Final wreck section removed

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - Wreck removal personnel removed the final section of the Golden Ray wreck on Monday. The response Unified Command and representatives from T&T Salvage and the Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources will give remarks at 10:00am, Tuesday.


Representatives for the St. Simons Sound Incident Response give remarks and answer questions in front of the final section of the Golden Ray wreck at Mayor's Point Terminal in Brunswick, Ga. The response team completed the largest wreck removal in U.S. history, Oct. 25, 2021, ensuring the safety of personnel and the public while safeguarding the environment and commerce in the port throughout the process.

Wreck removal personnel stow the final section of the Golden Ray wreck and transport it to a local facility for partial dismantling. Once partially dismantled, the wreck section pieces will be transloaded to container barges and shipped to a recycling facility in Louisiana. St. Simons Sound Incident response video.

The St. Simons Sound Incident Unified Command is the official source of information for the Golden Ray wreck removal and response operations.

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