Emergency response +31 10 454 99 11

SMIT’s track record includes solutions for many of the most complex and challenging wreck removal operations of recent decades. And our expert salvage teams can call on the resources of the entire Boskalis group to complete wreck removals as quickly and cost effectively as possible. These resources include Boskalis’ engineering and contracting capabilities, risk management skills and versatile fleet, which currently represents more than 900 vessels.

As SMIT Salvage can draw upon the expertise and considerable resources of parent company Boskalis, we have an unrivalled ability to manage complexity, and to provide a turnkey solution tailored to our customers’ requirements. This ranges from feasibility studies and environmental impact surveys to execution and operational services. We regularly execute major projects requiring the mobilization of extensive resources such as floating sheerleg cranes, pull barges, large pontoons and salvage/diving support vessels. SMIT Salvage is constantly exploring new methods for wreck removal, pollutant and cargo recovery and technologies for advanced deep-water recovery work in order to mitigate environmental threats wherever possible.

With the vast resources of parent company Boskalis, no wreck removal is too challenging.

In addition to our highly skilled salvage professionals, we also have in-house experts available from a wide range of disciplines, including marine & civil engineering, naval architecture, geology, marine biology, explosive ordnance disposal (EOD), heavy lifting and transport. We create specialist teams for each wreck removal project, enabling the job to get done safely and sustainably.

SMIT has specialized salvage equipment such as fire-fighting, diving, pumping and monitoring equipment, ready for immediate deployment anywhere in the world. We have four Emergency Response Centers strategically located in Rotterdam, Houston, Cape Town and Singapore.

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Emergency response

Call SMIT 24/7 at
+31 10 454 99 11

Help us to help you.
Keep the following information at hand when you contact us in case of an emergency:
Initial info:
What? Where? When?

Type and cause of accident:
Fire – collision - grounding

Known damage:
What is the known damage? Where is it located?

Contact details:
Which contact details can we use at all times?