Tagged: Tubbataha Reef

Tubbataha Reef – US are ready to disassemble wrecked minesweeper 0

Tubbataha Reef – US are ready to disassemble wrecked minesweeper

As announced on February 11, the pipe-lay crane ship JASCON 25 has arrived at Tubbataha Reef. The JASCON 25, a dynamic positioning crane,  does not need to anchor, so it is expected to be able to...

Tubbataha Reef – wreck removal is starting 0

Tubbataha Reef – wreck removal is starting

The removal of the USS Guardian wreck is starting now. The end of the operation is targeted for April 9. The target date can be achieved when weather remains fine. “SMIT Borneo”, a 110-meter...

USS Guardian on Tubbataha Reef 0

Tubbataha Reef damage worse than expected

Damage to the fragile corals of the section of the Tubbataha Reef where the United States Navy minesweeper USS Guardian ran aground Thursday has worsened with two-thirds of the 68-meter long ship sitting on...