, SMIT Salvage can rely on an extensive worldwide network of co-operation agreements with tug suppliers. Click here for examples of outstanding emergency response projects.

We provide round-the-clock readiness to respond to incidents anywhere in the world

Team of experts

The expert personnel consists of a selected group of advisors, consultants, salvage masters and salvage teams (naval architects, supervisors, divers and technicians), who, together with the specialized equipment, combine the necessary experience to form a world class salvage operator.