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salvage

noun The saving of something.

verb To rescue, or save the remains of, something, often understood to mean the rescue of cargo lost at sea.
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That expedition would require cutting-edge technology, likely last months and potentially cost more than the maximum US$70-million reward Malaysia is offering Ocean Infinity, according to deep-ocean salvagers.
But a month later, staring through the silty water in the Java Sea, Hunter saw how the salvagers had "ripped [the Perth] from one end to the other".
THE INDIAN Navy is sifting through proposals sent by salvagers from around the world on retrieving sunk submarine INS Sindhurakshak and firmly establish what led to the August 14 explosions that killed 18 personnel.
Navy vessel salvagers say it is -- and that its primary goal is to preserve and protect it.
A meeting between salvagers, the National Trust which looks after the islands and pollution control experts took place yesterday morning.
The salvagers are on board and have prepared the vessel to move it and they are going to move it to Portland where it will be fixed.
Check with local salvagers before purchasing new products.
A group of scientists, historians and salvagers think they have a good idea and began a trek from Honolulu yesterday to a remote island in the Pacific nation of Kiribati in hopes of finding wreckage of Ms Earhart's Lockheed Electra plane in nearby waters.
8 mile) scar in the world s biggest coral reef and was stranded for nine days before salvagers could refloat it.
SALVAGERS will work around the clock, seven days a week for a year to refloat the stricken cruise liner Costa Concordia.
The ship's owner, Costa Cruises, said salvagers would complete operations to pump more than 2,300 tonnes of fuel out of the capsized vessel on Friday, removing the threat of an oil spill in the surrounding marine reserve.
For the salvagers, the Costa Concordia poses one of the most daunting recovery tasks ever tackled, as they decide whether to either make it seaworthy again, dismember it for scrap, or even sending it to the bottom.