Tasman Sea

Tsunami Buoy Maintenance in the Tasman Sea

ECM have completed the contract to retrieve, service, and redeploy Tsunami monitoring buoys in the Tasman Sea with our special purpose vessel “Pacific Conquest”. Specialised equipment and Client personnel were transported to and from the southern tip of the Southland of New Zealand. Our Client required a vessel with unrestricted navigational limits, and specific launch…

Salvage

Salvage of trawler at Cockatoo Reef

East Coast Maritime was called upon to conduct the sensitive salvage of a fishing trawler that ran aground on Cockatoo Reef. The salvage was executed using a combination of plant and equipment including our long reach excavator, utility vessel ‘Pacific Conquest‘, and flat top barge ‘WB3‘. Pollutant risks were successfully managed through our comprehensive salvage…

‘Pacific Conquest’ carries out ECM’s final bed levelling service for 2019

With Master William Kesteven at the helm, Special Purpose Vessel ‘Pacific Conquest’ has completed her last bed levelling campaign for 2019. Bed levelling services were completed in support of our Client’s maintenance dredging campaign in Gladstone, Queensland. This year’s campaign continues a long and successful collaboration with our Client, Gladstone Ports Corporation, that has thus…

A coastal tow for our coastal tug ‘HT Salute’

Coastal tug ‘HT Salute’ has returned to our Brisbane home port following a coastal tow from Mooloolaba to Burrum Heads to Brisbane. With twin 500HP Volvo Penta main engines producing a certified 12.1T pull, she was more than capable of carrying out this tow of 12m x 9.85m construction barge ‘Mako’. Logistics were successfully managed…