USVI Marine Salvage

Is your boat sunk or partially sunk? Above and Below Marine Services can turn “below water” into “above water” through our salvage operations in the Virgin Islands. We can refloat your boat and get you to the boatyard. If the situation is beyond salvage, we can assist with wreck removal.

Did something fall in the water that you need retrieved? Above and Below Marine Services can bring your valuable cargo to the surface. We employ a team of highly skilled, qualified commercial divers who employ the latest in technology to locate and salvage your valuables.

Above & Below Marine services is your reliable and professional source for marine salvage. It’s never a total loss when Above & Below is on the scene. Above & Below Marine Services will help you salvage your sunken or partially sunken vessel or lost cargo. If you lost it in the water, Above & Below helps you get it back.

Marine salvage is the process of recovering a ship, its cargo, or other property after a shipwreck or other maritime casualty. Salvage may encompass towing, re-floating a sunken or grounded vessel, or patching or repairing a ship. Today, protecting the environment from cargoes such as oil or other contaminants is often considered a high priority.

Another Successful Salvage

The boat had sunk after a previous salvage operator (not us) put the boat on a mooring. The rudder was bent and allowed water in and the boat sank on its mooring. TowBoat U.S. was contracted to remove the vessel from the seafloor by DPNR. Using our commercial divers, we attached lift bags to the underside and were able to get the boat upright and pump it out.

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Recent Salvage Jobs

These are pictures of just a few of our recent marine salvage projects.