February 12, 2021, Malayan
Towage and Salvage Corporation (MTSC) safely completed the salvage of the fast
ferry, St. Domic-1. The vessel sank in Batangas Bay and was blocking the
approach to a commercial terminal. MTSC removed the wreck from the seabed by cutting
the vessel into smaller sections and lifting those pieces using a 100-metric ton floating
crane onto MTSC’s 1,900 DWT barge. The work was safely completed on time and in close
coordination with the Philippine Coast...
On January 7, 2021, MTSC was hired to provide emergency response escort services
and underwater hull survey services to a distressed Panamax bulk carrier. MTSC deployed
its 3,600BHP tug, M/t Malasugui-1, together with divers and salvage crew to
escort the bulk carrier to Subic Bay in the event the vessel needed assistance
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October 28-29, 2020, MTSC held in Cebu the
quarterly Waterborne Industry Spill Equipment (WISE). Thais was the fourth
exercise of the year.
The drill designed to evaluate how oil spill
response assets and personnel effectively mobilize and carryout an operation
while complying with the government mandated health guidelines and restrictions
in place due to the COVID-19 epidemic.
Participating members included Chevron, Isla
LPG, Petron, Pilipinas Shell, PTT, and Total;...
On September 19 2020, MTSC’s M/t
“Defiance” successfully passed its OVID inspection carried by Shell
Exploration, Philippines (“SPEX”). SPEX
exclusively contracts MTSC for oil spill response; tugboat support; and mooring
master services at the Malampaya Gas Terminal in Palawan.
On August 2, 2020, Malayan Towage and Salvage Corp.-Subic (MTSC-Subic) provided harbor towage services to two LNG tankers at anchorage in Subic Bay. The tankers, M/T LNG Methane Shirley Elizabeth and M/T LNG Lerici, engaged in ship-to-ship transfer of liquefied natural gas cargo. A MTSC tug was also deployed for tending services during the ship-to-ship operations as part of the safety protocol during cargo transfer. MTSC-Subic, continues to be the towage company of choice for...