Meet the Team – Salvage & Wreck Removal

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As part of a series of features on the specialists within the Solis Marine team, in this edition we focus on salvage and wreck removal. We have a dedicated team of casualty response specialists to cover all aspects of casualty management from small scale salvage operations to large wreck removal projects.

With key locations in the UK, Singapore and Shanghai we are well placed to rapidly respond to incidents anywhere in the world.

Our team has salvage industry experience going back for more than 20 years and covering some of the most politically sensitive salvage and wreck removal projects worldwide. We have three Members of the SCR Panel at Lloyd’s in addition to experienced naval architects, engineers and support personnel. Key consultants are shown below…



  • Special Casualty Representatives (SCRs)
  • Salvage and wreck removal management
  • Salvage engineering and naval architecture
  • Salvage dangers investigations
  • Lightering, bunker and cargo removal and storage
  • Wreck removal tendering and bid evaluation
  • Traffic management systems for wreck removal operations
  • Design engineering for complex structural analysis
  • Cost monitoring and controlling
  • Risk management
  • Contract negotiations
  • Tow masters and towage approvals


  • Stability and longitudinal strength
  • Wreck and structural integrity assessments
  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • Offshore operation simulations
  • Environmental impact assessments


  • Analysis of marine traffic in ports and channels affecting wreck location
  • Risk assessment of impact on operational activities
  • Development of traffic management procedures, exclusion zones and buoyage recommendations to enhance safety during operations
  • Marine traffic monitoring and analysis throughout operational activities

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