Groundings, fires, breakdowns – busy start to 2024

'Multratug 22' was one of three tugs tasked to refloat a fishing vessel at Flushing (Peter Barker)

Accidents and disasters at sea are of course meat and drink to marine salvors, who have been called out quite a bit already this year.

Peter Barker reports on the kind of salvage operations that have been going on by Europe-based salvage firms so far.

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