April 07, 2022, Malayan Towage and Salvage Corporation successfully completed the Wreck Removal of Subic Drydock Corporation’s
“AFDM 5” floating drydock. The AFDM 5 was located at the Subic Bay
Freeport Zone and sunk in June 2018 as the result of a power failure. The
AFDM 5 was a circa 1944 built 10,000 TLC (Total Lifting Capacity) floating
The Wreck Removal was
awarded to MTSC in June 2021 and the successful completion was a 24/7 operation
which involved highly specialized floating assets and personnel. The
operation was closely coordinated with SBMA and the Philippine Coast Guard.