(HOUSTON, Texas; Feb. 6, 2014) – “TITAN Salvage and the entire TITAN – Micoperi project team have been deeply saddened by the loss of Diver Israel Moreno while working on the Costa Concordia wreck. Mr. Moreno was a valued member of the team and he will be missed. We extend our heartfelt condolences to his family, friends and colleagues. While the accident is still under investigation, TITAN is cooperating fully with the Italian authorities and is confident that this was a tragic accident without wrongdoing. We will learn from this accident in order to continue to improve the safety of all of our operations,” said Chris Peterson, vice president, TITAN Salvage.
About TITAN Salvage
TITAN, a wholly owned subsidiary of Crowley Maritime Corporation, is a worldwide marine salvage, emergency response and wreck removal company based in Houston, Texas, that has performed more than 450 salvage and wreck removal projects since 1980, including some of the most technically demanding projects ever undertaken. The company also has offices and equipment depots in the UK, Singapore & Australia. TITAN responds to vessel emergencies around the world and is able to mobilize a worldwide network of expert salvage professionals and specialized, portable equipment within hours of activation. TITAN is accessible 24 hours a day through the company’s main dispatch telephone number, +1-832-850-4150. Additional information about TITAN may be found at www.titansalvage.com.
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